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Teaching Assistant

Summary
of Responsibilities: 
The TA is responsible for supporting MCM courses, individual
tutoring, the holding of general tutorial sessions, review presentations, and
for assisting in departmental tasks as assigned by the department?s head or by
the Dean. This position involves assignments covering 35 hours a week within
the period of 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (flex hours) from Sunday to Thursday.
Occasional proctoring duties may be required on Saturdays.

 

Under direct instruction of teaching staff and
Department Head, the TA is expected to do part or all of the following:

·        
Assist
the Faculty with their teaching duties, including: preparation of course
materials, mentoring students in need of help, proctoring examinations, etc.

·        
Assist
with class presentations, planning, grading quizzes, and preparing student
evaluations

·        
Prepare
and routinely maintain classroom materials/resources/displays, assist students
in their use, and displaying students? work.

·         Encourage
student interaction and engagement with Faculty led activities

·        
Support
and supervise students in lessons in relation to learning strategies

·        
Be
aware of student problems and achievements and report to faculty as
appropriate.

·        
Undertake
student record keeping under the faculty?s supervision.

·        
Provide mentorship and support for MCM
student clubs.

·        
Comply
with policies and procedures relating to student information confidentiality
and data protection, reporting any concerns to the appropriate person.

·        
Actively
support the Department and University policies and ensure that all students
have an equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.

·        
Contribute
to the overall aims and targets of the Department and University, appreciate
and support the roles of other members of the Department and attend relevant
meetings as required. 

·        
Be
aware of and take part in the University performance management framework and
participate in training and development activities as required. 

·        
Undertake
any other similar duties as requested by Faculty members or Department
Head. 

·        
Provide
individualized instruction during office hours

·        
Help in proctoring of examinations within the College.

·        
Provide feedback to the faculty on student academic weaknesses.

 

Education:

1-     
Bachelor degree in
a related major with a GPA above 3.00 from an accredited university where
English is the language of instruction.

2-     
Resident of
Kuwait.

 

Skills

·        
High proficiency in Arabic and English

·        
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft office

·        
Advanced knowledge of software and hardware specific
to any of the three areas of the department?s emphases (Public Relations,
Visual Communications, Broadcasting/Digital media).

Joining Date: 
2016-09-01
Last Date to Apply: 
Degree: 
Bachelors
Number of Position: 
2
Rank: 
Vacancy ID: 
17
Closing date: 
Thursday, 30 June 2016
Vacancy Type: 
Admin
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admin
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