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Last review date:November 28th, 2018 Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: September 30th, 2019 Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
TEACHER SPECIAL PROGRAMS (TSP), ACADEMIC TALENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (ATDP); GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION; UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
DESCRIPTION The Graduate School of Education (GSE) at the University of California, Berkeley, seeks qualified temporary non-tenure track, part-time Instructors, Co-instructors, and Instructional Associates (TSP) to teach in the Academic Talent Development Program (ATDP) for Summer 2019 and in ATDP's Elementary Division (ED), Secondary Division (SD), and Global Programs (GP). Screening of applicants begins immediately. An applicant will be selected for summer 2019; ED appointments begin early July; SD appointments begin mid-June, and GP appointments begin either June or July.
Teaching Responsibilities: We are seeking outstanding instructors (TSPs) who can teach courses in ATDP's Elementary Division, Secondary Division, and Global Programs:
Elementary Division (grades K - 6): 3 weeks
Secondary Division (grades 7 - 11): 6 weeks
Global Programs (grades 7 - 11): 2 to 4 weeks
Refer to https://atdp.berkeley.edu for details on the programs. Individuals who qualify to teach Chemistry (SD & GP), Introduction to Engineering (SD), Writing (ED & SD), Programming in Java/Python (SD & GP), Architectural Design (SD & GP), Business & Finance (SD & GP), Mathematics (ED & SD), AP Statistics (SD), Entrepreneurship (SD & GP), Advanced Biotechnology (GP), AP Psychology (SD), Practice of Law (SD), Public Speaking (GP), Biological Sciences (SD), Elementary Science (ED) are encouraged to apply.
General Duties: In addition to teaching responsibilities, duties include: holding office hours, assigning grades, writing student evaluations, advising students, attending faculty meetings, and preparing course materials. Teachers are also required to attend a Faculty-wide meeting in May 2019; SD instructors must attend the Student/Parent orientation in June 2019. ED instructors must attend the Student/Parent Orientation in July 2019.
Basic Qualifications: BA/BS or equivalent international degree by time of application.
Additional Qualifications (by start date): The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in teaching practice and experience in the subject matter field with diverse populations.
Preferred Qualifications: US teaching credential or M.A. or equivalent credential/degree or equivalent international degree at the time of application. Minimum 3 years experience working in a related field. Experience teaching K-12 academically advanced students in proposed subject matter. Experience developing and implementing student-centered or project-based curricula that engages students and facilitates learning.
Salary: These are one, two, or three month appointments. Instructor, co-Instructor, and Instructional Associate salaries are associated with number of units and typically range from $1100 - $3800 per course.
Application Materials: To be considered, applicants must submit the following:
Statement of teaching philosophy Names and contact information for three references (Letters may be requested for finalists). All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html prior to submitting their letters.
The Graduate School of Education is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. Qualified women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.
The applicant pool will close September 30, 2019.
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