FR - Language Teaching Assistant (Spanish speaker)

Education and/or Teacher Training
United Kingdom
4 Mar, 2019 to 31 May, 2019
28 Feb, 2019

General information

3 months

* Interest in working with young people is essential.  The role involves helping pupils develop linguistic abilities in a classroom environment.You must be studying to become a teacher / professor = magisterio The Host CompanyThe host organisation is a school with pupils between 11 and 18 years old. The school has been designated the status of a Performing Arts College. This means the organisation specialises in dance, music and drama classes alongside the more common curriculum. The school has also received the Career Mark award, which is proof that it has fulfilled rigorous criteria with regards to Careers Education and Guidance. This means that the school will help pupils to create a positive self image, an understanding of opportunities, the ability to implement decisions and to learn from experience.The PlacementThis school requires an international student to help them with a wide variety of tasks. One of the aspects of the role would be to help the school to develop its international links. With this in mind the student would have the task helping the school to maintain its International Award.An interest in working with young people would be essential as the role involves helping teachers at the school develop their pupils linguistic abilities and cultural awareness. This will include working  in the Modern Foreign Languages Department with small groups of pupils, assisting them with learning languages.In addition to these educational support roles the placement also requires the student to become involved in the day to day administrative and organisational tasks. This will require a strong sense of business related skills as there are many different departments that will requires assistance. These may include the school's finance department - responsible for budgets and a payment of a large number of employees - correspondence with government bodies in an initiative to improve attendance figures at the school but also other general administrational tasks. As well as this it is anticipated that the student will be involved in the organisation of school trips, particularly those with an international dimension to them.This is an excellent placement opportunity for the right candidate. It offers a very varied and dynamic experience in an internship that will involve business activity.During the placement the student will have 2 weeks Christmas holidays and 1 week during half term possibly in February.The Ideal Student

  • Enjoys working with children
  • Is enthusiastic
  • Is committed
  • Is polite, welcoming and warm
  • Speaks fluent English
  • Speaks native Spanish
Financial compensation
Transportation costs


School  Teaching  Training  Internship  Placement  England  United Kingdom  Children  Pupils  

Additional Information

- IMPORTANT - To apply for an ISPO internship in the UK you must hold a valid EU, EEA or Swiss passport. Applicants should be currently enrolled within an educational establishment (university/college) or have achieved postgraduate status. Students participating in an ISPO internship should have an excellent level of spoken and written English, as you will often be expected to act as an intermediary between the host company and the student’s native country. The host companies who take part in ISPO will not pay a salary, hence all students applying to ISPO should enquire about Erasmus+ funding through their Universities. (To support placements abroad). (Consult your internship coordinator for information about Erasmus+ grants, Governmental or any other kind of funding available to you). Please note that without funding you will not be able to take part in an unpaid internship regardless of personal financial circumstances, due to current UK legislation. The host company will pay accommodation costs for the duration of your placement (subjected to a maximum of £370 per month). Basic accommodation costs usually covers rent and utility bills. Services such as telephone and Internet are the student's own responsibility. It is the ISPO student's own responsibility to make travel arrangements and to cover the cost of travelling to and from the UK. Students are also strongly advised to get their own travel insurance to cover their personal belongings whilst on placement in the UK Applicants will ideally be available for a minimum of 5 to 6 months. ISPO does consider applications for shorter term placements, however most host companies and accommodation providers are looking for at least 5 to 6 months commitment. Students must be aged 18 years or over when the application is made.
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