Online tutor

GoCode Academy
North Harrow
£15,000 - £19,999
20 Aug 2019
27 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you smart, fun, and passionate about teaching young people? Join our team of coding instructors and become the backbone of our academy as well as a critical mentor to your students. As an online tutor, you will be providing live lessons to kids age 6-18 across the UK and even the world using GoCode's online learning platform. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a passion for delivering business growth and being part of disruptive innovation in education technology.

About us:
We are GoCode Academy, the UK's multi-award winning coding academy for young people. We run after school clubs, holiday tech camps, and online courses. We instruct kids ages 6 to 18 in Scratch, Python, HTML/CSS, and JavaScript. So far we have reached over 3000 students across the nation and are rapidly expanding. Leading the way in 21st century education, GoCode is making a change in the way young people learn.

University students pursuing a degree in computer science or recent graduates with this degree
Mastery of Scratch, Python, HTML/CSS, and/or JavaScript
Background in teaching methodology, instruction, or tutoring highly preferred
Excellent communication and time management skills
Quick to learn, understand, and suggest changes to improve our business

Your role and how it works:
All new GoCode clients receive an initial free trial lesson. This is for you to determine where the student is at in terms of skills, where to start the course, and what the ultimate learning goals will be.
One full course consists of one lesson per week for 24 weeks (6 months). You and the student or parent will work together to find a regular time to hold the lessons.
You will use our own online learning platform which utilizes screen sharing technology so you can follow along with the student as they code.
You will use our lessons plans and worksheets to create fun and engaging lessons.
You will provide regular feedback to parents using our report card system and be the front line of communication for any questions they have.

Job Type: Part-time

Location: Remote

Salary: £10 / hour with a bonus at the end of every completed course with positive feedback from the student and parent