Computer Science Instructor - Fall 2019 (Remote, $20/hr+)

Juni Learning

Juni Learning

Computer Science Instructor - Fall 2019 (Remote, $20/hr+)

Remote
Part Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Do you love working with kids and inspiring the next generation of engineers, designers, and builders? Instructors at Juni Learning work directly with students ages 8-18 by teaching weekly, online coding classes. All classes are taught remotely, using the curriculum and digital tools developed by Juni.

    We've designed the instructor role to be a flexible part-time position. Instructors can set their availability and generally work with their students at a regular time, once or twice a week. We expect a minimum commitment of teaching 8 hours per week.

    Commitment to providing students a great education:

    • Instructors will use the curriculum and teaching tools developed by Juni Learning. Each course is 50 minutes long, taught online, and may be a private (1-1) or small group class (maximum 3 students).
    • We look for instructors with a great attitude and desire to help kids build resilience and grit alongside their coding skills.

    Professionalism and initiative:

    • Treat all students and parents with respect. Foster a safe community. Act in accordance to a high standard of ethics, and maintain family and student confidentiality and privacy.
    • Take initiative to solve or anticipate problems early or refer to another Juni Learning employee.
    • Flexibility to changing needs, and ability to collaborate with co-workers for any issues that may arise.

    Serve as an ambassador for Juni Learning:

    • Maintain high-quality teaching and professionalism.
    • Promote our values and mission, and serve as a role model for kids of all backgrounds and ages.
  • Qualifications
    • College-level coursework in computer science (at minimum completion of one CS course or equivalent). Instructors will be assigned different students and courses to teach based on their experience.
    • Experience working with young students and track record in improving student outcomes.
    • Passion for building interest in computer science in kids and teenagers (ages 8-18).
    • Commitment to work a minimum of 8 hours per week for a minimum of 3 months.
    • Ability to work well with students of different ages, some background in computer science
    • Strong communication skills, especially with families (both children and adults).
    • Work authorization in the US.
  • Compensation
    Base pay $20/hr+ based on experience, with opportunities to earn bonuses and develop into different roles.
  • Industry
    Education
  • About Us
    Co-founded by two Stanford and Google alumni, Juni Learning offers private coding courses for kids, taught online by live instructors handpicked from top computer science universities in the US. Juni offers a full computer science curriculum to students ages 5 - 18. The company is backed by top leaders in technology, including former Kleiner Perkins investor Arielle Zuckerberg, YCombinator Co-founder Jessica Livingston, YCombinator Partner Adora Cheung, GSV AcceleraTE Managing Partner Deborah Quazzo, and others. The company graduated from YCombinator’s Winter 2018 batch, and was recently featured in [Forbes] and [Fortune], and is headquartered in San Francisco. **Founders** **Vivian Shen** *Co-founder & CEO* Vivian Shen holds a B.S in Computer Science from Stanford and a minor in Creative Writing. Previously, she was Director of Product at Operator, a software engineer at Google, and a consultant at McKinsey & Company’s Silicon Valley office. She is also a Bay Area native and graduated from Gunn High School in Palo Alto. **Ruby Lee** *Co-founder & CTO* Ruby Lee holds an M.S. in Computer Science and a B.S. in Bioengineering from Stanford. Previously, she was an investor and Product Partner at Kleiner Perkins and an Associate Product Manager at Google, where she worked on the Chrome browser and later helped launch Project Fi, Google's wireless carrier service.