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Job details
Employer Amity International School - Amsterdam
Location Amsterdam
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts Immediate

Amity International School Amsterdam seeks to appoint outstanding UK qualified Head of Primary for immediate appointment.

Who are Amity? Established more than 25 years ago, the not-for-profit Amity Education Group has an enrolment of 150,000 students, 4500 faculty, 17 top-ranked schools and pre-schools, 5 universities with campuses in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, India, London, Singapore, Mauritius, China and Romania, offering globally benchmarked education from nursery to Ph.D. level.

Head of Primary:

The successful candidate will be an experienced leader with a thorough knowledge of the new UK National Curriculum. Our new Head will need to have a minimum of 5 years’ leadership experience and hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Education or Early Years/Primary PGCE.

In fulfilling the requirements of the post, the successful candidate will demonstrate essential professional competencies:

  • An inspirational leader with a proven track record in a primary setting
  • At least 5 years in a leadership role in the UK or internationally
  • Proven success at driving improvement in standards of teaching and learning
  • An ability to create high performing team
  • An ability to understand and support the needs of EAL learners
  • A strong sense of equality for all, leading by example, being accessible and approachable
  • Promoting the wider aspirations and values of the school
  • A role model in terms of enthusiasm, drive and commitment

The School:

Amity International School Amsterdam will provide an exemplary education tailored to the needs of each student using the IPC/IB curriculum. The curriculum is enhanced by an international focus, a wide range of co-curricular activities, field trips and project-based learning. Amity International School Amsterdam students will experience the joy of learning in a vibrant and engaging environment.

Our state-of-the-art facilities shall provide a stimulating learning and social environment for our students. Our facilities include spacious classrooms flooded with natural light, a library, ICT suite, music and art rooms, cafeteria and a large multi-purpose indoor space. The stunning interior creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere so that our staff and students can learn and play in a world class educational environment.


In return for your passion in delivering a quality education, we offer you a competitive salary.

To Apply:

Applications should contain a 2-page CV including a professional photo, a letter of application (stating preferred year group and curriculum strengths), passport copy, scanned degree certificate and the details of two professional referees.
Please send completed applications to 

Interviews will take place at Amity University in Central London on April / May and in Abu Dhabi/Amsterdam.

Apply by 20 May

About the employer

Information about Amity International School - Amsterdam
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Primary
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed

Locations and contacts

Amsterdamseweg 204
1182 HL Amstelveen