Teacher of Mathematics and MYP Subject Coordinator, The Netherlands

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The International School of the Hague - Secondary CampusThe Netherlands

Date posted:
Start date: 1 August 2020 or sooner if possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teacher & Subject Coordinator - Salary scale LC: €2764 - €4878 p.m. (gross) - steps in the scale depend on relevant experience.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and dedicated Teacher and MYP Subject Coordinator of Mathematics - 1.0 FTE, start date is 1 August 2020, or sooner if possible.

The Role

The successful candidate will be able to inspire and motivate students and colleagues through their teaching and understanding of mathematics, as well as to lead the development and delivery of the curriculum and assessment in MYP. 

Please see Role and Responsibilities of a Teacher and Subject Coordinator, available as a downloadable Job Description below.

We are a forward thinking school and therefore we invest in potential future leaders as well as excellent teachers. We expect from our teachers to be skilled in using digital tools for teaching (example: MacBook Air, Touch Screen boards and iPads). The chosen candidate will be a reflective practitioner and embrace opportunities for Continuous Professional Learning. An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate, and details can be found on the ISH recruitment page.

Candidate Profile

The ideal candidate will be:

  • An excellent team player both within the department and across the school, willing to work collaboratively and support the ongoing development of the Mathematics department and whole school
  • Proactive and have an enthusiastic approach to teaching and wider professional practice
  • Willing to be involved in extracurricular activities
  • Flexible and have the desire to be a part of a dynamic school community

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • A Masters degree in Mathematics plus a Postgraduate level qualification in Education to teach all year groups in Secondary Education. Please know that in order to work for us, you must be a fully qualified teacher in accordance with the standards required by the Dutch Education Authorities (DUO).     
    • Only candidates with full teaching certification and a valid teaching license in their home country will be considered for this role.
    • For applicants from the UK, you will have completed the PGCE and been awarded QTS plus successful completion of the NQT induction year.
    • The teaching qualification must be for the subject that you will be teaching, in order to be recognized by DUO.
  • Substantial experience teaching MYP and preferably, also the DP
  • Experience in creating new high quality units and assessment tasks
  • Experience in curriculum development and implementation
  • Experience mentoring teachers
  • Experience teaching applied mathematics: statistics and graph theory
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Good knowledge and understanding of using technology to improve students' understanding of mathematics such as: Graphical display calculators, Geogebra, Desmos, etc.

Application Process

All applicants must either be EU citizens or have a valid permit to work in The Netherlands. For any further information, please visit the Government website

Applicants are required to complete an online profile, provide a supporting statement, and upload a CV. Applicants must provide details of three referees, of which one must be their most recent supervisor. If shortlisted, we will contact referees prior to interview. For teachers, we require one from the head of school or deputy head. Once shortlisted, interviews will be conducted by Skype or in person, depending on the nature of the position and the applicant's location.

Deadline for applications is Monday, 3 February 2020. Short listed candidates will be interviewed as soon as possible. Please note that the school reserves the right to interview suitable applicants early and make an appointment prior to the deadline. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks after the deadline, then please assume that, on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.

The International School of the Hague is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices which are aligned to the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection. We hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. All appointments are subject to an interview, identity checks, criminal record checks, and successful references.

To this end, the leadership team is required to conduct an oral reference check by directly contacting the current or previous employer. 

Furthermore, those who are appointed at The International School of The Hague are required to obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct (in Dutch: VOG). Your appointment with The Rijnlands Lyceum Foundation takes place on condition that you obtain a VOG. Needless to say, Rijnlands will reimburse all costs in relation thereto.

What we offer

Please see our Secondary School Recruitment Package (brochure) available as a download below.

In line with local regulations, all appointments are for a fixed term of one year, with a view to extending to a permanent contract after successful appraisal. In addition, we offer excellent professional development opportunities and a pleasant working environment. As a successful applicant, you will be welcomed by an amicable, sociable and thoroughly international team.

If you are internationally-minded and have the desire to help shape the exciting future of our school, we would love to hear from you.

More about The International School of the Hague - Secondary Campus
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Secondary Campus, Wijndaelerduin 1, 2554 BX Den Haag, Netherlands. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +31 70 328 1450
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