Lead Instructor - Junior Web Development Program

Academy Xi

Be part of changing the world through education and empowering future thought leaders to create impact

Hello, Future Change-Maker, 

Established in January 2016, Academy Xi (AXi) has an ambitious vision: to change the world for the better by educating the next wave of digital change-makers. We are passionate about delivering the skills and capabilities required for individuals, companies and government to succeed in an increasingly digital world. 

Generation Australia is an independent not for profit organisation, committed to changing individuals’ lives by providing them with a unique training experience focused on facilitating careers in growth industries where employers need high quality, motivated employees.

We have a shared mission to equip people from all walks of life with practical, actionable skills of the future to generate positive impact in the community and beyond. Academy Xi and Generation Australia are proud to partner together for an exciting new online program for Junior Web Developers.

We are seeking a motivated and experienced trainer to lead the online program delivery. You will be delivering a bootcamp style program which will give learners an introduction to computer science, source control using Git, Agile software development with Scrum, Advanced HTML Advanced CSS and Node JS-Java Script web development. Students will participate in project-based learning under your supervision.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:   
  • Deliver engaging online synchronous modules to a diverse group of learners and guiding them in their asynchronous(independent learning) modules
  • Adapt your communication style to reflect and connect with the diverse experiences of participants. 
  • Work with an Assistant Instructor to deliver a high quality and personalised learning experience for all participants
  • Bring the learning experience to life, building community and enhance relevance by drawing on your own industry experience
  • Provide relevant and timely feedback to students on formative and summative assessment and on client projects; 
  • Increase participant engagement using different facilitation tactics
  • Utilise Online classroom management techniques and troubleshooting where necessary with relevant stakeholders 
  • Explain complex topics in a non-technical way. 
  • Coach and guide students to be as employable as possible and supporting them to develop industry standard portfolios.
  • Commit to and empathise with young/mid-career people and disconnected populations 
  • Provide differentiated and one-on-one support to motivate and support participants to persevere through challenges 
  • Engage in professional development and training 
  • Act professionally at all times, Academy Xi’s expectations and policies
WHO YOU ARE: 
  • You have at least 5 years industry experience as a Web Developer/Front End Developer/Full Stack Web Developer
  • You have at least 2-3 years of experience as a trainer- some online delivery experience will be an advantage
  • You should feel comfortable about communicating to large and small groups of people and have a desire to coach and guide learners in an empathetic manner.
  • You have a great track record of high student satisfaction rates achieved through NPS or other feedback mechanisms.
  • You are across industry trends and able to share your own personal insight with students
  • You love to inspire diverse groups of learners and genuinely want to help your group of learners acquire technical skills, behavioural skills, mindsets and employment coaching that will make them valuable employees in the tech sector
  • You have full working rights in Australia 
Could this be you?