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Teaching Assistant

Nexford University

Nexford University

Johannesburg, South Africa
Posted on Saturday, September 9, 2023

The Online Teaching Assistant (TA) is responsible for supporting Faculty for Nexford University (NXU) undergraduate or graduate-level programs. The Online TA supports learner success by providing guidance within the course and providing individualized and substantive assignment feedback under the supervision of the faculty.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support Faculty with the grading of assignments which include, but are not limited to: Discussion Forums, Formative /Summative Assessments, and Incomplete or late submissions
  • Provide learners with individualized and substantive feedback on assignments
  • Notify Faculty and the Learner Services Team regarding learners who are struggling and may need additional support with writing or subject area tutoring
  • Assist with data collection as needed Required Skills and Qualities
  • Flexible work style appropriate for remote and offshore teams
  • Sound judgment and decision-making skills appropriate for NXU’s fast-paced, entrepreneurial culture
  • Strong outcomes-based orientation and track record of achieving results

About you

  • Teaching experience in undergraduate and graduate Business or Technology programs
  • Experience with grading learners’ work at the university level
  • Experience using a course-level rubric, knowledgeable with a plagiarism software (e.g., Turnitin) and/or a learning management system
  • Must have earned a bachelor’s degree in business from an accredited institution for undergraduate courses and a master’s degree in business or Technology related fields from an accredited institution for graduate courses
  • At least two years of teaching or TA experience in a Business School or with Business related subject areas
  • 1-3 years of industry experience highly desired


🏢 Work at a company with a social mission where you can make a real difference in the world

🏖️ Generous Vacation days

📚 12 paid days of professional development time off, post-probation

🌎 100% remote work

🤝 Contemporary collaboration tools

🎓 Free access to LinkedIn Learning from Day 1

🧠 An environment where you will be technically and intellectually challenged

🚀 An entrepreneurial and highly stimulating environment

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 50% discounted tuition on all Nexford courses for your immediate family

Work schedule

Shifting schedule rotating quarterly. May include morning, mid, night shift, weekends, and holidays