Part-time Coding & STEM Instructor/Teaching Assistant (Shanghai & Shenzhen)

China

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About First Code

First Code Academy is empowering Asia’s next generation to become creators of technology through teaching kids from ages 4 to 18 programming. We believe that learning coding is a means to an end, and encourage our students to also develop their creativity, entrepreneurship skills and a mindset to experiment.

As one of the first coding education providers in Asia, we have rapidly grown to 7 cities teaching over 10,000 students since 2013, and are continuing to expand our global presence. We believe that it takes a team to build something big; if you have a love for technology and want to make a meaningful impact in next generation’s education, join us now!


About the Role

At First Code, we take pride in providing top-notch education technology courses. Our instructors mentor students and guide them from zero programming background to proficiency. Inspire students to not only create with technology, but also to embrace learning, experiment with creating, and to find their passion.

This role requires a high degree of autonomy, entrepreneurial drive and passion toward technology. It is not a regular teaching role, nor a programming role. You take your passion in building and making things, and spread it to the next generation. You have a natural knack in engaging an audience, patience to work with active inquiring minds, and the ability to break down complex problems into smaller digestible pieces. This role provides first-hand experience in shaping the minds of our next generation.

"Coding + Children = My passion. First Code Academy has impacted me in such a positive manner that just two months of my time here has helped me discover this. As an instructor, I get to play with robots and learn new technology everyday and then try to pass over the skill sets to the kids. Watching them use their boundless imagination put to the test creating new apps and websites stuns me every single time and has made me realise how much potential lies within each and every child to use coding to change the world. It has been a great experience for me working (having fun) at FCA, interacting with the kids on a daily basis and learning from them as well. The environment set up for them at FCA is absolutely brilliant - they are given full authority to build whatever they want and use failure as a stepping stone to success which lines with our motto - "Done is better than perfect."

- Kowshik, Instructor


Training Program

Classroom quality is our top priority. All part-time instructors are committed for long-term teaching and have to go through a comprehensive training program designed collaboratively by First Code lead instructors and professional educators. Through our program, each prospective instructor picks up design philosophy of our programs, teaching strategies, classroom management strategies, and last but not least, technical concepts.

The entire program takes about 15 to 20 hours, including group discussion, self-study, lecture, activity, mock teaching, and shadowing in actual classrooms. The sessions will be hosted on weekdays and weekends, and each prospective instructor is expected to complete all the sessions before becoming a STEM Course Instructor.

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