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Teacher Special Programs (TSP)Academic Talent Development Program (ATDP)Graduate School of Education
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) at UC Berkeley for Summer 2021 and in ATDP's Elementary Division (ED), Secondary Division (SD), and Global Programs (GP). An applicant will be selected for summer 2021; 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 (change to 2 to 6 weeks?)
Teaching may occur online, pending public health orders and/or University policies.
Refer to https://atdp.berkeley.edu for details on the programs. Individuals who qualify to teach the following subjects are encouraged to apply: Mathematics (ED & SD), Writing (ED & SD), Spanish (SD), Elementary Science (ED), Chemistry (SD & GP), Introduction to Engineering (SD), Intro/Advanced Biotechnology (GP), Artificial Intelligence Applications (GP), Advanced Robotic Engineering (SD), Earth/Planetary/ Physical Sciences (ED & SD), Programming in Scratch/Snap/Java/Python (ED & SD & GP), Architectural Design (SD & GP), Art (ED & SD), Business & Finance (SD & GP), AP Statistics (SD), Entrepreneurship (SD & GP), Practice of Law (SD), Public Speaking (GP), Social Psychology (SD & GP), AP Psychology (SD), Cognitive Neuroscience (SD).
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 2021; SD instructors must attend the Student/Parent orientation in June 2021. ED instructors must attend the Student/ Parent Orientation in July 2021. Pending public health orders and/or University policies, such events may occur virtually.
Basic Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree or equivalent international degree at the time of application.
Preferred Qualifications: U.S. teaching credential or M.A. or equivalent international credential/degree in related content area at the time of application. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching practice and experience in the subject matter field with diverse populations. Minimum 3 year's 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 successfully engages students and facilitates learning. Experience teaching distance learning courses using synchronous and asynchronous formats.
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. This position is in a represented bargaining unit.
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 University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.