Working at UWC Maastricht

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UWC Maastricht recruits qualified and experienced staff from around the world who are committed to our school’s mission and vision. 

We are an equal opportunities employer, and welcome applications from those who wish to join a community which is inclusive and which celebrates diversity. One of our strategic goals is to diversify our staff and we are especially keen to hear from people with different backgrounds and experiences to add to our community!


University Office Assistant

Join us! UWC Maastricht recruits qualified and experienced staff from around the world who are committed to our school’s mission to make education a force for peace and a sustainable future. UWC Maastricht has -for the school year 2024-2025- a full time vacancy for an…

Teacher Physical Education – full time

The new colleague will participate fully as a team member in an academic department and within the whole school. At UWC Maastricht every teacher is considered to be part of the pastoral care structure. Therefore subject teachers support students not only in their academic learning…

Music Teacher (0.6) for our Primary School

  The new colleague will participate as a subject teacher in our Primary School, in a 0.6 FTE contract, being on average 3 days a week. You will partner with 1 other Music teacher. Our students are between 4 and 11 years old. They love…

Head of (Student) Admissions

You will lead and manage the Admissions team of United World College Maastricht. The Head of Admissions provides leadership, training and guidance to the team, oversees the day-to-day operations and bears final responsibility for all Admissions decisions. The Admissions team, consisting of the Head of…

Cover for our Outdoor Education Teacher in Primary School

The jobAre you an outdoorsy person who loves nature and is not afraid of a bit of rain? We are looking for a cover for maternity leave for our Outdoor Education Program in Primary School. The teacher will have a timetable with rotation of all…


UWC makes education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future SafeguardingUWC Maastricht is committed to upholding the highest standards in student safeguarding. Throughout the application process we will be assessing your suitability to work with children and young…

2e graads Docent Nederlands

We are looking for a qualified and dedicated full time teacher Dutch (2e graads) for our Language & Literature Department for next academic year. The new colleague is expected to teach Dutch Language & Literature, mainly at MYP level and being a tutor. We offer…

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Your Application

Your application should meet the following requirements:

  • It contains a full CV and motivation letter.
  • Your application should be written in English, as we are working in an international environment.
  • We encourage you to use the Europass Curriculum Vitae. This document helps to present your skills and qualifications effectively and clearly.
  • It is an added value if you confirm (as far as relevant) in your motivation letter, which diplomas / degrees you hold that can qualify you to get the relevant recognition by the Dutch Government (via DUO).
  • Your application must be sent in via our website (not via email). Each vacancy offers this option.


Application Process

  • After the application deadline is expired, we make a shortlist.
  • Next step is determining the suitability of the remaining candidates via online screening, reference checks and interviews at our school.
  • In case you are invited for an interview for a teaching vacancy, we may ask you to complete a form to assess your teaching qualifications. This will get clarity on your chances to successfully conclude the mandatory accreditation by the Dutch Government (by DUO).


Working for UWC Maastricht

Working for UWC Maastricht means being part of a dynamic, welcoming team, with all staff united by a shared commitment to make education a force for peace and a sustainable future. Our almost 190 colleagues come from all over the world and form a diverse body.

As a foreign national working for our school you need (by law) to successfully complete the relevant application process for the work/residence permits and the recognition of your (teaching) diploma. All staff members have to provide a Dutch certificate of conduct. UWC Maastricht as your employer will help you with these application processes.

The remuneration for our Teaching staff in Primary is based on the Dutch CLA for Primary Education, and for our Teaching staff in Secondary on the Dutch CLA for Secondary Education.


More information

If you have any questions, our HR Team is happy to help you! You can reach them via telephone +31 (0)43 2 410 410 or email.

Working in The Netherlands

For information about working as a foreign employee in The Netherlands, please visit the Immigration and Naturalisation Service.

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