• 17-Jan-2019 to 18-Mar-2019 (CST)
  • Education
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Hourly
  • Contract


Curriculum Developer


LaunchCode is a non-profit solving the tech talent gap and paving new pathways to economic opportunity through apprenticeships and job placement in technology. We're seeking a hyper-motivated manager to lead NASA-safety-check-level-crucial elements of our education programs and help us bring great coding education to people all across the country. Are you passionate about sharing your coding skills with others?  Have programming chops and communication skills? Do you get excited about the idea of making programming more accessible to all types of people? Then you, my friend, should come work here.

The Curriculum Developer Role

The Curriculum Developer works with the rest of the Education Team to build and maintain LaunchCode's innovative coding courses, including LC101, CoderGirl, Liftoff, and Discovery. You will be researching, creating, and testing coding curriculum to prepare the next generation of coders for their first job. We work hard to provide an educational experience that is as accessible and effective as possible, and we have fun and learn a lot while doing so.


The Curriculum Developer:

  • Creates, tests and deploys education materials
  • Sets up and maintains technical systems to support courses
  • Researches and evaluates education materials
  • Participates in course delivery in order to assess effectiveness
  • Maintains active communication with instructors and teaching assistants to address timely issues, learn about areas needing improvement, and support course delivery


You're perfect for this role if you:

  • Are hungry to share your programming knowledge, and gain skills in new areas of programming
  • Possess phenomenal communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Feel empathy for working hard to learn challenging new skills  
  • Have experience in web programming with a modern framework (either front- or back-end)
  • Are strong in one of these languages, and are familiar with another: JavaScript, Python, Java, C#
  • Are fluent with Git
  • Are highly organized and detail oriented

Position Type

One-year contract, 40 hours per week.


Salary is commensurate with experience and skills.

To Apply

Apply online at No phone calls, please. References should be available upon request. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. We highly recommend applying as early as possible for the best chance of moving forward.

We Heart Diversity

LaunchCode supports and fosters leadership from underrepresented communities. We strongly encourage folks from immigrant communities and communities of color, as well as those who identify as women, LGBTQ or under-resourced to apply.  LaunchCode is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Program and employment policies of LaunchCode are nondiscriminatory in regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation.

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