Supply Teacher (1 FTE)

The European School The Hague (ESH) is an officially accredited European School providing multilingual and multicultural education, offering complete Early Years, Primary and Secondary education leading to the European Baccalaureate. Our Primary school is looking for a:

Supply Teacher

(1 FTE)


  • Fully qualified teacher status to teach in Primary Education, in the country the qualification is obtained (for UK/Ireland/Scotland: you have been awarded QTS and have successfully completed -or are exempt from- the statutory induction period)
  • Native English speaker


  • Experience in teaching the age group 4-11
  • Experience with meeting the individual needs of the pupils
  • Experience in working with EAL pupils
  • Experience in international or intercultural education
  • Good ICT skills and an understanding of ICT use in an educational context

Other expectations

  • Innovative and versatile with good organizational skills
  • Active contribution to school development in general
  • Excellent social and communicative skills
  • Knowledge of other EU languages is an advantage

We offer

  • An appointment based on the Dutch teachers’ collective labour agreement (CAO PO) for primary education. The specific step in the scale is depending on relevant background and experience
  • A permanent contract subject to the recognition of teaching qualifications by the Dutch authorities and after a successful completion of a year probationary period
  • Ongoing Professional Development
  • Relocation package (if applicable)

Besides a meaningful job, we offer attractive terms and conditions of employment determined by the primary and secondary education collective labour agreements, as well as Rijnlands foundation specific benefits. This includes (but is not limited to):

  • Holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary (paid in May every year)
  • End-of-year allowance: 8,33% of the gross annual salary (paid in December every year)
  • Extra end-of-year allowance of € 1.200 gross for scale 1-8 (only applicable for support staff)
  • Extra nominal end-of-year allowance of €275 gross (only applicable for support staff)
  • End of scale payment for support staff scale 9: €263,94 and for Teachers: €1591,09 (paid in August every year)
  • Employer’s contribution towards the Dutch ABP pension scheme
  • Commuting allowance (home-work), in accordance with the CAO PO
  • Number of options for tax benefits regarding e.g. trade union dues, the costs of sports (for instance fitness) membership fees and the purchase of a bicycle (for commuting purposes)
  • Collective/group occupational disability insurance IPAP (Loyalis)
  • Discount on various insurances: for instance, health care, home content, legal aid, liability insurance policies and more.


Applicants who meet the requirements are invited to apply via You will be asked to upload a CV accompanied by a motivation letter and the application form (incomplete applications will not be considered). Please address your application for the attention of Mr. Ger Rombouts, Deputy Director of the European School Primary a.i.

Deadline for applications: 13 September 2022

Shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation via e-mail. Interviews will take place at our Primary school located on Houtrustweg 2 or via Teams (depending on the candidate’s location). Please note: suitable candidates may be invited for an interview sooner than the above mentioned closing date. Applicants are eligible for the reimbursement of travel expenses. Information about expense claims will be provided upon invitation.

Our recruitment procedure is subject to the Recruitment code. The purpose of the code is to provide a standard for a transparent, fair recruitment and selection procedure. ESH requests all applicants to carefully read the code before applying.

Information about the European School The Hague can be found on and on The website of the European Schools explains the European Schools’ system and regulations.