JavaScript Web Development Mentor

Thinkful Inc. via Stack Overflow
Development

Jun 1st 2018


Thinkful's Flexible Web Development course pairs personalized mentorship with a curriculum tailored to launch aspiring developers' careers. Join us in helping motivated learners get to those aha! moments. As a Flexible Web Development Course Mentor, you will help your students master everything from the basics of front-end web development to full-stack Javascript with Node.JS and React.js.

Responsibilities

  • Meet one-on-one with your student(s) in hour-long sessions, held twice per week.
  • Motivate and foster best practices with your student(s) as they work to build project management skills, a strong portfolio, and the confidence to network and interview for jobs.
  • As necessary, work with Program Managers to provide detailed feedback on student success, including struggles or technical mastery issues.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years professional experience as a Software Engineer or Developer, or demonstrated expertise in using front-end technologies at an industry level
  • Professional experience using either Node.JS or React.JS (and/or Angular)
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • High level of empathy and people management skills
  • Must have a reliable, high-speed Internet connection

Terms of Employment

  • This is a part-time, contract role; length of contract depends on performance and mutual interest
  • Remote position, with the option to work evenings and weekends when Thinkful students are active.
  • 3 hours per week minimumĀ 
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