Instructor - Chemistry Academy - 64909-1A

Updated: Feb 12, 2024
Location: Irvine-Campus
Job Type:
Department: Chemistry

Job Opening ID: 64909
Reports To: Senior Educator
Department: Chemistry
Bargaining Unit: 99
FLSA: Exempt
Payroll Job Code: 006133
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 50%
Work Schedule: 8-4, M-F
Employee Class: Limited


Position Summary:


The UC Irvine Department of Chemistry is one of four departments in the School of Physical Sciences. We train thousands of general education students each year in Chemistry fundamentals and provide administrative support to our faculty and research staff, while providing world-class education and training for our student population while pushing the frontiers of knowledge through cutting edge research. The Department of Chemistry is committed to excellence through inclusion and diversity. We welcome, respect, and are strengthened by our diversity as women, men, and people of all gender identities, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We benefit from our common humanity, as well as our difference in race, ethnicity, age, national origins, socioeconomic backgrounds, abilities, religions, and point of view.

Independently uses adopted course of study, program outlines and other materials to implement established content and subject matter. Under guidance of senior educator, resolves moderately complex K to 12 educational issues and needs assessments and learns to develop skills required to provide individualized instruction to children with a wide range of learning needs. Participates in meetings with staff and parents.


Total Compensation:

In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our compensation practices and benefits.


The expected pay range for this recruitment is $66,700.00 - $68,904.00 (Annual Salary). The Full Salary Range for the salary grade this position is assigned to is $59,623.00 - $118,500.00 (Annual Salary).


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  • 2-3 years of high school teaching experience in STEM related areas or Professional expertise.
  • Bachelor's degree in related area. 
  • Student teaching internship or full-time teaching experience in kindergarten through 12.
  • Current Clear cross-cultural, Language and Academic Development (CLAD) certification via California Teacher of English Learners (CTEL) or equivalent. This is required to teach at a public school but preferred at a private school. 
  • Valid Credential or license authorizing service in grade levels and areas assigned. This is required to teach at a public school but preferred at a private school.
  • Working knowledge of principles, theories, methods, techniques and strategies pertaining to teaching and instruction. 
  • Demonstrated understanding of child growth and development principles and theories. 
  • Demonstrated understanding of behavior modification strategies, techniques and methods, conflict resolution procedures. 
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students of diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds. 
  • Proficiency in selection and utilization of appropriate educational materials, supplies, equipment, technology and learning aids. 
  • Proficiency in conducting a comprehensive teaching and instruction program. 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form using grammatically correct language.


Special Conditions Required:
  • Must pass background check.


Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page -

Closing Statement:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [email protected]

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