Instructor, Software Engineering

Kenzie Academy is a tech apprenticeship and coding school. We offer a 6-month to 2-year program as a new alternative to traditional colleges.

Kenzie Academy aims to tackle a major opportunities gap in America. Applying a forward-thinking education model, including project-based learning, critical- and soft-skills training, as well as apprenticeship, our mission is to develop a new talent pool and attract technology jobs to Middle America.

 

Who you are

Technical Background

  • You are skilled at programming in the Python language.

  • You are comfortable with at least one of the Python web frameworks, Flask or Django (ideally both).

  • You are proficient in at least one other language (especially JavaScript, Java, or C).

  • You have experience with either MongoDB or some variant of SQL (especially PostgreSQL or MySQL).

  • You are knowledgeable about algorithmic complexity and passionate about problem-solving.

  • You have experience hosting applications on a cloud platform (especially AWS or Google Cloud Platform).

GENERAL

  • You have a desire to teach students of all ages and backgrounds in computer programming.
  • You have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. 
  • You are comfortable working in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines. 

What You'll Do

  • Provide instruction and support to students in the software engineering program. 
  • Work closely with our head of curriculum to develop curriculum. 
  • Work closely with the admissions team to help interview future students.