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HR - Advisor 1fte - Secondary School

The Rijnlands Lyceum Foundation is an ambitious, non-profit education foundation that has eight schools offering primary and secondary education in a local and international context in The Hague and its surrounding area. In total, the Rijnlands Foundation has 6500 students with 935 staff working for the foundation.

The foundation takes great pride in the quality of teaching and learning at the schools and three have already achieved the Dutch ‘excellent school’ status. The organization is renowned both locally and globally as a leading establishment that is proactive to the ever-changing demands of twenty first century education. Rijnlands is acutely aware of the need to stimulate and facilitate professional development and further career opportunities for its staff.

Following the decision of the current HR Advisor to the International School of The Hague Secondary School (ISH-Sec) to follow her dream and move to the Caribbean,

as of 15th May, we are seeking a

HR ADVISOR – ISH Secondary School

Full time 1.0 FTE

Workplace and environment

ISH-Sec is located in the south of the city of The Hague in Kijkduin. The School currently has 1,130 students from over 85 nationalities with a 141 teaching staff from over 35 countries. ISH-Sec follows the International Baccalaureate (IB) curricula and is a reference globally as a leading IB school. The language of the school is English and on site you will be working in close collaboration with the Principal and Vice-Principal who have the responsibility of recruiting both academic and administrative staff. There is also a great deal of interaction with the PA to the Principal and the timetabler in the preparation for each academic year. Whilst on site at ISH-Sec, you are also available for staff that may have queries and questions regarding personal HR matters.

You will report to the HR manager and will be part of the HR team, a group of ten staff who are located at the Rijnlands’ central office located in Wassenaar. As part of the HR team, you will receive support from the HR assistants in support of your work for ISH-Sec. Given the international nature of recruitment for the school, the vast majority of onboarding and relocation takes place in July and August. This being the case holiday options for the summer are limited to following two weeks: July 24th – August 4th.

Core Tasks

The position of HR advisor presents exciting and worthwhile challenges. The core tasks include:

  • Advising the leadership of the ISH-Sec on legislation, the Dutch Collective Labour Agreement for Secondary Education (CAO VO) and the appropriate application of these procedures.
  • Have detailed knowledge of internal policies of the Rijnlands: Safety, Health and Welfare, Absenteeism, and Performance Management and Appraisal.
  • Be part of the core team in terms of interviews where appropriate and the subsequent clarification of employment conditions and grading proposals.
  • Responsible for recruitment procedures, diploma recognition of foreign teachers (Dienst Uitvoering Onderwijs, DUO), residence permits (IND) and fiscal aspects (i.e. 30% tax ruling).
  • Contribute to HR policies and project within the Rijnlands foundation. You will write policy papers in English and Dutch with an excellent construction and without any spelling errors.

Personal qualities

As an expert HR advisor you have relevant experience in an international (school) environment. Your personal skills will require an excellent command of English (written and spoken) and the flexibility to meet the demands of HR in an international context coupled with local legislation. In addition, your qualifications should be commensurate to that of HBO in Human Resource Management. The position is very much to ensure that the ISH-Sec functions without hindrance within the auspices of the Rijnlands foundation.

Flexibility, a solution-oriented approach, an intrinsic passion for the role of HR, coupled with a good sense of humour is desirable. Dutch Law requires a certificate of Good Conduct (VOG) for any position in Secondary education and this is a requirement to work for the Rijnlands.

Terms and conditions

This is an administrative position and as such is placed on the CAO VO – Scale 9.

Scale Range from €2,386 - €3,619 dependent on qualifications and experience

In addition you will receive a 8% holiday bonus, year end bonus (7.4%), contribution towards travel expenses and the ABP pension scheme. Furthermore staff are given a number of options for tax benefits regarding trade union dues, the costs of sports (fitness) membership fees, the purchase of a bicycle (for commuting purposes) and a travel allowance (cafeteria scheme). Finally, Rijnlands staff receive discounts on various insurance policies.

We will not only provide you with an inspiring international working environment and a the possibility to work with the professional and excellent school leadership team of ISH-Sec, but we also offer you a very nice team of HR colleagues that will do its utmost to make you feel at home as quickly as possible.


Are you interested in this position? Mr. Jaap Parqui, director of the recruitment agency Profession, is responsible for the recruitment process.

