Lighthouse Special Education

Vacancies

The Lighthouse Special Education school has the following vacancies:

 

Subsitute Class Teacher

 

Substitute Preschool Teaching Assistant 

 

Lunchtime Volunteer

 

Please note that all employees and volunteers will be required to have a Good Conduct check (Verklaring van Goed Gedrag) before commencing work at the Lighthouse. 

 

Substitute Class Teacher

The Lighthouse Special Education school is currently seeking applicants for a substitute teacher to work on a flexible on-call basis for the school year 2017 – 2018. The cover teacher would work across two self-contained classes with children with various special educational needs. The children range in age from 5 years to 12 years old.

Work hours: as required on an on-call basis.

Typical work day is 8.00 – 16.00, Wednesdays from 8.00 – 14.00

The job involves:

  • Preparing and delivering lessons to students in the absence of the regular class teacher.
  • Liaising with the class teacher before the work day.
  • Giving feedback to the teacher after the work day.
  • Managing student’s behaviour plans.
  • Working co-operatively with the teaching assistant assigned to the class.
  • Working alongside specialist therapists.

All applicants must:

  • Have Dutch Qualified Teacher Status for primary schools (PO) and preferably for special primary schools (SBO)
  • Be fluent in English (Level C2).
  • Have knowledge and training in special education.
  • Have experience of working in a primary (5-12) special education classroom.
  • Have knowledge or experience of methods/programs used in special education, i.e. TEACCH, PECS, PRT, ABA, etc.
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skills.
  • Have good ICT skills (Outlook, Excel, Word).
  • Be eligible to live and work in the EU.

Salary details: available on request, dependent on qualifications and experience.

Please send by e-mail:

  • CV, detailing your qualifications, experience, nationality and eligibility to work in The Netherlands.
  • A cover letter detailing your experience and motivation for this job opportunity.
  • Contact details of two professional references.

To: Mrs Helen Claus
E-mailhclaus@hsvdenhaag.nl

 

Substitute Preschool Teaching Assistant

The Lighthouse Special Education school is currently seeking applicants for cover teacher assistants to work on a flexible on-call basis for the school year 2017 – 2018 in the preschool Three Little Ships. The children are 3, 4 and 5 years old and some of them have special educational needs.

Work hours: as required on an on-call basis.

Typical work day is 8.00 – 16.00, Wednesdays from 8.00 – 14.00

The job involves:

  • Assisting with the planning and delivery of learning activities
  • Establishing positive relationships with all the children, including those with special educational needs
  • Supervising children in the classroom and other learning areas
  • Promoting and safeguarding the welfare of the children
  • Evaluating the development and learning of children
  • Helping to set up and to maintain a safe learning environment

All applicants must:

  • Have written evidence from the Dutch authorities that you may work professionally in Early Childhood settings (kinderopvang/peuterspeelzaal)
  • Have qualifications in Early Years Education or Early Childhood Care (PM3/qualified teacher)
  • A valid work permit for The Netherlands
  • Have experience of working with young children
  • Having experience with children with special educational needs will be considered an advantage
  • Be a  native or near-native English speaker
  • Have good interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Be a flexible team player
  • Have good ICT skills (Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • Be eligible to live and work in the EU.

Salary details: available on request, dependent on qualifications and experience.

Please send by e-mail:

  • CV, detailing your qualifications, experience, nationality and eligibility to work in The Netherlands.
  • A cover letter detailing your experience and motivation for this job opportunity.
  • Contact details of two professional references.

To: Mrs Helen Claus
E-mailhclaus@hsvdenhaag.nl

 

Lunchtime Volunteer

The Lighthouse Special Education and Three Little Ships Pre-school is currently seeking volunteers to support our students during lunchtime. Volunteers work across three classes: two self-contained special educational classes with students aged 5 years to 12 years and one preschool class with students aged 3 years to 5 years. It is helpful if volunteers can commit to at least one regular day per week on an ongoing basis.

Work hours: (Any combination of) Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11.50 – 13.20

The job involves:

  • Preparing for the students’ lunchtime – warming food that students have brought to school, getting utensils ready etc.
  • Assisting students with eating their lunch.
  • Promoting positive behaviour at the table and in the classroom.
  • Clearing up after lunch.
  • Supervision of children outside at play.

All applicants must:

  • Have experience of working with young children and with children with special educational needs.
  • Be a fluent communicator in English.
  • Have good interpersonal skills.
  • Have a flexible, professional approach.
  • Be eligible to live and work in the EU.

Salary details: this is an unsalaried, volunteer post with a small reimbursement of expenses.

Please send by e-mail:

  • CV, detailing your qualifications, experience, nationality and eligibility to work in The Netherlands.
  • A cover letter detailing your experience and motivation for this work-related opportunity.
  • Contact details of two professional references.

To: Mrs Helen Claus
E-mailhclaus@hsvdenhaag.nl