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Applied Computer Science Instructor (Contract, Part Time Evening Hours)


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Location: Posted: Oct 14, 2021

Job Description

Bloom Institute of Technology ( BloomTech ) fka 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. BloomTech 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. BloomTech 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. BloomTech 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. Our program and our staff are fully remote. The school operates on Pacific Time and this role covers our full-time learners. *** This is a part time role with up to 10-12 hours a week between 4PM to 6PM or 7PM AND 9PM Pacific Time Zone. ***

What You'll Do:

    • Teach live code-along via Zoom where you’ll explain complex concepts with simplicity and ease by using real-life examples, practice exercises, analogies, and storytelling.
    • This is a part time role with up to 10-12 hours a week between 4PM to 6PM or 7PM AND 9PM Pacific Time Zone.
    • Guide your learners to excel in Leetcode practice and GCA testing
    • Allocate time for proactive outreach for academic help on a weekly basis.
    • Provide learner support in the form of office hours, live chat, and 1:1 sessions as needed
    • Provide and document curriculum feedback on a regular basis
    • Report to Lambda School on learner progress and successes throughout the course.
    • Develop teaching strategies to maintain high learner engagement
    • Demonstrate high empathy and ability to encourage learners who are struggling as well as provide additional challenges to the learners who are excelling
    • Collaborate cross-functionally

What You'll Need:

    • 3+ years of software development or data science is required
    • 2+ years experience teaching/training is strongly preferred
    • Ability to coach learners on how to improve their computer science problem-solving skills
    • Must be familiar with: Algorithmic problem-solving, Big-O and time/space complexity, Hash Table usage for optimizing algorithms, JavaScript and Python
    • Worked with and/or providing career support to software developers and/or data science roles is strongly preferred
    • Process-oriented with exceptional attention to detail
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in EnglishSelf-starting with the ability to effectively work autonomously with little oversight
    • Extremely comfortable and compelling in public speaking situations
    • Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals
    • Data-driven approach: you’re motivated by metrics, and use these to inform how you approach your work
    • Create solutions that scale: you identify ways to make processes more efficient and do more with less, without sacrificing quality
    • A growth mindset: you’re always looking for ways to improve yourself and your environment
    • You stay up to date on trends in the Software Development and Data Science industries
    • Motivation: you are a rockstar at finding ways to motivate everyone around you
BloomTech 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. BloomTech 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. Apply for this job

About LambdaSchool

Lambda School trains people to be software engineers for free in exchange for a share of future income.

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