Education/Teaching Assistant at a School in Porto, Portugal

  • Education / teaching
  • Porto, Portugal
  • May 16, 2024 02:25
  • 300€ - 600€
  • Internship

Job Description

  • Date Posted:

    May 16, 2024
  • Expiration date:

    Jul 16, 2024
  • Location:

    Porto, Portugal
  • Hours:

    20h / week
  • Salary:

    300€ - 600€

Job Description

Education/Teaching Assistant Vacancy in Porto, Portugal

Our dynamic and nurturing independent school located in the heart of Porto is seeking a dedicated Education/Teaching Assistant to join our international community. Our establishment places student learning at the core of its philosophy, committing itself to innovation while fostering respect and admiration for Portugal's rich cultural heritage.

Job Description and Duties

As a Teaching Assistant, you will be integral to supporting the delivery of our holistic curriculum. You will work collaboratively with our faculty members to enhance students' educational experiences. Responsibilities include:

- Assisting classroom teachers in the planning, preparation, and implementation of individual and group activities.
- Nurturing each student’s education by understanding their uniqueness, catering to their individual needs, and fostering their intellectual curiosity.
- Maintaining a stimulating, organized, and tidy classroom environment that encourages independent and co-operative learning.
- Observing, recording, and reporting on student progress to help teachers evaluate and further refine their teaching strategies.
- Supporting classroom discipline and reinforcing the school’s standards of conduct.
- Participating in staff meetings, professional development events, and accompanying students on field trips.

Personal and Professional Requirements

We are looking for candidates who are passionate about educating young minds and shaping the leaders of tomorrow. The ideal candidate will possess:

- A Bachelor’s degree in Education or relevant field. Experience working in an educational setting is highly favourable.
- Ability to foster a diverse and inclusive learning environment that respects all students’ differences.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both Portuguese and English.
- Strong organizational skills, adaptability, and the ability to multitask and problem-solve independently.
- Understanding of child development, learning, and behavior management theories and strategies.
- Proficiency in using digital tools and platforms for classroom management, distance learning (where necessary), and student engagement.
- Resilience, empathy, and patience, alongside a deep respect for the individual needs and backgrounds of all students.

About Porto

Porto is Portugal's second-largest city and one of Europe’s most enchanting. Known for its stately bridges, the historic Ribeira district, and the world-renowned Porto wine, this coastal city combines rich cultural heritage with contemporary charm. With a mild climate, several beaches, and an active cultural scene, Porto offers a high quality of life and has emerged as a global center for tourism, commerce and education.