Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary:

Assist faculty or other instructional staff in postsecondary institutions by performing instructional support activities, such as developing teaching materials, leading discussion groups, preparing and giving examinations, and grading examinations or papers.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $37,650.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Advanced degree (includes Master's, Professional, and Doctoral degrees)
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 1,836
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 6.30 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Critical Thinking
Oral Communication
Information Gathering
Attention to Detail
Written Communication
Computer Fundamentals
Work Ethic
Learning Orientation
Resource Management
Technology and Tool Usage

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Training and Teaching Others

Develop educational and instructional programs
Develop lesson, course, or training objectives
Select teaching materials
Update instructional or educational curricula
Select method of instruction
Organize educational material or ideas
Develop instructional materials
Prepare educational reports or presentations
Develop educational presentations
Adapt course of study to meet student needs
Develop teaching aids
Prepare tests
Modify teaching methods or materials to accommodate student needs
Evaluate student performance
Plan educational or learning activities
Prepare audio-visual teaching aids
Manage instructional outcomes
Teach post-secondary courses
Monitor student progress
Plan experiential learning activities
Establish educational, instructional, or training policies, procedures, or standards
Manage educational content
Update knowledge of formal and informal learning activities
Develop training programs
Develop training evaluation procedures
Administer tests to assess educational needs or progress
Coordinate employee continuing education programs
Develop educational assessment materials
Develop strategies or programs for students with special needs
Apply multiple teaching methods
Teach work related or interest-based courses
Tutor students who need extra assistance
Evaluate students for needs, skills, or educational potential
Adapt educational activities to meet student needs
Guide class discussions
Create learning materials with technology-based delivery systems
Organize training procedure manuals
Establish rules or policies governing student behavior
Plan esteem building activities for children
Manage classroom activities
Prepare instruction manuals
Prepare training reports or presentations
Document lesson plans
Determine student learning levels
Teach mentally or emotionally-impaired students
Teach principles of medicine
Organize informational materials
Determine student problems
Apply early childhood education techniques
Teach elementary or primary courses
Teach music for specific instruments
Identify training needs
Teach online courses
Teach physical education
Teach sports rules or techniques
Teach others to use technology or equipment
Teach medical laboratory procedures
Develop training materials
Train others on equipment associated with diverse vocational, occupational, or work related interests
Teach training techniques
Train educational personnel
Train others in the use of computer or network related equipment

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