If you would like to apply, please click on this link:

The link below is in English:

The link below is in Dutch:

For more information about the vacancy, please contact Mr. Jaap Parqui, tel: 071- 5145982 or email:

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Temporary vacancy for Technical Teaching Assistant (TOA) 0,8 fte - Secondary School

Technical Teaching Assistant (TOA) 0,8 fte

Temporarily from April until October 2017 (Maternity cover)

The International School of The Hague is a highly successful, innovative and energetic semi-private school located in a state-of-the-art building in an area of natural beauty in the city of The Hague in The Netherlands. The entire school currently has 1750 students and hosts over 90 nationalities with teachers from around the world. Secondary now has more than 1100 pupils on roll.

Currently we have a temporary vacancy due to the maternity leave of one of our employees:

  • Technical Teaching Assistant (TOA) 0,8 fte
  • Start date April 2017 until October 2017

Technical Teaching Assistant (TOA) 0,8 fte

The International School of The Hague is looking for a pro-active, hands-on Technical Teaching Assistant (TOA), who will work in the Science Department of the Secondary School.

We are looking for a general Science laboratory assistant to work with a team of teachers and students, aged between 11 and 18.

Ideally the candidate should have a background in the field of Biology and is also flexible and ready to help in the Chemistry and Physics subject areas.

Desired Qualifications:

  • The candidate has good computer skills, including full range of Microsoft office package.
  • Previous experience in a TOA- role.
  • Can work under pressure and is diplomatic and professional at all times.
  • Is able to prioritize, is flexible and has a good general education.
  • Is able to speak Dutch; there is contact and liaison with Dutch companies.


  • Sets up practicals and assists during lessons.Helps out with the Science club.
  • Is responsible for the science labs and keep the labs tidy.
  • Works closely together with all related teams at the ISH.


  • Supports and assists the Science teachers.
  • Oversees the cleaning of the Science labs.
  • Sets up practical and orders science materials.

We offer

A temporary appointment, due to maternity leave. The position is based on the Dutch Collective Labour Agreement (CAO) for Secondary Education.

It is a part time position (0,8 fte) and the salary scale is 6; the step on this scale will depend on age and experience (CAO VO).


Please send your letter and CV before March 18th to

Ms. I. Howland:

The International School of The Hague,

Wijndaelerduin 1,

2554 BX The Hague.

Tel: 070-328 1450.

If you have any questions, please contact Ms Howland at:

The short-listed candidates will be interviewed between April 3rd and 7th

The Rijnlands Lyceum Recruitment Code is applicable and can be obtained via the above email address or our website/job-vacancies.

Please visit our school website for more specific information about our school:

Agency calls regarding to this advertisement is not appreciated

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Temporary Vacancy for School Psychologist 1fte - Secondary School

School Psychologist, full- time: 1 fte,

The International School of The Hague is a highly successful, innovative and energetic semi-private school located in a state-of-the-art building in an area of natural beauty in the city of The Hague in The Netherlands. The entire school currently has 1750 students and hosts over 90 nationalities with teachers from around the world. Secondary now has more than 1100 pupils on roll.

Currently we have a temporary vacancy due to the maternity leave of one of our employees:

  • School Psychologist, full- time: 1 fte,
  • Start date 14th August 2017 until 1st January 2018

Job purpose:

  • To provide a high-quality counselling service to students experiencing a wide range of emotional problems (individually and in groups);
  • To provide support, guidance and advice to parents, carers and the school;
  • To observe confidentiality and to support the school’s endeavor to provide excellent teaching and learning for all students;
  • Contribute to the safeguarding and promotion of the welfare and personal care of children and young people;
  • Performing research and developing policies at the level of the school;
  • Performing psychological assessments independently, using appropriate testing materials and analysing test results for the purpose of advice and support;
  • Advising and coaching teachers in group dynamics and dealing with complex behavior in the class;
  • Liaising with external psychological support organizations and aiding with the referral process;
  • Working preventatively; contributing to the development of the mentor program;
  • Dealing with crisis situations and working together with relevant members of staff in the event of a crisis.

