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Teaching Assistant

Johns Hopkins University
United States, Maryland, Baltimore
June 28, 2022

Teaching Assistant

The Doctor of Education Online Program is seeking a
Teaching Assistant for assigned online course(s), facilitating communication between and providing course support to students and faculty. Please note, this is a Casual hourly position; It is NOT a full-time opportunity. Preference will be given to a JHU School of Education EDD student who have previously completed the course in which they will be assigned.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responds to student inquires through TA office hours, synchronous sessions with instructor, or other forms of communication.
  • Assists with discussion forums by facilitating and contributing to discussion to promote student engagement.
  • Promotes communication between faculty and student by communicating with faculty when there is a problem or concern, or need for clarification on course material.
  • Provides support for faculty by collecting and reviewing the format of written assignments (such as APA formatting) .
  • Communicates regularly with the course faculty.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Doctoral Degree or Doctoral Degree in process (at least 21 credits completed).

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:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with diverse populations.
  • High level of comfort with technology and the online course format.
  • Strong knowledge of content area for specific courses.
  • Strong knowledge of research methodology, learning sciences, learning theory, or other theories of learning for EdD program.

Classified Title: Teaching Assistant

Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CE

Starting Salary: $20 per hour

Employee group: Casual / On Call

Schedule: 8.0 Hrs/ Monday - Sunday

Exempt Status: Non-Exempt

Location: Telecommute

Department name: EDD Program

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 HR Business Services Office at . For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit and all other JHU applicants should visit .

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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