Vacature Teacher of IB MYP/DP Dutch Language & Literature in Den Haag
Over International School of The Hague Secondary
International School of The Hague Secondary
The International School of The Hague (ISH)
The International School of The Hague (ISH) is a highly successful, popular, semi-public school for primary and secondary international education. The modern school campus is located in a state-of-the-art building in an area of natural beauty in the city of The Hague in The Netherlands. The primary school is an accredited IPC school. The secondary school is an IB World School accredited by the CIS.
The entire school currently has 1500 students and hosts over 85 nationalities with teachers from around the world. The school is divided into Primary and Secondary with a Principal for each section. The Principals, supported by the Business manager, comprise the Senior Leadership of the School.
The Primary school was established in 2003 and became the first school in the world to be accredited at “mastering” level by the International Primary Curriculum (IPC). In March 2013 it became the first school in the world to be re-accredited at “mastering” level with a strong focus on learning throughout the school community. We now have more than 550 pupils on roll.
Working at ISH
As an employer, we offer excellent professional development opportunities and a pleasant working environment. As a successful applicant, you will be welcomed by a amicable, sociable and thoroughly international team. Applicants must be eligible to work within the European Union and suitably qualified. In addition, we can provide free education for up to two dependents for teachers hired from abroad*. Initial employment is for one year, followed by a permanent contract subject to satisfactory appraisal and completion of paperwork.
Teacher of IB MYP/DP Dutch Language & Literature
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The International School of The Hague is a highly successful, innovative and energetic semi-public school located in a state-of-the-art building in an area of natural beauty on the edge of the city of The Hague, near Kijkduin.
The entire school currently has 2,000 students and hosts over 100 nationalities with teachers from around the world. The school is divided into Primary and Secondary with a Principal for each section.
At ISH we inspire personal excellence by encouraging our students to be curious, connected and compassionate. We use student-led inquiry to develop
curiosity in authentic and challenging contexts. Students learn to apply their knowledge and skills to deepen conceptual, disciplinary and interdisciplinary understanding by making effective
connections with other people and their ideas.
Our students learn how to become compassionate and proactive global citizens through collaborative projects both in, and beyond, the classroom.
Teachers at ISH achieve these high standards by recognising that, like their students, they are lifelong learners who must continually reflect upon their own professional practice, as well as striving to be excellent role models for the ISH Community Profile.
Currently, we have a vacancy at the Secondary School:
Teacher of IB MYP/DP Dutch Language & Literature, Language Acquisition – 0.6 FTE
Start date: 1 August 2019
- University degree and teaching qualification.
- For upper secondary the equivalent of a Master degree and relevant teaching qualifications.
- Applicants must hold a fully qualified teacher status in the country the qualification is obtained (e.g. UK: you have been awarded QTS and have successfully completed the statutory induction period).
- In order for your qualifications to be recognized by the Dutch Authorities, your qualification should clearly indicate the subject that you're applying to teach in.
- An excellent team player both within the department and across the school, willing to work collaboratively and support ongoing development of the Dutch department and whole school.
- A proactive and enthusiastic approach to teaching and wider professional practice.
- Flexibility and the desire to be a part of a dynamic school community.
- Willingness to be involved in extracurricular activities.
- Experience of teaching IB MYP/DP curriculum.
- Please see table Teacher Role and Responsibilities below.
- This is a temporary appointment for one year, with a view to a permanent contract if all the conditions are met. The position is based on the Dutch Collective Labor Agreement (CAO) for Secondary Education.
- Salary Scale LB: based on a 0.6 contract = €1597 - €2458 p.m. (gross) - the step in this scale depends on relevant experience.
- The appointed person will start on 01 August 2019.
- All applicants must either be EU citizens or have a valid permit to work in The Netherlands.
- You are invited to express your interest by following the link to our
school website, selecting the corresponding Teacher of Dutch
vacancy, and submitting your application via
TES. Alternitively, you can submit your application via Meesterbaan as well.
- Deadline for Applications: Monday 27 May 2019. Short listed candidates will be interviewed
as soon as possible. Please note that early applications may be invited to interview early due to qualifications and experience prior to the deadline.
