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
■ 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 firstname.lastname@example.org . Selected candidates will be notified by email for an interview. Compensation will be based on the level of expertise and experience.