De Nieuwe Internationale School Esprit (DENISE) is urgently looking for an

Replacement | 0.4 fte | starting asap | Amsterdam

Does this job suit you?
A unique opportunity to work at a pioneering Dutch school in Amsterdam with a varied and international curriculum. The Visual Arts Team works hard to support each other. Collaboration skills, open-mindedness and a willingness to learn are essential. This vacancy will be about replacement of a Visual Arts IB DP teacher. You will take over the lessons in pre-DP, DP1 and DP2, but also will have to grade the work of the students in DP2 and organize the art exhibition.

Fine salary, lots of vacation, great work-life balance and more!
Working at DENISE means working at an internationally oriented educational institution with an open work culture. In addition, DENISE offers:

  • An immediate contract for 0.4 FTE (2 days per week).
  • Gross monthly salary: min. € 3,000.- | max. € 6,059.- (scale LB/LC/LD – CAO Vo/PO) full-time basis;
  • End-of-year bonus of 8.33%;
  • Holiday payment of 8%;
  • Lots of vacation;
  • Good work-life balance.

Successful candidates will most likely fulfill the following requirements:

  • Designs, develops and implements quality lesson plans;
  • Has experience working in IB DP;
  • Fluent in the English language;
  • Has experience as a form teacher or class mentor;
  • Bachelor (or Master) of Education.

Do you want to apply?
If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding position within a motivated team committed to serving the needs of a diverse and dynamic population, we look forward to hearing from you. Please submit your application via the apply button and explain why this position appeals to you and what your strengths in the classroom are. You can respond until February 6, 2023. Be informed that we reserve the right to interview candidates before the closing date of the vacancy. All candidates do have equity in the process. For more information, please contact Nelleke de Weerd via info@denise.espritscholen.nl.

Internal candidates take priority over external candidates. Acquisition regarding this vacancy is not appreciated.

DENISE is a school for 1000 students from age 4-18 years and 125 enthusiastic teachers and support staff. DENISE is a member of the Language Friendly School network and accredited as an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. We provide education, tailored to meet the needs of local and international students, some of whom must first learn Dutch and English, often as a second and third (or more) language. We strive to optimize available resources and help learners learn using proven pedagogical and didactic principles.

DENISE offers bilingual Dutch-English IPC and IMYC programmes in the primary and lower secondary schools. In the upper secondary years, students have the opportunity to achieve either a Dutch language MAVO or HAVO diploma, or an English language IB Diploma for entry to university, equivalent to the VWO diploma.



De Nieuwe Internationale School van Esprit (DENISE) biedt algemeen toegankelijk internationaal onderwijs van hoge kwaliteit vanuit de realiteit van nu en de collectieve verantwoordelijkheid voor de toekomst van de wereld waarin wij leven.

DENISE is een (Nederlandse) PO/VO-school voor Amsterdamse leerlingen, nieuwkomers en internationals van 4-18 jaar. We hebben nu ruim 700 leerlingen en groeien door tot een school van 950 internationals. Het team bestaat uit 80 vakkundige en bevlogen leraren en ondersteuners. Het IPC, IMYC en IB zijn leidend als curricula. We dragen met trots het predicaat Taalvriendelijke School en zijn geaccrediteerd als IB World School. Dat betekent dat we naast het MAVO & HAVO examen ook het International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma programma aanbieden. Het IB is een Engelstalig programma, vergelijkbaar met het VWO-niveau. Met ons flexibele onderwijsontwerp (groep 1 t/m 18) creëren we maximale kansen op het hoogst haalbare niveau. 

Wij bieden u een professioneel en enthousiast team. Op DENISE krijgt u de ruimte om uw eigen verantwoordelijkheid te pakken binnen de expertise die u ons biedt. De afspraken hierover hebben we vastgelegd in het professioneel statuut. Wij beschikken over een schitterend gerenoveerd schoolgebouw in de Piet Mondriaanstraat in Amsterdam met alle moderne middelen die noodzakelijk zijn om goed les te kunnen geven. Op onze website en in onze schoolgids vindt u meer informatie:  https://denise.espritscholen.nl/home/