Aug 23, 2023
Oct 23, 2023
20h / week
200€ - 300€
Role: Education / Teaching Assistant
Location: Viseu, Portugal
We are a well-established, vibrant and thriving educational institution located in the beautiful city of Viseu, Portugal. Dedicated to delivering excellent academic performance and fostering a nurturing environment, our forward-thinking school boasts an inclusive, multicultural community. With commitment to providing holistic education, we integrate creative arts, athletics, technology and an international perspective to academic subjects.
We’re looking to hire an enthusiastic and dedicated Education/Teaching Assistant to support individual students or small groups in our diverse learning environment. This role is fundamental in helping to foster students' intellectual and social development, ensuring that they make the most of their educational experience.
- Assist the teacher with classroom organization and resources preparation.
- Provide support during instructional activities, guiding and motivating students to participate.
- Contribute towards developing and implementing Individual Educational Plans (IEPs) for students with special needs.
- Supervise students during lunch, play periods and on field excursions.
- Provide support outside of the classroom for students’ emotional and social growth.
- Monitor, record and report students' performance and behavior progress to relevant parties.
- Minimum of a high school diploma. Further education in education or child development will be an advantage.
- Experience working in an educational setting.
- Fluency in both English and Portuguese.
- Proficiency with standard office software (Microsoft Word, Excel).
- Complete a background check.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Compassionate, patient, and understanding nature.
- Ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with others.
- A commitment to promoting inclusivity and diversity.
- Strong problem-solving and adaptability skills.
- Positive, energetic, and enthusiastic mindset.
Tucked into Portugal's northern heartlands, Viseu is a city of narrow lanes, shaded parks, and a historical center that has remained miraculously unspoiled. Known for its tranquility, natural beauty, and rich cultural heritage, it brims with charm and enchantment at every corner. Renowned for its education system, it offers a warm and friendly habitat extraordinarily conducive for living and learning.