CodePath is a national non-profit that is reprogramming higher education to create the most diverse generation of software engineers, CTOs, and founders. We deliver industry-vetted courses and career support centered on the needs of Black, Latino/a, Indigenous, and low-income students. Our students train with senior engineers, intern at top companies, and rise together to become the tech leaders of tomorrow.
Founded in 2017, CodePath has taught over 20,000 students and delivered courses across over 85 universities. We are supported by some of the largest and most well-respected organizations, including Andreessen Horowitz, Blue Meridian Partners, Cognizant Foundation, Comcast, Google, Meta, Salesforce, Walmart, and Workday, among others.
We are currently targeted to serve 10,000+ students a year nationwide as of 2023, and are planning to scale up to ~100,000 students a year by 2030.
** We will never ask for bank information or for you to download any programs as part of our job application process and initial communications to applicants will be sent directly from our HR department.
About the Role
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
Duration: Contractor, 40 hours per week
Reporting to: Instructional Program Manager
Compensation: $50-$70 per hour
CodePath.org is an early-stage nonprofit dedicated to offering an accelerated pathway into the technology industry for college students all across the US, with an emphasis on serving underserved, low-income, and first-generation students. We offer a variety of courses and services to students both directly on-campus and remotely using video classrooms with instructors and TAs. All of these courses and services are offered to students entirely for free, funded directly by the technology industry in order to invest in the next generation of talented software engineers.
CodePath.org provides curriculum and programs for college students all across the United States, often offered for-credit at campuses, including at many HBCUs, HSIs, women’s colleges, and state colleges. CodePath.org is supported directly by the technology industry including Microsoft, Facebook, Walmart.org, and many more.
For more information, check out our website at CodePath.org.
About Our Immersives
A key part of our programming is our summer immersives: full-time programs that teach full stack web curriculum to rising college Juniors. Students are taught a rigorous web development curriculum, join specialized events and technical workshops, and are matched to industry experts for mentorship during the program. These programs run for 10 weeks from June to August and include fully remote and in-person positions.
Our current program scope calls for:
2 in-person Associate Instructor in San Francisco
1 in-person Associate Instructor in Menlo Park, CA
Our Instructors are passionate educators and technologists who are deeply invested in providing opportunities for students identifying with underrepresented groups in tech. Instructors are responsible for the overall in-class experience of participants in the CodePath immersive program. They deliver lessons, facilitate collaborative lab sessions, and support students in designing and executing their own original projects.
Associate Instructors will need to be available during the following dates/time:
May 6 - 31, 2024 (up to 60 hours total, dates/times TBD): Training
June 3 - Aug 9, 2024, 9:00am - 5:00pm PST: Tech Partner program dates
- June 3 - July 5, 2024 - dates subject to change: Tech Partner program dates
*The exact dates of training and program run may vary slightly as details are solidified.
**Please note that we have accounted for closures due to national holidays and have program flexibility with time off during the summer.
Work closely with the Lead Instructor to plan and facilitate instructional lessons and adapt materials as needed
Facilitate a variety of working sessions including morning stand-up, extended group project worktimes, and just-in-time reinforcement sessions based on student needs
Act as secondary instructional point of contact for interns in the program. Develop strong relationships with program participants to support their growth and development throughout the program
We strongly encourage applicants from underserved populations, including BIPOC and LGBTQ+ to apply for this position, even if you don’t meet every requirement
Computer science (or related field) degree, full stack bootcamp certification, or comparable experience working in/learning software development
Strong understanding of core technologies: React.js, Node.js, and foundational database knowledge. Our ideal candidate has strong familiarity with relational databases (e.g. Postgres, MySQL, etc.)
1+ years of instructional experience with a demonstrated track record of educational excellence
Experience working through shifting priorities and learning, while maintaining organization and control
Formal experience working as a web developer in core technologies a plus
Experience developing technical curriculum (and interest in playing a role in the development process of the SITE curriculum) a plus
Tech nonprofit, startup experience a plus
This is a seasonal, full-time (40 hour/week) position
Candidates will be paid a competitive hourly rate for up to 11 weeks of full time training and program instruction. Our hourly band is $50 -$70 an hour, and the average compensation for full program participation is $32,400 for the summer program
Candidate hourly rate is dependent on experience and new staff rarely start at the top of the range
This position is not eligible for medical, dental, or vision benefits or paid time-off
We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees that includes:
Medical, dental, and vision premiums paid at 90% for FT positions and their dependents
Flexible vacation and sick time policy with 12 company paid holidays plus a week long "winter break" office closure from Christmas to New Years. Employees take the time when they need it
Flexible workplace and work schedule
CodePath provides a laptop, monitor, and ergonomic office setup
Annual professional development stipend
Ability to voluntarily contribute pre and post-tax earnings to our 401k plan
Employer Provided Short Term Disability and 10 weeks paid leave to support our employees in growing their family
A commitment to developing leaders from within the organization
Frequent opportunities to connect with students, universities, and communities we serve
Opportunities to engage, collaborate and partner with top technology companies, venture capitalists, and engineering leaders
About the Current Team
We are individuals from a multitude of backgrounds, experiences, and unlikely stories, all connected by a single dream: a world in which regardless of background, socioeconomic status, gender, or race all people have pathways to reach their full potential.
With a staff and board that cares deeply about diversity and equity, we believe that diverse perspectives and backgrounds create a richer work environment and enhance our ability to pursue our mission.
Note: Research suggests that women and BIPOC individuals may self-select out of opportunities if they don’t meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive at CodePath to apply for this role.