College designed for the 21st century
Software Product Development Instructor
We are hiring a Software Product Development Instructor and Curriculum Designer to join our diverse instructional team. Software Product Development is the core curriculum at Make School; training students in the competencies of design thinking, agile project management, teamwork, and self-advocacy. In these classes, students develop the core success skills of being high performing teammates and leaders and build a portfolio of software products and technical blog posts that demonstrate these skills. You’ll be responsible for teaching courses, iterating on curriculum, coaching students, and influencing the pedagogy of how we operate our college.
This role will give you a unique opportunity to build the future of higher education. You’ll work with closely with our instructional team along with students and industry partners to design an educational blueprint that we’ll use to grow our college from 200 to 500 students. You’ll have the opportunity to grow with the company by improving your industry knowledge, problem solving, empathy, teaching and communication skills.
Start date will be in June 2020.
We are looking for someone with the following (if you have most but not all of these, we still encourage you to apply):
- 3 or more years of industry experience in software product development, UX design, and/or product management
- Some professional coding experience
- A portfolio of 3 or more products they’ve developed
- Experience working with teams of 4 or larger
- Strong understanding of software engineering team best practices and trends
- Interest in education and working with students at the college age level
Join us at Make School and enjoy:
Employer-paid health, dental and vision insurance
Generous PTO policy
Employer matched 401(k)
Opportunity to work from home
Catered lunches every Wednesday & Friday
Employee growth funds & development opportunities
You’ll be joining a team of people who are deeply passionate about our mission to make high quality higher education accessible to students of all socioeconomic backgrounds. We’re a small, fast-growing team, and everyone needs to pull for each other and share best practices to make the entire organization better. Finally, you can have a bit of fun with us along with way.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Make School at a glance
Make School focuses on Education. Their company has offices in San Francisco. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, Make School has raised $4.375M of funding; their latest round was closed on April 2015 at a valuation of $15M.