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Teachers of English (approximately 106 hours over 10 weeks)

 The bachelor programme Creative Business of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS = Hogeschool van Amsterdam or HvA), is looking for freelance

Teachers of English (approximately 106 hours over 10 weeks)

The position
The Creative Business (CB) programme is a four-year bachelor’s degree that prepares students for positions in the media and entertainment industries. Proficiency in English is necessary to operate in these industries successfully and the curriculum offers a first-year module of 3 ECTS called English for the Media. The module teaches students to write and speak English professionally at CEF level B1 going on to B2. Students attend taught sessions, consultancy sessions and follow online lectures and submit a written and spoken assignment for assessment. Sessions are pre-designed and are scheduled twice a week for four weeks starting 13 April 2020. The work in subsequent weeks consists of marking and resits. Due to a large number of unstaffed groups we are looking for freelance English teachers who can be present twice a week and teach and assess two or four classes of approximately 30 students each.


  • teach classes of theory and practice;
  • conduct consultancy sessions in small groups giving individual feedback and encouraging students to perform well;
  • assess whether students have achieved the learning goals using rubrics;
  • process marks and assessment forms as part of an online learning platform, including the resits.

We are looking for
We are looking for skilled teachers of English with at least two years of experience in teaching who can help students achieve learning goals thoroughly and to the best of their abilities. We are seeking teachers with a background in language or linguistics who speak British English. Applicants who have experience in the creative industries are preferred as are applicants who lived or worked in an English speaking country.

We require

  • a Master’s degree in English language and literature, or a near-native command of English and master’s degree level education;
  • a teaching qualification such as a postgraduate degree in Education, eerstegraads lerarenopleiding, or CELTA;
  • committed to learning outcomes;
  • possess a student-centred approach;
  • possess mentoring skills that encourage students to learn
  • able to use Microsoft Powerpoint and Excel

We offer
We offer a contract starting 13 April 2020 and ending 28 June 2020 for 106 hours with two groups, or preferably 190 hours with four groups. The salary is 50 euros per hour.

More information
For more information, please contact Mia Smalbil, recruitment coordinator on +31 628759770 or via m.smalbil@hva.nl.

Please click on the link below to submit an online application. Applications submitted directly to the point of contact or in any other manner will not be processed.

This vacancy has been published simultaneously internally and externally. In the event of equivalent suitability, internal candidates will be given preference over external candidates.

We apply the AUAS Job Application Code to this vacancy’s recruitment and selection process.
No (recruitment) agencies please.


Gepubliceerd op: 
6 november 2019