Spanish Teaching Assistant at Languages School in Coimbra, Portugal

  • Education / teaching
  • Coimbra, Portugal
  • May 2, 2024 02:27
  • Internship

Job Description

  • Date Posted:

    May 02, 2024
  • Expiration date:

    Jul 02, 2024
  • Location:

    Coimbra, Portugal
  • Hours:

    20h / week

Job Description

Vacancy: English Teaching Assistant

Company Overview:

We are a well-established language school located in the culturally rich city of Coimbra, Portugal. Our school is committed to providing high-quality education and promoting language proficiency among learners of all ages. We offer a vibrant, engaging, and international education environment with robust emphasis on English language learning.

Job Description:

We are proudly announcing a new vacancy for an English Teaching Assistant in our dynamic and diverse faculty team. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting lead English teachers in designing lesson plans, delivering instructions, and evaluating student progress. Furthermore, the assistant will facilitate group activities and discussions, ensuring a conducive learning environment that encourages student participation. The teaching assistant will also contribute to creating educational materials and resources, grading assignments, organising classroom activities, and managing student behavior during class.

Key Responsibilities:

- Support lead teachers in lesson planning and classroom preparation.
- Facilitate English language learning through engaging activities and conversations.
- Monitor student progress, provide feedback, and address educational needs.
- Assist in grading assignments and tests.
- Cultivate a safe, positive, and inclusive classroom environment for all students.

Job Requirements:

- A degree in English, Education, or related field.
- At least one year of experience in teaching English as a second language.
- TEFL, TESOL, or CELTA certification is highly desirable.
- Proficient understanding of effective teaching methodologies and tools.
- Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.

Personal Qualities:

- A creative thinker with the ability to make lessons fun and engaging.
- Sensitivity to different cultures and respect for all students’ unique backgrounds.
- Flexible, patient, and demonstrates an enthusiasm for teaching English.
- A keen observer with a positive approach towards learners’ needs and growth.

About Coimbra:

Coimbra, known as the city of students, is one of Portugal's most historical locations. Recipient of the UNESCO World Heritage status, it nurtures a rich cultural heritage and a lively academic scene. It also boasts beautiful riverfront areas, significant architectural landmarks like the University of Coimbra, and a vibrant, welcoming community that perfectly blends tradition with innovation.