English Teaching Assistant at Languages School in Coimbra, Portugal

  • Education / teaching
  • Coimbra, Portugal
  • July 16, 2023 02:26
  • 400€ - 500€
  • Internship

Job Description

  • Date Posted:
    Jul 16, 2023
  • Expiration date:
    Jan 16, 2024
  • Location:
    Coimbra, Portugal
  • Hours:
    20h / week
  • Salary:
    400€ - 500€

Job Description

Job Vacancy: English Teaching Assistant, Coimbra, Portugal

We have an excellent opportunity for an English Teaching Assistant in a prestigious language school based in the culturally-rich city of Coimbra, Portugal. Our internationally recognized language school provides a vibrant learning environment and focuses on delivering comprehensive language courses to our expansive, multicultural student base.

Role and Responsibilities

You will assist in planning, preparing and delivering high-quality English language lessons catering to various skill levels. The role entails conducting language proficiency assessments, providing constructive feedback to students, aiding with language labs, and assisting with classroom management. In addition, you will be responsible for administrative tasks such as grading assessments, maintaining student records, and collaborating with faculty to develop course material and curriculum.

Job Requirements

Applicants should possess a bachelor's degree or higher in English, Education, Linguistics or a related field. A minimum of 2 years experience in teaching English, preferably in a multilingual setting is required. Familiarity with different teaching methodologies and TESOL / TEFL / CELTA certification will be highly regarded. Fluency in English, both written and spoken, is mandatory. Knowledge of Portuguese or other languages will be a valuable addition.

Personal Requirements

We seek a dedicated, patient individual with a genuine interest in language education and a proven ability to work with diverse student populations. Strong interpersonal skills, cultural sensitivity, and the ability to adapt teaching methods based on students' needs, are essential to this role. The ideal candidate is also required to have excellent organizational abilities and time-management skills.

About Coimbra

Coimbra is a captivating city situated in central Portugal, renowned for its historical charm, natural beauty, and charismatic locals. As the medieval capital of Portugal, it is home to the country's oldest university that dates back to the 13th century, drawing students from around the globe and fostering a vibrant, youthful atmosphere.

The city offers a rich architectural heritage, picturesque river views, lively cultural scene, and an array of delectable Portuguese cuisine, making it an enchanting place to work and live. Whether you are an history enthusiast, nature lover or gastronomy aficionado, Coimbra has something to offer everyone.