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TEMPORARY: Teaching Assistant

Apply now Job no: 508927
Work type: Staff Part Time
Categories: Other Staff Positions

UMass Dartmouth Workers' Education Program

Teaching Assistants  (Part-Time Daytime or Evening Positions, Non-Benefited, Grant Funded)

SUMMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION: Teaching Assistants assist with teaching and reinforcing learning concepts in the adult education classrooms. Teaching Assistants may work in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes and/or Adult Basic Education (ABE)/High School Equivalency Test preparation (HiSET) classes. Teaching Assistants will work part-time mornings and/or evenings.


  • Assists the teacher in planning and preparation for daily activities; aids instructional efforts of the teacher.
  • Presents subject matter to adult learners, under the guidance of a teacher, utilizing a variety of methods.
  • Assists adult learners, individually or in groups, with lesson assignments to present or reinforce learning concepts.
  • Serves as a substitute teacher for the classroom teacher when necessary.
  • Establishes positive rapport with students served.
  • Identifies problems, issues, and concerns related to students
  • Communicates regularly with students, teachers, advisor, and director.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Demonstrates participation in professional development and shares knowledge at staff meetings.


EDUCATION: High school diploma or GED or relevant experience.

OTHER:        Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Computer literacy. 


  • Excellent interpersonal skills, cross cultural, organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in person in the classroom and/or remotely.
  • Ability to work daytime or evening hours.


For ESOL Teaching Assistants, the ability to speak Spanish.

For ABE Teaching Assistants, experience with high school equivalency tests and/or high school course content.


Applicants must be authorized for employment in the U.S. on a full time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship not available

To apply please submit a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three professional references.

                                                  The review of applications will begin immediately.

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