Position: Bootcamp Lead Instructor
Location: Oakland, CA
Job Category: Full Time, Seasonal
Reports to: Oakland Program Director
Dates: May 15- Sept 15
The bootcamp lead instructor manages both the delivery of instruction, skills, and experiences in the Hack the Hood bootcamp, and manages the core team working to provide transformative experiences for the youth during the program. The lead instructor is also a core ally and partner for the Small Business web development work that happens during bootcamp. The role includes teaching coding, project management, HTML/CSS and 21st century workplace skills to youth, administering proficiency exams, coaching and conducting portfolio reviews, managing other staffers s, working with volunteers and mentors, participating and prepping participants s for tech company site visits and managing youths' development and execution of web sites for small business clients.
The successful candidate is energized to transform young people’s lives by exposing them to technology careers, coding skills, entrepreneurship and tech innovation. The lead instructor has experience teaching tech skills, coding, some design and some digital marketing curriculum for youth ages 15-24. The candidate also has youth development experience, with strong classroom management skills. Successful candidates will have a zest for using social media and tech tools, and be comfortable with smart phones, apps, Google Docs and other tools. The successful candidate is both relationship and outcome driven, and an active problem-solver who enjoys relating to youth ages 16-25, and to adult allies. A social justice lens on tech inclusion is a plus.
The is a wonderful opportunity to be part of a committed team doing important, innovative work in Oakland. The position offers growth opportunities, great community engagement and tangible measurements of outcomes and impact in a dynamic, flexible environment
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