Primary Class Teacher, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Closing date:Expiring soon

Harbour International SchoolRotterdam, The Netherlands

Date posted:
Start date: 6th January 2020 or earlier
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Dutch CAO PO (Dutch Teachers Collective Labour Agreement)
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Harbour International School is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated teacher to join our team of highly collaborative and committed teachers.

We are a small Primary school, with a strong sense of community, located near central Rotterdam. We offer an internationally focused curriculum, with a high level of differentiation to meet the needs of all the children in our care.

Key Qualifications, Experience and Skills required:

  • Teaching qualification / certificate that qualifies for accreditation according to the Dutch education system
  • Experience of the International Primary Curriculum or other international curriculums and a knowledge and understanding of current trends and innovation in education
  • Excellent written and oral English language skills
  • A reflective approach to teaching;  being committed to personal development and growth
  • A willingness to collaborate and contribute to the ongoing development of our school
  • Previous experience in an international school or experience of teaching children with English as an additional language


We offer:

  • An appointment based on the Dutch teachers’ collective labour agreement (CAO PO) for primary education on the relevant pay scale, dependant on background and experience
  • An initial one year contract with successful completion leading to a permanent contract 
  • Continuous professional development
  • Children from over 40 nationalities who are enthusiastic to learn, kind and considerate
  • A warm and welcoming staff body
  • Small class sizes
  • Contribution towards relocation 


The starting date for this position is January 2020 or earlier if possible. For more information please contact the Head of School at jennys@harbouribsr.nl. To apply for this position please send a full CV with three references and a letter, up to two pages, detailing your experience and why you are interested in our school to jennys@harbouribsr.nl. The closing date for applications is 24th October 2019. Early applications are encouraged, as the school reserves the right to appoint before the closing date in the case of an outstanding candidate. Interviews will be by Skype.

Harbour International School is committed to safeguarding and employment is on the condition of full safeguarding checks including obtaining a Certificate of Good Conduct (VOG) and reference checks from previous employers. 



More about Harbour International School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 12 years
Address: Graaf Florisstraat 56, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 3021CJ, Netherlands. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +31 10 448 22 66
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