Sep 28, 2023
Nov 28, 2023
30h / week
100€ - 800€
Vacancy: Educational/Teaching Assistant - Guimarães, Portugal
We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed teaching assistant to join our team in one of the most distinguished schools in Guimarães, Portugal. Our school provides quality education to students from various backgrounds. With a fully integrated curriculum and focus on holistic student development, we firmly believe in fostering personal growth alongside academic achievement.
Job Role and Responsibilities:
- Support the class teacher in the development and implementation of individual education plans.
- Work closely with students, either individually or in groups, to ensure understanding of the curriculum and to promote active participation in learning activities.
- Assist students with special educational needs by providing tailored support based on their individual requirements.
- Maintain a productive and safe learning environment by enforcing school policy and procedures.
- Participate in meetings with other educational staff and attend regular professional development sessions.
- Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field; a postgraduate degree will be considered as an extra qualification.
- Previous experience of working in an educational setting, particularly with young children.
- Excellent command of Portuguese and English; knowledge of a third language will be considered an advantage.
- Ability to manage classroom behaviour and create a positive and inclusive learning environment.
- A dedicated and caring approach towards students with a passion for teaching and learning.
- Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
- Flexible attitude to work, with the ability to adapt to changing requirements.
- A positive, self-motivated individual with a team-player mentality.
Famed as the birthplace of Portugal, Guimarães is a captivating city filled with historical wonders, verdant parks, and charming plazas. The city offers a vibrant yet relaxed lifestyle and is renowned for its rich cultural heritage. With a robust education sector, Guimarães offers a nurturing and stimulating environment for educators. The city also boasts a varied and vibrant cultural scene with a wealth of shops, restaurants, and attractions, providing a balance between work and leisure activities.