English Teaching Assistant at a Language School in Guimaraes, Portugal

  • Education / teaching
  • Guimaraes, Portugal
  • September 18, 2023 02:27
  • 300€ - 600€
  • Internship

Job Description

  • Date Posted:
    Sep 18, 2023
  • Expiration date:
    Nov 18, 2023
  • Location:
    Guimaraes, Portugal
  • Hours:
    30h / week
  • Salary:
    300€ - 600€

Job Description

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

Seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated English Teaching Assistant for a reputable language school in the historic city of Guimaraes, Portugal. Our school is committed to providing an inclusive, enriching learning environment anchored in respect for cultural diversity, genuine interaction and lifelong learning.

Job Description

The prospective English Teaching Assistant will be expected to:

  • Assist the lead teacher in planning effective English lessons compliant with the school’s curriculum.
  • Provide individualised instruction to students to reinforce learning concepts presented by the lead teacher.
  • Track and report students’ progress to ensure they are mastering the skills on a regular schedule.
  • Conduct tutoring sessions, providing additional help for struggling students.
  • Enforce classroom protocols to maintain a conducive learning environment.

Job Requirements

Candidates must have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in English, Education or related field. TESOL, TEFL, or CELTA certification will be a plus.
  • Excellent command of English language both oral and written.
  • Proven experience working in an educational setting, ideally teaching English as a second language.
  • An ability to build rapport with students of diverse cultural backgrounds.

Personal Requirements

We are looking for someone who is:

  • A team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Highly organized, punctual, and reliable.
  • Flexible and can adapt to different learning styles.
  • Willing to live and work in Guimaraes, Portugal.

About Guimaraes

Guimaraes, often regarded as the "birthplace of Portugal", is a city steeped in history and rich in cultural heritage. It boasts a mix of historical sites, beautiful natural parks, and vibrant cultural events such as the popular Gualterianas festival. With its lively student population, Guimaraes is a fantastic place for teachers wishing to immerse themselves in Portugal's education system whilst enjoying the country's distinct culture and traditions.