General Assembly is hiring a

Part Time Online Course Mentor: JavaScript

New York, United States

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 as well as the #1 Most Innovative Company in Education.

In this 10-week part-time online course, students learn to create interactive websites using Javascript. They’ll put those skills to practice through code challenges and projects, and receive mentor guidance to keep them moving forward.

We are looking for mentors to lead this transformative experience; someone who is passionate about teaching and interested in guiding our students to success.

Core Responsibilities

  • Engage with students 1:1 through video chat to patiently and thoughtfully answer curriculum questions, and provide feedback on assignments and projects
  • Respond promptly and empathetically to student emails
  • Guide students with real-work examples and recommend reliable resources
  • Think creatively about ways in which we can optimize the student experience


Expertise in the Following Required


  • Basic Javascript
  • Control Flow
  • Functions
  • Objects

Interactivity & Animation

  • DOM Manipulation
  • jQuery I
  • jQuery II


  • APIs
  • Deployment


Who You Are

  • Patience, empathy, and communication are your greatest strengths
  • You are excited and eager to shape the skills, minds, and trajectories of the newest generation of web developers
  • Proactive, engaging, and a team player - you are always finding ways to help those around you
  • You revel in efficiency, and innovatively come up with solutions to better processes and systems
  • You are exceptionally organized and responsive


Other Details

  • Part-time, hourly position.
  • You must be available to work at minimum 8 hours a week. Flexible schedules available.
  • Work Remotely - Must be US or UK based