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The International School of The Hague is a highly successful, innovative and dynamic school located in a state-of-the-art building in an area of natural beauty in the city of The Hague in The Netherlands. The school is made up of a Primary School and a Secondary school, each receiving government funding as well as private fees as Dutch International Schools. The two schools work together as one school with a shared vision and mission as part of the Rijnlands Lyceum foundation. The whole school currently has around 2000 students (1400 in Secondary) with over 100 nationalities taught by teachers from around the world.

At ISH we inspire personal excellence by encouraging our students to be curious, connected and compassionate. We use student-led inquiry to develop curiosity in authentic and challenging contexts. Students learn to apply their knowledge and skills to deepen conceptual, disciplinary and interdisciplinary understanding by making effective connections with other people and... their ideas. Our students learn how to become compassionate and proactive global citizens through collaborative projects both in, and beyond, the classroom.

Currently, We Have a Vacancy At ISH Secondary School

TOA (Technical Teaching Assistant) for Visual Arts (0.6 FTE) and Design (0.2 FTE)

Start date: August 2024

We are two creative and dynamic departments including many colleagues with experience working in professional art and design fields. Our focus is the teaching and learning while expanding on our own knowledge and skills. A TOA is responsible for assisting the teacher when giving lessons, with other support tasks, as well as with administrative tasks. At the moment, we are looking for a TOA for the Visual Arts department (for 3 days a week) with a small role in the Design department (for 1 day a week).

Key Responsibilities Include
• Assisting teachers and students (i.e: lesson preparation, technical advice and practical assistance with tools and technology)
• Promoting and maintaining Health and Safety in the teaching spaces
• Updating the budget, inventory and overseeing the ordering
• Responsible for overseeing the maintenance of the classroom, equipment and stock

For more information on the position, candidate profile and requirements, please click on this link. If you are internationally minded, permitted to work in the European Union and have the desire to help shape the exciting futre of our school, we would would love to hear from you!

We offer
• The contract of employment will initially be for one year, with a view to a permanent contract if all the conditions are met.
• The position is based on the Dutch Collective Labour Agreement (CAO VO) for Secondary Education, scale 7. Based on a 1.0 FTE contract, the salary will be between €2392 - €3588 gross per month (fulltime) - the step in this scale depends on relevant background and experience.
• The position is based on 32 hours per week i.e. part-time (0.8 FTE).
• Other benefits include the 8% holiday allowance, a year-end bonus of 8.33%, an extra year-end bonus for educational support staff, a contribution towards travel expenses and the ABP pension scheme.
• Staff are given a number of options for tax benefits regarding trade union dues, the costs of sports (fitness) membership fees, the purchase of a bicycle (for commuting purposes) and a travel allowance (cafeteria scheme). In addition, Rijnlands staff receive discounts on various insurance policies, as well as a collective disability insurance from Loyalis.
• We strongly encourage and support professional development opportunities for all of our staff and therefore offer an annual budget for personal development.
• Individual Choice Budget of 90 hours per year (pro rata employment).
• A total of 426 vacation hours (53 days) per year based on a 40-hour work week (generally recognised public holidays are included in the total vacation leave). School holidays are followed by all personnel, but it may be necessary to be present during school holidays to oversee certain activities.

• You are invited to express your interest by submitting your application form, motivation letter and CV (all in English) - incomplete applications may not be considered. As this is a non-teaching position, you are not required to fill out the sections pertaining to teaching experience, qualifications, or any other details specifically related to teaching. Instead, please focus your attention on the sections that reflect your qualifications and experience that are relevant to the position you are applying for.
• Please visit our school website for more information on our application process, child safeguarding, reference requirements, Recruitment Package, FAQs etc.
• Deadline for Applications: Monday, 24 June 2024. Short listed candidates will be interviewed as soon as possible. Please note that the school reserves the right to interview suitable applicants early and appoint a successful candidate prior to the deadline. In case of equal suitability, internal candidates are preferred.
• If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the ISH Secondary Recruitment Office on [email protected] before the deadline.
• Please visit our school website for more specific information about our school and our mission, vision and values: www.ishthehague.nl
The Hague Netherlands


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