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Temporary Primary Teaching Assistant

08 March 2023

The International School Breda (ISB) aspires to facilitate the best possible education and experience for all our students to suit their identity. We care for and value each individual in our school and we respect who we all are. We foster curiosity, confidence and a love for life-long learning and aim to guide our students to:

  • be confident, self-reflective and comfortable taking risks
  • prepare for further studies and continued learning
  • build on their sense of equity and caring to connect with their communities
  • become leaders and communicators of change, working towards a sustainable future

Collaboration, creativity, open-mindedness, reflection and respect are at the very heart of our core values.



The International School Breda (ISB) is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated and caring Teaching Assistant  to support its dynamic primary team as soon as possible  for approximately 5 – 6 months to cover a period of maternity leave.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated and caring professional to strengthen our dynamic teaching team. We are looking for a warm and caring colleague who has a natural gift for bringing out the best in children. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, imaginative, full of energy, adaptable and will thrive on challenges.   


The successful candidate will:

  • have experience of working with children
  • be a team-player
  • have excellent communication skills
  • be a native or near-native English speaker
  • be eligible to work within the European Union
  • be able to assist our teaching team and support the children in the classroom from the outset 


The following skills and experience would be an advantage:

  • a first-aid qualification and additional experience and/or qualifications in special needs, EAL and ICT skills.
  • IT-literate and knowledge of Google Classroom


We offer:

  • an exciting opportunity to join a friendly and child-centred team
  • a friendly and stimulating work environment
  • working conditions and salary in line with the Dutch CAO-PO

The successful candidate will work in a team to provide care for our children within school hours and/or to work alongside and support the teacher of our Primary Classes. The hours will be spread over five weekdays.



Please submit your application by email to Ms Louise Everson at clearly stating the following reference in the subject line: ISB/TA-23.
Your application should include the following:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of introduction with motivation
  • Contact details of two referees


Application Deadline: 04/10/2023

Contract Type: Temporary Maternity cover

Contract Term: Part-time (0.7 FTE) / 5-6 months

Location: Breda, The Netherlands