Primary School PE Teacher –1 day position

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated and committed professional to join our team as a qualified Physical Education Teacher (PO-CAO). The starting date for the contract is for the start of the 2023-2024 school year. To increase the number of hours worked, there are opportunities to work at another (Dutch) school of the Almeerse Scholen Groep (ASG).  

Working at International Primary School Almere in The Netherlands entails joining a team who shares the following mission and vision:  

We inspire a passion for learning and empower children to develop to their full potential.  

As a team we create an enjoyable and motivating environment where everyone is able to learn.  We share practices, learn from each other, have clear communication and high expectations.  We believe that International Mindedness is central to our school. We celebrate this by learning about, respecting and understanding a broad variety of cultures.  This is achieved through the guidance of teachers who are equipped with cultural knowledge and sensitivity. Our school community is passionate about learning and developing students’ talents.  

When joining our school to teach gym or another ASG school, you join the ‘vakgroep’ of ASG which shares the following mission and vision: 

All learners will have a positive experience in moving at their own level. All students are allowed to move in a learning and challenging environment. This results in long-life happy movement and exercise. Our lessons are focused on the ‘basisdocument bewegingonderwijs’. Based on the foundational motor skills.  During the classes we divide students into small groups where they also learn to be independent and have opportunities to cooperate with one another.  

All ASG schools have a qualified PE teacher. By sharing our knowledge in a team (Vakgroep Almere with 40 physical education colleagues) we have the opportunity to continue to develop as a physical education teacher. 

You are:

An innovative and creative physical education teacher who is passionate about learning.

Able to contribute to a close school community and work as part of two dynamic and hardworking teams.

Flexible and open to new ideas.

Knowledgeable and experienced in working with students with varied cultural backgrounds and varied educational needs.

Teaching based on foundational motor skills (‘basisdocument bewegingsonderwijs’) and creative in differentiation. 

You have:

A commitment to the school’s and vakgroep Almere ‘s vision and mission. 

Physical education teaching qualifications recognized by ‘Dienst Uitvoering Onderwijs (DUO)’' and a work permit recognized by the Dutch government (EU citizens exempt from working permit) or Dutch qualifications.

Experience with students who are non-native speakers of English. 

Experience in, or an enthusiasm to use ‘basisdocument bewegingsonderwijs’.

The ability and initiative in making changes to impact student learning.

Excellent (English) communication skills and ability to function well within both teams.  

The procedure:
Please send a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae with references to:  Erin Wilson, Head of School:  

Due to the large number of applications; should you not receive a reply within 4 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion. 

International Primary School Almere is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the learners in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices. We hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. All appointments are subject to interviews, criminal record checks, and successful references.