TA243134- Winter 2023-GSA-1 Improving French Proficiency

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GSA-1, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
School of Languages and Literatures
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Winter 2023
This Work Assignment(s) may be assigned to fulfill the terms and conditions of a guaranteed Job Security Period: 
Yes
Course Details
Course Number: 
GSA-1
Course Name: 
Improving French Proficiency
Course Format: 
N/A
Course Description: 
Other
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
The primary position will be providing one-on-one to French Studies students identified by the section as needing remedial support in their writing and oral skills. Depending on the number of students (max 20) who are identified for this offer, additional tasks may include marking for French studies instructors. *** The University of Guelph has vaccination and masking policies that may be altered with limited notice depending on COVID-19 circumstances and advice from government, public health authorities, and prevailing science. Currently, the vaccination policy is paused and masking will be paused as of July 1, 2022 (https://news.uoguelph.ca/2022/06/covid-19-update-masking-update-and-classes-on-campus-this-fall/). With the evolving nature of the pandemic, public health measures may resume with little advance notice to address the health risks. Should this occur, vaccinations will be required. The U of G’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy can be found here (https://news.uoguelph.ca/covid-19/vaccination/). More COVID-related information can be found here (https://news.uoguelph.ca/covid-19/faculty-and-staff/)
Projected Class Enrolment: 
n/a
Level of Appointment for GTA, GSA-1 UTA(s)
The following is an estimate of number and levels of available appointments at the time of posting. This may change (increase or decrease) at the time of assignment contingent on departmental needs.
This Posting includes Multiple Work Assignments: 
Yes
Number of Available 0.5 (70 hour) Work Assignments: 
0
Number of Available 0.75 (105 hour) Work Assignments: 
0
Number of Available Full 1.0 (140 hour) Work Assignments: 
1
Total Number (Load) of Assignment(s) Available: 
1
Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Preparation
Student Consultation
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Meetings
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: 
Required skills include strong oral and written skills in the French language, ability to identify difficulties experienced by students in written and oral expression, and ability to share information and strategies for improvement with students.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
approx 10 hours per week during Winter 2023 semester; discuss and arrange with supervisor
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
January 5, 2023 to April 10, 2023
Wage Rate (per hour, per semester, per Full-load 1.0 Work Assignment): 
GSA-1 $43.73/hr; $6125.96/semester effective 2022/23
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Monday, December 12, 2022
Posting Email Contact: 
postappl@uoguelph.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
If you have any questions, please contact Angelina Candotti, Administrative Assistant, SOLAL, candotti@uoguelph.ca

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Teaching Assistant work assignments are unionized with CUPE 3913 and their terms and conditions of work are covered by the Unit 1 Collective Agreement between the University and CUPE 3913 (email contact: president@cupe3913.on.ca).