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CTE Teacher in Public and Community Health at Berkeley High School at Berkeley Unified School District

Job Information

Date Posted: 12/2/2019 Application Deadline: 1/22/2020 12:00 AM Pacific
Employment Type: Part Time Length of Work Year: 184 Days (pro-rated)
Salary: $51,975 - $80,661 @ 40% (pro-rated) Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Wyn Skeels Email: wynskeels@berkeley.net
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Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

This is a College-Preparatory Elective, an interdisciplinary credit course that gives students an overview of many aspects of public and community health with a focus on diet related disease and healthy food access.  The emphasis of this course is to provide students with an engaging, project-based, community focused learning experience.  A course curriculum with assessments was developed in collaboration with teachers, experts in the field, and community partners.

The CTC teacher provides learning opportunities for students to practice different tools used by public health professionals, including study design, community mapping, policy development, prevention effectiveness, advocacy, and peer instructing for health education.  This position collaborates with Gardening and Cooking Program staff to co-lead nutrition and cooking skill building activities including arranging and organizing for guest lectures from leaders in the field, including field trips to local agencies and organizations working on public health projects.

This position leads student projects, such as peer-to-peer social media based nutrition education, creating a healthy snack cart for passing periods, facilitating food pantry days, and student led cooking classes.  Students work in groups to design, deliver, and evaluate their initiative/intervention.

 

 

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

3 Letters of Professional Recommendations (no older than 3 years) Letter of Interest Resume Valid, California Career Technical Education Credential: Health Science and Medical Technology



      3 Letters of Professional Recommendations (no older than 3 years) Letter of Interest Resume Valid, California Career Technical Education Credential: Health Science and Medical Technology

          Comments and Other Information

          Berkeley High School, the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Program and the Gardening and Cooking Program are proud to introduce a new CTE course in Public and Community Health for high school students at the Berkeley Unified School District. Applicants must have experience working in the field of public health Interest in teaching high school students. Preferred experience teaching diverse populations. This position is a .40 FTE. This will include teaching, potentially on Wednesday afternoons (12:45 to 3:45); supporting students in internships; prep, collaboration and evaluation. This position will be jointly supported and guided by CTE and Gardening and Cooking Program supervisors and staff, in addition to teachers at BTA and BHS. We intend to connect this program at BHS with our program at BTA to create a cross campus high school program in years to come. Notification of Non-Discrimination Policy The Berkeley Unified School District is committed to fostering a positive working environment for its employees. Accordingly, BUSD practices shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying of any employee based on an employee's actual race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. The Board also prohibits retaliation against any district employee or job applicant who complains, testifies or in any way participants in the district's complaint procedures instituted pursuant to this policy. The following employee has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination regarding Board Policy 4030: Martha Walters District Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator 2020 Bonar Street, Room 116 Berkeley, CA 94702 Phone: 510-883-5224 Fax: 510-644-7712 Email: nondiscrimination@berkeley.net

          Comments and Other Information


          Berkeley High School, the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Program and the Gardening and Cooking Program are proud to introduce a new CTE course in Public and Community Health for high school students at the Berkeley Unified School District. Applicants must have experience working in the field of public health Interest in teaching high school students. Preferred experience teaching diverse populations. This position is a .40 FTE. This will include teaching, potentially on Wednesday afternoons (12:45 to 3:45); supporting students in internships; prep, collaboration and evaluation. This position will be jointly supported and guided by CTE and Gardening and Cooking Program supervisors and staff, in addition to teachers at BTA and BHS. We intend to connect this program at BHS with our program at BTA to create a cross campus high school program in years to come. Notification of Non-Discrimination Policy The Berkeley Unified School District is committed to fostering a positive working environment for its employees. Accordingly, BUSD practices shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying of any employee based on an employee's actual race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. The Board also prohibits retaliation against any district employee or job applicant who complains, testifies or in any way participants in the district's complaint procedures instituted pursuant to this policy. The following employee has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination regarding Board Policy 4030: Martha Walters District Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator 2020 Bonar Street, Room 116 Berkeley, CA 94702 Phone: 510-883-5224 Fax: 510-644-7712 Email: nondiscrimination@berkeley.net

           


          Application Deadline

          1/22/2020 12:00 AM Pacific

          Date Posted

          12/2/2019

          Contact

          Number of Openings

          1

          Salary

          $51,975 - $80,661 @ 40% (pro-rated)

          Length of Work Year

          184 Days (pro-rated)

          Employment Type

          Part Time