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Teaching Assistant

The core responsibilities of teaching assistants (TAs) are tutoring students, assisting with class paperwork, teaching the class as requested by the instructor, assisting with administrative tasks such as note-taking and photocopying, and generally helping to ensure that the class runs smoothly. At 7th Grade and Above sites, TAs also supervise evening class sessions. Additionally, TAs in science classes must assist with class demonstrations, prepare lab sessions, teach the lab sessions as requested, clean up after lab sessions, and complete an end-of-session inventory.

TAs’ daily working hours are morning and afternoon class times, evening sessions at 7th Grade and Above Sites, and additional planning and preparation time as requested by the instructor. At 7th Grade and Above sites, TAs are responsible for Sunday evening class sessions. At all sites, TAs are responsible for working the opening weekend, some of intersession, and the closing weekend. Otherwise, TAs do not have scheduled responsibilities on the weekends.

Terms of Employment

  • First-year salary is $2,400 for two sessions
  • Room and board are provided
  • Employees pay their travel to and from domestic program locations
  • Travel assistance is provided for international travel to sites outside of North America

Desired Qualifications

  • College-level course work in the discipline with GPA of 3.2 or better
  • Experience working with children or adolescents
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office and web-based applications like Box
  • Maturity, responsibility, and creativity
  • Lab experience (science-class applicants only)

Position is available only at residential sites.

Complete Job Responsibilities (PDF)

If you have questions about summer employment with CTY, write to us at ctysummer@jhu.edu or call 410-735-6185.

Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.