Spanish Language Teaching Assistant, Bologna School of Languages, Italy

  • Education / teaching
  • Bologna, Italy
  • April 23, 2024 02:26
  • 200€
  • Internship

Job Description

  • Date Posted:

    Apr 23, 2024
  • Expiration date:

    Jun 23, 2024
  • Location:

    Bologna, Italy
  • Hours:

    40h / week
  • Salary:


Job Description

Job Vacancy: English Teaching Assistant - Bologna, Italy

About the School

Our language school is located at the heart of the beautiful city of Bologna, Italy. We are a team of dedicated professionals committed to providing quality language education to students from varying backgrounds and cultures. We pride ourselves on fostering an encouraging and supportive learning environment. Our core curriculum is focused on cultivating a student's potential to comprehend, read, write and speak languages fluently, with a keen emphasis on understanding the social and cultural aspects related to foreign languages.

Job Description

In our continuous pursuit of excellence, we are currently seeking an experienced English Teaching Assistant to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will be primarily tasked with supporting the main English tutor in both preparing and delivering lessons, while promoting a robust English-speaking environment.

Key responsibilities include reviewing and reinforcing lesson materials, offering personalized attention to students struggling with English syntax and pronunciation, providing constructive feedback on oral and written work, assisting in creating lesson plans that align with our curriculum, and actively participating in school activities promoting English language learning and appreciation. Additionally, the TA will liaise between the students and the Teacher, providing insights on the students' progress and suggesting potential improvements to promote optimal learning.

Job Requirements

Qualifications for the role include a Bachelor's Degree in English, Education, Linguistics, TESOL, or a related field, with a preference for candidates with a Master's Degree. Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant in an ESL/EFL setting is an asset, and proficiency in Italian is also advantageous.

Further, applicants should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, comprehensive knowledge of effective language teaching methodologies, and an approachable, empathetic demeanor. Strong organizational skills, an ability to motivate and inspire students, and a willingness to contribute to a diverse and inclusive education community are additional prerequisites.

About Bologna

Bologna, located in the Emilia-Romagna region, is one of Italy's most historic cities, renowned for its diverse culture, rich history, elegant architecture, and vibrant gastronomy. Known as 'La Dotta', 'La Grassa' and 'La Rossa' (the learned, the fat, the red) due to its world-class University, its rich food heritage, and its striking red-brick buildings, Bologna is a city one could easily fall in love with. Living here provides an opportunity to immerse in Italian culture and history while simultaneously contributing to an enriching educational environment.