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English and Drama Teacher (maternity cover)

British School in the Netherlands, Senior School LeidschenveenNetherlands

Senior School Leidschenveen (SSL) is looking for an English teacher to cover maternity leave for one term, starting 10 January 2022 to 8 April 2022. This is an opportunity to join a growing school; SSL benefits from the vision, security, systems and excellent reputation of an established school whilst offering an exciting opportunity to have a pioneering impact on the lives of our students. 

The BSN focuses on organic growth and has prided itself for always having a place for any student wanting a British curriculum education since 1931. To meet increasing demand and ensure quality of the teaching provision, the BSN has expanded its Junior School Leidschenveen (JSL) campus to include a senior school. This development is testament to the BSN’s ambition to create a learning continuum for ages 3-18 with purpose-built design.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have strong English national curriculum knowledge, a successful track record in teaching English Literature to at least GCSE and Drama at Key Stage 3. You will work in a lively and collaborative environment and be keen to promote English and Drama within the school both inside and beyond the classroom. The successful candidate will have the ability to inspire students with an enthusiasm for learning.

The Role

GCSE Language and Literature has nine lessons over a two-week cycle, taught in mixed ability sets. At KS3, English is taught over five periods per fortnight and Drama has one scheduled lesson per week. Willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school will be expected of the successful candidate.

Application Process

Please submit your application via our website, where  you can upload your CV and motivational letter, which should be no longer than two sides of A4, addressed to James Oxlade indicating how your experience to date has prepared you for this position. 

Applicants are encouraged to apply early as we reserve the right to make an earlier appointment for a strong candidate.

Final interviews (MS Teams or face-to face) will take place in the week beginning Monday 11 October 2021.

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