Location: Long Island City, NY Department: Core Program Time Commitment: We are looking for full-time instructors Nights and Weekends Schedule. Compensation: We offer a competitive salary, health, dental, and vision benefits.
Pursuit is looking for a passionate and talented Web Development technical expert and educator to be a lead instructor in our Core program. The Web Development Technical Expert & Lead Instructor should have a no-fail attitude and be prepared to work with other Pursuit instructors and teaching assistants to do whatever it takes to provide the appropriate curriculum, instruction, leadership, mentorship, and support to ensure fellow success. This person should have experience in tech, an interest in teaching, and a passion for Pursuit’s mission.
Work with a Program Manager, other instructors, and teaching assistants to train adults who have no previous background in technology - with a variety of educational attainment from public universities to community colleges to no degree at all - and transform them into web developers employable at the best tech companies
Collaborate with our Brain Trust, a team of engineering leaders from companies ranging from VICE to Facebook to Dropbox, to refine a web development curricula to match the needs of participants from a wide-range of educational and socio-economic backgrounds
Manage a full-time teaching assistant
Own and measure fellow learning outcomes through assessments and exit tickets
Assist the Core team and other Instructors to recruit and select the highest potential fellows for the Core program
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science and web development
Passion for teaching and mentorship
Engineering experience at a tech startup
Compassionate and able to work with a broad range of fellows
Entrepreneurial mindset and an ability to excel in a startup environment, working under tight deadlines and under pressure