English Teaching Assistant at a Language School in Guimaraes, Portugal

  • Education / teaching
  • Guimaraes, Portugal
  • April 18, 2024 02:25
  • Internship

Job Description

  • Date Posted:

    Apr 18, 2024
  • Expiration date:

    Jun 18, 2024
  • Location:

    Guimaraes, Portugal
  • Hours:

    25h / week
  • Salary:

    0€ - 200€

Job Description

Job Vacancy: English Teaching Assistant in Guimaraes, Portugal

About the School

We are a well-established and widely recognized language school in the beautiful historical city of Guimaraes, Portugal. Our school takes pride in promoting a multicultural learning environment for students of varying ages and language competencies. We are committed to enhancing individuals' communication skills in different languages, particularly in English, utilizing innovative and interactive teaching methods paired with a cultural immersion approach.

About the City

Guimaraes, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is known as the birthplace of Portugal with rich historical and cultural landmarks. The city offers a unique blend of traditional and contemporary Portuguese lifestyles, providing a peaceful and inspiring setting conducive to learning and personal growth.

Job Description

The successful candidate is expected to assist in teaching English to a diverse range of students, with varying levels of English proficiency. The job scope includes facilitating language lessons, preparing educational materials, conducting interactive learning activities, providing academic support, and assisting in the planning stages of curriculums and teaching strategies. This role also requires close collaboration with other faculty members in maintaining a productive and supportive learning environment.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor's Degree in English, Education, Linguistics or a related field and a TEFL/TESOL/CELTA certification. It is essential for the candidate to have a minimum of two years' experience teaching English as a second language. Experience teaching in a multicultural environment and familiarity with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) are desirable. Proficiency in Portuguese is advantageous but not required.

Personal Requirements

Applicants must demonstrate exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, a passion for teaching, and a high degree of cultural sensitivity. They must display strong lesson planning and organizational abilities; be proactive, flexible, resilient, and mindful in fostering a dynamic and inclusive learning atmosphere. Since the school embodies continuous development, potentials for further personal and professional growth are highly encouraged.