Nueva Oferta de Prácticas Internacionales: British School of Brussels

Spanish Language Assistant to the British School of Brussels.

The main role of the post holder is to support the class teacher. They will work with Spanish as a Foreign Language Teachers in the Modern Languages Faculty of the school. The students are aged from 11 to 18 and some will be preparing for IB, A Level and IGCSE exams.

The postholder will: Work with small groups to improve their speaking skills and build confidence orally, work with students on a one-to-one basis to prepare them for oral examinations, prepare fun and interactive resources for lessons or one-to-one sessions, build good relationships with students in order to help them achieve their full potential, assist with lunchtime clubs and activities, for example, conversation in Spanish, cultural club, short story club, etc. mark small assignments and assessments, support with cover lessons, support school language trips, support the creation / updating of resources and displays, undertake other supportive roles in the department and schoo.l

Working Hours/week:
Contact hours with students or classes minimum 20 hours/week. Also, preparation and planning time +/- 15 hours. Full time position of 37.5h/week in total.

Essential: Value the importance of building strong relationships with students, be open-minded to different cultures and values, B2 / C1 English level as the working language of the school is English, very good computer skills (Microsoft Office 365), a positive attitude, flexibility to work with different members of staff and follow their instructions with regards to planning, show initiative and work independently to build resources and materials that young people will engage with.

Desirable: Experience working with young people, ability to speak other languages.

In addition to the Erasmus Traineeship grant: Student room in paid accommodation (including cleaning, internet, heating, water and electricity).

In addition: A bus pass for public transport, 8€/day voucher to have lunch in the school cafeteria, flight costs for the initial trip to Belgium in October and for the return journey at the end of the placement.

Additionally, two return trips to the home country during the school holidays for a maximum budget of € 300 per trip.

How to apply: The appointment will be confirmed following a police record check and the receipt of appropriate references. Please do look at our school website for more information and, if you are interested in applying for this position, please send us your CV and letter of application to:
Names and contact details of two referees who would be willing to support your application should be provided. Thank you for your interest in the post and we look forward to hearing from you.

Closing date for application: 20th of May 2024 at 16pm.

Interviews to be held via Teams from 27th of May to 31st of May 2024.

Dates of employment for successful candidate: Tuesday 1st of October 2024 – Friday, 27th of May 2024