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Teacher Special Programs-21st CCLCs-Graduate School of Education

Position overview

Salary range: Full-time salaries begin at $58,369
Percent time: These are part-time appointments; percentages will vary.
Anticipated start: Immediate openings
Position duration: Appointments end 6/30/22 with possible reappointment during next academic year.

Application Window

Open date: December 5th, 2021

Last review date: Friday, Jan 14, 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: Monday, Dec 5, 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 University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Education is leading a university, school, and community partnership to operate 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLCs) for students and their families in two Eastbay high-need schools. The partnership, known as the Eastbay Collaborative for Underserved Children (ECUC), consists of community partners and private, religiously affiliated schools with a total enrollment of approximately 3,000 K-8 students.

The ELP (Expanded Learning Program) includes Academic Assistance, Enrichment, and Family Literacy activities which are integrated with school day activities and California Common Core State Standards, but occur in the transformational out-of-school time space. Programs offer a wide range of activities that include Science, Technology, Engineering, Executive/functioning, Arts, Athletics, Math (STEEAAM) project based learning activities, tutoring, mentoring, internships, literacy, homework assistance, recreation, student clubs, and a wide array of other enrichment activities provided by partner organizations. The schools are in Oakland.

This position provides academic enrichment, and STEEAAM project based learning and other enrichment activities to students as part of a high quality, personalized ELP. Delivering high-quality instruction, upholding the mission and values of the ECUC partnership and working with other members of the ELP team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Delivers high-quality instruction in assigned academic or enrichment content areas that is developmentally appropriate; differentiates instruction to meet individual student needs;
  • Under the guidance of the Project Coordinator or other assigned staff, implements regular assessments and analyzes student performance data to drive lesson planning and monitor student progress;
  • Collaborates with other ELP staff, school day teachers and outside service providers to identify unique student needs, diagnose and address learning challenges, and share information about student progress;
  • Maintains a safe and effective learning environment for academic instruction and enrichment activities;
  • Effectively manages student classroom behavior to ensure all students are fully engaged in learning;
  • Complies with all safety and other regulatory and/or funder requirements; -As needed, provides whole class, small group, and individualized instruction to students;
  • Creates an environment of high expectations for learning, student behavior, and staff professionalism;
  • Fosters an ELP culture of high expectations that includes college preparation for all;
  • Demonstrates knowledge of, and supports, the school and ECUC partnership’s mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and code of ethical behavior;
  • Collaborates with Expanded Learning Team members to share best practices and improve his or her and others’ instructional skills, including actively participating in professional development, training, and coaching opportunities; Supports regular communications with parents and families to engage them in the ELP to help support student success.
  • Fulfills all administrative requirements, including tracking daily student attendance, snacks, and student progress in accordance with 21st CLCC ELP procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively implement curricula and project-based learning activities;
  • Ability to effectively manage classroom activity and promote responsible student behavior and decision-making;
  • Knowledge of child and/or youth development concepts and different learning styles; demonstrated enthusiasm for working with young people;
  • Ability and willingness to reflect and improve own performance, including developing knowledge of 21st CCLC ELP Instructional Guidelines and participating in 21st CCLC ELP professional development;
  • Ability to participate in related meetings, workshops, and activities organized by the school and UCB, Diocese of Oakland, Alameda County Office of Education, and CDE.
  • Proficiency and experience in the use of computer technology and the Internet. Including the use of Zoom, Google Docs, Google Classroom, Class Dojo, and various technology as needed.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Associate degree or equivalent international degree.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

DOJ Fingerprint and TB test clearance are required.

Preferred qualifications

One or more years experience working in an after-school setting. Experience working with children or youth in a school or community-based setting. Experience working with culturally diverse populations. Experience providing instruction independently to groups of students.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • 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).

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03264

Help contact: lanihunt@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 https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. 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. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)

Job location

Berkeley and Oakland, CA.