Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTA) for the Summer Session 2024

The Department of Educational Studies invites applications for Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTA) for the Summer Session 2024


Course no. and number of sections available:

EDST 404. 1 cr. (Summer Term, July 2th to 26th, 2024). 6 tutorials (T01, T02, T03, T04, T07, T08).


Two TA appointments are available. (3 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.



$37.53-38.99/hour per the CUPE 2278 Salary Scale 

Approximately 50 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:

Holly-Kate Collinson-Shield, Administrative Manager

Department of Educational Studies

Faculty of Education

Education Centre at Ponderosa Commons

6445 University Boulevard

Vancouver B.C. V6T 1Z2
Deadline for applications:  Friday, February 23, 2024


Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

If you require any accommodations during the application or hiring process, please contact Holly-Kate Collinson-Shield.


Due to the number of applications we receive, we are not able to confirm receipt of submissions over the phone or by mail, nor can we provide the status of applicants except for those who are selected.