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. 

All applications must be submitted in English.

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