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Lead Web Development Instructor - Flatiron School, Houston, TX

Created 09/14/2018
Reference JR-0012880
Category Education
Country United States
State TX
City Houston
The Flatiron School is seeking a Lead Web Development Instructor to join our growing team.

What We Look for in Teachers:
The goal of any instructor is to drive outcomes. As the lead of a course, the buck stops with you, but we are looking for people that LOVE TEACHING. We make it a mission to seek out teachers who can infect, infuse and inspire with passion, wisdom, positivity, and humor. They show students how to love what they do, and how to better love who they are.

The Lead Web Development Instructor will:

Make No Little Plans
  • Develop and lead student project sprints throughout the semester.
  • Pilot our experimental efforts in curriculum and pedagogical style pursuing our collective unending quest to provide the best experience and most positive outcomes.
  • Build for scale by planning, writing, and delivering lectures in accordance with the progress and pace of the class.

Radiate Positivity
  • Create a safe and collaborative environment where students understand that helping their peers betters their own experience.
  • Find what to love. Leverage passion as a force for motivation by sharing what you are passionate about with your students and working those topics into lesson plans as appropriate.

Be Scrappy
  • Embrace change and thrive in ambiguity by helping students and staff with real time efforts, like debugging a student's project or assignment, while devoting time and effort to developing the macro learning plan.
  • Move quickly by prepare your own lectures but anticipating last minutes changes based on the class' progress and learning goals.

Pursue Mastery
  • Use feedback from students gathered via class surveys to greatly exceed the minimum bar.
  • Integrate feedback from team members on progress of class to set pacing and determine tactical interventions.
  • Work Together
  • Provide feedback to team members by conducting weekly 1 on 1s and overcommunciating on a daily basis .
  • Empower others to succeed by conducting interviews for instructors and students for future cohorts.

Qualifications for Lead Web Development Instructor:

A lead instructor must qualify for BOTH of the following requirements:
  • Web instructors must demonstrate intimate knowledge of a dynamically typed language such as Python, Ruby or JavaScript as used in a production environment.
  • Prior experience teaching code to a class of students


About Flatiron Students:

Every class is a culture. We don't fill seats - we assemble cultures - bringing together unique individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives. We encourage a collaborative, buzzing, challenging environment thick with inspiration and encouragement.

About Flatiron School

Flatiron School teaches passionate, creative people how to code. We've been teaching since 2012, and now we're developing software and programs to bring our successful curriculum to more students. We are more than just a school - we are a team of mission-driven individuals trying to align education with reality. Over our five years as a school, we've helped over one thousand students learn to code and launch careers in tech. To achieve these outcomes, we've never let ourselves stop growing - we've constantly iterated on our curriculum, evolved our teaching techniques, and created technology to improve our students' learning experience.

For the next step in our growth, Flatiron School has joined the WeWork family. In WeWork, we've found a partner who shares the mission we've had since the beginning: to enable passionate people to learn the skills they need to pursue careers and lives they love. And that mission won't change. As part of WeWork, we look forward to working together to expand our in-person and online programs and further increase accessibility to our transformative education.

Employer WeWork

About Us

WeWork is the platform for creators, providing more than tens of thousands of members around the world with space, community and services that enable them to do what they love and create their life's work. Our mission is to create a world where people work to make a life, not just a living, and our own team members are central to that goal.

The WeWork team believes deeply in the power of “we” and in the movement we’re a part of. We challenge convention and achieve amazing things through dedication and collaboration. There is a contagious energy in our spaces as we work together toward accomplishing our goals.

Our hunger for building great spaces; empowering startups, freelancers, and small businesses; and connecting interesting people is far from being satisfied. We’re just getting started, and our journey gets increasingly exciting as more team members join the movement!

Below are the values that guide who we are and everything that we do. 

Inspired

We do what we love and are connected to something greater than ourselves.

Entrepreneurial

We are creators, leaders and self-starters. We try new things, we challenge convention, and we’re not afraid to fail.

Authentic

We are genuine to our brand, mission and values. We’re not perfect and we don’t pretend to be. We are, though, always honest and as transparent as we can be. 

Tenacious

We never settle. We get sh*t done and we get it done well. We’re persistent and knock down walls—literally if we have to.

Grateful

We are grateful for each other, our members, and to be part of this movement. We don’t take success for granted. We’re happy to be alive.

Together

We are in this together. This is a team effort. We always look out for one another. We value empathy; we know we’re all human, and know we can’t do any of this alone.

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