Teaching Assistant at a School in Funchal, Portugal
- Education / teaching
- Funchal, Portugal
- November 20, 2023 02:26
- 600€ - 900€
We are a reputable and progressive school based in the vibrant city of Funchal, Portugal. In our commitment to providing first-class education, we are currently seeking a highly motivated Teaching/Educational assistant.
The chosen candidate will work alongside our experienced educators, offering support to students in a variety of subjects. Duties include: assisting in preparation and set-up of learning materials; providing individual support to students who may need additional help; marking assignments under teacher’s guidance; supporting teachers in maintaining class discipline; helping to organize school activities, as well as taking part in staff meetings and workshops.
Candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree in Education, or a related field. Previous experience in an educational support role will be advantageous. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential, with ability to work effectively both in a team and independently. Proficiency in English and Portuguese is required, with any additional language skills considered a plus. The candidate must be willing to undergo a background check and fingerprinting, in line with our commitment to maintain a safe environment for our students.
We value individuals with a sincere passion for education and who can demonstrate patience, flexibility, and resilience in dealing with challenges. An ability to motivate and inspire students is crucial. Resourcefulness, creativity, and the ability to adapt to varied educational needs will prove advantageous. Candidates should be comfortable working within an international and culturally diverse setting.
Our school is centrally-located, encompassing both traditional and contemporary cultures of Funchal. We offer a comprehensive curriculum while promoting an environment of inclusivity and diversity. Our team of educators is dedicated to fostering a learning environment that nurtures students’ critical thinking skills, creativity, and an intrinsic love for learning. Our small class sizes ensure personalized attention and cater to children's individual needs and strengths.
Funchal, the capital of Madeira, is a dynamic city with tropical landscapes and stunning ocean views. Known for its pristine beaches, alluring gardens, and exceptional food and wine, Funchal offers a wonderful quality of life for both its residents and visitors. Its rich history is present in its impressive museums, architectural landmarks, and cultural festivals, providing a vibrant backdrop for living and working.