Oct 03, 2023
Dec 03, 2023
25h / week
Education / Teaching Assistant Vacancy in Funchal, Portugal
We are currently seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Education / Teaching Assistant to join our team in our standard school located in Funchal, Portugal.
Our school is recognized as one of the premier educational institutions of Funchal, delivering quality education from early learning to higher secondary levels. We value lifelong learning and strive to develop our students' intellectual, physical, social and emotional well-being. Our welcoming and inclusive teaching environment, paired with cutting-edge teaching methodologies, create the perfect blend for a thriving learning environment for our pupils.
- Assisting the teacher in planning and implementing instructional activities
- Preparing classrooms for lessons, including setting up necessary materials and equipment
- Helping students understand and complete classroom activities, assignments and other educational tasks
- Enforcing classroom rules and ensuring students maintain standard school behavior
- Working with small groups or individual students to reinforce learning concepts
- Developing and implementing behavior management strategies
- Monitoring students' progress and provide feedback to teachers and parents.
- A Bachelor’s degree in Education, Child Development or relevant field
- Previous experience working in a school or children-related role
- Fluency in Portuguese and English
- Proven ability to manage a diverse classroom
- Strong understanding of child development and contemporary education theory
- Passionate about education and child development
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Patient, resilient and adaptable
- An understanding and appreciation for diversity
- Exceptional organisational skills and ability to work under pressure
About Funchal, Portugal
Funchal is the capital city of Portugal's Autonomous Region of Madeira, an island paradise in the Atlantic Ocean known for its lush green landscapes, exotic flowers, and world-class wines. A mix of old-world charm and modern amenities, Funchal offers an excellent working environment with a high quality of life.