Remote | Part-time
Strayer University

Teaching Assistant in English – Online (Part Time)

  • Remote / Nationwide
  • Part time
  • R05443

To create an optimal learning environment, the University relies on Teaching Assistants to support instructional Faculty by interacting with students in online classrooms that have a large number of students.

We are currently in search of a passionate part-time Teaching Assistant to support our Online undergraduate level English class for the upcoming Winter quarter starting January 2, 2019.

NOTE: Applications must include copies of unofficial transcripts to receive full consideration.

Essential Duties:

  • Analyze student activity within discussions and assessments and choose the appropriate responses
  • Accurately use the right type of responses based upon training and input from the master instructor
  • Assist in managing generic student communications
  • Utilize online learning platform (Blackboard) to communicate with students
  • Escalate unique issues to the master instructor
  • Assist with grading
  • Monitor engagement levels and provide recommendations on the best approach on how to increase engagement
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Adhere to university policies and procedures

Education:

  • All degrees must be conferred and from an accredited institution to be considered
  • Master’s degree in English, English Education or Communications required

Work Experience:

  • Previous teaching experience with adult learners

Job Skills:

  • Exhibits sound judgment in making decisions
  • Ability to lead group discussions
  • Ability to keep accurate records
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have strong computer skills

Other:

  • Access information using a computer
  • Effectively communicate, both up and down the management chain
  • Manage potentially stressful situations in a professional and ethical manner
  • Strong mental acuity