About the role:

 

The mission of the Instructional Designer is to design, build, and maintain excellent and effective full-stack web instructional materials that will enable Pursuit Fellows to gain their first jobs in web development.

Key activities:

  • Develop engaging and effective instructional content for our intensive full-stack web courses.
  • Use data from various sources (adult learners, instructional staff, employer partners) to effect improvements to the curriculum.
  • Work with external industry partners to ensure our content is valid and up to date.
  • Be on call to substitute-teach web classes.  Also, teach our JavaScript workshops for admissions candidates.

About you:

  • You believe that high-need, high-potential adults, even with little or no coding experience, can learn to code and thrive as developers.
  • You are a subject-matter expert in full-stack web development.  (JavaScript, React/Redux, Node.js, Express, SQL, Postgres, Heroku, npm)
  • You are passionate about building instructional content that delivers measurable learning outcomes.
  • You are a stickler for details: the little things really matter to you.
  • You understand how teachers think and know how to create materials for them that make them better teachers.
  • You have industry experience as a web developer.

About us:

Pursuit trains adults with the most need and potential to get their first tech jobs, advance their careers, and become the next generation of leaders in tech.  We create transformation where it’s needed most.

Our 10- and 12-month Core programs equip high-potential adults with the chops they need to earn jobs as developers at a diverse array of companies.  But our engagement does not end there: via our 36-month Advance program, we provide our graduates the support they need to thrive in their new careers.

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