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OSSC Winter Advisor Undefined
Teaching Assistant

Posting Date : June 18, 2017
Closing Date : Posting Expired


Duties

Duties: Working as a member of a team of graduate students to: • Offer one-to-one and small group support to both graduate students (full and part-time) and teacher education students who require assistance with their oral and written communication skills in the following areas; o academic writing (planning, organizing, writing and revising academic papers such as essays, MRPs, theses, dissertations, manuscripts for publication, funding applications, lesson plans, portfolios, personal journal entries); o presentation skills (in-class presentations, conference presentations, lesson delivery); • Provide support to teacher candidates in developing teacher skills (lesson planning process, mock lesson feedback ) and developing strategies to meet the diverse needs of learners • In conjunction with the annual Employment Preparations Conference, provide support for teacher education students preparing for job applications and interviews; • Develop and offer workshops for teacher education and graduate students on a number of topics related to language, culture, graduate student career paths, and schooling in Ontario; • Provide individualized support for international students and new Canadians with their English language development (grammar, oral communication, listening, reading and pronunciation skills; • Support international students and new Canadians in acculturating to the university environment; • Support internationally educated teacher candidates to become familiar with the culture of Canadian K-12 schools; • Promote the services of the OISE Student Success Centre to faculty members and students; • Use the online appointment booking and tracking software to post summaries of appointments; • Attend and contribute to regular team meetings.  

Qualifications

This position requires a high level of proficiency in English, strong communication skills, strong inter-personal skills, knowledge of second language learners as well as experience working with English language learners. Teaching experience is not necessary but will be considered a significant asset in supporting some components of the OSSC's mandate. You must be able to work well independently and as part of a team. Given OISE's students' class schedules, flexibility to offer appointments and workshops outside of the regular 8:30 to 4:30 office hours is required Except in exceptional circumstances all OSSC support activities take place as face-to-face appointments, onsite at 252 Bloor St W

Details

Department
OISE
Course ID
Undefined
Campus
St. George
Salary
43.65/hr
Course Enrollment
14000
Dates of Appointment
January 1, 2018 - April 30, 2018
Number of Positions
1
Number of Hours
110
Tutorial/Lab Schedule
TBA
How to Apply
http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/oise/Current…
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