Temporary Job Opportunity: 2015 Robinson Center Summer Program Teaching Aides (Applications Due: 03/31/15)

The Robinson Center’s Summer Program is now seeking hourly Teaching Aides (TAs).  If you’re interested, the job description is attached, and further information can be found on our website:  https://robinsoncenter.uw.edu/programs/summer/

To be considered, all applicants must complete the online application and submit both their resume and unofficial transcript by 8AM on Tuesday, March 31, 2015:

1. ONLINE-APPLICATION:  https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/alyxwest/259697
2. RESUME/TRANSCRIPT DROPBOX:   https://catalyst.uw.edu/collectit/dropbox/kctlee/34455

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Working Title:  Summer Program Teaching Aide
Hourly Salary: $11-12/hr
Working Hours: Up to 6 hrs Per Day

The Halbert and Nancy Robinson Center for Young Scholars offers Summer Challenge, a 3-week summer commuter program for students currently in the 5th-6th grade
(July 6th– July 24th), and Summer Stretch, a 5-week summer program for 7th-10th graders (June 29th– July 30th). These programs offer highly capable students a fast-paced, challenging curriculum in varying subject matters.  The Center is currently seeking temporary, hourly teaching aides to support summer course instructors in the daily classroom activities.

The Summer Program Teaching Aide is required to attend an orientation before classes start and will assist the classroom teachers with all aspects of instruction and supervision. The teaching aide will report directly to the classroom teacher and be responsible for completing time sheets.

Duties may include but are not limited to assisting the teacher with the following:

  • Supervising students inside and outside of the classroom (to include fieldtrips when applicable);
  • Classroom activities, evaluations and attendance taking;
  • Copying of course materials, running class related errands, etc.;
  • Organizing, inventorying, and storage of class materials;
  • Monitoring of students’ behavior to ensure safety;
  • Preparing progress reports and final transcripts;
  • Organizing, inventorying, and storage of class materials
  • Other related duties as assigned.


  • Background in subject area;
  • Able to attend all class sessions and the staff orientation;
  • A satisfactory outcome from a criminal background verification will be required prior to hire.


  • Experience working with youth identified as highly capable.

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