Instructor

PART-TIME

Pay: $35/hour

Codinu is seeking enthusiastic coding instructors. Codinu provides a fun, engaging, and a collaborative learning environment with 6:1 student-teacher ratio. We have an extensive, project-based curriculum to ensure that every child can progress at their own pace. Codinu collaborates with local park districts and community centers to provide after school and weekend classes as well as weeklong camps. We offer the following courses:

  1. Introduction to Coding (Scratch)
  2. Web Design and Development (HTML, CSS and Javascript)
  3. Game Design (Scratch or Tynker)
  4. Advanced Game Design (Scratch or Tynker)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Facilitate curricular lessons designed by Codinu and effectively maintain an exciting, engaging and all-inclusive classroom environment for kids aged 7-14 years
  • Manage 1 Teaching Assistant (TA) to serve as support in classroom management and lesson delivery
  • Communicate regularly and effectively with Codinu staff to guide the delivery and flow of talks, activities to ensure maximum understanding and intake of material for students
  • Be responsible in transporting Codinu resources (Chromebooks, Robotic equipment etc.) from one location to another
  • Be the best representation of Codinu at partner locations
  • Effectively communicate with parents and guardians as needed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Belief in coding as a necessary 21st century skill
  • Effectiveness and patience in guiding classroom activities, keeping discussions on task and thinking quickly/creatively in the face of unexpected questions or comments.
  • Ability to adapt to various learning styles and respect for individual differences of students in the classroom
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills; exceptional communication skills.
  • Master’s degree or equivalent work experience required, Computer Science or Education degree a plus
  • Must be a US citizen, hold a US Resident Alien card, or possess a valid US work permit
  • Must pass a background check, drug test, and biometric fingerprint
  • Must have a clean driving record

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated experience and maturity in managing a classroom of 12-15 elementary or middle school kids
  • Proficiency in two programming languages: Scratch, Python or JavaScript
  • Experience teaching in an academically diverse and culturally responsive classroom community

To apply: Email resume and cover letter to careers@codinu.com


Teaching Assistant

PART-TIME

Pay: $12/hour

Codinu is seeking enthusiastic teaching assistants. Codinu provides a fun, engaging, and a collaborative learning environment with 6:1 student-teacher ratio. We have an extensive, project-based curriculum to ensure that every child can progress at their own pace. Codinu collaborates with local park districts and community centers to provide after school and weekend classes as well as weeklong camps. We offer the following courses:

  1. Introduction to Coding (Scratch)
  2. Web Design and Development (HTML, CSS and Javascript)
  3. Game Design (Scratch or Tynker)
  4. Advanced Game Design (Scratch or Tynker)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the lead teacher in delivering lessons and effectively maintain an exciting, engaging and all-inclusive classroom environment for kids aged 7-14 years
  • Communicate regularly and effectively with lead teacher about student progress and issues
  • Work with students one on one, as needed
  • Provide support to Instructor in classroom management, lesson delivery, logistical tasks, equipment management,
  • Be the best representation of Codinu at partner locations

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be 16 years of age
  • Belief in coding as a necessary 21st century skill
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills; exceptional communication skills.
  • Must be in high school with a intended desire to pursue a degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Previous teaching, tutoring or mentoring experience, especially in computer science is strongly preferred
  • Experience with at least one programming language: Scratch, JavaScript and/or Python
  • Enthusiasm for the curriculum and teaching kids to code

To apply: Email resume and cover letter to careers@codinu.com


Administrative Assistant

PART-TIME

Pay: $18/hour

Codinu is seeking an enthusiastic, organized and detail-oriented Administrative Assistant. This starts as a part time opportunity with the potential to convert into a full time position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Facilitate marketing efforts by reaching out to potential partners (schools, community centers, park districts)
  • Managing social media content and regularly maintaining Twitter and Facebook accounts
  • Maintain effective email communication with parents of existing students and also answer potential customer enquiries
  • Design and send promotional emails 
  • Maintain parent email database 
  • Work with Codinu staff for scheduling and payroll
  • Assist Codinu hiring team with scheduling interviews and corresponding to potential employees

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR:

  • Organized, detail-oriented and tech savvy
  • Prior experience as an office manager or similar position is a plus
  • Loves technology and believes in coding as a necessary 21st century skill
  • Has experience working with kids and parents
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable using computer applications like MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint (or similar applications)

To apply: Email resume and cover letter to careers@codinu.com