SUMMER EMPLOYMENT 2024: Student Teaching Assistant – School of Nursing

  • Location: Cape Breton University
  • Deadline: April 12, 2024


Position Title: Student Teaching Assistant

Hours Per Week: 10-12 hours/ week (wage per Student Hiring Policy)

Course(s) Supported: Spring/Summer Semester: NRSG 2101 – Professional Formation I & NRSG 2403 – Health Promotion & Assessment II

Closing Date: April 12, 2024


Please note. all activities noted below will be done in collaboration and with the faculty’s support, oversight, and supervision:

Evaluation and Assessment:

  • Evaluate student presentations, assignments, engagement, and exams based on predefined rubrics
  • Assessing and grading student work
  • Support presentation days, ensuring smooth execution and support for students.

Course Management:

  • Maintain and update Moodle, ensuring content relevance and accessibility for each session
  • Manage communication with students via Moodle and e-mail, including reminders and information uploads
  • Assist in managing periodic teaching activities, facilitating seamless course delivery.

Student Engagement and Support:

  • Support the moderation discussion board questions to encourage active participation and collaborative learning
  • Interact with students and respond to inquiries
  • Support guest speakers, ensuring their integration into the course

Additional Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to):

  • Assist in inputting online assessment tests and materials aligned with course objectives
  • Participate in supervision meetings and provide input on course improvements


The ideal candidate for the Teaching Assistant position should be a senior nursing student enrolled in the BScN program at CBU. Qualifications and attributes include but are not limited to:

  • Academic Excellence
  • Professionalism and Ethical Conduct
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Teaching Aptitude
  • Organizational Abilities
  • Commitment and Reliability
  • Adaptability and Openness to Learning
  • Commitment to Nursing Education

Applicants may submit their request for consideration to Professor Samantha Hodder Please include an updated resume and cover letter outlining your interest.

Cape Breton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation & gender identity.