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Job ID: 204894

Teacher Special Programs (TSP) - Academic Talent Development Program (ATDP)
University of California Berkeley

Date Posted Feb. 2, 2023
Title Teacher Special Programs (TSP) - Academic Talent Development Program (ATDP)
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline 09/30/2023
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Elementary Education
    Education - General

Teacher Special Programs (TSP) - Academic Talent Development Program (ATDP)

Position overview Position title: Instructor, Co-Instructor, or Instructional Associate
Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $1215 - $4200 per course. Instructor, Co-Instructor, and Instructional Associate salaries are fixed amounts associated with the number of units or length of course and the Teacher of Special Program's role within the course.

Percent time: Part-time

Anticipated start: Appointments are for Summer 2023:
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: October 1, 2022

    Most recent review date: Thursday, May 4, 2023 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: Saturday, Sep 30, 2023 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 Berkeley School of Education (BSE) at the University of California, seeks qualified temporary non-tenure track, part-time Instructors, Co-instructors, and Instructional Associates (TSP) to teach K-12 students in the Academic Talent Development Program (ATDP) for summer 2023.

    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 2023; SD instructors must attend the Student/Parent orientation in June 2023. ED instructors must attend the Student/ Parent Orientation in July 2023. Pending public health orders and/or University policies, such events may occur virtually.

    The Berkeley 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.


    Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
    A Bachelor's degree or equivalent international degree.

    Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
    Minimum three years experience in related content area.

    Preferred qualifications
    Demonstrated experience teaching diverse K-12 students in formal or informal settings.

    U.S. Teaching Credential or M.A. or equivalent international credential/degree or higher in related content area. Teaching experience in the subject matter field with diverse populations preferred. Experience teaching K-12 academically advanced students in proposed subject matter. 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

    Reference requirements
    • 3 required (contact information only)
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    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:

    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 prior to submitting their letter.

    As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs - With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being Up-To-Date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (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 (IX) contract, Postdoctoral (PX) contract, Academic Researcher (RA) contract, and Librarian (LX ) contract. Questions about represented positions can be directed to the hiring unit.

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    Berkeley, CA.

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