Front End Development Mentor

Thinkful


1 month ago

11/19/2019 10:26:27

Job type: Full-time

Hiring from: US only

Category: Software Dev


Mentor enthusiastic students as they learn JavaScript, jQuery, Git, HTML, CSS and related skills. Our students are building programming skills to better their careers and develop personal projects; your role is to be their hero and help them sharpen their skills as they work through our curriculum and achieve their goals. Some will get promoted, others will get a new job, while others will just learn for the fun of it.

Thinkful mentors may work remotely or from our office. This is a part-time position, with the potential to grow with the company, if that's your thing.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Mentor students enrolled in our Front End Web Dev course as they work through a project-based curriculum.
  • Lead weekly 1-on-1 sessions where you'll answer student questions, review and provide feedback on student code and projects, and and guide students through the course.
  • Participate in student communities to provide advice and review.
  • Foster a sense of excitement in your students and guide them through the pitfalls of becoming a front end developer.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Demonstrated expertise in front end web development.
  • Command of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Git and related technologies.
  • Powerful communication skills, with the ability to concisely explain new, complicated subjects to beginners and experts.
  • Strong interest in the future of online learning and career education.
  • Infectious enthusiasm for learning new technologies.
  • Self-directed, with an ability to mentor students with minimal oversight.

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