Teaching Assistant Job Description

Teaching Assistant Job Description

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Teaching assistant provides support for the laboratory courses offered primarily through the Introductory Biology Program in the Department of Biological Sciences.

Teaching Assistant Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Participating in staff in-services and attending conference
Coordination of executive leader teaching faculty
Coordination of student internship/mentoring assignments and logistics
Coordination of assessment weekend for both cohorts (one cohort per year)
Assisting program directors in data collection, analysis, and dissemination of program evaluation reporting
Co-authoring and co-delivering reports to disseminate best practices on graduate education with emphasis on the professional doctorate
Collaboratively working with subject matter experts to develop and deliver executive education learning modules
Coordinating guest lectures for ACCE program courses
Teaching one course per semester in Adult, Workforce and Continuing Professional Education as needed
Assisting in recruitment of cohorts of 25 students per year, attending recruitment events, and hosting recruitment sessions for Ed.D

Teaching Assistant Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Teaching Assistant

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Education for Teaching Assistant

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Employers hiring for the teaching assistant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Education, Writing, Mathematics, Reading, Teaching, English, Chinese, Management, Computer, Communication

Skills for Teaching Assistant

Desired skills for teaching assistant include:

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Learning sciences
Learning theory
Research methodology
Ability to assist in the instructing reading
Writing and math
Resort and local area
Experience in the teaching of courses in translation and interpretation

Desired experience for teaching assistant includes:

Coordinating logistics for students to ensure ease of access and availability of services at offsite locations
Development of a mentoring/internship handbook and other procedural programmatic documents
Serve on graduate committees as needed
Coordinate with students and university to set dissertation proposal and defense meetings
Teaching ED 711 – Applied Quantitative Methods in Education II – to approximately 15 doctoral students from across the College of Education
Providing instruction on regression analysis including, but not limited to, topics such as hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, interpreting results, categorical predictors, interaction effects, nonlinear functions, assumptions of regression, binary dependent variables (logistic regression)

