Looking for: Lead Instructor

Cities: Santiago de Chile Miami Los Cortijos, Caracas Maracaibo, Vzla Los Palos Grandes, Caracas

What could be more important for a coding academy than having great teachers?

The brightest minds have always taken time taught what they know, it's a great way to give back and also keep learning new developments or event create new ways of doing things. At 4Geeks we want to have the best minds mentoring to our students. That is why we are committed to supporting our teachers in their professional life, promoting their personal branding and projects in any space that the academy has available.Responsibilities: The Lead Instructor is responsible for leading the classes within the classroom.
  1. Set the rhythm of the class, put the pressure and deadlines on the students and make sure your cohort is on schedule.
  2. Prepare your classes and make sure the projects, instructions, and exercises are properly explained and followed by the students.
  3. Identifying areas of improvement on the syllabus, tutorials, exercises or projects.
  4. Make sure students are not stuck for a long period of time (minutes instead of hours or days).
  5. Leading the teacher assistants in helping you with answering questions and reviewing the exercises.

Technical requirements:

  1. You must be a senior developer with years of experience.
  2. Advanced understanding of HTML and CSS: CSS Selectors, Pseudo-selectors and Specificity, Display, Position, Flex, Bootstrap, etc.
  3. Deep understanding of Javascript ES2017 concepts: Looping with or without mutations (for, while, forEach, map, reduce, etc.), Classes vs Functions, Data Structures, Object Literals, Events, working with the DOM.
  4. Experience with React.js: The majority of the front-end coding is based on Rect.js, you need to understand Flux, Context API, Component Lifecycle, etc.
  5. API consumption: Use of fetch, consuming REST API's, async/await, Promises, JSON, serialization, etc.
  6. Python and Django knowledge: Develop API's with django-rest or Flask framework.

Teaching experience required:

  1. At least 1 year of coding teaching experience required.

Perks about the Job

  1. Great pay.
  2. Very flexible hours, you can and should keep your current job.
  3. Join a fast-growing company based in the U.S. with lots of opportunities to grow within the company.
  4. Great company culture and similar values.
  5. Our teachers are one of the faces of the academy, become an evangelist and we will promote your profile and make you a rockstar.
  6. Nothing is more fun than teaching! You are changing lives!
  7. If you would like to be a freelance developer, you can join any of the current projects the academy teachers are developing, together they work as a collective dev-shop that is constantly involved in great fun projects.

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    • Why would you like working at 4Geeks Academy and what makes you a great fit?

    More about 4Geeks Academy

    4Geeks Academy was founded in 2015. What started as an internal project to train more developers has now become our full-time passion.

    4Geeks is today a USA based Coding Bootcamp pursuing to build a new framework for Coding Education, because coding is becoming an essential part of our society.

    4Geeks Academy has now Locations in 3 cities, 5 on-going campuses, and more than 200 graduates.

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