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Student Employment:

There are employment opportunities for SIUE students as part-time teaching assistants during the fall and spring semesters and the summer session.

Normal hours of operation are: 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday through Friday.

Hours of Employment:

  • Varies according to each student's class schedule.

  • Schedules are set for the same time for an entire semester.

  • Shifts may include working the same hours on a MWF schedule, TR schedule, or a Monday through Friday schedule.

  • Since class obligations change from one semester to the next, work schedules may change on a semester to semester basis.

  • The hours for teaching Assistants average from 10 to 20 hours per week.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Teaching Assistants must be active SIUE students.

  • At least 18 years of age.

  • Skilled at working with children.

  • Employment is open to any major, but majors relating to child development, social work, or early childhood education are preferred.


  • References

  • Clearance on a criminal background check, and fingerprinting for DCFS

  • A current physical verifying good health with negative TB test

Hiring Process:

  • Hiring takes place before each semester begins. (For example, hiring for Spring semester begins in late Fall semester prior to the winter holiday break.)

  • The first step is to visit the Early Childhood Center for an employment application, or the Student Employment web page to inquire online. Follow the instructions provided to print a job referral form.

  • Bring Student Employment Job referral form and copy of your current course schedule to Early Childhood Center. A resume is also helpful.

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