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Lead Instructor - Silver Spring, MD #7373667

Company: LaunchCode

Date: 03/26/2020

City: Silver Spring, MD

Employment type: Full-time

Company Description





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.


We only accept applications through our website (https://launchcode.aaimtrack.com/jobs/423105.html).




Job Description





LaunchCode's Immersive CodeCamp is an intensive, 16-week full-time educational experience for those wanting to start a career in programming. The course curriculum is managed by LaunchCode and delivered by the Lead Instructor. The curriculum consists of coding and web fundamentals in JavaScript, with additional job-ready skills taught in 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 in April 2020 and run approximately 17 weeks.


We only accept applications through our website (https://launchcode.aaimtrack.com/jobs/423105.html).




Qualifications





The 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.


A CodeCamp Lead Instructor has experience:


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


This is a full-time, contract position from April 2020 through July 2020. The Lead Instructor is expected to work 40 hours per week. Compensation ranges from $29,000 - $35,000 for the duration of the contract.


We only accept applications through our website (https://launchcode.aaimtrack.com/jobs/423105.html).




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