Pedagogical Trainee

Job description

Are you passionate about education? Would you like to help and inspire students in their learning journey?

If you are looking for a long-term position in the Red House International organization, this great opportunity as a Trainee could be the perfect role for you!


ABOUT THE ROLE

Successful applicants will have a motivational and inspirational attitude and a fun, charismatic disposition.

Contribute to building a robust learning atmosphere that motivates students’ appreciation for being at school and feeling part of a joyful community.

This trainee role entails supporting the Head Teacher and Teaching Assistants and their cheerful pupils, as well as contributing to the quality of the teaching and learning within and beyond the classroom, in line with our school's philosophy.


Key responsibilities:

  • Provide support in the classroom, sharing with the teacher the conveying of activity instruction to students in order to enhance learning;
  • Assist the teacher in the distribution and collection of materials, etc.;
  • Participate in the implementation of didactic-pedagogical projects at the school;
  • Keep the classroom organized, anticipating the materials requested by the teacher;
  • Support in decorating walls, doors, tables and bulletin boards around the school;
  • Ensure safety, constantly staying with the students, in any activity, observing, guiding and interfering when necessary, to avoid the likelihood of accidents. Keeping this stance comprehensively for all school students;
  • Receive students upon school arrival and exit, paying attention to safety standards, handing the child over only to the person in charge;
  • Support the teacher in managing the class in times of absence or temporary unavailability of the teaching assistants;
  • Record students' activities through videos and photos and send them to the teacher, within the previously established deadline, without harming the classroom’s dynamics;
  • Attend academic meetings, educational conferences and development workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence;
  • Follow Red House's general guidelines (Language Policy, Teachers' Handbook, Assessment Policy).
  • Carefully observe the children's attitudes and behaviors in order to identify illness, informing the assistant about the situation;
  • Report children's behaviors to the assistants so that they can report such behaviors to their families.

Requirements

  • BA in Pedagogy and/or Psychology on-going;
  • Proficiency in English (English level: B2 or higher).