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Great place to work as a teaching assistant

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Current Employee - Teaching Assistant  in  Toronto, ON (Canada)
Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Toronto, ON (Canada)

I have been working at University of Toronto as a contractor for less than a year

Pros

Good union. Good benefits. Good people. Supportive people all around

Cons

Work load is a little too extreme. It is just hard to keep up with all the grading and feel like you are giving the students a fair shape

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Other Reviews for University of Toronto

  1.  

    Great experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Research Assistant  in  Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at University of Toronto as a contractor for more than a year

    Pros

    - good rate
    - prestige
    - related to field of study
    - unionized

    Cons

    - some of the contract terms

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Teaching Environment at University of Toronto depends on the Department, and the Course Coordinator

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant  in  Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at University of Toronto as a contractor for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, good hours, great experience shaping younger minds, beautiful and diverse city, .

    Cons

    May be required to sacrifice vacation time if marking over the Christmas holidays. Students can be very lazy in terms of expecting to be spoon-fed answers on assignments, and on how to study for tests.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep lines of communication open with Teaching Assistants, and make expectations clear.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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