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Teaching Assistant - Blended MBA - Job Berlin - Jobs

Teaching Assistant - Blended MBA

ESMT Berlin is an international business school that offers a full-time MBA, an executive MBA, and a master’s in management as well as executive education programs. We strongly believe in cross-team collaboration to achieve our mission to develop entrepreneurial leaders who think globally and act responsibly. 

ESMT Berlin is looking for a teaching assistant for a blended MBA program. Teaching assistants support the Faculty in the delivery of blended (online) courses and assist in the quality assurance of content.

Teaching Assistant
(on a freelance basis, to start in August 2021)

Your tasks will include

Course management
  • Liaising with the delivery team (faculty, program manager, and learning designers)
  • Regular check-ins with participants online (roughly 2 hours per day over 10 weeks)
Student support
  • Guiding students through the course
  • Responding to student inquiries, providing feedback on activities
  • Facilitating learning activities by endorsing and encouraging engagement
  • Monitoring student progress with learning analytics and contacting students who are not engaging/logging in
Delivery of live classes
  • Supporting the Faculty with delivering live sessions
  • Provide additional live optional tutorial sessions as required

You are qualified for this position, because you:

  • Have at least a Master’s level degree in Operations / Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering / Operations Research; currently enrolled PhD students are specifically encouraged to apply.
  • Are fluent in English (German language is not required)
  • Are allowed to work as a freelancer (for foreigners: Aufenthaltstitel: “Selbstständige Tätigkeit gestattet”)

Before a course commences, you will complete the ‘teaching assistant online’ course and meet with delivery team to prepare for course delivery. You will develop an in-depth knowledge of course content by reviewing blended course and materials.

That is what we can offer you

ESMT offers a very collegial and international environment with employees from more than 35 different countries. We encourage initiative and contributions with meaningful and lasting impact. We celebrate and support diversity for the benefit of our employees, our programs, and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that guarantees employment opportunity regardless of race, ancestry, gender identity, religion, disability, age, or sexual orientation.

You will have the unique opportunity to profit from our extensive database and our facilities for our own studies.

At ESMT, we highly value teamwork and a stable work environment based on mutual trust. To establish this, we try to keep fluctuation as low as possible. Thus, please note that we give preference to applicants who would be available as student assistants for at least 1 year without interruption.

You will receive a payment for delivering a course of up to EUR 3.000 on account (to cover prep time plus approximately 100 hours of course support).  

Upcoming courses for which teaching assistants are being sought include

  • Operations Management

(Preparation start end of August, course start September 27, 2021

We are looking forward to your application!

Please submit your application by e-mail to

before July 21, including:

  • CV with relevant certificates and references
  • possible start date
  • Copy of your work permit if applicable (non-EU citizens)

ESMT Berlin
Faculty Resources
Schlossplatz 1
10178 Berlin