St. Louis, In Person, LiftOff Teaching Assistant
LaunchCode is a non-profit solving the tech talent gap and paving new pathways to economic opportunity through apprenticeships and job placement in technology. Since 2013, we've launched over 3,100 careers across the nation and have provided free, skills-based training to over 10,000 driven individuals. Check out our most recent impact report here.
We're looking for a self-motivated Teaching Assistant to help us expand tech greatness in the St. Louis, MO area.
LaunchCode Teaching Assistants (TAs) guide a group of students as their project manager and support point of contact throughout the LaunchCode LiftOff program while simultaneously refining their professional development goals. The team leadership experience will allow you to grow your leadership, people management, and group facilitation skills.
Fellows serve as a team lead in LaunchCode's core career-readiness program, which is eight weeks long. You will assist our LaunchCode part-time web-development graduates as they create their first full-stack web development group project that they will demo for potential Hiring Managers. TAs have an excellent opportunity to work towards your defined career development objectives, especially those focused on project management.
This role reports to the LaunchCode Candidate Engagement Manager.
LaunchCode supports and fosters leadership from underrepresented communities. We strongly encourage folks from immigrant communities and communities of color, as well as those who identify as women, LGBTQ, or under-resourced to apply. LaunchCode is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Program and employment policies of LaunchCode are nondiscriminatory in regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
Independent Contractor - work approximately 10 hours per week; compensation is $15/hour. Teaching Assistants are not eligible for employee benefits through LaunchCode. The class meets Mondays and Thursdays from 5:30 pm-8:30 pm (CST). The class is in person and meets from June 22, 2023 - August 24, 2023 in person at LaunchCode HQ at 4811 Delmar Bvld, St. Louis MO.