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Teaching Assistant - B-102 (Fall Only)

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Federal Work-Study Position Application Form

Job Title

 Teaching Assistant: B-102
Reports to  Dan Ulrich
Department  Academic
Days of Week Class meets Friday 8:30-11:10am most weeks, meet with instructor one hour a week, and meet with students outside of class occasionally. 
Time of Day Friday 8:30-11:10, other times as agreed
Hours per week 8.5-Fall only
Start date  8/26/2014, with a few consultations before hand by phone or email. 
End date  12/13/2014
Pay rate  9.75
General description/brief summary Teaching Assistant for Introduction to New Testament History and Literature. Contributes to students learning in the classroom section of the course. The Assistant also has an opportunity to gain some experience in planning, implementing and evaluating a graduate level course.
Duties/responsibilities

The assistant is expected to attend most class sessions and to meet regularly with the instructor. Other tasks may include leading tutorials for students who need help with the large amount of data covered in the course, assisting with small and large group discussions or assisting with comments on papers. The specific tasks involved are negotiable and vary depending on the interests of the assistant and the needs of the students taking the course.

Other duties as assigned.

Skills/qualifications Excellent prior completion of B-102-Introduction to New Testament History and Literature or an equivalent graduate level course at another seminary. Gifts for teaching, including the ability to lead review sessions and class discussions. Respect for diversity and attention to the needs of individual students. Ability to monitor discussions on Moodle.
Physical demands  N/A

 

Larry Taylor
(MDiv Connections)

LarryOriginally, I was ordained to ministry by the Lewiston Church of the Brethren (Minn.) and later went on to earn a PhD in psychology, and am now a third year Master of Divinity (MDiv) student at Bethany. Having been a church planter for several decades, a Bible college director for a half-dozen years, and a pastoral psychotherapist for a lengthy season, I felt attracted to explore the possibility of hospital chaplaincy because of the challenges afforded me in Bethany's ministry formation classes, which were the catalyst to deeper understanding, broader theological reflection, and openness to the call of God.