English Teacher/Tutor – Basic (A1)

We are currently seeking volunteers to assist in teaching English for foreigners. Each phase of the course lasts a total of 12 weeks, and classes can either be in a large group setting (16 students) or smaller/tutoring style groups (up to 5
students).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement and deliver the curriculum provided by the Lisbon Project
  • Mark, grade and give written/verbal feedback whenever appropriate
  • Inspire and motivate students to learn and practice the language
  • Ensure that students’ varying needs and interests are met
  • Maintain frequent and open communication with the Education team of the Lisbon Project
  • Provide a creative and dynamic class using a range of media and resources (video, music and games)

Requirements:

  • Fluency in Englsh (Native speakers are preferred)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including effective listening
  • Leadership skills – ability to coordinate and teach a large group
  • Cultural awareness and ability to interact with people from different cultures, genders, religions and backgrounds

Benefits:

  • Working in a team that aims to create impact
  • Work experience
  • Free tea and coffee (like all day long)!
  • Meeting people from all over the world and getting know their stories

Time Commitment: 5 hours a week

Duration: Minimum 14 week commitment

Volunteer reports to: Education Program Manager

We can’t do it without you! Thank you for being a part of our team.