An L1 English speaking teacher

NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences is looking to fulfill a vacancy for the Language Centre, location Leeuwarden 

An L1 English speaking teacher 

0,6 fte 

The Language Centre 

The NHL Stenden Language Centre offers a wide range of languages and activities. The centre supports all 14 academies of the University in their regular curriculum. An intensive cooperation with British Council and Cambridge University are among the main focuses of our activities. As part of the Language Centrewrun the Cambridge Exam Centre for the Northern Netherlands. Our portfolio ranges from NHL Stenden translation services to language courses in many modern languages. A large long-term project is to prepare non-European students to reach the required level of English in order to start a Bachelor or Master course within our University and other universities. 

What tasks does the job entail 

For our English Language Course we are looking for an English teacher to strengthen our team. For various academies within the University, we also often fulfill requests to support them with English language teaching. For most tasks and activities there are predeveloped materials and books to work with. They are all part of existing and running programs. You will be part of a team of 15 enthusiastic and professional teachers. Cooperation, flexibility and a passion for the English language are important to us.  

Who are we looking for 

We are looking for a teacher whose first language is English. We believe teaching a foreign language is best done by a speaker of that language. We are looking for a teacher who has a degree in teaching the English language or is in personal development to obtain such degree. We are looking for a creative and interactive person who sees working with students from an international background with a wide variety of cultures as an added bonus while teaching the English language. You are able to inspire and motivate students in both a face-to-face as well as online classroom learning settings, especially in the time of working and studying from home. You are familiar with online learning platforms like Blackboard or Microsoft Teams or have the willingness to learn about them as soon as possible. To become part of NHL Stenden you commit yourself to its vision and working methods. Having a didactical licence like the BKE certificate is an advantage in the application procedure.  

We offer you 

A salary, depending on educational background and years of experience, is set between 2.845,48 (start of salary scale 10 cao HBO) and €5.026,85 (end of scale 11 cao HBO) in a fulltime job, excluding 8% holiday pay and an end-of-year pay of 8.3%. For now we are offering a temporary 0,6 fte to start as soon as possible until the 31st of July 2021. 

About NHL Stenden University of applied Sciences 

It happens because we make it happen. That is what we believe at NHL Stenden. We offer our students the opportunity to develop skills and fulfill their potential as learners and professionals. In a challenging environment, they give direction to their study and professional growth. We maintain strong bonds with companies and organisations in both the region and abroad. As an international, multi-campus university of applied sciences we stimulate our students to look beyond their own professional field to develop new knowledge and to participate in innovative projects. We create meeting places where knowledge flows and cultures come together and where new connections with the professional field are made. In an ambitious way, NHL Stenden provides knowledge that works.  

To apply 

Are you the L1 English speaking teacher we are looking for? Please send you letter of application and your resumé to 


Vacancy is open for applications until Monday the 1st of February 2021.  

Any questions? 

Please contact Marcel Kremer, team leader of NHL Stenden Language Centreon 06 1531 9580. 

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated