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College designed for the 21st century

Instructor Manager

$105k – $145k AngelList Est.
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We are hiring an Instructor Manager to join our diverse team of instructors. This hybrid role is responsible for managing a small team of instructors and teaching assistants as well as teaching courses and developing curriculum.

On the managerial side of your role, you will be responsible for managing and coaching our best-in-class instructors from a variety of fields including Computer Science, Front End Web, Back End Web, iOS, Data Science, & Software Development. In addition, you'll drive team level projects to improve our curriculum and students preparation for rewarding careers in software engineering.

On the teaching side, you'll teach part-time (one to two classes per term) in one of our concentration areas, giving you insight into the instructor role and direct impact on student success.

This role will give you a unique opportunity to build the future of higher education. You’ll work 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, management, problem-solving, empathy, teaching and communication skills.

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 looking for someone with the following (if you have most but not all of these, we still encourage you to apply):

  • Computer Science Degree and/or 4-5 years of professional experience as an instructor/teacher in the field of Software Engineering
  • Prior experience managing people or teams, preferably in an engineering context
  • Highly organized and previous experience in project or program management
  • Experience working with OKRs and making data driven decisions
  • Able to confidently give constructive, positive feedback to people of diverse professional and personal backgrounds
  • A “growth mindset” attitude towards teaching and managing
  • Familiarity with or subject matter expertise in one or more of the disciplines we teach
  • Proficient in instructional best practices such as lesson planning, differentiation, assessments, student data analysis, and the creation of strong classroom climates

About Make School
Make School is building a new university in San Francisco. Our education combines liberal arts, computer science, software development, and character development with a strong emphasis on fully preparing students for successful careers as software engineers, product managers, or entrepreneurs. Our alumni work at Facebook, Google, Apple, Snap, LinkedIn, Lyft and more.

Our institution is accessible to students of all backgrounds, 40% are underrepresented minority students and 50% come from low-income families. Students pay tuition as a percentage of earnings once they are employed, directly aligning their incentives with ours. Make School is funded by Learn Capital, Y Combinator, Mitch Kapor, Alexis Ohanian, Tim Draper and others.

We recently earned WASC accreditation for our Bachelor's degree in Applied Computer Science (in partnership with Dominican University of California). We offer one of the shortest bachelor's program in the country (2-2.5 years) and the first powered by Income Share Agreements (students don't pay until they are employed).

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
And more!

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

College designed for the 21st century

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.

You can view their website at http://www.makeschool.com or find them on Twitter and Facebook.

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