Department: Educ Ctr for Talent Developmnt Salary/Grade: TMP/01
The CTD Summer Program provides a unique, rigorous, and fun academic summer camp for students in grades 4-12. Teaching Assistants work on the academic side of student support, and work with their collaborative team to create an unparalled experience for students and families from around the country and across the globe.
Job Summary:Teaching Assistants work in close collaboration with Instructors to provide academically challenging instruction to CTD students. Teaching Assistants support the academic and social engagement of students, and directly supervise students before class, and throughout the academic day. Day Program courses will run in-person in Evanston, IL. In-person courses will switch to remote instruction using Schoology and Zoom should public health conditions or conditions on-site require.
Hours: M-F, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm (4:30pm for Leapfrog program). Two unpaid, half-hour breaks allotted per day.
Grades 2-3 Leapfrog Program Six, one-week sessions, June 21 – July 30
Grades 4-6 Solstice Program
Session 1: June 21 – July 2, 2021
Session 2: July 5 – July 16, 2021
Session 3: July 19 – July 30, 2021
Grades 6-8, Spectrum Program
Session 1: June 21 – July 9, 2021
Session 2: July 12 – July 30, 2021
Learn and implement CTD policies and procedures, including and especially those related to COVID-19
Agree to and abide by COVID-19 testing requirements as determined by Northwestern University Risk Management.
Uphold and promote the CTD Honor Code among staff and students.
Maintain CTD’s standard of active supervision at all times according to grade level requirements.
Assume program-related responsibilities as requested by CTD administrative staff.
Communicate with instructor to review course goals and expectations of the TA role.
Assist Instructors with all instruction-related tasks, such as taking notes on student progress, leading small groups, etc.
Prepare for specific lessons and daily duties by keeping up with course content, readings, etc.
Substitute for Instructor, if necessary.
Communicate with academic, residential, and administrative staff regarding student progress.
Promptly document any academic or behavioral issues within 12 hours of any incident.
Review student medical notes, i.e. allergies/other medical needs, and uphold confidentiality policies.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Current or past enrollment in a college undergraduate or graduate degree program required. Previous experience working with children in a classroom or camp setting is strongly preferred.
As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 40690
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.