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Assistant Teacher

Position overview

Position title: Assistant Teacher
Salary range: $15.00
Anticipated start: 06/14/21
Position duration: 6/14/21 - 7/31/21

Application Window

Open date: April 7th, 2021

Next review date: Wednesday, Apr 21, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, May 7, 2021 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

Recruitment for Teacher Preparation Program (TPP) credential candidates who need to complete additional clinical practice hours or want to have distance learning experience hours.

Positions needed include: Multiple Subject and Single Subject: History, Social Studies, English, Math and Science instructors to plan and teach remote lessons for middle school students in a summer youth leadership program for two weeks in July.

The time required for planning and collaboration is 40 hours. The total planning, teaching and observation feedback could total 100 hours or more. Supervision for the planning and teaching will be done by the TPP instructors.


Basic qualifications

    Bachelor’s Degree
    Currently enrolled in UCM TPP
    MS or SS candidates
    Need clinical practice hours
    Willing to collaborate with other TPP candidates and UCM student leaders

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to equity, diversity, 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. Please review the UC Merced Diversity Statement Guidelines and UC’s Commitment to Diversity

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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Campus Information

The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities, veterans, and individual with disabilities, who will enrich the teaching, research and public service missions of the university. All qualified applicants will be considered 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: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy (

The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses. With 8,500 undergraduate and graduate students (, UC Merced provides outstanding educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the heart of California, the nation, and abroad. The campus has special connections to nearby Yosemite National Park; is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design; and supports the economic development of Central California. The Merced 2020 Project doubled the physical capacity of the campus, and enhanced academic distinction, student success, and research excellence (

UC Merced is a smoke & tobacco free campus (

Job location

Merced, CA