Teaching Assistant Examples

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Teaching Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of teaching assistant. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for teaching assistant
  • Teaching Assistant in the above chemistry courses as assigned by teaching faculty
  • Holding recitations on a weekly basis in general chemistry
  • Running chemistry laboratory sessions in both the semesters
  • Grading all quizzes, assignments, lab reports, and exams
  • Of 20 hours per week) Undergraduate Teaching Assistant positions
  • Teach five courses per year in graphic design and visual communication
  • Serve department and design program needs
  • Assist the lab instructor to provide student support in the lab including student interaction, technique demonstration, and reinforcing concepts introduced in the lecture and lab setting
  • Assist the instructor to provide student support for NBEO Part III clinical skills and injection skills examinations preparation including student interaction, technique demonstration, and reinforcing concepts that were previously instroduced in the lecture and lab setting
  • Neutralize unknown single vision lenses, progressive lenses and create an answer key book
Qualifications for teaching assistant
  • Must be able to participate for the entire duration of the course, including final exam grading
  • Must be available to lead labs and sections between 8 am and 7 pm
  • Assist the Undergraduate Coordinator(s) as needed
  • Assist with the coordination of all accreditation and licensure requirements for the MED undergraduate program, including edTPA efforts
  • Five sessions of observation for not less than 2 ½ consecutive hours per observation in licensed preschools or child care centers with one year teaching experience in a licensed center or preschool, or one year of supervised practicum in licensed center or preschool
  • Terminal degree in Education or related field preferred
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Teaching Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a teaching assistant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for teaching assistant
  • Assist in organizing and preparing for mock proficiencies
  • Monitor student utilization of lab space to ensure safe and appropriate usage of instrimentation and lab equipment
  • Provide instructional assistance during assigned lab time
  • Provide regular cleaning and maintenance of laboratories and optometric equipment
  • Enjoys working both independently and as a team member
  • Brings a "no job is too big or small" philosophy to work
  • Assist faculty/lead instructor with preparation of teaching materials
  • Assist faculty/lead instructor in the presentation of material and instruction
  • Move equipment, ensure its proper use and assist in facilitating equipment maintenance
  • Monitor students and equipment during class session
Qualifications for teaching assistant
  • Evidence of ability to publish in peer-reviewed journals in the field is required
  • Should have six or more years of clinical experience or residency completion and three years of experience
  • Newly graduated residents with exceptional abilities WELCOME to apply
  • Must be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Internal Medicine, IM/Peds or Family Medicine
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English advantageous
  • Experience in teaching at the professional student level desired
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Teaching Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a teaching assistant. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for teaching assistant
  • Lead small study groups
  • Assist in Lab
  • Proctor open lab times
  • Assist the professional faculty member with teaching duties in the classroom, laboratory and the computer laboratory as directed
  • Under the direct supervision of faculty member, a Teaching Lab Assistant may be listed as the instructor of record
  • Monitor instructional area for safety conditions
  • Assist in recruiting and registration of students and scheduling of classes
  • Give tours to prospective students, parents, or counselors
  • Tutor students over materials already covered by the instructor, including conducting reviews for tests
  • Assist students as they conduct laboratory work
Qualifications for teaching assistant
  • New York State Level I, Level II, Level III, Pre-Professional, or Continuing teaching assistant certificate is required
  • Nine month appointment, expected effort will be 80% teaching, 10% scholarship, and 10% service
  • Develop and deliver nationally recognized teaching and research programs
  • Create an environment that fosters diversity and collegiality
  • Attract grant funds to support teaching and research programs
  • Applicant must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
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Teaching Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of teaching assistant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for teaching assistant
  • Process student records and maintain student files
  • Prepare the laboratory for quality and accuracy
  • Perform routine maintenance, calibration and repair on laboratory equipment and other instructional aids
  • Initiate requisitions for consumable supplies and equipment repairs
  • Maintain inventory of supplies and equipment and assure security for each
  • Maintain inventory of all instructional program capital equipment
  • Understand the pre-work content and the goals of each section so you can clearly communicate the expectations to students
  • Work w/ Admissions to manage pre-work tracking sheet for every cohort, including providing feedback on submissions
  • Communicate pre-work deadlines, sending calendar invites and including additional reminders in Slack
  • Set up private slack channels for each student with yourself, the Instructors, and the Admissions team member
Qualifications for teaching assistant
  • Professional experience in web programming, design and development
  • PhD or equivalent in related area (required for tenure-track position)
  • Names and contact information of three current, professional references (titles, mailing and emailing addresses, and phone numbers)
  • Mathematics (elementary and/or secondary)
  • Special Education (elementary and/or secondary)
  • Mastery of Biol 1107K, 2120K and 2130K content
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Teaching Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of teaching assistant. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for teaching assistant
  • Participate in admissions interviews for the data science bootcamp as needed
  • Assist the professional faculty member with teaching duties in the classroom, laboratory, computer laboratory, or shop as directed
  • Under direct supervision of faculty member a Teaching Lab Assistant may be listed as the instructor of record
  • Aid the professional staff in the construction of training aids
  • Maintain an inventory of supplies and equipment and assure security of each
  • Establish course organization and pacing
  • Develop a wide variety of written content including explanatory text, questions, exercises, and scripts for video recordings
  • Design distinctive interactive learning experiences – work across the organization to define product functionality, represent the voice of the student in an iterative development process, and provide feedback via user acceptance testing process
  • Enter course content in the HBX platform
  • Facilitate review process as part of product launch
Qualifications for teaching assistant
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology required
  • Some experience in curriculum or lab assistance preferred
  • Experience in a laboratory classroom
  • One to three years of successful related work experience preferred
  • Ability to travel to off-campus recruitment and community events
  • Ability to work in a flexible lab environment that will consist of moving light and heavy equipment to accommodate any given class

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