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Teaching Assistant
Summary
Title:Teaching Assistant
ID:252
Department:Faculty
Salary Range:N/A
Status:Full-Time
Location:Lansing
Description

Summary:

To undertake education support duties and assist the Instructors in the day to day needs of the students, to enable the Instructors to implement the curriculum and respond to the students’ needs.  To maintain complete confidentiality on all school matters.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned:
 
Discuss assigned duties with classroom Instructors in order to coordinate instructional efforts.
 
Tutor and assist students individually or in small groups in order to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by Instructor.
 
Assist in creating a learning environment where students are valued and encouraged to learn.  Comments to the students are phrased in a positive, constructive manner, highlighting both strengths and areas of improvement needed.
 
Provides students with an understanding of how they will use the course material in a work environment.
 
Assist in enforcing classroom and dress code policies.
 
Assist Instructors with maintaining student records; grade assignments and exams, and compute and record results, using grading rubrics.
 
Support Instructors in photocopying, filing and other tasks in order to support teaching.
 
Assist with placing new supplies in stock room or classroom. Help with classroom inventory at the end of each term.
 
Keep student files up to date; make new student labels and files each term.
 
File graded assignments and immunizations.
 
Attend weekly faculty meetings.
 
Obtains industry certifications as determined necessary by the Institution.  
 
Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not include any supervisory responsibilities.
 
Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
 
Education and/or Experience:
A graduate of Career Quest Learning Center with an industry certification related to field of study. 
 
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
One or more industry certifications are required to demonstrate proficiency in the area of instruction or degree in a field related to the area of instruction.
 
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand and move about the classroom and/or lab.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision.  The employee must be able to communicate verbally via telephone and face-to-face.
 
Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
The work performed is carried out in an office and classroom setting.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.  There are no environmental hazards.
 
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