Teaching Assistant at Nexford University

Nexford University is a next-generation university based in Washington DC offering a competency-based learning model. Nexford's mission is to enable greater social and economic mobility by providing an affordable high-quality education that will positively impact millions of lives around the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Teaching Assistant

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Department: Product

Position Summary

  • The Online Teaching Assistant (TA) is responsible for supporting Faculty for Nexford University (NXU) undergraduate or graduate-level programs.
  • The Online TA supports learner success by providing guidance within the course and providing individualized and substantive assignment feedback under the supervision of the faculty.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support Faculty with the grading of assignments which include, but are not limited to: Discussion Forums, Formative /Summative Assessments, and Incomplete or late submissions
  • Provide learners with individualized and substantive feedback on assignments
  • Notify Faculty and the Learner Services Team regarding learners who are struggling and may need additional support with writing or subject area tutoring
  • Assist with data collection as needed Required Skills and Qualities
  • Flexible work style appropriate for remote and offshore teams
  • Sound judgment and decision-making skills appropriate for NXU’s fast-paced, entrepreneurial culture
  • Strong outcomes-based orientation and track record of achieving results

About You 

  • Teaching experience in undergraduate and graduate Business or Technology programs
  • Experience with grading learners’ work at the university level
  • Experience using a course-level rubric, knowledgeable with plagiarism software (e.g., Turnitin) and/or a learning management system
  • Must have earned a bachelor’s degree in business from an accredited institution for undergraduate courses and a master’s degree in business or Technology related fields from an accredited institution for graduate courses
  • At least two years of teaching or TA experience in a Business School or with Business related subject areas
  • 1-3 years of industry experience highly desired


  • Work at a company with a social mission where you can make a real difference in the world
  • Generous Vacation days
  • An entrepreneurial and highly stimulating environment
  • 50% discounted tuition on all Nexford courses for your immediate family
  • 12 paid days of professional development time off, post-probation
  • 100% remote work
  • Contemporary collaboration tools
  • Free access to LinkedIn Learning from Day 1
  • An environment where you will be technically and intellectually challenged



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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