Are you an Int-Sr level full stack developer who has a passion for helping train the next generation of devs? Are you a natural ‘teacher’ and are excited about the opportunity to build upon or gain experience in this area? Do you believe the best way of learning is by doing and learning from professionals? Are you eager to surround yourself in a culture of smart people? Do you love the idea of making a difference in the lives of students? Lighthouse Labs is an intense 10-week bootcamp that turns beginners into professional developers. We do this by using a hands on method, tons of 1 on 1 mentorship and by hiring amazing teacher/developers who want nothing more than to get the best out of ambitious, passionate & driven people. If this sounds like you we’d love to chat about our contract teaching opportunities at Lighthouse Labs!
What You’ll be Doing:
Teachers are responsible for handling any and all questions that come up. This includes pair programming and debugging issues with students, which in most cases is more valuable for the students than giving them an answer. Also, code reviewing to help students refactor their code and giving instruction (“lecture”) every morning at 9am for an hour to two and occasionally an hour afternoon Breakout Session. The Full Time instructor will be teaching, mentoring and managing- constantly engaging with teachers and students to improve the quality, consistency and content of the program. You’ll have your hand on the pulse about what’s being covered on any given day and how students are doing.
As a Full Time Instructor, you would further be responsible for conducting technical interviews with students, overseeing prep work, assisting with project planning and ideation, proctoring tests, identifying struggling and successful students, and making student decisions along with the General Manager and Education Manager. You will also be able to work on the following:
When You’ll be Doing it:
Nice to Have:
Gender, racial and ethnic diversity is important to us so we highly encourage people of diverse backgrounds to apply for this position!
If this sounds like you, please send us an email at: teaching [at] lighthouselabs [dot] ca