Professional/personal characteristics preferred:

  • The ability to develop and promote a positive relationship with students;
  • Good interpersonal skills and strong listening and communication skills;
  • A non-judgmental outlook and a willingness to work with all kinds of people. A sensitivity to the importance of cultural differences and international communities;
  • The ability to manage appropriate professional boundaries in the relationships with students and their families;
  • An understanding of your own attitudes and responses; reflection skills;
  • A belief that all students are able to make positive changes;
  • An understanding of confidentiality issues and ability to implement the confidentiality policy;
  • An ability to cope with emotional situations and to remain calm under pressure;
  • An innovative, enthusiastic, energetic and flexible approach;
  • Collaborative working style and strong work ethic;
  • Ability to work independently and manage own workload, and also be a team player;
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English;
  • A working knowledge of Dutch would be an advantage;
  • Personal experience of living internationally.


  • Relevant school- or child & adolescent- psychologist qualification, minimum university level, or an equivalent international qualification (must be recognized in the Netherlands);
  • Experience with the needs of high school age students and their families;
  • To keep up to date with development in the field of psychology;
  • Broad theoretical (and practical) knowledge of (the developments in) the area of expertise in remedial education, orthopedagogics or psychology and of student support;
  • Knowledge of behavior patterns of the student(s);
  • Knowledge/experience working with an international student population;
  • Knowledge and implementation of the code of ethics for psychologists.

We offer

A temporary appointment, due to maternity leave.

The position is based on the Dutch Collective Labour Agreement (CAO) for Secondary Education.

Scaling: Scale 10/11. The exact scale and step depends on the relevant background and experience.


Please send your letter of application (in English), a recent photograph and your full CV to

Please submit an application as soon as possible but no later than 17th of March 2017.

If you have not heard from us by Friday, 14th April 2017, please assume that, on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful. Shortlisted candidates will be informed of the interview procedure in due course.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Mrs. Lineke Boogerd, Secondary School Coordinator Learning Support & Counseling:

Please visit our school website for more specific information about our school:

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Part-time schoonmaker (0.3125 fte)


The International School of The Hague heeft een doorlopend internationaal curriculum voor kinderen van 4 tot 18 jaar. Onze studenten zijn Engelstalig, de voertaal is dan ook Engels. The International school of The Hague is onderdeel van Stichting Het Rijnlands Lyceum. De stichting staat voor toonaangevend onderwijs. De Stichting verenigt zes scholen op algemene grondslagen en biedt Nederlands, tweetalig, Europees en internationaal onderwijs.

Wij zoeken per direct een schoonmaker voor de middag/avonduren. De grondslag is bij wijze van proef met uitzicht op vast. Reguliere schoonmaaktijden zijn elke werkdag van 17.00-19.30 uur. U werkt in een team van ongeveer 14 personen welke wordt geleid door een floormanager. Indien nodig kan er tijdens schoolvakanties of in het weekend ook een beroep op u worden gedaan.

De werkzaamheden zijn:

  • Het dagelijks reinigen van de toiletten en aan-en bijvullen van toiletbenodigdheden;
  • Het beheren van de toiletbenodigdheden van de voorraad schoonmaakmiddelen;
  • Het reinigen van de vloeren met behulp van diverse apparatuur;
  • Het periodiek behandelen van de vloeren;
  • Het op aanwijzing reinigen van specifieke lokalen, zoals computeren en science lokalen;
  • Het periodiek reinigen van gordijnen en vitrages;
  • Het leegmaken van papier- en afvalbakken;
  • Het doorgeven van mankementen;
  • Het melden van storingen en defecten;
  • Het bijhouden van de uitgevoerde werkzaamheden;
  • Het onderhouden van de schoonmaakapparatuur.

Wij bieden een betrekking aan binnen een organisatie, die
  • bindt en boeit;
  • de persoonlijke ontwikkeling van haar medewerkers actief ondersteunt.

Inschaling vindt plaats in schaal 2 (volgens cao voortgezet onderwijs) en is afhankelijk van de ervaring. Voor eventuele vragen kunt u contact opnemen met dhr. G. Zuijderduijn, Building Manager. Telefoonnummer: 070-3281450.

Uw motivatie en CV kunt u tot 5 mei sturen aan dhr. G. Zuijderduijn, Building Manager De selectie en sollicitatiegesprekken vinden plaats in de week van 8 mei 2017.

Als u geen reactie hebt ontvangen tot 8 mei, dan kunt u ervan uitgaan dan u niet bent geselecteerd.

Van toepassing is de Sollicitatiecode en de VOG- Procedure van de Stichting Het Rijnlands Lyceum die opgevraagd kan worden via bovenstaand e-mailadres. Acquisitie naar aanleiding van deze advertentie wordt niet op prijs gesteld.

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