- If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Penny van Niekerk, ISH Secondary Recruitment Officer, before or on the deadline.
- If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks after the date mentioned in the job vacancy, then please assume that, on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.
Please visit our school website for more specific information about our school: www.ishthehague.nl
The Rijnlands Lyceum Recruitment Code is applicable and can be obtained via the above email address or our
Note: Agency calls regarding to this advertisement are not appreciated.
Roles and Responsibilities: Teacher (LB Scale)
Reports to: SAL Liaises with: Subject Coordinators, Programme Coordinator
To implement ISH High Quality Learning in the classroom, role model the attributes of the ISH Community Profile and ensure the ISH Guiding Statements are embedded in all interactions with our students.
Specific requirements Include:
Ensure that you follow the practices outlined by the IB and other appropriate accrediting bodies
●Ensure that approaches to learning are part of curriculum planning and lesson delivery.
- Demonstrate good subject knowledge and ensure that this continues to develop through professional learning.
- Participate in collaborative planning and reflection to effectively implement the curriculum.
- Ensure that the curriculum fulfills the aims and objectives of the relevant subject group, in each year of the programme.
- Demonstrate commitment to providing learning opportunities beyond a subject area, for example, for interdisciplinary learning, the Personal Project, Extended Essay and Reflective Project.
Ensure that you follow the High Quality Learning practices outlined in the ISH Teaching and Assessment for Learning Policy
- Be aware of students’ capabilities and their prior knowledge, and plan teaching to build on these.
- Be accurate and productive in use of formative and summative assessment to support students’ learning.
Teaching for Learning
Ensure that I follow the High Quality Learning practices outlined in the ISH Teaching and Assessment for Learning Policy
- Actively develop the ISH Community Profile attributes within students.
- Have high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge students.
- Guide students to reflect on the progress they have made and their emerging needs.
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how students learn and encourage students to take a responsible and conscientious attitude to their own work and study.
- Reflect systematically on the effectiveness of lessons and approaches to teaching.
- Have a clear understanding of the needs of all students, including those with special educational needs; those of high ability; those with English as an additional language and those with disabilities; use and evaluate distinctive teaching approaches to
engage and support them.
- Promote critical examination of online resources and foster digital literacy and media fluency.
- Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.
- Promote the understanding and practice of academic honesty.
- Take responsibility for the language development of students.
Ensure that you follow the practices outlined in the ISH Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy (and supplementary protocols and guidance), Behaviour Policy and Student Supervision Guidelines
- Demonstrate commitment to and promote child safeguarding practices and follow child protection procedures.
- Demonstrate commitment to providing high standards of pastoral care for all students.
- Manage students’ behavior constructively and respectfully; promote self-control and independence of all students.
- Be alert and responsive to the social and emotional needs of students and support their development through teaching practice and out of class supervision, liaising with specialist colleagues where necessary.
Experiential and extra-curricular
Ensure that you follow the practices outlined in the ISH Trips and Extra-Curricular Activities Policy
- Demonstrate commitment to the wider school community through involvement with, for example, school events, trips, and/or extra-curricular activities to enhance and enrich students’ learning.
- Encourage students to be independent, enabling them to develop their personality, talents and abilities in new learning environments.
Ensure that you are efficient and professional in your administrative responsibilities
- Demonstrate knowledge of all school administrative systems, and use them effectively, ensuring that they are up to date and in line with school expectations.
- Use knowledge of each student to produce clear, informed and sensitive reports on progress.
Act in full accordance with the ISH Guiding Statements, school policies, protocols and procedures
- Develop effective professional relationships with colleagues, knowing how and when to draw on advice and specialist support.
- Act with a sense of self-efficacy, and a desire to problem solve rather than problem seek.
- Place the holistic needs of the student at the centre of our thinking and decision making.
Be committed to and take responsibility for my own lifelong learning, and professional development
- Participate in appropriate IB-recognized professional development.
- Participate in a regular cycle of reflection, objective setting and learning linked to professional development.
- Set professional learning goals to explore and apply pedagogical approaches made possible by technology and reflect on their effectiveness.
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