Part time Mentor & Instructor Opportunities (Technology & Data courses)

Academy Xi

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

Established in January 2016, Academy Xi (AXi) has an ambitious vision: to transform the world by educating the next generation 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.

We are constantly on the lookout for part-time Instructors and Mentors to support our various Tech & Data program delivery.

These roles would be suited to someone who is open to working flexible hours and would need to be available between 12 -24 hrs per week. Open to all locations in Australia - you will need to have PR or Citizenship.

As a Course Instructor or Mentor, you will provide consistent academic, administrative and motivational support for learners throughout this course. 

You will lead and support the delivery of comprehensive online bootcamp programs which will give learners an introduction to programming fundamentals, Front-End & Web Frameworks, Javascript and Ruby on Rails. Students will participate in project-based learning under your supervision, including working with real clients at later stages in the program.

You will assist learners with understanding theoretical concepts, provide real-life examples & stories from extensive experience in industry, host Live Sessions to activate content, host private Mentor appointments to provide individual support and direction, and to enable learners to participate in and complete team based client projects.

What you’ll do:
  • Facilitate engaging online synchronous sessions 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
  • Bring the learning experience to life, building community and enhancing relevance by drawing on your extensive 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 at Academy Xi
  • Explain complex topics in a non-technical way, patiently when required
  • Coach and guide students to be as employable as possible and supporting them to develop industry standard portfolios
  • Provide individualised on demand one-on-one support to motivate and support participants to persevere through challenges 
Who you are:
  • You have at least 3 years industry experience working across Software Engineering, Full Stack Development, Web Development, Data & Analytics
  • Experience as a trainer (preferably online) will help position you strongly for these opportunities
  • You should feel comfortable communicating to both large and small groups of learners and have a desire to coach and guide learners in an empathetic, patient manner
  • You are across broad industry and technological trends and able to share your own personal insights 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
Over the last five years we have harnessed the power of human-centred design and digital technology, building individual and organisational capability to solve a diverse range of social challenges. 

To achieve our mission, we:
  • Assist individuals to transform their careers into emerging, high growth and high impact fields 
  • Enhance and extend the skills and capabilities of digital and design professionals
  • Engage with organisations and government to build design, business and technology capability as they transform digitally in this new world and 
  • Help organisations embed human centred design principles and transition to new ways of working to drive organisational transformation and long-term success
  • Empower and inspire our community to generate impact and make a difference in the lives of others
We’re a digital first, fully online education company with flexible working arrangements.

We are committed to contributing to an equitable future and we recognise this starts with building a diverse team that is reflective of the community we serve.  We embrace diversity in our people and our thinking by creating an environment of inclusion and belonging. We’re actively focussed on attracting diverse and passionate people who are aligned to our vision.

Could this be you?