The LaunchCode Foundation
  • 18-Feb-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Training
  • USA
  • Contract

LaunchCode:

Immersive CodeCamp Virtual Lead Instructor

LaunchCode

LaunchCode is a nonprofit solving the tech talent gap and paving new pathways to economic opportunity through education, apprenticeships, and job placement in technology. We're seeking a hyper-motivated Lead Instructor to assist with the delivery of our full-time virtual CodeCamp for military veterans with security clearances. Students will begin jobs as Site Reliability Engineers at Microsoft following the course.

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

LaunchCode's Immersive CodeCamp

LaunchCode's Immersive CodeCamp is an intensive, 18-week full-time educational experience for those wanting to get started with a career in programming. The course curriculum is developed by LaunchCode and delivered by the Lead Instructor. The curriculum consists of coding and web fundamentals in C#, DevOps training in Azure, additional job-ready skills taught in Python, and Data Structures & Algorithms.

LaunchCode is seeking a highly motivated person who will serve as the Lead Instructor for this project with a class size of approximately 30-40 students. The Lead Instructor will be responsible for executing curriculum, instructing students, and assisting students through the coursework with the help of multiple teaching assistants.

This is a full-time, remote contract position. The contract will begin May 24, 2021, running approximately 19 weeks including a preparation week and the full duration of the course.

The Immersive CodeCamp Lead Instructor...

  • Is responsible for the execution of all aspects of the course related to student learning, including lectures, review sessions, and coding practices.
  • Is responsible for all course administration related to classroom activities, including grading, attendance, student evaluation, and student communications.
  • Assists LaunchCode staff in organizing supplementary content, such as guest lectures, career workshops and student activities.
  • 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.

The Lead Instructor should have experience in:

  • Teaching programming and related technical topics at the college level or equivalent
  • Software and/or web development in a professional setting
  • Solid knowledge of current programming trends and best practices
  • Building and deploying software applications from scratch

The Lead Instructor should 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

Compensation

~$1800-$2100/week, commensurate with experience, paid monthly.

To Apply

Apply online at https://launchcode.aaimtrack.com/jobs/. No phone calls please, we're busy kicking butt and taking names (and tech jobs). 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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