Teaching Assistant Job Application_2024


To apply, you need to meet the following competencies:

  • excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), navigating the internet and Blackboard;
  • time management skills; excellent writing skills in English;
  • ability to work independently , as well as in a team, and
  • ability to work respectfully with individuals of all cultures  and  backgrounds,  perspectives  and abilities.


To apply, you need to meet the following inherent requirements:

  • be a postgraduate student in 2024;
  • be enrolled as a UFS student in 2024 and be able to provide proof of registration in 2024;
  • have at least one year tutoring, facilitating or teaching experience as part of a certified programme (tutoring students in your personal capacity in your free time is unfortunately not seen as certified tutorial experience), and
  • be proficient in English


Your duties and responsibilities are as follows:

  • Attend trainings
  • Assist with facilitation of classes
  • Mark assessments and provide detailed feedback
  • Review module content
  • Attend meetings


Experience you will gain:

  • Professional and personal development
  • Career development
  • Development of graduate attributes (problem solving; ethical reasoning;community engagement; critical thinking;oral and written communication;entrepreneurial mindset; digital skills)


Your online application must be accompanied by your CV, academic record, certified copy of your ID and proof of certified tutoring or facilitation experience (if you are not studying Education) by using the following link: https://response.questback.com/isa/qbv.dll/bylink?p=OQGd0oO5pB9nTsVOXfLA_s9a3wEUmQWl3iKVgV05243mnEu3vc0PlH1FAc512CGH0


If your application is successful, you will need to avail 25 hours per week (5 hours per day) during UFS working hours for this position. You will thus have to find a balance between your studies and work duties/responsibilities as required within this position. This is not a remote­ working position, and  successful candidates are required to report to campus for work engagements.


Please note that foreign national students may not work more than 20 hours per week, in accordance with national labour law. The Teaching Assistant position on the Bloemfontein campus is a fixed 25 hour per week contract.


Closing date: Monday 13 November 2023

Enquiries: send an email to EDED@ufs.ac.za

Your application will be reviewed and you will receive communication should you be invited for an

interview. Should you not receive communication by 20 November 2023, please accept your application as unsuccessful.




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