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Field Program Supervisor - BE3 - Graduate School of Education

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 3rd, 2018
Last review date: Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019 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.


The Graduate School of Education (GSE) is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary part-time non-tenure track Field Program Supervisors to facilitate the field experiences of candidates for the Preliminary California Multiple or Single Subject Credential. This individual will work directly with the Academic Coordinators in the Berkeley Educators for Equity and Excellence (BE3) teacher education program and the lead Field Placement Supervisor. Screening of applicants begins immediately and continues as needed. Applicants will be selected from this pool for one year. The number of positions varies from semester to semester and may be renewed based on need and performance.

RESPONSIBILITIES: work with the coordinators to define the nature and content of Supervised Teaching Seminar course; work as a Field Supervisor for pre-service teachers in one of the credential pathways (elementary, secondary English, secondary math and science); communicate with Cooperating Teachers about student teacher performance and support; work directly with other Field Supervisors in BE3 to build and sustain a cadre of strong field support for the candidates and graduates of the program; work as a co-instructor in designated field-based classes and making connections between university course work and field experiences; help plan and facilitate professional development activities for Cooperating Teachers who work with BE3 students; assist in the documentation and evaluation of students; assist the program coordinators in implementing and problem-solving; coordinate with other field placement supervisors to develop well-rounded experiences for students; troubleshoot difficult situations in field experiences. Refer to for details on the program.

General Duties: In addition to supervision responsibilities, duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, and preparing course materials.

Basic Qualifications (by the time of application): graduate degree; experience in urban public education as a teacher, teacher coach, and/or school based researcher; experience with one or more Bay Area school districts and school.

Preferred Qualifications: ability to work with diverse students, site supervisors, field supervisors and coaches at either elementary or secondary schools; graduate degree in a field related to education; prior experience as a field supervisor in a teacher education program, or as a coach or professional developer working with teachers in a school district; broad agreement with the principles already established for Teacher Education at the University of California, Berkeley.

Salary: These are academic year appointments and subject to the normal processes of academic review. Salary is commensurate with experience but typically begins at $80,300 and prorated in accordance to instructional workload calculation.

Application Materials: To be considered, applicants must submit the following:
• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae
• Statement of teaching philosophy

Optional Application Materials:
• Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity.

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 ( prior to submitting their letter.

How to Apply:
• Apply at:
• Create an Applicant ID
• Provide required information and documents
• Provide required reference information

Inquiries: For inquiries and questions contact:

The Graduate School of Education is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education. Qualified women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. UC Berkeley has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family.

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:

The applicant pool will close on 7/31/19. Candidates who have yet to receive an offer and who are interested in remaining in the pool after that time will need to submit a new application. Applications will be accepted and reviewed as the need occurs. Appointments for spring semester are usually reviewed in October, summer semester appointments are reviewed in March, and fall semester are usually reviewed in late spring.

Job location

Berkeley, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity.

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

How to apply

  1. Create an ApplicantID
  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information
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