Instructor

Bronx, NY
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What We Look for in Instructors:

The goal of our instructors is to connect young people with tech. We make it a focus to seek out teachers who can inspire passion & positivity. They help to introduce the world of tech to students through coding but more importantly guiding them on the journey of learning about themselves.

The Web Development Instructor will:

  • Work collaboratively with neighborhood sites to recruit & select students for the Creator & Maker Cross-Training
  • Plan, create and deliver lectures in accordance with the pace of the class
  • Be able to pivot your own lesson plans by anticipating last-minute changes based on class progress and learning goals
  • Develop and lead student projects throughout the program
  • Foster an environment that is safe and collaborative through engagement and development of positive relationships.
  • Accompany students on Vision Casting trips to local tech businesses & trips outside of NYC
  • Meet weekly with Lead Instructor & President
  • Meet individually with students & provide weekly reports on progress
  • Work collaboratively with sites on integrating Code for Life into the fabric of their program
  • Meet with neighborhood stakeholders
  • Accompany staff on meetings with potential funders
  • Attend Conferences
  • Participate in the program evaluation process
  • Commit to being available to work afterschool hours 2:30PM – 7PM Monday – Friday

Qualifications for Web Development Instructor:

  • A framework of church culture & ministry mindset
  • Must demonstrate intimate knowledge of a dynamically typed language such as ES6 (JavaScript), Python, Ruby, C++, or Swift.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with high-risk youth & relational approach to ministry
  • Teaching principles & pedagogy
  • Understanding of youth culture, poverty, and neighborhood & family dynamics
  • Growth & Learning Mindset
  • Ability to collaborate
  • Understanding of creative process
  • BS preferred but not mandatory.

Resume & References Required:

  • Pastor or Mentor
  • Previous Employer
  • Co-Worker or Colleague

Background Check will be required by both Nyack College & individual sites so one will be required before starting.

Office

2 Washington Street, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10004

Contact Us

  • ctroy@codeforlife.us
    (917) 405-3612