Education and Teaching Assistant at a School in Guimaraes, Portugal

  • Education / teaching
  • Guimaraes, Portugal
  • August 29, 2023 02:26
  • 200€ - 300€
  • Internship

Job Description

  • Date Posted:
    Aug 29, 2023
  • Expiration date:
    Oct 29, 2023
  • Location:
    Guimaraes, Portugal
  • Hours:
    25h / week
  • Salary:
    200€ - 300€

Job Description

Vacancy Announcement: Education/Teaching Assistant in Guimarães, Portugal

Our esteemed school is actively seeking an enthusiastic, hardworking and professional Education/Teaching Assistant to join our vibrant team. Located in the heart of the historical city of Guimarães, Portugal, we offer a nurturing and dynamic environment where passion for education and commitment to our students are celebrated. We strive to provide high quality, diverse, and engaging learning experiences for all students.

Job Description

The successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate a genuine passion for education and a willingness to provide support in various classroom activities. Tasks include: assisting the classroom teacher in planning and organizing lessons; helping students understand and complete assignments; supporting students with special education needs; effectively communicating with students, parents, and staff; fostering a safe and positive learning environment; and participating in staff meetings and school events.

Job Requirements

Candidates for the role must possess:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Education or a closely related field.
  • Previous experience as a teaching assistant or similar role.
  • Proficiency in both English and Portuguese languages.
  • A solid understanding of child development and educational systems.
  • Certification/Training in First Aid and Child Protection would be an advantage.

Personal Requirements

It is essential that candidates have:

  • Proactive and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience and empathy for working with children.
  • Ability to work in a team and maintain professional relationships.

About Guimarães

Guimarães, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is often referred to as the "cradle of Portugal" owing to its significant role in the formation of the country. The city is brimming with history. Its medieval architecture, along with its modern day vibrant cultural scene, provides an enchanting mix of the old and the new. With fantastic school facilities and the environment Guimarães offers adventurous opportunities for outdoors, culture and social interaction, making it an ideal location to live, work and learn.