Queen's University


Teaching Assistant Position Available: Fall 2017 


The Dan School of Drama and Music, Queen’s University, requests applications from suitably qualified graduate students interested in a teaching assistant position for the following course:

MUSC 114 Teaching Music to Children

Hands-on, blended approach to the theory and practice of teaching and engaging with children through music. Students will be introduced to concepts through educational activities and will learn to identify and describe musical characteristics heard in a variety of repertoire as well as perform short pieces appropriate for novice performers.

Applicants are required to have expertise in the field relevant to the course and excellent interpersonal skills. Familiarity with OnQ and excellent writing skills are considered assets. Ability to play the ukulele is considered an asset.

TA duties may include working with online assessment tools on OnQ, grading performance, research and writing assignments, assisting in student peer-to-peer assessment, assessing online discussion and reflections. Ability to assist with in-class activities may also be required.


Graduate Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellows at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement for Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellows between PSAC Local 901 and Queen’s University. Remuneration will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement. Appointments are subject to enrolment figures and budgetary approval.

Please forward your application and supporting documentation by email to Julia Stroud, Dan School of Drama and Music.


1. Statement of interest and relevant experience

2. Complete and current curriculum vitae

3. SOLUS printout of grades or transcript

4. Any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration.

The University will provide support in its recruitment process to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact Julia Stroud.

For additional details and information on the position and to submit applications, please contact Julia Stroud at:

Julia Stroud julia.stroud@queensu.ca; (613) 533-6000, ext. 77887