Learning Assistant
MaKami College
Edmonton, AB, CAN
6d ago

Learning Assistant

MaKami College is the largest massage therapy school in Alberta offering the highest level of instructional training available in the Massage Therapy and Health Care Aide profession's.

The primary responsibilities of a Learning Assistant (LA) is to support student learning by providing assistance within three areas of Student Services classroom, field trips and in the Student Success Centre.

Major Accountabilities / Responsibilities ( Including but not limited to the following) :

  • Assist with preparing for lessons by getting materials ready or setting up equipment
  • Copying of instructional materials, assignments, exams, etc.
  • Ensuring that the classroom environment is positive and pleasant, without the distraction of disorder and mess (i.e. cleanliness of room, lighting appropriate, etc.)
  • Support individual students during class time to ensure understanding of key concepts and course requirements (i.e. assignments)
  • Observes students developmental issues and communicates findings to lead instructors
  • Participate as a supervisor for field trips and events outside of the classroom
  • Provide tutoring services to students in areas of expertise
  • Distribute teaching materials to students during class time such as textbooks, workbooks and papers
  • Distribute tests and homework assignments, and collect them when they are completed
  • Mark tests and assignments as directed by the Lead Instructor
  • Enforce administration policies and rules governing students
  • Reinforce lessons presented by Instructors by reviewing material with students one-on-one or in small groups
  • Assist with laundry duties (washing / drying) to ensure linen supplies available for students as required
  • Experience and Education

  • Registered Massage Therapist
  • Previous teaching or learning assistant experience
  • Good listening skills and is approachable
  • Able to work with students with different abilities and backgrounds and demonstrate patience when dealing with students who struggle with material.
  • Familiar with classroom routines
  • Able to manage difficult behavior's
  • Composure, tact and maturity in dealing with conflict
  • We offer competitive compensation, fun work environment and opportunity to grow your career in a post-secondary institution that not only cares about their students but also takes great care of their employees.

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