German Language Teaching Assistant at Porto School of Languages, Portugal

  • Education / teaching
  • Porto, Portugal
  • August 6, 2023 02:26
  • 400€ - 600€
  • Internship

Job Description

  • Date Posted:
    Aug 06, 2023
  • Expiration date:
    Feb 06, 2024
  • Location:
    Porto, Portugal
  • Hours:
    30h / week
  • Salary:
    400€ - 600€

Job Description

Job Vacancy: English Teaching Assistant

About the School:

We are a vibrant language school situated in the heart of Porto, Portugal, renowned for our commitment to offering high-quality language education. Our courses range from general language learning to specialized business language training, catering for all age groups. Students are at the core of our mission, to inspire and enable them to communicate confidently in a global environment. We operate in a fast-paced, dynamic context, where innovation in education is highly prized.

About Porto:

Porto is a coastal city in northwest Portugal known for its stately bridges and the production of port wine. It's a vibrant, bustling city with rich history and culture, and was classified as World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. The city offers a welcoming environment with a great quality of life, beautiful architecture, fantastic gastronomy, and friendly locals, making it a great place to live and work.

Job Description:

As an English Teaching Assistant, your main responsibilities include assisting the Lead English Teacher in the planning and execution of lessons, developing and grading assignments, monitoring student progress, and maintaining classroom order. You'll also be asked to contribute to the preparation of teaching materials, attend staff meetings, and partake in professional development workshops.

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate should have a bachelor's degree in English, Linguistics, or a related field, with previous experience in an educational setting. A TEFL, TESOL, or CELTA certification is a significant advantage. Proficiency in another language, preferably Portuguese, is highly desirable. We seek someone who is enthusiastic, adaptable, and can work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, coupled with good organizational competence, are necessary for the role.

Personal Requirements:

We value individuals who are passionate about education, culturally sensitive, and resilient in the face of challenges. A good sense of humor, creativity, and an ability to make learning fun is crucial in keeping students engaged. A proactive approach to solving problems, the ability to think on one's feet, and a strong commitment to professional development are also part of the ideal profile.