Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTA) for the Summer Session 2023

The Department of Educational Studies invites applications for Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTA) for the Summer Session 2023.

Course no. and number of sections available:


EDST 404. 1 cr. (Summer Term, July 4th to 28th, 2023). 6 tutorials (T01, T02, T03, T04, T07, T08).


Three TA appointments are available. (2 tutorials/appointment.)


Attend lectures. (Tues. 13:00-14:30.)

Lead tutorials. (T07, T08. Thu. 8:30-10:00; T01, T02. Thu. 10:30-12:00; T03, T04. Thu. 13:00-14:30).

The instructor will assign tutorial sections to each TA. You must be available to attend lectures and tutorials at all of the times listed above.

Tasks for these positions include: leading tutorials; grading assignments; attending planning meetings; assisting the instructor with the preparation and distribution of materials; maintaining class records; meeting with students; research related to the course; and/or other tasks involved in course preparation and delivery as assigned by the instructor.


$33.80-$35.13/hour per the CUPE 2278 Salary Scale 

Approximately 25 hours per TA appointment is available.


Candidates must have advanced training and/or be enrolled in a relevant master’s degree or doctoral degree. Excellent communication skills and an ability to work collaboratively are also required.

A background in philosophy of education, or ethics, or education law, and/or as a classroom K-12 teacher, is desirable but not required.


To be eligible for a Graduate Teaching Assistant position, applicants must be registered as a student at UBC.

Application Procedure:

The Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Application Form EDST Job Postings; a current curriculum vitae (CV); teaching evaluations (if available) and cover letter (optional).  New applicants should also include the names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers of three referees.

Please send applications electronically to:

Deadline for application: Wednesday, March 15th, 2023.