English Teaching Assistant at a Languages School in Porto, Portugal

  • Education / teaching
  • Porto, Portugal
  • July 14, 2023 02:26
  • 100€ - 600€
  • Internship

Job Description

  • Date Posted:
    Jul 14, 2023
  • Expiration date:
    Jan 14, 2024
  • Location:
    Porto, Portugal
  • Hours:
    20h / week
  • Salary:
    100€ - 600€

Job Description

Job Vacancy: German Teaching Assistant

About Our School

We are a well-established language school located at the heart of Porto, Portugal. Our institution offers a plethora of language courses taught by trained professionals. Our aim is to provide a well-rounded language learning experience that incorporates practical skills and cultural appreciation. We pride ourselves on our diverse and international teaching staff who are passionate about delivering engaging lessons.

About The City

Porto is a city in northwest Portugal known for its stately bridges and port wine production. It is the second-largest city in Portugal and has a rich architectural heritage, vibrant arts scene and a welcoming spirit. Living in Porto will expose you to Portuguese culture, history, and delicious cuisine coupled with the warmth of its people. Besides, being a UNESCO World Heritage city, Porto is an inviting place for sightseeing, gastronomy, and leisure.

Job Description

The successful applicant will be expected to assist with German language teaching for a wide range of students, from children to adults with various proficiency levels. Main responsibilities include: planning engaging exercises and activities to facilitate language learning; assisting main teachers in class preparation and assessments; providing support with individual learners and catering for different learning styles; regularly communicating with main teachers about students’ progress; providing assistance in cultural activities related to German language study.

Qualifications and Requirements

Applicants must have an advanced level of German proficiency (C1/C2 level) and at least a B2 level in English or Portuguese. A Bachelor’s Degree in German Language, Linguistics, Education, or any related field is required while a Master's Degree or previous experience as a language teaching assistant would be considered an asset. The candidate should have excellent communication and organizational skills, as well as a patient, enthusiastic, and creative attitude towards teaching.

Personal Requirements

We expect candidates to be able to work well as part of a team and maintain professionalism at all times. They should be culturally sensitive and dedicated to student success. It will be essential for them to have an open attitude and adaptability to different teaching methods and learning styles. A positive approach to challenges and an unwavering dedication to education and language learning are integral qualities we look for in our teaching assistants.