Montgomery Community Media

Teacher Assistant

Montgomery Community Media • Silver Spring, MD, USA


  • Position
    Studio Teacher
  • Start Date
    Sep 19, 2023
  • Location
    Silver Spring, MD, USA
  • Rate
    This is a paid position. Rate is $20.50/hour
  • Status
    Job has been filled

Job Description

This is a temporary, part-time position with hours flexible according to training schedules averaging approximately 4-20 hours per week. Heavy emphasis on evening and weekend hours.

Duties Include:

Assist in Instruction – To be knowledgeable about all classroom procedure and media equipment applications. To assist instructors in all aspects of media training, which may include field production or studio classes.
In the field production class teaching assistants will assist in teaching the operation of cameras, videotape recorders, lights, microphones, audio and editing equipment.
In the studio class teaching assistants will set up the studio and assist in teaching cameras, switcher, character generator, audio board, podcasting, media recorders, teleprompter, and lighting.
Student Supervision – To act as an MCT representative supervising student project, edit sessions, or productions. To ensure equipment safety and adherence to project guidelines.
Set up studio and classroom prior to production or class.
Certification Testing – Administer and evaluate written & demonstration tests for certification.
Assist in the production of MCM-supervised programs.
Other duties as assigned.
Other Duties:
The duties and responsibilities listed in the job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. The company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

An associate degree in television communications or demonstrated experience.
Basic electronic field production skills.
Basic studio production skills.
Basic video editing skills.
Basic podcasting skills.

Experience in instructing individuals in the use of television equipment is desirable.
Ability to work cooperatively with students who are unfamiliar with television production.
Sensitivity and patience in instructing community volunteers.

MCM provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, MCM complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

This position requires membership in The National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians – Communications Workers of America (NABET-CWA).

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