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Dutch Stream Class Teacher

New Cairo British International SchoolEgypt, Cairo, New Cairo

Employed by: NCBIS to support the mission, vision, positive ethos and policies of the school. 

Responsible to:  Head of Dutch

Qualifications:  PABO diploma or Belgian equivalent qualification

Experience: Minimum 3 years teaching or other relevant experience e.g. coaching, youth work



To be fully aware of and understand the duties and responsibilities arising from the Children's Act 2004 in relation to child protection and safeguarding children and young people as this applies to the teacher's role within the school. 

To ensure that the designated member of staff for child protection is made aware and kept fully informed of any concerns which the post holder may have in relation to safeguarding and/or child protection.


A. Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils

establish a safe and stimulating environment for pupils, rooted in mutual respect 

set goals that stretch and challenge pupils of all backgrounds, abilities and dispositions 

demonstrate consistently the positive attitudes, values and behaviour which are expected of pupils

B. Promote good outcomes and progress by pupils

be accountable for pupils’ attainment, progress and outcomes 

be aware of pupils’ capabilities and their prior knowledge, and plan teaching to build on these 

guide pupils to reflect on the progress they have made and their emerging needs 

C.  Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge

demonstrate a secure knowledge of the relevant subject(s) and curriculum areas, foster and maintain pupils’ interest in the subject, and address misunderstandings

D. Plan and teach well-structured lessons

promote a love of learning and children’s intellectual curiosity 

contribute to the design and provision of an engaging curriculum within the relevant subject area(s)

E.  Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all pupils

have a secure understanding of how a range of factors can inhibit pupils’ ability to learn, and how best to overcome these 

demonstrate a clear understanding of the needs of all pupils, including those with special educational needs; those of high ability; those with English or Dutch  as an additional language; those with disabilities; and be able to use and evaluate distinctive teaching approaches to engage and support them.

F.  Make accurate and productive use of assessment

demonstrate effective use of assessment  to monitor student progress

use relevant data to monitor progress, set targets, and plan subsequent lessons 

give pupils regular feedback, both orally and through accurate marking, and encourage pupils to respond to the feedback. 

G.  Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment

have high expectations, clear rules and routines for behaviour in classrooms, and take responsibility for promoting good and courteous behaviour both in classrooms and around the school, in accordance with the school’s behaviour policy 


H. Fulfill wider professional responsibilities

demonstrate a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school

take responsibility for improving teaching through appropriate professional development by working collaboratively and responding to advice and feedback from colleagues

deploy support staff effectively 

communicate effectively across the school community

undertake duties and administrative tasks

be willing to work beyond school times if necessary

G.  Internationalism/ Global Citizenship

Promotes the school’s understanding of internationalism and global citizenship

Promotes development of the Learner Profile

Dutch Stream Class Teacher person specification


Educated to degree level: Recognised teaching qualification e.g. PABO 

Qualified teacher status : Experience: 3 years teaching experience

Professional Knowledge and Understanding

  • Knowledge of Primary Years Programme or National Curriculum for the Netherlands or National Curriculum of home country
  • A sound knowledge and understanding of the Early Years Learning Goals, where appropriate 
  • Understanding of effective teaching and learning strategies
  • Understanding the relationship between planning, assessment,  monitoring and target setting to maintain high levels of achievement and behaviour for all children

Professional Skills 

  • Able to demonstrate the effective use of ICT to enhance learning and teaching
  • Able to effectively deploy support staff in the classroom 
  • Able to plan and work collaboratively with colleagues 
  • Good communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Willingness to share expertise, skills and knowledge and ability to encourage others to follow suit

Personal Attributes

Commitment to excellence

Ability to enthuse and motivate others 

Commitment to professional development 

Willing to work beyond school times if necessary

Ability to cope with frustration


Ability to embrace change

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