Teaching & Learning Center Assistant

Wallingford, CT

The Assistant provides general administrative support to the faculty and students who work in and use the Teaching and Learning Center (TLC). This includes scheduling students, answering phones, ordering supplies, monitoring use of the TLC Computer Lab, proctoring extended time and make-up tests, and maintaining TLC Study Hall records. This is a part-time, hourly position and is not-benefits eligible. The schedule is 20 hours per week for 36 weeks during the school year.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support including answering phones, handling mail, drafting correspondence, copying documents, scheduling appointments; greeting students, faculty and parents who use the TLC; scheduling of TLC space; and update TLC website portal and TLC information that appears in other School publications.

  • In coordination with the Director of Studies Office, disseminate information about academic support on campus; maintain records regarding services to students with documented disabilities; and coordinate external and internal services for special needs students on campus.

  • Monitor the TLC Computer Lab, assist students with use of technology, and maintain records of students using the facilities.

  • Assist TLC faculty with special projects as needed.

  • Maintain and update list of outside tutors; communicate with parents, students, faculty, and tutors.

  • Monitor the TLC budget, perform monthly budget reconciliation; order supplies and other office purchases as needed.

  • Proctor tests as needed.

 

Requirements:

  • Well-versed with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, and the ability to learn and stay abreast of new academic software that may be in use, such as: Kurzweill, Dragon, Dropbox, Canvas, Notability, etc.

  • Working knowledge of Citrix, PowerCampus systems, and Crystal Reports or demonstrated ability to learn these systems.

  • A minimum of two years’ office experience. 

 

Working at Choate: Choate Rosemary Hall is a coeducational, independent secondary school located in central Connecticut with 850 boarding and day students and over 350 employees. Choate serves intellectually gifted and motivated students of diverse backgrounds from across the globe whose commitment to serious study is enhanced in an academically challenging and personally supportive setting.

Choate provides students with transformative and meaningful experiences that instill lifelong habits of learning, leadership, and service, shaped by innovative and passionate educators. Teaching faculty at Choate are innovative, collaborative, and committed to our students' intellectual, social, emotional, and character development. Our faculty understands that each of our students has the potential for growth and works to encourage students to develop their own ideas and voices in learner-centered environments.

For its students and employees alike, Choate strives to be a diverse and inclusive community where all feel valued and embraced. On our campus, principled individuals from diverse backgrounds are united through common purpose, active engagement, and mutual respect. We celebrate differences and the richness of our varied backgrounds and experiences. Recognizing that working in an inclusive community can also present challenges, we embrace those challenges through ongoing dialogue and interaction, enhancing empathy and appreciation for those whose perspectives differ from our own. 

Choate prohibits in all its programs, including hiring and employment practices, discrimination against or harassment of any member or group based upon age, gender, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other category protected by Connecticut or federal law, except in the case of a bona fide occupational qualification.