PGTA - Education, Practice and Society

14 October 2022

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Education, Practice and Society is looking for a PGTA for 2022-23. Start date: 13 October 2022 Deadline to apply 25 October 2022 by 23:59 pm

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Department: IOE, UCL's Faculty of Department of Education and Society Education, Practice and Society
Modules: Education and International Development Cluster MA Programmes

Number of hours: up to 180 hours per academic year
Start date: 13 October 2022
Duration: Up to 1 year

Grade: PGTA (Grade 6)
Location: London (UCL Bloomsbury Campus)

Application deadline: 25 October 2022 by 23:59 pm

Job description 

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The Department of Education, Practice and Society (EPS) is a thriving multidisciplinary department at the IOE. The Centre for Education & International Development (CEID) was launch in June 2017 and is within EPS. The CEID MA cluster has 5 MA programmes taught:

  1. Education and International Development MA
  2. Education and International Development: Conflict, Emergencies and Peace MA
  3. Education, Gender and International Development MA
  4. Education, Health Promotion and International Development MA
  5. Educational Planning, Economics, and International Development MA.

We are looking for PGTAs who have expertise in education and international development and one or more of the following areas: gender, health education/promotion, educational planning, education in emergencies.

The purpose of this job is to support teaching and learning on the MA programmes through individual tutorials, small group teaching and contribution to online teaching materials. Main duties of the post are facilitating and supporting seminars and online discussion, tutoring assignments as well as coursework assessment and provision of feedback

Postgraduate Teaching Assistants will be given training in support of their roles.

Key responsibilities 

  • Teaching assistance through the facilitation of seminars and/or workshops
  • Class preparation and meeting with lecturers/module organisers
  • Giving feedback to students;Undertake tutorial support for assignments for one or more modules

Requirements for role 

The successful candidate/s is educated to Masters degree level (or having equivalent experience), in education and international development or related field, and working towards a relevant postgraduate degree (PhD). You have the ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing, with students, academic and support staff at all levels. In addition, you will have demonstrable sound knowledge in a subject area relevant to the module(s) to be supported.

This post is open to UCL students only.

How to apply 

To apply for the vacancy please apply via the UCL website Vacancy Ref:1888386:Postgraduate Teaching Assistant attaching a one page expression of interest and CV, please address the selection criteria in numerical order.