“The Berkeley Academy provided supportive training and practical feedback that taught me the skills I need to be a better teacher. The hands-on focus of the program allowed me to work independently in a real classroom setting. The environment of the Berkeley Academy is one of care, support, and constant learning. It helped me to truly grow as a person and as a teacher.”
- Karen C. “As someone planning to go into the medical field, teaching at the Berkeley Academy helped me become a better leader, public speaker, and overall more confident person. I am constantly amazed reflecting on how much I’ve grown in two short summers working at the Berkeley Academy.” - Alex A. “The Berkeley Academy taught me how to collaborate effectively and efficiently as an educator. I was constantly challenged with new projects and had tangible experience with classroom management. I had the opportunity to lead my own classroom and conduct daily lessons, learning a lot along the way. I have so much to be thankful for. The Berkeley Academy equipped me with skills that will be useful in my future career.” - Courtney M. “I encourage you to teach at the Berkeley Academy because it will change your life forever…I ended my summer more fulfilled by my experience than anything else I have done in my life.” - Tess A.
Berkeley Preparatory School seeks passionate, optimistic and tenacious college students to serve as our Berkeley Academy teachers this summer! This highly selective, eight-week, paid internship will allow you the opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of students. The Berkeley Academy Teachers-Teaching-Teachers program aims to develop your passion for education and service through a supportive, fun and rigorous environment.
We encourage students from all majors to apply to the Berkeley Academy. As our current and previous teachers will tell you, the mentorship and training in leadership, communication and team-building you receive at the Berkeley Academy will help prepare you for your chosen career path.
The journey to college, for even the most prepared and supported students, can be challenging. For those who may lack guidance or resources, the path to college can seem almost impossible to navigate. You can do something to change that: be that person who makes a positive difference in the world.
The Berkeley Academy hiring process has multiple steps which are outlined below.
Step 1: Berkeley Academy Teaching Application, Resume and Transcript This step involves:
Completing and submitting the application below
Sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following items attached:
A. Your resume
B. Your college transcript (unofficial is acceptable)
Please note that Step One is not complete until we receive your application, resume and transcript. All of these items must be submitted by December 16, 2020 in order to be considered for our winter deadline.
Step 2: A Sample Teaching Lesson and Guided Questions Once the information from step one is submitted and reviewed, candidates who advance will be asked to create and record a 3-minute sample lesson and answer several guided questions for review. Additional information regarding this step will be emailed to all candidates who advance past step one.
Step 3: Group Interview Candidates will also be asked to attend one of our two group virtual interview nights. The dates and time of these evenings can be found below. Please mark your calendars accordingly.
Step 4: Individual Interview In this final round, advancing candidates will be invited to an individual interview via Zoom.
Berkeley Academy Teaching Application
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BERKELEY PREPARATORY SCHOOL
4811 Kelly Road
Tampa, FL 33615
Berkeley puts people in the world who make a positive difference.
Berkeley Preparatory School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory, Episcopal-affiliated day school for children in grades Pre-K – 12. Dedicated to academic excellence, character development, the arts and athletics, Berkeley’s curriculum is designed to support the talent and ambition of each student. Guided by the vision statement “Berkeley puts people in the world who make a positive difference,” Berkeley strives to instill a strong sense of morality, ethics and social responsibility in its students.