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Teaching Assistant

Johns Hopkins University
United States, Maryland, Baltimore
July 25, 2022

Teaching Assistant
Johns Hopkins University School of Education invites applicants for the position of Teaching Assistant, supporting our partnership with the Urban Teachers program. We seek qualified candidates with expertise in urban education and secondary literacy.

Through this collaboration with the Johns Hopkins University School of Education, Urban Teachers 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.

NOTE: The position will be based in the Dallas, TX area.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

Teaching Assistants will Assist their Faculty Instructor(s) with:
  • Preparing materials for coursework sessions
  • Grading coursework assignments
  • Facilitating and supporting classroom interactions including, though not limited to, small group work and breakout sessions
  • Providing 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):
  • Completion of Master's Degree is required
  • Minimum two years teaching experience in the relevant course content area

* Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Expertise in one of the following content areas:
  • English Language Arts (elementary and/or secondary)
  • Mathematics (elementary and/or secondary)
  • Special Education (elementary and/or secondary)
  • Urban Education

Classified Title: Teaching Assistant
Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CE
Starting Salary: $25.00/hr
Employee group: Casual / On Call
Schedule: Mon-Sun/6-20hrs
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: Texas
Department name: Urban Teachers
Personnel area: School of Education

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at . For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

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The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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