Aug 04, 2023
Feb 04, 2024
25h / week
300€ - 800€
Vacancy: Spanish Teaching Assistant, Language School, Aveiro, Portugal
We are a dynamic, inclusive, and growing language school located in charming Aveiro, Portugal. Emphasizing hands-on learning and immersive language experiences, we strive to instill in our students an appreciation for linguistic diversity and to prepare them for opportunities in an increasingly globalised world.
The Spanish Teaching Assistant will work collaboratively with our team of experienced language educators to support the delivery of our Spanish program. Main tasks will include:
- Assisting lead teachers in planning and executing lessons that engage students and inspire language learning.
- Preparing and tutoring small group and individual students to supplement classroom instruction.
- Maintaining records of student progress and providing feedback to further student growth.
- Participating in staff meetings, workshops, and continuing professional development activities.
- Contributing to a positive learning environment that respects and values different cultures.
To be successful in this role, candidates must meet the following criteria:
- A minimum BA degree in Spanish, Education, Linguistics or equivalent field.
- Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and a strong command of English.
- Prior experience in a teaching or tutoring role.
- A passion for teaching and the ability to engage and motivate students.
- Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills.
We are seeking a candidate who:
- Has a warm and engaging personality.
- Is able to adapt to diverse classroom settings and individual student needs.
- Can work independently but is also a good team player.
- Has a desire for continuous professional learning and development.
Aveiro, known as the "Venice of Portugal," is a charming city laced with canals and salt flats, and surrounded by sprawling sandy beaches. It is a vibrant and welcoming place, rich in culture, history, and culinary delights. With a thriving student population thanks to the University of Aveiro, it is an ideal place to immerse oneself in languages.