Youth Coding Camp Instructor
Job Description: We are seeking a dynamic and passionate Coding Camp Instructor to join our team for an upcoming coding camp for school-aged youth. As an instructor, you will play a pivotal role in creating a fun and engaging learning environment while teaching coding, improving logical thinking skills, and fostering creativity and design skills in our camp participants.
- Develop and deliver high-quality coding lessons and activities for school-aged youth.
- Design and facilitate hands-on coding projects, problem-solving challenges, and collaborative coding sessions to enhance participants’ skills and knowledge.
- Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment that encourages creativity, critical thinking, and teamwork.
- Guide and mentor participants in exploring robotics, app development, web design, and game development.
- Assess and provide constructive feedback on participants’ progress and projects.
- Organize and facilitate coding games, competitions, and showcases to motivate and recognize participants’ achievements.
- Stay updated with the latest coding trends, teaching methodologies, and educational resources to enhance the learning experience.
- Ensure the safety and well-being of participants throughout the camp.
- Working knowledge of Computer Science and Programming concepts (Variables, Loops, Conditional Statements, Functions, Object Oriented Design, Debugging)
- Working towards bachelor’s degree in computer science, Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
- Strong expertise in coding and programming languages
- Prior knowledge of Scratch – MIT High Level programming language
- Experience working with school-aged youth in an educational or instructional capacity.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively engage with participants and create an inclusive learning environment.
- Passion for teaching, inspiring, and empowering young learners to explore the world of coding and technology.
- Creativity and ability to design innovative and interactive coding lessons and activities.
- Patience, adaptability, and the ability to work well in a team-oriented environment.
- Prior experience in instructing coding camps, workshops, or educational programs is a plus.
Join us in making a positive impact on the lives of young learners, inspiring their passion for coding, logical thinking, and creativity. Together, let’s empower the next generation of tech-savvy innovators!
Equal Employment Opportunity: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We value diversity and actively promote a workplace that is inclusive and free from discrimination. Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation at any stage of the employment process.