Job Title: Moringa School Technical Mentor
Contract: Full Time
Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Moringa School is transforming higher education in Africa, starting with software development. In our current program, we transform ambitious amateurs to coding professionals.
We are a premier advanced immersive program, training exceptional full-stack and mobile Software Engineers. Moringa School is currently expanding rapidly into other courses and geographies across Africa and are looking for top talent to accelerate our growth.
Moringa School was named one of the ‘Top 10 Most Innovative Companies’ in 2018 by Fast Company.
Moringa School's mission is twofold:
To empower people &
To transform education through rapid-iteration teaching.
Employees enjoy a fun, collegial startup environment
You will be surrounded by talented, friendly, brilliant, & mission-driven professionals who work hard to provide the best student experience of its kind in the world.
We are committed to employee health & wellness- we truly believe that you need to take care of yourself first.
We understand the value in remote working & support it as needed.
Moringa School is in an exciting transition from a primarily Nairobi-based school to an international education organization via rapid growth across Africa and expansion into new course offerings. We are a premier advanced immersive program, training exceptional full-stack and mobile Software Engineers. Students train 10+ hours a day, 5 days a week, through 20 weeks in a curriculum focused on computer science fundamentals, frontend skills, and Python/Django or Java/Android. The Technical Mentor role provides the mentorship and supervision necessary to ensure that their students have a 5-star experience and achieve strong outcomes.
Demonstrated experience building software systems, and working well in diverse teams, even in a chaotic environment.
Degree in a relevant field [must have].
2+ years experience working, at least 1+ years experience professional coding in languages used in the classroom.
Lots of patience and empathy, ability to work well with and accommodate the needs of other people.
Coding school alumni (preferred).
Experience teaching, working in education, or program management (preferred).
You will lead and coordinate all classroom activities for your class.
You will be responsible for the class and student success and happiness.
Creative; you can creatively solve tough problems, have strong critical thinking abilities
Own and proactively take initiative to solve problems and help others
Have deep self- and situational awareness
Embrace collaboration (working together to complete a task or achieve a goal)
Be bold (being daring and courageous)
Have humility (acting without pride or arrogance)
Celebrate accountability (taking responsibility for your actions and their outcomes)
Have a growth mindset (believing that you and those around you have the potential to improve through intentional practice and feedback from others)
Be fun-loving (enjoying life in a lively, lighthearted way)
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