Position duration: One year initial appointment with possibility of reappointment based on on the basis of demonstrated competence in the field, teaching ability, academic responsibility, and other assigned duties.
Application Window Open date: January 14, 2024
Next review date: Friday, Mar 1, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Monday, Jan 13, 2025 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) 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.
Berkeley Teacher Education Program (BTEP) Faculty Advisors (formally titled Supervisors of Teacher Education) support the learning of teacher education students through teaching, field support, and cycles of reflection and improvement. They participate in program development and relationship building with local schools, districts, and communities. Faculty Advisors support a cohort of graduate students as they engage in coursework and fieldwork leading to a preliminary teaching credential and a Master's degree in Education. They teach the field practicum course, participate in committees that focus on the activities and goals of the teacher education program, and support or teach other methods or theory-focused teacher education courses.
Faculty Advisors must have a demonstrated commitment to educational equity and justice, a strong track-record in K-12 schooling and teacher education, and a critical understanding of how blending theory and practice improves outcomes for teacher candidates, teachers and K-12 students. In addition, Faculty Advisors must show excellence in teaching both adult learners and beginning teachers.
Additional compensation will be provided for work with cohorts before the start of the fall semester and after the end of the spring semester.
Potential Faculty Advisors should be credentialed and/or have substantive expertise in any of the following BTEP program pathways: -Elementary / Multiple Subjects -Secondary English Language Arts -Secondary Mathematics and Science -Secondary Social Studies
Qualifications Basic qualifications (required at time of application) Master's degree or equivalent international degree.
Additional qualifications (required at time of start) Minimum 5 years teaching experience.
Preferred qualifications Experience with teacher education and/or professional development including teacher mentoring, teacher coaching, university-based teacher education.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter (Optional)
Statement of Research (Optional)
Statement of Teaching
Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley. More Information and guidelines.
UC Berkeley is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The excellence of the institution requires an environment in which the diverse community of faculty, students, and staff are welcome and included. Successful candidates will demonstrate knowledge and skill related to ensuring equity and inclusion in the activities of their academic position (e.g., teaching, research, and service, as applicable).
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