JOB OPPORTUNITY:

Coding Instructors @ YWPA

Location:

Young Women’s Preparatory Academy, 1150 SW 1st St, Miami, FL 33130

Position Description:

As a member of a group of 30 instructors, lead 5 monthly coding sessions in a classroom of ~24 students at Young Women’s Preparatory Academy (grades 6-12). Most of the instruction is non-intimidating as it will be in Scratch using available online lessons. You will be provided with a syllabus and links to all curriculum ahead of time. And you will co-teach in pairs!

You will teach during homeroom classes to either 6th-11th grade students. Two twelfth grade students will be available to you as classroom assistants.

This is a great opportunity to build your resume and meet CodeArt’s corporate sponsors!
Position Duties:

This is a paid internship (Up to $400 depending on commitment)

  • Become a member of a group of 30 instructors with a common goal. CodeArt gives a voice to instructors as well as students. Your perspective on how best to learn coding will be considered. Proposing how else to connect to the local CS/IT Miami ecosystem is welcome.
  • Attend an initial training session at FIU.
  • Review each week’s lesson ahead of time so you are confident in giving the lesson
  • Communicate any questions or concerns to CodeArt Director of Education
  • Give instructions to and oversee your 12th grade classroom assistants
  • Make sure that attendance is taken each session, that scores for pre- and post-tests are recorded, and all completed assignments are recorded.

Give lesson in person on Fridays… January 26, February 23, March 16, April 13, and May 25 at 9:05-10:05am at YWPA

Qualifications:

  • Either majoring or minoring in Computer Science or a related field
  • Experience coding in Scratch or willing to learn it quickly
  • Experience working with middle schoolers or high schoolers a plus

"Coding is today's language of creativity. All our children deserve a chance to become creators instead of consumers of computer science."

MARIA KLAWE
President of Harvey Mudd College