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Teacher Special Programs - ATDP - Graduate School of Education

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The Graduate School of Education (GSE) seeks qualified temporary non-tenure track, part-time Instructors, Co-instructors, and Instructional Associates (TSP) to teach in the Academic Talent Development Program (ATDP) for Summer 2018 and in ATDP’s Elementary Division (ED), Secondary Division (SD), and Global Programs (GP). Screening of applicants begins immediately. An applicant will be selected for summer 2018; 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

Refer to for details on the programs. Individuals who qualify to teach Chemistry (ED, SD & GP), Geometry (SD), Introduction to Engineering (SD), Writing (ED & SD), Programming in Java/Python (SD & GP), Architectural Design (SD & GP), Business & Finance (SD & GP), Introduction to Nanotechnology (SD), AP Statistics (SD), AP Economics (SD), Entrepreneurship (SD), Astronomy and Astrophysics (SD) are encouraged to apply.

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 2018; SD instructors must attend the Student/Parent orientation in June 2018. ED instructors must attend the Student/Parent Orientation in July 2018.

Basic Qualifications: CA teaching credential or M.A. or equivalent degree in related content area at the time of application.

Additional Qualifications (by start date): The successful candidate will have demonstrated innovation in teaching practice and experience in the subject matter field with diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications: 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.

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.

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

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 letters.

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 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:

The applicant pool will close September 28, 2018. If you wish to remain in the pool after September 28, 2018 you will need to reapply.

Job location

Berkeley, CA


Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of teaching philosophy

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)