Samba and Portuguese Tutor

Come Dance and Teach with Us at Rio & Learn!

Are you passionate about Brazilian culture, especially the exhilarating rhythms of Samba and Forró? Do you love sharing your knowledge of Portuguese in a vibrant classroom setting? If so, Rio & Learn is looking for someone like you! Join our team as a Samba and Portuguese Tutor and become a pivotal part of our dynamic, fun-loving educational family. At Rio & Learn, we’re not just a school; we’re an experience that immerses both students and staff in the heart of Rio’s cultural essence.

Location: Rio & Learn Portuguese School, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


  • Lead and Innovate: Conduct and manage all Samba and Forró dance classes at Rio & Learn, providing students with an authentic and enjoyable learning experience.
  • Language Instruction: Teach Portuguese language classes as part of our regular curriculum, adapting your approach to fit a range of student abilities from beginner to advanced, group and private classes.
  • Follow School Methodologies: Funlearning and Livelearning.
  • Cultural Ambassador: Embody and impart the joy and cultural significance of Brazilian dance and language, enhancing students’ understanding and appreciation.
  • Curriculum Development: Assist in the development of engaging educational materials and lesson plans for both dance and language instruction.
  • Event Participation: Participate in and help organize school events, performances, and activities that promote Brazilian culture and language learning.


  • Proven Experience: Solid background in teaching Samba and Forró, with a track record of engaging and effective instruction.
  • Language Proficiency: Fluent in Portuguese, with experience in teaching Portuguese as a second language preferred.
  • Educational Credentials: Degree in any field.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to inspire and motivate students.
  • Flexibility and Creativity: Ability to adapt teaching methods to Rio & Learn methodologies and to create an inclusive, dynamic learning environment.


  • Bonus by results: Receive a 0-1000 reais extra depending on personal or company results, ensuring you are rewarded for your expertise, dedication and teamwork.
  • 40h instead of 44h: Work 40 hours per week!
  • Cultural Integration: Immerse yourself in the international community and culture through direct engagement and school-organized events.
  • Professional Development: Opportunities to develop professionally and grow your skills for those who are hands-on.
  • Vibrant Work Environment: Work in one of the most iconic locations in Rio de Janeiro, Copacabana, surrounded by beach, passionate professionals, and enthusiastic learners.

If you’re ready to samba your way into a fulfilling teaching career while spreading the joy of Portuguese language and Brazilian dance, apply to join our team at Rio & Learn! We can’t wait to see the unique rhythm you bring to our community.

Position Title: Samba Tutor
Hiring Organization: Rio & Learn
Job Category: Educational
Employment Type: Full time
Job Location: Rio de Janeiro
Salary: 3000
Working Hours: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Beggining of Employment: Immediately
Duration of Employment: No end date
Industry: Education