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Teaching Assistant - freelancer

Teaching Assistant (m/f/x, on a freelance basis, to start in April, August and November 2019 and April 2020)

ESMT Berlin is an international business school that offers a full-time MBA, an executive MBA, and a master’s in management as well as executive education programs. We strongly believe in cross-team collaboration to achieve our mission to develop entrepreneurial leaders who think globally and act responsibly. 

ESMT Berlin is looking for several teaching assistants for a blended MBA program. Teaching assistants support the Faculty in the delivery of blended (online) courses and assist in the quality assurance of content.

Your tasks will include

Course management
  • Liaising with the delivery team (faculty, program manager and learning designers)
  • Regular check-ins with participants online (roughly 2 hours per day over 10 weeks)

Student support

  • Guiding students through the course
  • Responding to student inquiries, providing feedback on activities
  • Facilitating learning activities by endorsing and encouraging engagement
  • Monitoring student progress with learning analytics and contacting students who are not engaging/logging in
Delivery of live classes
  • Supporting the Faculty with delivering live sessions
  • Provide additional live optional tutorial sessions as required

Your profile

  • For quantitative courses, you have at least a Master’s level degree in Economics or an alternative quantitative social science or management discipline; currently enrolled PhD students are specifically encouraged to apply.
  • For non-quantitative courses, you have at least a Master’s level degree in Management, Leadership or Social Sciences with a business or management focus; currently enrolled PhD students are specifically encouraged to apply
  • Fluent in English (German language is not required)
  • Are allowed to work as a freelancer (for foreigners: Aufenthaltstitel: “Selbstständige Tätigkeit gestattet”)

Before a course commences, you will complete the ‘teaching assistant online’ course and meet with delivery team to prepare for course delivery. You will develop an in-depth knowledge of course content by reviewing blended course and materials.

This is what we can offer you

You will receive a payment for delivering a course of up to EUR 2.000 on account (to cover prep time plus approximately 100 hours of course support).  

Upcoming courses for which teaching assistants are being sought include:

  • Business Economics (start April 2019) Position filled
  • People and Organizations (start May 2019) Position filled
  • Operations Management (start August 2019)
  • Marketing and Sales (start August 2019)
  • Financial Management and Project Finance (start August 2019)
  • Agile Leadership (start August 2019) Position filled
  • Entrepreneurial Strategy (start November 2019)
  • Entrepreneurship (New Business Creation) (start November 2019)
  • Customer Analytics (start November 2019)
  • Matchmakers in the Digital Economy (start November 2019)

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Please submit your application by using our online application form, including:

  • short motivation letter and your preferred course
  • CV with relevant certificates and references
  • possible start date
  • Copy of your visa / work permit

ESMT Berlin
Nick Barniville
Director, EdTech Lab
Schlossplatz 1
10178 Berlin