Secondary Staff & Vacancies

Secondary Staffing and Teacher Requirements

Secondary Staffing and Teacher Requirements

The European School The Hague is an Accredited European School. The European Schools are official educational establishments controlled jointly by the governments of the Member States of the European Union. In all these countries they are legally regarded as public institutions. Accredited European Schools are schools which offer a European education that meets the pedagogical requirements laid down for the European Schools but within the framework of the national regulations and legislations. The European School The Hague is a member of the Rijnlands Foundation, a prestigious group of schools in The Netherlands providing Dutch and International education. The HR department of the Foundation provides the school and staff members with support and HR services. The school is subject to favourable Dutch social and working conditions. The school itself is a pleasant working environment, located in the international zone of The Hague, situated between the historic town centre and the lively Scheveningen beach resort. The Hague is a cosmopolitan city with a large expat population and as such offers excellent housing, health and transport facilities.

As a successful applicant, you will be welcomed by a collegial, sociable and thoroughly international team. Applicants must be eligible to work within the European Union and suitably qualified. In addition, in certain circumstances, we can provide free education for up to two dependents for Teachers hired from abroad and subject to the 30% rule. Initial employment is for one year, followed by a permanent contract subject to satisfactory appraisal and completion of paperwork, and acceptance and approval of your qualifications by the Dutch Government.

Our requirement is for experienced teachers, who hold good academic and teaching qualifications, and with excellent verbal and written communication skills in the languages in which they teach.

Requirements for teaching positions:

•university degree and teaching qualification

•for upper secondary the equivalent of a Master degree and relevant teaching qualifications

•relevant diplomas for the countries concerned (eg UK PGCE and QTS in the English section)

•successful teaching experience

•knowledge of international curricula

•experience teaching pupils in their second language

•native or near native competence in the languages in which you teach

•knowledge of two or more European Union languages preferred

•experience working collaboratively in an international environment


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