The LaunchCode Foundation
  • 13-Mar-2020 (CST)
  • Training
  • Hanover, MD, USA
  • Other
  • Contract

LaunchCode CodeCamp:

Lead Instructor (Hanover, MD)


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 lead instructor to teach our upcoming CodeCamp, in which we are training 20-40 transitioning military veterans in computer programming in order to start new careers at Microsoft.


LaunchCode's Immersive CodeCamp:

LaunchCode's Immersive CodeCamp is an intensive, 17-week full-time educational experience for those wanting to start a programming career. The course curriculum is managed by LaunchCode and delivered by the Lead Instructor. The curriculum consists of coding and web fundamentals in JavaScript, C#, and Azure. The Lead Instructor will be responsible for executing curriculum, instructing students, and assisting students through the coursework. 

This is a full-time, contract position in Hanover, MD. The contract will begin April 13, 2020 and run for 17-19 weeks. The first few weeks of the course will be fully remote, then likely transition to in-person as current health risks change.

A CodeCamp Lead Instructor:

  • Is responsible for the execution of lectures, review sessions, and coding practices.
  • Is responsible for all course administration including grading, attendance, student evaluation, and student communications.
  • Supports each individual student, including identifying their performance problems and working with them to create pathways for improvement.
  • Works with LaunchCode staff to manage student enrollment and learning status, and regularly report course and student progress.


A CodeCamp Lead Instructor:

  • Has experience teaching programming and related technical topics
  • Has developed software in a professional setting
  • Keeps up with current programming trends and best practices
  • Is able to build and deploy software applications from scratch

A CodeCamp Lead Instructor must possess:

  • A desire to work with driven individuals and help them succeed
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A strong, outcome-oriented work ethic
  • Empathy for learners who are working hard to learn new skills
  • An ability to thrive as an effective team member in high-intensity environments

Position Type

This is a full-time, contract position from April 2020 through August 2020. The Lead Instructor is expected to work 40 hours per week. 


Compensation ranges from $30,000 - $45,000 for the duration of the contract. 

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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