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Web Development Instructor

Lambda School


2 weeks ago

Job type: Full-time

Remote (USA Only)

Hiring from: USA Only

Category: Teaching


Lambda School is on a mission to pioneer a new model of accessible higher education with no upfront costs and where the school invests in the students instead of the other way around.  We are rethinking learning so that we can address the needs of both students and employers in tandem. We’re a progressive alternative to traditional college and fast track bootcamps. Lambda is an intensive program and an immersive live, online curriculum that teaches people the hard and soft skills they need to launch a new tech career. We offer both full time and part time courses to our students.
 
Lambda has successfully completed funding rounds with premier tier venture investors and we have students in almost every State across the United States. We’re looking for passionate, talented people who want to change the way the world thinks about higher education and unlock human potential, regardless of circumstance. 
 
If that sounds exciting to you, let’s talk.  Our success depends on building teams who can challenge each other's assumptions with fresh perspectives. To that end, we don’t just accept differences – we celebrate them. Lambda School welcomes a diverse pool of applicants, including those from historically marginalized groups and non-traditional backgrounds who can appreciate the diverse student communities that we serve and are looking to grow into. This includes women, people with disabilities, people of color, formerly incarcerated people, individuals who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and/or gender nonconforming, first and second generation immigrants, veterans, and people from different socioeconomic backgrounds.
 
This is a highly visible, student-facing role on the Instruction team, reporting directly to the Web Development Lead Instructor. As a Web Development Instructor, you’ll be responsible for delivering the curriculum to students, tracking student progress, and preparing students for the job market. Additionally, you’ll be expected to actively contribute to and improve upon the existing curriculum in conjunction with the Lead Instructor and the curriculum development team.  You must be comfortable suggesting and implementing new ideas that improve the quality and integrity of the school. You understand that there are always new opportunities for improvement and ways to elevate our standards.
 
 
What you'll do:
  • Build, implement, deliver, and continue to improve upon Web Development course curriculum to produce job market ready graduates
  • Report to the Web Development Lead Instructor, providing details of status and student performance for the portion of curriculum you are responsible for
  • Collaborate with the curriculum team on the ongoing development of the Web Development curriculum, providing strong subject-matter expertise to ensure curriculum reflects current and robust Web Development practices
  • Teach guided projects in PST morning hours, working closely with an associate instructor and monitoring overall student participation and performance
  • Provide strong subject-matter expertise in Web Development, including frontend and backend topics
  • Coordinate cross functionally across multiple teams to contribute to the goals and initiatives of the Web Development program in conjunction with learning leadership plans and objectives
 
What you'll have:
  • If your highest education is High School Diploma or GED, you are required to have 5+ years of working experience in the Web Dev industry
  • If your highest education is a College Degree (proof required), you are required to have 3+ years of working experience in the Web Dev industryMinimum 3+ years of experience in the industry
  • Experience in teaching and/or curriculum design
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; comfortable and compelling in public speaking situations
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals
  • Experience working autonomously with little oversight
  • Flexible with a willingness to experiment
  • Passion and interest in keeping up with the latest in Computer Science/Web Development technology
Lambda School is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, veteran or military status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 
 
Lambda School is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. Please let us know if you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability.

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