Job Description

How to Apply

Please submit a high school transcript with this application. Also, please include a statement verifying that you have completed the TA diagnostic test.


The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at the University of Michigan-Dearborn invites applications for high school teaching assistants for the 2023 Math Corps UM-Dearborn summer camp. The prerequisite for this position is that the applicant is either currently in high school or will be in high school as of 9/1/2023. The applicant must have high grades (on supplied high school transcript) in mathematics courses.

Students will be required to mentor two middle school students at camp. This involves helping them with mathematical homework assigned at camp and grading the assignments given at camp. Students will also be required to attend an afternoon debriefing session (2:30-3:00) with the camp director. High school TAs will be be given their own math course in the afternoon.


High school teaching assistants will be directly responsible for mentoring two middle school students throughout the morning. The key responsibilities of this position are:

  • Developing a strong mathematical relationship with the middle school students.
  • Attend an afternoon debriefing session with the camp director.
  • Attend a math course designed explicitly for them in the afternoon.
  • Attend training sessions at the Jefferson-Barns Community Center

Work Schedule

Camp will run Mondays through Thursdays from 9AM-3PM. The camp dates are Monday, July 10th through Thursday August 3th. Mandatory training will take place on the applicant?s choice of weeks: June 19-June 22 or June 26-June 29 (once one week fills, applicants will be required to attend the other).

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checksare performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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