Specific Roles and Responsibilities :
Prior to arriving a TA must :
Once classes have begun, a TA is expected to take an active role in delivering course material and assisting students in their learning journey.
Specifically, a TA is required to :
A TA will work with the Internship Coordinator to place his / her students in internships that best fit each student’s development needs and goals.
Exact responsibilities may vary depending on the Internship Coordinator’s system of matching students and internships.
A TA has a responsibility to get to know his / her students outside of the classroom setting. While TAs are encouraged to bond with their students through informal means (for instance, through meals with students), at a minimum TAs are required to :
TAs are expected to play an active role in the broader community. Specifically, a TA must :
A pal group leader is responsible for organizing events at the beginning of the session that facilitate bonding amongst the group.
Intern Coach : Job Description
At the end of four weeks of class, some Teaching Assistants will transition into the role of Intern Coach. Intern Coaches work with the same group of students for whom they served as a Teaching Assistant.
For instance, someone who served as Product Management TA will work with his / her former PM students once those students start their internships.
and second, to assist our students in career planning. Detailed roles and responsibilities can be found below.
Specific Roles and Responsibilities
From an internship support perspective, an Intern Coach is expected to provide :
g. conflict resolution, managing upwards); and alerting the Internship Coordinator when his / her involvement is deemed desirable or necessary.
Though there is flexibility in how an Intern Coach should provide technical and practical support, at bare minimum the Intern Coach must :
From a career planning perspective, an Intern Coach must work with each student to produce the following items by the end of the internship period :
In addition, the Intern Coach must provide the following career services to his / her students :
TA would need to have some industry knowledge and educational background on the coursework being taught. Ideally studying towards a post graduate degree with one of the below majors.
Specific Courses available :
Position is based in Cape Town, South Africa for the duration of the course. (Travel to and accomodation in Cape Town is not covered by the company as is to come out of candidates remuneration.)
Courses run over 6 weeks and there are 2 back to back courses run over a 12 week period
Ideally candidates should be available for the 12 week duration - but could possibly be available for each session individually.
Dates of sessions : Session 1 :
Session 1 :
27 May 2019 - 5 July 2019
Session 2 :
8 July 2019 - 16 August 2019
Only successful candidates will be contacted.