General Assembly is hiring a

Part Time Javascript Development Instructor

Atlanta, United States
Part-Time

Since 2011, General Assembly has transformed tens of thousands of careers through pioneering, experiential education in today’s most in-demand skills. As featured in The Economist, Wired, and The New York Times, GA offers training in web development, data, design, business, and more, both online and at campuses around the world. Our global professional community boasts 40,000 full- and part-time alumni — and counting.

In addition to fostering career growth for individuals, GA helps employers cultivate top tech talent and spur innovation by transforming their teams through strategic learning. More than 21,000 employees at elite companies worldwide have honed their digital fluency with our corporate training programs. GA has also been recognized as one of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, and Fast Company has dubbed us leaders in World-Changing Ideas and the #1 Most Innovative Company in Education.

In this 10-week part-time course, students learn how to add interactivity to websites, work with APIs and build a single-page app using JavaScript. We are looking for an instructor who is passionate about JavaScript and excited to teach students a set of cutting-edge skills in our JavaScript Development course.

Skills and Qualifications

  • You are eager to shape the skills, minds, and trajectories of eager General Assembly Students.
  • You are the person that your colleagues naturally gravitate to when they are trying to figure something out.
  • You have at least 3 years of experience working with JavaScript.
  • You are experienced in utilizing JavaScript for the following tasks: manipulating the DOM using vanilla JS and jQuery, making API calls and parsing JSON data, saving data using a back-end-as-a-service provider like Parse or Firebase.
  • Nice to have: experience with any front-end JS framework (Angular, React, Meteor, Ember, Backbone, etc.).

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Teach two, 3-hour part-time classes per week, for 10 weeks.
  • Work alongside GA staff and teaching team to best meet the needs and learning styles of your students.
  • Guide students through development of a stellar final project that translates a set of specs into a full-fledged web app.
  • Facilitate a dynamic and collaborative classroom community.
  • Assist students outside of class as necessary.

Who Are We?

General Assembly is a venture-backed, NYC-based startup focusing on education for individuals and enterprises in the areas of technology, design, and entrepreneurship. We currently have physical classrooms in 13 cities across 4 continents, with tens of thousands of students coming through our doors.