Education and Teaching Assistant at a School in Parma, Italy
- Education / teaching
- Parma, Italy
- November 16, 2023 02:28
Our school prides itself on instilling a joy of learning in our students, enabling their academic and personal growth. We aim to create a welcoming, inclusive atmosphere where pupils feel safe and appreciated. Our vibrant curriculum, which includes a range of extra-curricular activities, reflects our setting in Parma, Italy, an area rich with culture and history. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to our ethos of supporting every student to achieve their full potential.
The Education/Teaching Assistant will be expected to provide support in classroom sessions, facilitating learning and helping the students to remain focused. This includes assisting with planning and preparation of lessons, managing classroom resources, and ensuring the learning environment is kept vibrant, motivating, and organized. The Education/Teaching Assistant will help manage student behaviour, encourage broader participation, and support those with individual learning needs. Key tasks will also include liaising with parents/caregivers and teachers, evaluating student progress, and participating in staff meetings and professional development events.
The candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Education or a field relevant to the curriculum. Prior experience as a teaching assistant or in a similar role within a school environment is highly desirable. Fluency in Italian and English is mandatory, any additional language is a plus. Computer literacy and familiarity with educational software are vital. The candidate will demonstrate an understanding of child safety regulations and possess the physical stamina to work with young children.
The ideal candidate should be a team player, able to work collaboratively with other staff members and maintain good relationships with pupils, parents, and staff. They need to be understanding, patient, passionate about student progression and dedicated to providing quality education. Excellent communication skills and adaptability to different learning styles are crucial. The candidate should be capable of inspiring and motivating students, providing a nurturing learning environment where all students feel valued.
Parma, located in the northern region of Italy known as Emilia-Romagna, is renowned for its architecture, music, art, and food. The city offers numerous cultural events, picturesque parks and historic landmarks, together with a comfortable, relaxed lifestyle. Parma has repeatedly been ranked amongst the top Italian cities for quality of life. Becoming a local in our tight-knit community and working in a fulfilling, dynamic role could just be the career move you've been searching for.