Evening Computer Science Instructor - Remote Contract Position

Remote
Instruction – Web Development
Contract
Lambda School is an online, immersive program striving to make entry into the tech industry more accessible by investing in human potential. We have incredible backers including Y Combinator, Google Ventures, Stripe, Paul Buchheit (the creator of Gmail), Joe Montana of Liquid2, and Ashton Kutcher + Guy Oseary from Sound Ventures and have been featured in notable publications like FastCompany, Fortune, Inc, and Venture Beat.

This is a highly visible, student-facing role on the Instruction team, reporting directly to the Computer Science Program Director. As the Evening Computer Science Instructor, you’ll be responsible for delivering the curriculum to students, tracking student progress, and preparing students for the job market.

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.

Duties and Responsibilities

    • Teach our part-time, evening course; class hours: M-Th 6-9pm PST; Sat.9am-12pm PST (~12 hours/week)
    • Deliver Computer Science course curriculum that produces job market ready graduates
    • Report on student progress and success throughout the course
    • Coordinate efforts with the course project managers (PMs) to ensure PMs understand the nuances of the course and reporting mechanisms so the PMs can effectively support students’ learning
    • Collaborate with other Computer Science instructors, student success team, and labs team as needed

Education, Skills, and Experience

    • Minimum 3+ years of experience in the Computer Science industry
    • Experience in teaching
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; comfortable and compelling in public speaking situations
    • Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals
    • Self-starting with the ability to effectively work autonomously with little oversight
    • Intelligent, dedicated, flexible with a willingness to experiment

Big plus, if you....

    • are familiar with Zoom, Slack, and Airtable
    • have a interest in keeping up with the latest in Computer Science/Web Development technology
    • have prior start up experience
The position is a contract position.

Lambda School is an equal opportunity employer, and acts in this capacity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability.