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

LaunchCode:

Immersive CodeCamp

Virtual Teaching Assistant

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 empathetic, communicative, and motivated Teaching Assistants 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 abilities with others? Do you have 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. TAs are responsible for assisting with instruction, working closely with students, and helping with course administration.

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

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 your group 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

Compensation

$1000/week, 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 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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