English Language Teaching Assistant at a Language School in Guimaraes, Portugal

  • Education / teaching
  • Guimaraes, Portugal
  • October 6, 2023 02:25
  • 200€ - 500€
  • Internship

Job Description

  • Date Posted:

    Oct 06, 2023
  • Expiration date:

    Dec 06, 2023
  • Location:

    Guimaraes, Portugal
  • Hours:

    30h / week
  • Salary:

    200€ - 500€

Job Description

Vacancy: English Teaching Assistant, Language School, Guimaraes, Portugal

Our School Overview:

Tucked away in the picturesque city of Guimaraes, Portugal, our Language School is a leading institution dealing in multi-lingual education. We take pride in our immersive, student-centered teaching methodologies which facilitates language comprehension and fluency. A team of highly qualified educators make up the cadre and we are looking to expand our faculty with a dedicated English Teaching Assistant.

About Guimaraes:

Guimaraes, often referred to as the birthplace of Portugal, is a UNESCO World Heritage City filled with rich history and culture. A city draped in medieval architecture and abundant green spaces. It offers a vibrant student scene, being the home to the University of Minho. For English teachers who cherish history, culture, good food and excellent wine, Guimaraes provides the perfect backdrop.

Job Description:

  • Working closely with our lead English teacher in delivering lessons, following the approved syllabus.
  • Providing individualized attention to learners, identifying areas of improvement.
  • Assisting in creating an engaging, interactive learning environment through the use of diverse teaching materials and techniques.
  • Helping prepare and administer exams, homework assignments and other assessments, tracking student's progress and submitting regular reports.
  • Participating in faculty meetings, workshops and other school-related activities.

Job Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree in English, Linguistics, Education or equivalent is required, a TEFL/TESOL/CELTA qualification will be preferred.
  • Proven experience as a teaching assistant or a similar role in Education.
  • Excellent command of the English language including accent, pronunciation and grammar knowledge.
  • Familiarity with current teaching methodologies and the ability to adapt to new ones.
  • Proficiency with technology, including online learning tools and MS Office.

Personal Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A passion for teaching and the ability to inspire students.
  • Highly organized with attention to detail, capable of prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines.
  • Flexibility and creativity to adapt to the dynamic learning environment and curriculum changes.
  • Willingness to engage in continuous professional development.