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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant

(Thursday February 7, 2019)

Teaching Assistant

The Teaching Assistant will work under the primary class instructor to assist with the implementation of the course syllabus. Ideal candidates for this position will have a Bachelor’s degree in Product Design, and preferably 1-2yrs of relevant experience in a classroom setting. The candidate must be attentive to the unique needs of each student and should be able to identify solutions when students encounter issues. Additionally, he/she will help grade assignments, record attendance and develop learning tools for students. Further, ideal candidates will be compassionate, strong communicators, highly organized, and have a passion for excellence in design education.

Primary responsibilities will include:

■ Working closely with faculty in course preparation, tracking attendance, grading, and communicating with students
■ Help teachers prepare for lessons by getting materials ready or setting up equipment, such as computers
■ Assisting students with assignments, deadlines, exhibitions, and preparation for exams and juries
■ Fostering classroom cohesion and active participation by students
■ Managing online portal for course information and assignments
■ Designing and delivering a workshop on a topic of personal interest and expertise
■ Reinforce lessons presented by course instructor by reviewing material with students one-on-one or in small groups

Qualifications

■ Bachelor’s degree in Product Design
■ About 1 to 2 years of work experience in a classroom setting
■ Good written and verbal communication skills in English
■ Ability to be assertive in a classroom setting
(*Freshers may also apply)

Working hours are 9 am to 5:30 pm Monday through Friday plus alternate Saturdays.

How to Apply

Applicants should send (a) CV and (b) short essay response (250 words max) to the question of how might you help a student who is falling behind in the classroom. Send application materials in PDF format to rattan.gangadhar@anu.edu.in . Selected candidates will be notified by email for an interview. Compensation will be based on the level of expertise and experience.