Girls Who Code is seeking enthusiastic computer scientists to support our volunteer Clubs Facilitators as Virtual Teaching Assistants. Our Facilitators come from a variety of backgrounds; many are new to computer science and eager to learn alongside their students. We believe all girls (and Facilitators!) have the interest and ability to code and Virtual TAs provide on-the-spot support to ensure this learning process is fun, approachable, and engaging.
This position presents the opportunity to work remotely and bring computer science to communities all across the country.
Applicants must be 18 years or older.
Main responsibility is to field inquiries from volunteer Clubs Facilitators via videochat and phone, including:
- Broad computer science content questions
- Design thinking activities
- Execution of a CS Impact Project
- Classroom management and student engagement
- IT support for Girls Who Code HQ, our custom learning management platform
- Follow up on any unresolved calls until issue is closed
- Collect post-call feedback, maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction
- Log call details and results in our system of record
- Available for 10-15 hours weekly during the hours of 3-10pm ET
- Customer service experience; IT support preferred
- Reliable internet connection
- Enthusiasm for the Girls Who Code mission, curriculum and overall program experience
- Patience and the willingness to adapt to various learning styles and respect for individual differences of students in the classroom
- Exceptional communication skills
- Fastidious record keeping and organization
- Belief that all girls can code
- Experience with Salesforce
- Previous teaching or mentoring experience, especially in computer science
- Experience within academically and culturally diverse classroom community
- Experience in one or more of the following: mobile phone development, robotics, web development and design, algorithms
Girls Who Code is committed to building a truly diverse and inclusive organization with a focus on valuing, serving, and understanding our target constituents, while challenging all stakeholders to think inclusively for the betterment of our programs.
Girls Who Code is an equal opportunity employer committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, national origin, ethnicity, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis. Racial and ethnic minorities and men are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels. GWC is not able to sponsor employment visas.