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Teacher Special Programs (TSP)–Academic Talent Development Program (ATDP)–Graduate School of Education

Position overview

Position title: Instructor, Co-Instructor, or Instructional Associate
Salary range: $1375 - $4075 per course. Instructor, co-Instructor, and Instructional Associate salaries are associated with the number of units.
Percent time: Part-time
Anticipated start: Appointments are for Summer 2022:
Elementary Division appointments begin early July; Secondary Division appointments begin mid-June; and Global Programs appointments usually begin either June or July.
Position duration: Elementary Division (grades K – 6): 3 weeks Secondary Division (grades 7 – 11): 6 weeks Global Programs (grades 7 – 11): 2 to 4 weeks)

Application Window

Open date: December 13th, 2021

Most recent review date: Friday, Apr 29, 2022 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: Tuesday, Dec 13, 2022 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.

Position 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) at UC Berkeley.

Teaching Responsibilities: We are seeking outstanding instructors (TSPs) who can teach courses in ATDP’s Elementary Division, Secondary Division, and Global Programs. Final course format (online or on-site) will depend on public health orders and/or University policies as well as enrollment minimums.

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), Algorithms & Data Structures (SD), Architectural Design (SD & GP), Art (ED & SD), Business & Finance (SD & GP), Data Science or 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 2022; SD instructors must attend the Student/Parent orientation in June 2022. ED instructors must attend the Student/ Parent Orientation in July 2022. Pending public health orders and/or University policies, such events may occur virtually.

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.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

A Bachelor's degree or equivalent international degree.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

U.S. teaching credential or equivalent international credential.

Preferred qualifications

M.A. or equivalent international credential/degree in related content area. The successful candidate will have teaching experience in the subject matter field with diverse populations preferred. Experience teaching K-12 academically advanced students in proposed subject matter, preferred. Experience developing and implementing student-centered or project-based curricula that engages students and facilitates learning. Experience teaching distance learning courses using synchronous and asynchronous formats.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy

  • 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 (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03237

Help contact: angelicae@berkeley.edu

Campus Information

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and academic and non-academic staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our academic positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and belonging.

The University of California, Berkeley 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

In searches when letters of reference are required 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/ucb-confidentiality-policy) prior to submitting their letter.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Positions that are represented by a collective bargaining unit or agent have particular contracts. For more information, please refer to the relevant contract: Lecturer contract, Postdoctoral contract, Research Series contract, and Librarian contract. Questions about represented positions can be directed to the hiring unit.

Job location

Berkeley, California.