Graduate Teaching Assistant Interview Questions

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Interview Question #1:

What are the main job duties and responsibilities of "graduate teaching assistant" employee?


Graduate teaching assistant responsibilities are to copy and distribute classroom materials; meet with supervisors to discuss students' grades or to complete required grade-related paperwork; evaluate and grade examinations, assignments, or papers and record grades; return assignments to students in accordance with established deadlines; notify instructors of errors or problems with assignments; lead discussion sections, tutorials, or laboratory sections; inform students of the procedures for completing and submitting class work, such as lab reports; prepare or proctor examinations; schedule and maintain regular office hours to meet with students; attend lectures given by the instructor whom they are assisting; develop teaching materials, such as syllabi, visual aids, answer keys, supplementary notes, or course web sites; complete laboratory projects prior to assigning them to students so that any needed modifications can be made; demonstrate use of laboratory equipment and enforce laboratory rules; provide assistance to faculty members or staff with laboratory or field research; teach undergraduate level courses; provide instructors with assistance in the use of audiovisual equipment; order or obtain materials needed for classes; assist faculty members or staff with student conferences; arrange for supervisors to conduct teaching observations; meet with supervisors to receive feedback about teaching performance.

Interview Question #2:

What are the skills required from graduate teaching assistant employee in order to success in his work?


Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents, Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times, Teaching others how to do something, Talking to others to convey information effectively, Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Interview Question #3:

Describe the abilities you have in order to work with us as graduate teaching assistant?


I have the ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand, listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences, read and understand information and ideas presented in writing, speak clearly so others can understand you, communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

Interview Question #4:

What are the knowledge elements you obtained from your education, training and work experience would support your graduate teaching assistant career?


The knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects, the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar, circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming, principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction, human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.

Interview Question #5:

How would you describe (graduate teaching assistant or your) needed work style?


My work style matching exactlty what cashier job requires by: being honest and ethical, being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks, being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations, a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction, establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.

Other graduate teaching assistant interview questions to expect:

Tell about yourself and why you think you are successful graduate teaching assistant?

Why do you like to work as graduate teaching assistant?

What could you do not like to work as graduate teaching assistant?

What are your future steps after experience you'll gain from your graduate teaching assistant job?

As graduate teaching assistant, what training courses or extra education that you think will improve your work performance?

What salary do you expect you'll get from being graduate teaching assistant employee?

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