Full Stack Java Instructor (NYC)
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Full Stack Java Instructor (NYC)
Ref No.: 18-01063
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 01/30/2018
Full Stack Java Instructor

Location: NYC or San Francisco, CA
Duration: 3+ Month Contract
Salary: Competitive
Industry: Education/ Technology

We are looking for full-time instructors:
Our Web Development Immersive course is a life-changing educational experience where our students learn the skills and mindsets to take on new careers as web developers. We are looking for a lead instructor with strong JavaScript experience to play a key role on our growing instructional team.

Why teach our Web Development Immersive?
If you are looking to make a life-changing impact by sharing your love for software development with the next generation of developers, we'd love for you to consider joining our team. We deliver more than just skills training, and are looking for teachers who share our vision for a community of lifelong learners pursuing work that they love. As a full-time teacher for our flagship full-time web development program, you will join us on one of our many campuses to:
  • Work closely with one or more co-instructors to guide students through a rigorous, transformational journey towards apprenticeship in software development.
  • Become a better leader, and mentor as you learn from veteran instructors and our world-class instructional coaches.
  • Inspire and support students as they identify their passions and drive their own continued learning beyond the curriculum.
  • Adapt our global curriculum and use it to guide your teaching, building your own lesson plans as needed and contributing back your lessons learned over time.
  • Facilitate a safe, supportive, and energetic community that welcomes the various needs and learning styles of your students.
Skills and Qualifications
  • You are the person that your colleagues naturally gravitate to when they are trying to figure something out.
  • You are eager to shape the skills, minds, and careers of the newest generation of web developers.
  • You have worked in a client facing environment
  • You have at least 3+ years of experience working on a software development team.
  • You have working experience in both front-end and back-end development, and are fluent in
    • Java, Java Applets, Web Programming Skills
    • AJAX, Apache, CXF web servers, routing, JSON
    • Full-stack Java (strong Java highly preferred)
    • At least one JS MV* framework (Angular or React preferred)
    • SQL JOINS, SQL databases and ORMS, Spring, MVC
    • TDD and unit/integration testing using JUnit
    • NoSQL (we generally cover MongoDB and Redis)
    • Deploying to Spring Cloud and AWS
    • Bootstrapping and quickly prototyping the JHipster
Responsibilities and Duties
  • Teach eight hours a day, five days a week, for 10 weeks.
  • Instructors will need to commit 10 - 20 hours a week to working with us on curriculum/preparing to teach.
  • Work closely with two – three co-instructors or teaching assistants to provide students with meaningful and prompt feedback on their progress.
  • Work alongside staff and teaching team to best meet the needs and learning styles of your students.
  • Guide students through development of a stellar final project that will showcase their abilities to hiring managers.
  • Facilitate a dynamic and collaborative classroom community.
  • Inspire students to persevere through the challenges of solving user experience design problems.
Core Competencies
  • Directing Others
  • Approachability
  • Technical Skills in UX Design
  • Motivating Others
  • Presentation Skills
  • Time Management
  • Planning
  • Managing Diversity