Graduate Teaching Assistant Performance Evaluation

The following criteria should be utilized to evaluate the graduate assistant’s performance with the Teaching Assistantship Evaluation Form.

OUTSTANDING

Performance is far and above the defined job expectations. The graduate assistant consistently does outstanding work, regularly exceeding job expectations. Performance that exceeds expectations is due to the effort and skills of the graduate assistant. Any performance not consistently exceeding expectations is minor or due to events not under the control of the graduate assistant.

VERY GOOD

Performance meets the defined job expectations and in many instances exceeds job expectations. The graduate assistant is, overall, doing a very good job. Performance that exceeds expectations is due to the effort and skills of the graduate assistant.

SATISFACTORY

Performance meets the defined job expectations. The graduate assistant generally performs according to the expectations by doing a good job. The graduate assistant is doing the job at the level expected for graduate assistants in this position. The good performance is due to the graduate assistant’s own effort and skills.

NEEDS IMPROVEMENT

Performance meets most of the job expectations buy only partially meets the remainder. The graduate assistant generally is doing the job at a minimal level, and improvement is needed to fully meet expectations. Lapses in performance are due to the graduate assistant’s lack of skills or effort.

UNSATISFACTORY

Performance consistently fails to meet the defined expectations or requires frequent, close supervision and/or the redoing of work. The graduate assistant is not doing the job at the level expected for graduate assistants in this position. Unsuccessful job performance is due to the graduate assistant’s own lack of effort or skills.

NOT APPLICABLE

Does not apply to graduate assistant’s position.