Classified Title: Teaching Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CE Starting Salary Range: $25.00 per hour Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Sunday through Saturday Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Telecommute Department name: 60006979-Urban Teachers Personnel area: School of Education
Johns Hopkins University School of Education invites applicants for the position of Teaching Assistant, supporting our partnership with the Urban Teachers program. The position will be based in the Washington, DC area. We seek qualified candidates with expertise in Secondary Science.
Urban Teachers in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University, offers a four-year teacher preparation program that results in the conferral of a Master’s of Science in Education degree with dual certification in a content area and special education. The mission of Urban Teachers is to prepare highly effective teachers who significantly accelerate student achievement in the nation’s highest-need schools by recruiting outstanding candidates, equipping them with state-of-the-art training, and linking their certification to their demonstration of effective teaching practices.
**IMPORTANT: Telecommuting Available; Multiple Positions Available; Not Benefits Eligible**
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Teaching Assistants will assist their faculty instructor(s) with:
Preparation of coursework materials
Grading coursework assignments
Facilitation and classroom support of interactions including, though not limited to, small group work and breakout sessions
Provision of targeted participant support by conducting regularly scheduled office hours up to 2 hours per week
Teaching Assistants are required to:
Engage in weekly planning conversations with the faculty instructor
Be present for each course session
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Minimum two years teaching experience in relevant course content area
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Expertise in One of the Following Subject Areas:
English Language Arts, Mathematics or Special Education (elementary and/or secondary)
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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