Work with the Centre for Lifelong Learning

The Centre for Lifelong Learning is planning its 2023/24 programme and would welcome the opportunity to work with members of departments, and in particular postgraduates, to develop new course ideas and teaching opportunities. Previous teaching experience within higher education is required.  The Centre provides an extensive programme of open-access evening and day courses which attracts … Continue reading Work with the Centre for Lifelong Learning

GTA Training Needs Survey: tell us about your training needs

The Academic Practice Team is currently reviewing GTA support, training, and professional development at either University wide, faculty, or departmental level.  We would therefore be grateful if all PGRs interested in teaching and learning in Higher Education would complete this survey to support us in this review. The survey is anonymous.  Question in the survey relate to:  … Continue reading GTA Training Needs Survey: tell us about your training needs

Introduction to Teaching and Learning training

For PGRs who want to teach, the Academic Practice Team welcomes you to book onto the Introduction to Teaching and Learning course. It covers key aspects of HE teaching and learning, such as marking and planning your teaching, and will help build your confidence to teach as a GTA. The training comprises: 4-hour self-study component (to complete before the workshop) +  2-hour in-person … Continue reading Introduction to Teaching and Learning training

Teach with the Maths Skills Centre

We are advertising for Graduate Teaching Assistants for the Maths Skills Centre with no fixed deadline.  If we have applications and no vacancy, we will hold your application on file until a position becomes available. For more information and to apply, go to the Current teaching opportunities page. Any questions please email maths-skills-centre@york.ac.uk.

PGR Induction – Resources

Thank you to everyone who came to our recent Postgraduate Researcher (PGR) Induction. It was wonderful to meet so many of you and welcome you to the university! We’d really appreciate it if you could spare a couple of minutes to fill out our Induction Feedback Form – your thoughts on this year’s event will … Continue reading PGR Induction – Resources

GTAs and Student Wellbeing and Support: Focus Group Invitation

Deadline: 1 August 2022 We understand from departments that Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) may be being approached for support by students in need or distress, or encountering them unexpectedly in the routine course of your teaching, even as you are strictly speaking not supposed to be offering wellbeing support to students. Not only is this … Continue reading GTAs and Student Wellbeing and Support: Focus Group Invitation

Teaching in Sociology

Applications are open for University of York PGRs interested in being a GTA in the Sociology department for the next academic year. They’re looking for GTAs to facilitate seminars on their preferred module from any of the four first-year undergraduate modules:  Cultivating a Sociological Imagination;  Sociology of Crime and Deviance;  Introduction to Sociological Theory; Introducing Social Psychology. They can … Continue reading Teaching in Sociology

Interested in being a GTA in the Sociology department next year?

The Department of Sociology is holding a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) recruitment event for you to find out more about vacancies, meet current GTAs, find out how to apply and ask any questions. Sociology GTA recruitment eventFriday 13 May 2-3pmLMB 002a Sociology GTA vacancies and the recruitment event are open to any PGR in the … Continue reading Interested in being a GTA in the Sociology department next year?