The LaunchCode Foundation
  • 11-Jul-2019 (CST)
  • Candidate Engagement
  • Tampa, FL, USA
  • Contract

LaunchCode CodeCamp:

Web Development Teaching Assistant, All-Female Cohort (Tampa, FL)

LaunchCode 

Are you passionate about sharing your coding skills with others?  Have programming chops and communication skills? Does the thought of preparing people for employment sing to your soul?  Then you, my friend, should come work at LaunchCode.

LaunchCode is a national non-profit solving the tech talent gap and paving new pathways to economic opportunity through education, skill-building, apprenticeships and job placement in technology.  Our programs are innovative, effective, and scalable, and we have ambitious growth plans. 

LaunchCode is seeking highly motivated individuals to serve as Teaching Assistants (TAs) for CodeCamp. CodeCamp is an intensive, full-time educational experience for those wanting to get started with a career in programming. Upon completion, students apply for LaunchCode's apprenticeship program.

CodeCamp is 14 weeks long, with class sizes between 20 and 30 students. In line with LaunchCode's mission of making careers in technology accessible to individuals underrepresented in the tech industry, this cohort of CodeCamp will have only students who identify as female. 

Responsibilities

The curriculum is managed by LaunchCode and delivered by course staff, which consists of one Lead Instructor and 1-2 Teaching Assistants. The curriculum consists of procedural programming and web programming fundamentals in Python, with additional job-ready skills taught in Java/Spring or C#/.NET. TAs are responsible for assisting with instruction, working closely with students, and helping with course administration. 

This position is located in the Tampa Bay metro area. 

An Immersive CodeCamp Teaching Assistant:

  • Supports the Lead Instructor in delivering course content
  • Supports the Lead Instructor in administering the course, including grading and attendance
  • Works one-on-one with every student in the class to ensure optimal support and learning

An Immersive CodeCamp Teaching Assistant has experience:

  • Programming in a variety of languages, including object-oriented; dynamically- and statically-typed; compiled and interpreted
  • Presenting programming concepts in both verbal and written settings
  • Staying up-to-date on current programming trends and practices

An Immersive CodeCamp Teaching Assistant must possess:

  • A strong desire to work with driven individuals and help them succeed
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An outcome-oriented work ethic

 

Position Type

This is a full-time, contract position based in the University Square area of Tampa. The period of engagement is Sept 9th - Dec 20th.

Compensation is $14,400 for the duration of the class. 

To Apply

Apply online by filling out the form above.   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.  The employment eligibility of all new hires will be verified using E-Verify. 

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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