Evening Computer Science Instructor (Contractor)


Lambda School is a combination of a school and an investment fund. Lambda School’s mission is to find untapped or underutilized talent, and to train that talent for the most in-demand jobs in the world. Lambda School is pioneering a new model of higher education in which the school invests in the students, instead of the other way around. Lambda has just successfully completed its Series B fundraising round with premier tier venture investors. We are operating in 40+ states across the US today and eyeing international expansion opportunities. This is a highly visible, student-facing role on the Instruction team, reporting directly to the Computer Science Program Manager. As the Evening Computer Science Instructor, you’ll be responsible for delivering the curriculum to students, tracking student progress, and preparing students for the job market. You must be comfortable suggesting and implementing new ideas that improve the quality and integrity of the school. You understand that there are always new opportunities for improvement and ways to elevate our standards. What You’ll Do:

Facilitate activities such as lectures, live-coding demonstrations, and Q&A sessions with students 3-4 times a week in our part-time, evening course; class hours M-Th 6-9pm PST; Sat. 9am-12pm CST or PST (~12 hours/week) Deliver Computer Science course curriculum that produces job market ready graduates Report on student progress and success throughout the course Coordinate efforts with the course Team Leads (TLs) to ensure TLs understand the nuances of the course and reporting mechanisms so the TLs can effectively support students’ learning Collaborate with other Computer Science instructors, student success team, and labs team as needed

What You’ll Need:

If your highest education is High School Diploma or GED, you are required to have 5+ years of working experience in the Computer Science industry If your highest education is a College Degree (proof required), you are required to have 3+ years of working experience in the Computer Science industry Experience in teaching Excellent written and verbal communication skills; comfortable and compelling in public speaking situations Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals Self-starting with the ability to effectively work autonomously with little oversight Intelligent, dedicated, flexible with a willingness to experiment

Bonus If You:

Are familiar with Zoom and Slack Have an interest in keeping up with the latest in Computer Science/Web Development technology Have prior start up experience

The position is a contract position. At Lambda School, we’re looking to hire people with grit and integrity. Please apply even if your experience and interests aren’t an exact match with what we’ve laid out in this job description. We’re building something different at Lambda. If that sounds interesting, we want to hear from you. Lambda School is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.