Teaching opportunities are advertised throughout the year. Subject-specific GTA positions are advertised within your department. Find out more:
Share some of your expertise with our undergraduate students by becoming a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA). You might help facilitate a seminar or problem-solving session in your discipline or help students in another faculty better understand their work.
We will help you develop the skills and confidence you need to support your students. Our training provision is extensive and flexible to your needs.
Introduction to Teaching and Learning
Before you can teach, you will need to complete our Introduction to Teaching and Learning course. This allows you to acquire the knowledge and skills to establish yourself as a confident, enthusiastic and effective teacher.
In addition to self-study, there are three different workshops and you should choose the one most relevant to your teaching responsibilities.
If you secure a teaching position, you can develop skills in teaching and supporting students with the York Learning and Teaching Award (YLTA), a nine-month, part-time Masters-level course. If you are considering an academic career, this accredited course offers bespoke training and support:
- University Policy on GTAs (updated September 2020)