Location: Initially remote, but will be working onsite in Oakland, CA, 94601
Duration: 12 months
As a Head Coach you will join an energetic team devoted to increasing access and exposure to Computer Science and Making to underrepresented communities.
The Head coach will be responsible for leading a team of coaches facilitating learning experiences designed for students ages 13 -18, to increase their interest, confidence and core skills required to pursue a career in Computer Science.
Top Daily Responsibilities:
Facilitate the instruction for out-of-school time programs, prepare for lessons, and provide feedback to the education design team.
Work directly with students, externs and program partners to ensure that they are following our CS road map; identify areas of strength and weakness of individual students to help them by implementing accelerated or supplemental resources.
Participate in required training and development and apply concepts in the classroom.
Work with the curriculum design team to design and develop engaging learning experiences for students.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Education, Psychology, or equivalent experience.
Proficient in at least one programming language.
Culturally oriented and experienced in engaging with underrepresented populations.
Enthusiasm for teaching, engaging students, and sparking curiosity and creativity.
Experience facilitating or teaching learning experiences with youth.
Must be able and willing to work most Saturdays. Summers: Mon
Desired/Nice to Have Skills/Qualifications or Not Required:
Experience with makerspaces, tinkering, innovation labs, design-thinking, and project-based learning.
Experience leading, managing or mentoring educators.
Proficiency in structuring, delivering, and facilitating learning experiences using a blended learning model, project-based assignments, media techniques, or online education.
Experience teaching in the K-12 environment and differentiating instruction.