Graduate Teaching Associate (GTA) Program

DEPARTMENT OF MODERN LANGUGES AND LITERATURES
GRADUATE TEACHING ASSOCIATE (GTA) PROGRAM

IN SPANISH

ELIGIBILITY:

Degree-seeking graduate student in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures/Spanish.

Teaching Associates must be currently enrolled in or admitted to a CSULA graduate degree program. The successful applicant will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings.

The applicant must be a degree-seeking graduate student in the M.A. in Spanish program and must be enrolled in courses towards the completion of that graduate degree during the appointment period.
1) Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish.
2) Spanish BA with a 3.5 G.P.A. or above
3) Good academic standing at CSULA (3.0 GPA in graduate courses)
4) Commitment to complete a TA orientation workshop during the first weeks of employment. The Spanish program cannot guarantee the workshop will be offered every semester.

DUTIES:

Successful candidates will teach Elementary Spanish and hold office hours accordingly.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION FOR APPLICATION:

Please submit: a letter of application, curriculum vita, GET print-out verifying enrollment in a program of graduate study in this department; three letters of recommendation*; an application for appointment as a graduate teaching associate in MLL/Spanish and the University’s Application for Academic Employment

Please click here to download a MLL/Spanish GTA application form (Word file).

Please click here to download the University's Application for Employment (pdf file).

*Two of the three recommendation letters must be written by faculty with whom applicant took either fourth-year college or graduate Spanish courses. Applicants who have taught Spanish in a high school may use letters from supervisors.

Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Reassignment as a GTA is contingent upon satisfactory instructional performance as measured by student evaluations, class visitation reports of the GTA supervisor done at appropriate time, department needs, et cetera.

If a student fails to maintain the eligibility requirements listed above, or withdraws from the University, his/her appointment will be terminated.

For further information, contact the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at (323) 343-4230 or write to:  Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, California State University, Los Angeles, 5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA  90032.