Posted 7 Nov 2022, 5:20 am

Full Stack Web Development Teaching Assistant George Washington University at edX Boot Camps

The Job:

2U is seeking a Web Development professional who has a passion for making a difference.  Our students have a diverse background, from working professionals to recent college graduates who seek to transition into careers in Web Development positions. Teaching Assistants will have a direct hand in changing the lives of our students.

This is a fully remote, part-time position. 

Why teach with us?

Teaching Assistants help instructors to lead classroom discussions, emphasize the meta-skills and core concepts, support students in their projects and challenges, and provide feedback to students. You don't have to have a ton of experience with teaching! You just have to be a lifelong learner, proven teacher or mentor, or love to help people change their lives to succeed.

What You Will Do:

  • Create an engaging, positive, and inclusive learning environment for our students
  • Explain complex topics to individuals with both a technical and non-technical background
  • Ensure you are bringing the learning experience to life, building community and enhancing relevance through drawing on your own industry experience
  • Infuse empathy, support, encouragement, and fun into the students' learning progression
  • Assist the instructor with class time management 
  • Observe the class during code activities and projects to assist students (via Zoom)
  • Research and answer student questions 
  • Grade homework and group project assignments when applicable  

Skills & Requirements:

  • At least 6 months of experience of web development experience (or equivalent)
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred, but not required 
  • Must have a laptop, camera, and reliable internet access
    • One additional monitor, microphone / headset are highly recommended

Familiarity with the following:

  • Browser-Based Technologies - HTML/CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, Responsive Design, Bootstrap, Handlebars,and React.js
  • Server-Side Development - User Authentication, Progressive Web Applications (PWAs),and MERN Stack (MongoDB, Express.js, React.js, Node.js)
  • Databases - MySQL and MongoDB

Logistics:

  • 24-week program (this is a part-time commitment)
  • M/T/TH OR M/W/TH schedule
  • Classes: 5:45 - 10pm (includes office hours and break)
  • Classes are taught live online

Perks:

  • Maintain your current career while teaching
  • Paid Sick and Safe Leave
  • Access to Wellness and Educational Resources
  • 20% Discount on 2U Short Courses
  • Hone your skills by teaching and mentoring others
  • Expand your network by joining the thousands of industry professionals who make up our instructional staff
  • Experience the gratitude and fulfillment that comes along with teaching and giving back to the tech community

Hourly salary only: In Colorado, the anticipated hourly salary for this role is $20/hr. Note: The final compensation for this position may consider factors including the geographic location where the work is performed (candidate’s assigned office) and prior work experience of the candidate.



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