YW Tech Lab Instructor

Rockford Region
Posted 4 weeks ago

This is a Full-Time position, $50,000 per year.  Each cohort will contain no more than 25 students.  Front End Web Development = 15-week cohort; CompTIA+ = 100-hour cohort; Google IT Support Professional Certificate = TA provided in coordination with Tech Lab Supervisor.

Reports to:  Supervisor, YW Tech Lab


Job summary:   Facilitate learning experiences to adult learners, leading to certification in Front End Web Development, CompTIA+ certification, and Google IT Support Professional Certificate. Job requires a knowledgeable programmer or instructor to help Implement YW Tech Lab curriculum, including Front End Web Development and CompTIA+.  Work directly with the specified curriculum to create a syllabus outline and curate external content sources to help turn a high-level syllabus into reality.

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent in professional IT experience and certifications
  • Minimum five years’ experience in the IT field; instructional background preferred
  • CompTIA+ Certified, or additional IT related certifications
  • Professional experience or training as a Frontend or Full-Stack developer
  • Fluent in HTML, CSS, computer basics
  • Familiar with libraries such as Bootstrap and Material UI
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and documentation skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively with staff and program participants through verbal and written communications
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds at times.
  • Current Illinois driver’s license and valid vehicle insurance

Summary of essential job functions:

  • Apply educational techniques and philosophies to help design a first-in-class syllabus that teaches current concepts in Frontend Web Development and CompTIA+.
  • Collaborate with YW Tech Lab Supervisor and program consultant to craft learning outcomes and build a compelling learner experience.
  • Think pedagogically to break down technical concepts into digestible units and modules.
  • In coordination with YW Tech Lab Supervisor, curate external material to supplement current Frontend curriculum.
  • Collaborate with team to author high-quality projects that are worthy of being part of a learner’s portfolio.
  • Propose updates to existing material to reflect current standards in Frontend Development and CompTIA+.
  • Gain familiarity with the Google IT Support Professional Certificate program in order to provide technical assistance to students.
  • Facilitate scheduled classes utilizing Front End Web Development curriculum and CompTIA+ curriculum.
  • Prepare students for certification exams.

Job Features

Job CategoryFirst Shift, Full Time

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