Working at Eerde

Teacher of Spanish B

Start date: 2nd November 2020

Closing date for applications: 21st October 2020

Eerde International Boarding School Netherlands has a vacancy for a teacher of Spanish as a Second Language to IB DP 2 students. Candidates must be enthusiastic and dedicated, and have demonstrated expertise in inspiring foreign language students to strive to use Spanish and effectively at AB Initio level as well as the expertise to work using the English language.

The successful candidate will work with the language department to ensure that Spanish AB Initio language learners develop their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. The candidate will engage students in interactive learning activities and inspire in them a passion for the language and for learning generally. A key part of the role is to work with students in our IB2 who are working towards their final exams in the last year of their course. Crucial to success in this endeavour is building close, nurturing bonds with students, who are usually living away from their families for the first time.

In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be enthusiastic about contributing to the wider community, both through extracurricular activities and through occasional (twice yearly) support in the evenings and on the weekends.

Required

  • A teaching qualification or certification (QTS, PGCE or equivalent).
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish or a related field
  • An excellent command of English [native level or C1/C2]
  • The ability to form close, nurturing relationships with students to develop facilitate their social and emotional development
  • The ability to confidently and effectively use technologies
  • The ability to work well as part of a team and to collaborate with others
  • The flexibility and desire to be a part of a dynamic school community

Preferred

  • Master’s degree in Teaching/Spanish or a related field
  • At least two years’ experience teaching Spanish as a second language
  • Previous experience in teaching at accredited international (boarding) schools or in an international, intercultural context
  • Familiarity with IB Spanish AB initio curriculum
  • Familiarity with the IB Diploma Programme core (Theory of Knowledge, CAS, and Extended Essay)

We offer

A 0.1FTE position in an international team (four hours per week). Salary and benefits will be reflective of qualifications and experience.

Procedure

Interested candidates are invited to send their letter of motivation and their curriculum vitae in English to Ms. Niki Holterman (recruitment@eerdeibs.nl),  indicating that they are applying for the Spanish vacancy.

The closing date for this vacancy is 21st October 2020.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible, as the school reserves the right to fill the role before the deadline.

We work with a Safer Recruitment Policy and require all previous Police clearances as well as a Dutch police clearance.

Eerde International Boarding School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Teacher of English as a Foreign Language

Start date: as soon as possible

Closing date for applications: 1st October 2020

The successful candidate will work with the language department to ensure that English language learners develop their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. The candidate will engage students in interactive learning activities and inspire in them a passion for the language and for learning generally. A key part of the role is to work with students in our Foundation IB Programme (FIB), an intensive English language year designed to prepare students to successfully undertake the IB Diploma Programme in the following year. Crucial to success in this endeavour is building close, nurturing bonds with FIB students, who are usually living away from their families for the first time. Helping students to navigate the loneliness and dislocation that can arise in this situation is critical in ensuring their academic success, both in the Foundation IB program and beyond. 

In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be enthusiastic about contributing to the wider community, both through extracurricular activities and through occasional (twice yearly) support in the evenings and on the weekends.

Required

  • A teaching qualification or certification (QTS, PGCE or equivalent). 
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in TESOL or a related field 
  • An excellent command of English [native level]
  • The ability to form close, nurturing relationships with students to develop facilitate their social and emotional development
  • The ability to confidently and effectively use technologies
  • The ability to work well as part of a team and to collaborate with others
  • The flexibility and desire to be a part of a dynamic school community

Preferred

  • Master’s degree in TESOL or a related field
  • At least two years’ experience teaching English as a second language
  • Previous experience in teaching at accredited international (boarding) schools or in an international, intercultural context
  • Familiarity with IB English B curriculum
  • Familiarity with IELTS and/or TOEFL
  • Familiarity with the IB Diploma Programme core (Theory of Knowledge, CAS, and Extended Essay)

We offer

A 1.0FTE position in an international team. Salary and benefits will be reflective of qualifications and experience.

Procedure

Interested candidates are invited to send their letter of motivation and their curriculum vitae in English to Ms. Niki Holterman (recruitment@eerdeibs.nl),  indicating that they are applying for the English B vacancy. The closing date for this vacancy is 1 October 2020.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible, as the school reserves the right to fill the role before the deadline.

We work with a Safer Recruitment Policy and require all previous Police clearances as well as a Dutch police clearance.

Eerde International Boarding School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.