Youth Computer Science Teaching Assistant - Washington DC

Washington, DC
Mar 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Calling all coders with teaching experience and teachers with coding experience: Strayer's youth coding initiative, Generation Code is hiring! We are looking for passionate educators capable of teaching one or more of the following courses:

• Scratch Animation and Design (Ages 7-10) - Experience with visual programming platforms such as Scratch,, etc.
• Scratch Game Design (Ages 7-10) - Experience with visual programming platforms such as Scratch,, etc.
• Exploring Hardware and Robots (Ages 9-11) - Experience with Raspberry Pi or Arduino
• Web Development 1 (Ages 11-17) - Experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
• Web Development II (Ages 11-17) - Experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
• Game Development with Java (Ages 13-17) - Experience with Java
• Android Development Bootcamp (Ages 13-17) - Experience with Android Development Studio
• Girl Power! cohorts of Scratch Animation and Web Dev I - Experience with visual programming or HTML/CSS/JavaScript

  • Instructional and classroom management support of the instructor
  • Complete classroom management training
  • Provide small group and individualized instruction when needed.
  • Be an active advocate for the program and the schools

  • AA degree required or the successful completion of a coding boot camp or certified training.

Work Experience:
  • 3 months experience as a front-end developer OR equivalent experience.
  • Experience working with youth (i.e. advising, mentoring, tutoring, babysitting, etc.)

Job Skills:
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS and JavaScript, additional languages a plus.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must enjoy working with kids and teens and enthusiastically engage the students.

  • This is a part time job - requiring a full summer commitment - all of July thru all of August.
  • This is a part time job that requires a 3 month commitment
  • Coding classes are scheduled at a range of times throughout the day in a variety of settings, so scheduling is flexible.

Working at Strayer is rewarding and each one of us is incredibly passionate about succeeding at our mission and that passion is contagious. With that in mind we are always in search of dedicated, talented individuals who want to be part of something that's enriching, challenging, and rewarding.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete our application process, please contact our Human Resources Department at

Part time


Strayer University is an equal opportunity employer and employs qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other classification proscribed under applicable law.


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