Classroom Primary School Teacher for next school year!!!

As our community of international children is growing we are open to any solicitations concerning a teaching or teaching assistant position at Optimist International School.
You need to be:

  • willing to join a start-up team

  • flexible and open to new ideas and be able to adapt to various situations

  • able to create and implement school policy by having the ability to take the initiative

  • able to commit to the school’s mission to provide project based international learning

  • able to differentiate and to challenge each student to the best of their abilities

  • willing to learn the Dutch language

  • able to cope with mixed language levels

You need to have:

  • have Qualified Teacher Status (Bachelor of Education (Bed), Post-graduate certificate in education (PGCE) or equivalent credentials/certificates for primary education depending on the country you are residing in)

  • minimum of two years teaching experience

  • be fluent in English (C2 level)

  • have excellent interpersonal, organisational and class management skills

  • have excellent knowledge and experience of different teaching and educational methodologies

  • knowledge of the International Primary Curriculum and UK National Literacy and Numeracy Strategies (this is a preference)

  • have experience of teaching the full primary curriculum to whole classes of children

  • be eligible to live and work in the EU (we are not able to secure work permits for candidates)

All non-Dutch teaching qualifications must be verified by DUO. We are not able to employ teachers until this process has been completed. The verification process can be started prior to arrival in the Netherlands. Further details of this verification process are to be found on the DUO website via this link


Did we entice your curiosity?

Please send your application to with full CV and contact details of two professional references. If you have questions please send a message too.