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iCode Virtual Coding Lab Mentor

Company Name: 
iCode/Valor Preparatory Academy
Industry: 
Computer Services
Application Due Date: 
Sunday, November 1, 2020
Location: 
Avondale
Paid: 
Yes
Amount: 
$12.00/hour
Federal Work-Study Eligible Site: 
No
Qualify for WIRCCS Scholarship: 
No
Description: 

*This is a virtual position that will allow you to gain work-based experiences in a remote setting while utilizing applications, like Zoom, to assist instructors in this coding class.*

The Coding Lab Mentor's main objective is to organize the labs and provide assistance to students while working on class projects or lab hours. This position is held by high school and college students that can guide and teach students developing programming projects. This position requires learning new programming languages and IT concepts on the spot and helping students to be successful coding.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Lab Mentors ensure that all lab equipment is working, and the lab is in a clean and organized manner.
  • Lab Mentors report any glitches they encounter in the system or equipment that is not functioning properly.
  • Lab Mentors need to ensure students are in their stations while in classrooms.
  • The Lab Mentor provides basic guidance and explanations about the concepts being explained in the lecture.
  • Lab Mentors provide weekly reports and feedback about students’ progress in the lab and system usage.
  • Lab Mentors assist students in completing all exercises before the class finishes.
  • Lab Mentor reports that a student has not completed exercises to the instructor and assists with scheduling lab hours to complete the work.
  • Lab Mentors check all equipment to make sure students return everything in the same condition as they received it.
Minimum Requirements: 
  1. Positive attitude, outgoing and excellent people skills.
  2. Ability to organize the productive flow of a classroom.
  3. Ability to work with students ranging from K-12.
  4. Dependable and flexible to work evenings and weekends.
  5. Good written and verbal communication skills.
  6. Strong problem–solving and analytical skills.
  7. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  8. Ability to establish priorities and meet strict deadlines.
  9. Being able to perform well under pressure.
  10. Strong knowledge of Apple computers, devices, and operating systems.
  11. Experience using GameMaker and Unity is desirable.
  12. Experience programming in Java and Python is a plus.
  13. Knowledge of C++ is a plus.
  14. Experience in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is a plus.

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