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

LaunchCode CodeCamp:

Teaching Assistant (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 hyper-motivated teaching assistants 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. TAs are responsible for assisting with instruction, working closely with students, and helping with course administration. 

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 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


A 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
  • Building and deploying software applications

A 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 from April 2020 through August 2020. The Teaching Assistant is expected to work 40 hours per week. 

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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