Education and Teaching Assistant at a School in Coimbra, Portugal

  • Education / teaching
  • Coimbra, Portugal
  • May 19, 2024 02:27
  • Internship

Job Description

  • Date Posted:

    May 19, 2024
  • Expiration date:

    Jul 19, 2024
  • Location:

    Coimbra, Portugal
  • Hours:

    40h / week
  • Salary:

    0€ - 500€

Job Description


School Overview

Strategically nestled in the heart of Coimbra, Portugal, our institution takes pride in being a leading educational institution with a rich history and commitment to fostering lifelong learning and development. With a passionate staff, rigorous curriculum, and a wide range of extracurricular activities, our institution caters to the unique abilities of each student across various ages and academic levels.

Job Vacancy: Education / Teaching Assistant

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Education / Teaching Assistant to join our vibrant school community. This role focuses on supporting teachers with their educational responsibilities and ensuring a conducive learning environment for all learners.

Key Responsibilities

Assisting teachers in planning and executing daily lessons and activities.
Supporting students in their learning processes by clarifying concepts and addressing individual difficulties.
Helping manage classroom behavior and creating an environment conducive to learning.
Preparation of educational materials and resources.
Providing individual support to students with special educational needs.
Assisting with grading work and recording academic progress where necessary.
Facilitating liaising between teachers and parents to foster recommended home practices enhancing the educational experience.

Key Qualifications and Personal Requirements

A degree in education or a relevant field; a higher qualification will be considered an advantage.
Previous experience working as a teaching assistant or in a similar role.
Excellent understanding of child development and learning processes.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to work under pressure while maintaining a professional demeanor.
Flexibility and creativity in implementing educational strategies.
Proficiency in English, both in writing and speaking; knowledge of additional languages will be a plus.
Clearance from local authorities to work with children.

Living in Coimbra, Portugal

Coimbra, the medieval capital of Portugal, is a charming riverside city with a rich historical and cultural heritage. Known as the city of students due to the presence of one of the world's oldest universities, Coimbra offers a unique blend of lively student life and historical grace. It brims with a variety of cultural spots, including museums, art galleries, gardens, and a vibrant music scene. Additionally, it also offers high-quality living standards, safety, and a healthy gastronomic scene. Coimbra's beauty, coupled with its warm and friendly people, makes it a delightful place to live and work.