The Amsterdam International Community School (AICS) is a growing International school in Amsterdam. We are looking for enthusiastic, collaborative, and knowledgeable colleagues to join our team. Due to the continued growth of our school, we have a part-time opportunity for an experienced Secondary school Physics teacher who can also teach Mathematics at our South East campus.
Pay scale LB (min. €2865,- max. €4366,- full-time per month, before tax).
Starting date: 1 April 2022
Job size: 0.8 fte (4 days a week)
About the Amsterdam International Community School (AICS)
The AICS is the only Dutch International Primary and Secondary School in the Netherlands. We are one of 40 schools worldwide and the only school in the Netherlands that offers the full IB continuum (IB PYP, MYP, DP, and CP). Together with a number of other national Dutch schools we form the ‘Esprit Scholen’.
The AICS is a partly-state-funded community school, which enables us to deliver high-quality education at competitive fees. The AICS is a fully-accredited member of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and offers international education to internationally-mobile students from over 50 different nationalities.
The AICS currently offers Secondary education to students aged 4-11 and Secondary education to students aged 11-19. The main language of instruction for classes is English. The AICS is located in three campuses throughout the city of Amsterdam: AICS Main (Primary and Secondary, over 1100 students), AICS Satellite (Primary only, around 200 students) and AICS South East (Primary and Secondary, over 300 students).
To be a community where learning is at the heart of everything we do.
The AICS facilitates high quality, accessible, community-based international learning for students of all nationalities living in The Netherlands.
You need to be:
an innovative and creative teacher with a strong understanding of conceptual and inquiry-based learning, ideally following the Middle Years Programme;
able to contribute to a dynamic school community and work as part of a collaborative and hardworking team;
flexible, resilient, and open to new ideas;
fluent in spoken and written English;
an inspirational teacher who can stimulate students’ learning skills;
able to cater for students with many different social, emotional, and educational needs, from a variety of different cultural backgrounds and countries.
You need to have:
a commitment to the school’s mission to provide high-quality community-based international learning in the form of the IB programme;
a valid and relevant Secondary education teaching qualification in your own country, preferably already accredited by DUO;
at least two years’ Secondary School teaching experience is preferred - experience in the MYP is preferred;
excellent knowledge and experience of different teaching and educational methodologies;
the ability and initiative to help create and implement school policy;
a collaborative mindset and a good sense of humour.
Please submit applications before 14 January 2022 through this website.
Note that the AICS is closed for the Winter break from 18 December until 9 January.
The AICS is committed to creating a safe learning environment for our staff and students. Reference checks will include a check on child protection issues for all serious candidates. We will require a police clearance certificate for the last country of employment as well as a certificate of conduct (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag, VOG) upon arrival in the Netherlands or if you are already a resident in the Netherlands.
Please be informed that we reserve the right to interview candidates before the closing date of the vacancy. All candidates do have equity in the process.
Internal candidates take priority over external candidates.
Acquisition regarding this vacancy is not appreciated.
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