Teacher of Dutch as an Additional Language

Teacher of Dutch as an Additional Language – 16 hours a week


Optimist International School in Hoofddorp is looking for a Teacher of Dutch as an Additional Language (DAL) for students within our school. Dutch is taught for all students at all levels of primary education twice a week over a period of two days. Dutch is an important part of our curriculum.  In these lessons the students learn the Dutch language and about Dutch Culture, including Dutch festivals.


We are looking for an experienced DAL teacher from August 2020. We are flexible over which days you can work however, our working day is from 07:45 until 16:00.


We seek applications from candidates who possess the following qualities:


- good interpersonal and organisational skills - experience engaging children in the Dutch language

- flexible team player - sense of humour - good ICT skills - ability to work independently - knowledge of the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) is desirable


All applicants must:

- have Qualified Teacher Status (BEd or PGCE equivalent must be for primary education only) - be fluent in English and Dutch both written and spoken - be willing to work in an international school environment - minimum two years teaching experience (NQTs are not eligible to apply) - be eligible to live and work in the EU. We are not able to secure work permits for candidates


If you are interested in applying please send us your CV - Details of your nationality - A cover letter detailing your motivation for this position - Details of two professional references