Education and Teaching Assistant at a School in Guimaraes, Portugal

  • Education / teaching
  • Guimaraes, Portugal
  • April 22, 2024 02:27
  • 400€ - 900€
  • Internship

Job Description

  • Date Posted:

    Apr 22, 2024
  • Expiration date:

    Jun 22, 2024
  • Location:

    Guimaraes, Portugal
  • Hours:

    25h / week
  • Salary:

    400€ - 900€

Job Description

Education / Teaching Assistant Vacancy in Guimaraes, Portugal

About Our School

We are a diverse and dynamic educational institution located in the historical city of Guimarães, Portugal. Our school is home to a collaborative and inclusive community, committed to equipping students with the skills they need to succeed in the 21st century. We boast a highly qualified team of educators who encourage students to reach their full potential, and we are looking for a dedicated Teaching Assistant to join our team.

Job Description

We are seeking an Education/Teaching Assistant to support the classroom teachers in planning and implementing learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children. As a Teaching Assistant, you will be developing strong, positive relationships with students, to improve their learning process and academic performance. Your duties will include assisting in planning and preparing classroom activities, observing and documenting children's learning and development, supporting learners using technology and other resources, and collaborating with teaching staff to create an inclusive educational environment.

Job Requirements

The successful applicant will possess a degree in education or related field. Previous experience as a teaching assistant or an equivalent role will be advantageous. Proficiency in both Portuguese and English is essential. We require candidates to have strong communication skills, a patient and encouraging approach, excellent organisational skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.

Personal Requirements

Along with the aforementioned qualifications, the ideal applicant should have a genuine passion for education, an empathetic and caring nature, and a proactive, problem-solving approach to tasks. The candidate should demonstrate cultural awareness and sensitivity, and have the capacity to handle challenging situations with calmness and tact. A commitment to support our school mission and ethos is mandatory.

About Guimarães

Guimaraes, a city that has been proclaimed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a vibrant city, known as the birthplace of Portugal. Its historic center is packed with illustrious monuments, beautiful squares and narrow medieval streets. The rich history of the city complements the innovative environment of education. Apart from its historical significance, Guimarães also provides a welcoming and safe environment, making it a fantastic place to live and work.