Yes, the School reserves the right to cancel any course tutorial section or replace or reassign teaching assistants for any reason, at any time prior to the third scheduled class, in which case your “Assignment of Duties” contract is thereby ended.
There is no need to contact the School, your application will be kept on file and you may be selected if the schedule is revised. Please continue to check the online TA assignment list daily for revisions.
Direct deposit will be made to your bank account twice a month, at mid-month and end of the month for the duration of the term. Undergraduate students are paid $24.08 per hour effective September 1, 2018. In the beginning of each term first payment to TAs may not be until six weeks after the beginning of the term. This is due to having all TAs confirm their acceptance of the contract prior to the documentation being provided to Payroll.
Tutorials are typically 55 hours of work, and labs are typically 32.5 hours of work. In total, a TA can only be assigned a maximum of 130 hours in a term which works out to approximately 10 hours a week.
Under the supervision of the course instructor (faculty or contract instructor ), you may be assigned duties related to marking, tutorial attendance and participation, office hours and similar duties depending on your particular assignment.