Job Title: Remote Instructor
Work Location: Based in San Francisco office, or remotely in California or Indiana
Reports to: Remote Instruction Manager
Annual Salary: Commensurate, based on experience
The Remote Instruction Team at The Last Mile is searching for a passionate and empathic Remote Instructor to deliver engaging and responsive technical sessions to our classrooms in prison facilities. You will lead live remote lessons about web development and collaborate with members of the Remote Instruction Team to develop and iterate on current instructional material aligned with our coding curriculum.
As Remote Instructor, you will work closely with in-facility classroom facilitators, students, and the larger Education Team to support our students. As students independently learn about concepts through our learning management system, you will call into classrooms regularly to support their comprehension and prepare them for a career in technology.
- Deliver technical virtual lessons to students in a incarcerated settings
- Develop replicable, scalable lesson plans and course materials that respond to the needs of incarcerated students with support from the Remote Instruction Manager
- Participate in the Remote Instruction team’s lesson development process by reviewing and providing feedback on colleagues’ lessons
- Develop exemplar projects that align with lesson content to share with students
- Develop documentation to communicate complex and technical information to students and within the Remote Instruction team
- Collaborate closely with other TLM staff including the Curriculum team, Classroom Operations team, and Programs department to sync on program offerings and provide feedback to other teams about student performance
- Align instruction with current trends in technology and TLM’s curricular offering
- Maintain a positive and supportive attitude
- Create a consistent and predictable structure for students across all classrooms
- Provide honest and constructive feedback and appropriate encouragement to students and colleagues
Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
- Experience teaching or facilitating sessions in formal or informal educational settings
- Embrace challenges and adopt new responsibilities with creativity, initiative, and self-direction
- Demonstrate intellectual curiosity and self-motivation by staying up to date on modern web development standards and project management technologies and tools
- Be a responsive team contributor, delivering and receiving feedback regularly, and asking questions as necessary
- Demonstrate comfort with adjusting work to evolving priorities in a dynamic work environment
- Believe that anyone can learn to code
- 1-3 years of professional experience, which may include teaching people, writing technical curriculum, or working in engineering roles
- Intermediate to advanced proficiency with a diverse set of programming languages, such as Python, Ruby, MySQL, and responsive design
- Successful completion of a developer bootcamp OR a degree in Computer Science
- Experience working with incarcerated individuals, system-impacted youth, or similar populations
- Proficiency in Git, especially developing lesson branches and optimizing dependencies
- Strong and creative communicator who can deliver engaging content for students of varying levels of proficiency
Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com if you are interested.
TLM is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and second chances at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other protected class.