Teacher of Girls PE

Job Roles:
Organisation Type:
Secondary Education
Secondary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Physical Education
Outside of the UK
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary
14th Jan 2020
Start Date:
The British School in The Netherlands (the BSN)
Job Ref:


Are you an ambitious, enthusiastic teacher ready to take up a new challenge in a widely respected international school? Do you have knowledge and experience or interest in teaching at GCSE or A Level and possibly within the IB? Are you looking to work with enthusiastic and committed students and in a country where schools take well-being seriously and where an appropriate work/life balance is a priority?

The British school currently has 2500 students in five schools within the Hague area. Within our school we have three junior schools, and two senior schools. The Senior School Voorschoten (SSV) has 1150 students on roll and the new Senior School Leidschenveen (SSL), which opened in 2018, currently has students in Years 7 and 8.

SSV has a long tradition of success in many areas including Sport, Drama, and Music, with students also participating in opportunities provided by organisations such as the Model United Nations and Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award.

We are currently looking for a full-time, 'Teacher of girls PE' for our SSV campus, just outside of The Hague, from August 2020. Applicants must be educated to at least degree level and have Qualified Teacher Status. Specific expertise in Hockey and/or Gymnastics would be helpful but is not essential.

Find out all you need to know about working for the BSN Senior School Voorschoten in the brochure at https://issuu.com/bsnetherlands/docs/teaching_at_senior_school_voorschot

Our PE Department
You will form part of a team of seven talented PE professionals who work collaboratively in a well-resourced environment under the excellent leadership of Head of Department, Chris Wade. PE is taught throughout the school (Years 7 – 13) and we also have three groups at GCSE (Edexcel), and two A level groups (AQA) in our Sixth Form.

PE and Sport facilities include a four-court indoor sports hall, dance studio, fitness centre, and full size 3G pitch.

Co-curricular sport is flourishing at our school and BSN students play regularly in Football, Rugby, Hockey and Basketball teams within Dutch leagues. We have frequent fixtures with international schools within the Netherlands and with schools in London, Brussels and Paris. The BSN is a lead school within the International Schools Athletics Association (ISAA), an organisation comprising 14 schools from across Europe and parts of the Middle East, and whose members organise tournaments in a variety of sports.

Our PE department tweets through @BSNSport.

Application Process
If you are motivated by what you have read so far, please apply below by uploading your CV and a letter of motivation, addressed to Paul Topping. Due to operational requirements of this position, preference will be given to female candidates. The letter of motivation should be no longer than two sides of A4 and explain clearly how you think your qualifications, experience and teaching skills make you a good candidate for this post.

Position start date: 24 August 2020.

Applications should reach us by: Thursday, 23 January 2020 at 1600 CET.

First Interview: If your application is successful you will be invited to an automated online video interview (Cammio).

Final Interview: Week beginning 3 February 2020 (in The Netherlands)


Safer Recruitment
The BSN is an equal opportunities employer and is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. All applicants are subject to a rigorous screening process that includes: verification of qualifications; obtaining two supervisory references (including current employer's) and obtaining current and previous Police Checks. For the majority of positions, initial video interviews will be conducted via Cammio. Any employment gaps in CVs will be addressed during interview.

As one of Europe’s leading British international schools, the BSN is a vibrant, diverse and well-established yet innovative employer. We have 5 school campuses in and around The Hague and an Adult Learning Centre where our Language Centre, International Leadership Academy (ILA) and Central Services teams are based. Careers at BSN are challenging, rewarding and there’s a real opportunity to make a difference. You’ll teach motivated students within a thriving community of more than 80 different nationalities (students and staff). We offer competitive salaries, attractive benefits and we recognise that our staff deserve excellent professional development opportunities and support.

For more information, please view our campuses or take our virtual tour.

The BSN is an equal opportunities employer and is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
The British School in The Netherlands (the BSN)
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Contact: Pauline McCafferty

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