JOB OPPORTUNITIES AT CODECRAFT SCHOOL

CodeCraft School of Technology offers cutting-edge technology “bootcamps” designed for rapid career transformation. CodeCraft was started by the founders of Boulder Digital Arts who’ve been providing digital skills training for over 12 years.

Full-Time, Lead Instructor, Full Stack JavaScript-Based Web Development

The perfect candidate for our Lead Instructor position will have a unique combination of not only being an experienced developer, but also have a passion for teaching and sharing your knowledge. You will be the lead instructor for each of our 12-week-long coding programs. We also want you to stay engaged in the technologies you teach so we encourage our instructors to continue working on their own projects, contributing to open source projects, and attending industry events.

Responsibilities Overview

  • Work with our admissions team to evaluate applicants by assessing their existing skills and overall aptitude/suitability for a career in programming.
  • Develop and refine curriculum continually to meet the needs of students, the market and adapt to the latest technologies and techniques.
  • Lead lectures and class activities and support students during project work.
  • Manage the program’s assistant instructor including their scheduling, setting priorities and tasks and providing any other necessary guidance.
  • Defining, organizing, guiding student projects and homework as well as review and grading these projects and code.
  • Organize and manage a team of coding mentors including CodeCraft graduates.
  • Collaborate with our careers team in placing graduates into jobs or internships.
  • Ensure that your students stay motivated, inspired, and keep up on learning objectives and class exercises/projects.

Requirements

  • At least 5 years of JavaScript-based full stack web development using JavaScript frameworks such as Vue.js, Angular.js, Node.js.
  • Professional and self-guided. You are ultimately responsible for ensuring a great experience for all the students!
  • Demonstrable mastery of the following tools/technologies: HTML, CSS, SASS, JavaScript, jQuery, Node.js, Angular.js, Vue.js, MongoDB, working with APIs, AWS/Digital Ocean and Git.
  • Passionate about sharing your knowledge with aspiring developers, and committed to engaging students and helping them through the difficult learning process.
  • High EQ (emotional intelligence) and empathy with the ability to advise struggling students to overcome obstacles.
  • Some background in teaching and/or mentoring with a drive to become a master teacher.

What We’re All About

In our industry the tools and technologies change constantly. Therefore, it’s vital for us to teach our students how to be a coder rather than simply master a particular technology. We teach our students how to think like an experienced programmer so they are successful in crafting elegant solutions to any application requirement regardless of the current state of tools and technology. We believe in learning by doing and working on real-world projects that build skill and a portfolio of work for our students to show to prospective employers. We promote open source tools and technologies and instill in our students a sense of appreciation for all the contributions that have been made to these projects with a desire to contribute where they can. We keep our class sizes considerably smaller than the average, provide our students access to a wide range of relevant evening workshop and promote peer-to-peer support and collaboration among students with shared housing and social events.

Compensation/Benefits

  • Competitive, full-time developer salary.
  • Health Insurance.
  • Chance to work with an awesome team in a fun and engaging environment while changing the lives of your students.

How To Apply:

Send us an email with your resume and cover letter to careers@codecraftschool.com. Please indicate the job title in the subject line and include in the email your hourly rate for this contract position. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Part-Time, Lead Instructor, Full Stack Web Development

We are currently looking for an experienced full stack web developer to lead our Part-Time Full Stack Web Development bootcamp at CodeCraft School in Boulder. This is a contractor position that is a perfect opportunity for the right individual who has a passion web development and would like to give back and share their knowledge with up-and-coming coders. Currently, we offer this bootcamp once per year every fall. It’s offered in an evening and weekend schedule so that students can keep their jobs while pursuing a new career in technology. The bootcamp is a total 24 weeks long. The first 4 weeks are an online course (supervised by the lead instructor) and the following 20 weeks are held in-person on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6pm to 9pm as well as every Saturday from 9am to 5pm.

Responsibilities Overview

  • Work with program applicants to evaluate their existing skills and overall aptitude/suitability for a career in programming.
  • Collaborate with our full-time lead instructor(s) to maintain curriculum to meet the needs of students, the market and adapt to the latest technologies and techniques.
  • Lead lectures and class activities and support students during project work.
  • Organize and manage a team of coding mentors.
  • Ensure that your students stay motivated, inspired, and keep up on learning objectives and class exercises/projects.
  • Basic administrative duties including attendance and grading of student assignments.

Requirements

  • At least 2 years of Javascript-based full-stack web development using Vue.js (or similar such as Angular.js), Node.js and MongoDB.
  • Professional and self-guided. You are ultimately responsible for ensuring a great experience for all the students!
  • Demonstrable mastery of the following tools/technologies: HTML, CSS, SASS, Javascript, jQuery, Node.js, Angular.js, Vue.js, MongoDB, APIs, AWS, Git, and TDD.
  • Passionate about sharing your knowledge with aspiring developers, and committed to engaging students and helping them through the difficult learning process.
  • High EQ (emotional intelligence)
  • Some background in teaching and/or mentoring.

How To Apply:

Send us an email with your resume and cover letter to careers@codecraftschool.com. Please indicate the job title in the subject line and include in the email your hourly rate for this contract position. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Mentors

Passionate about coding and technology? Want to help aspiring coders and be a leader in the local programming community? Apply to be a mentor to our students by emailing us careers@codecraftschool.com. Please tell us a bit about your background and why you’d be interested in being a CodeCraft School mentor.