|Start date||01.06.2023 or upon agreement|
|Attendance||Fully in person – company’s office|
|Required language skills||English C1|
We are seeking a passionate and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Teacher Assistant Intern for our English Summer Day Camps for Children. This internship offers a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience in teaching English as a second language to young learners while working in a fun and dynamic environment.
This internship will run for the duration of the summer camp program, which is typically 8 – 10 weeks, plus preparation and feedback. The intern will be expected to work 35 hours per week, depending on the camp schedule. This is an unpaid internship, but we will provide valuable hands-on training and mentorship, as well as opportunities for professional growth and networking.
Your tasks and responsibilities
- Assist the lead teacher in planning and delivering engaging and age-appropriate English language lessons and activities for children ages 7 – 12.
- Provide one-on-one and group support to students to help them improve their English language skills and build confidence.
- Help create a positive and inclusive classroom environment where students feel safe and comfortable to learn.
- Monitor students during lunch and snack times, and assist with supervision during recess and other outdoor activities.
- Assist with administrative tasks such as record-keeping, lesson planning, and materials preparation.
- Participate in staff meetings, training sessions, and other professional development opportunities.
Training and learning elements of internship
|You will acquire knowledge on:||Lesson planning: You will learn how to plan and create age-appropriate English language lessons and activities for children that are engaging, interactive, and fun.
Classroom management: You will learn how to create a positive and inclusive classroom environment where students feel safe and comfortable to learn. This includes learning how to manage behavior, provide positive reinforcement, and maintain a structured classroom routine.
Teaching techniques: You will learn various teaching techniques for young learners, including how to use visuals, games, and activities to enhance language acquisition and comprehension.
|You will acquire skills in:||English language skills: You will learn how to identify and address the English language needs of students at different proficiency levels. You will also improve your own English language skills through immersion in the camp environment and working with our teachers.
Interpersonal skills: You will develop your communication and interpersonal skills, including how to connect with children, build positive relationships with them, and collaborate with colleagues.
Cross-cultural competence: You will develop an understanding of and appreciation for different cultures and backgrounds, including how to effectively communicate with students from diverse backgrounds.
Problem-solving: You will acquire skills in problem-solving, including how to identify and address the challenges that arise when teaching English to young learners.
Time-management: You will acquire skills in time-management, including how to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and manage your workload effectively.
|Education||The intern should have completed or be currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree in education, English, linguistics, or a related field. A teaching certification or relevant coursework in education, child development, and English as a second language (ESL) is a plus.|
|Skills and experience||
Interested? Then send us your application!
Apply by sending your CV and cover letter highlighting your qualifications and interest in the position.
We thank all applicants for their interest and will do our best to reply to all applicants. The deadline is flexible, as we accept interns also later on.
|Availability||Only within Erasmus+ Traineeship Programme (only if receiving grant/with zero grant)|
|Other reimbursement support||Public transportation ticket costs, Meal vouchers|
|Computer provided?||Yes, only for office|