CodeCrew is hiring!  See our open positions below, and email your resume to team@code-crew.org.

 

Organization

Founded in 2015, CodeCrew’s mission is to encourage Memphis area children, especially from underrepresented demographic groups, to pursue college, career, and entrepreneurship in computer science.

Annual Revenues:  Under $1 million

We accomplish this mission by directly teaching children to code; training others to teach children to code; serving as a resource for parents, educators, and other youth organizations seeking coding opportunities for children; and raising awareness of the importance of children learning to code.

For more information, please visit www.code-crew.org.

 

Position Description: Curriculum and Instruction Manager

Position

Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the Curriculum and Instruction Manager will lead the development, acquisition, and continuous improvement of standards-aligned curriculum and teacher professional development to ensure effective use and implementation of computer science curriculum by instructors, teaching assistants, and others.  The Curriculum and Instruction Manager will provide content and pedagogical leadership in the development and maintenance of vibrant course offerings and lessons for implementation in schools, libraries, community centers, and other relevant environments.

Responsibilities

  • Update and unify existing CodeCrew curriculum

  • Write and develop new curriculum for use by CodeCrew

  • Investigate, evaluate, and integrate external curriculum for use by CodeCrew

  • Establish strong balance of course rigor and student engagement and fun

  • Establish effective relationships and communicate regularly with thought leaders in youth computer science education regionally, nationally, and internationally

  • Regularly research and explore new platforms, tools, and topics for curriculum

  • Vet and review instructors and teaching assistants for technical competence

  • Develop a continuum of curriculum for K-12, while ensuring adherence to state, national, and international standards, including but not limited to the CSTA K-12 Computer Science Standards, the 7 Big Ideas, AP Computer Science (A & Principles), the State of Tennessee K-12 curriculum, and the national computer science curriculum of the United Kingdom

  • Develop sound metrics and effective assessments of implementation of curriculum

  • Develop sound metrics and effective assessments of student outcomes (including, but not limited to pre- and post-tests, and other mechanisms for measuring student progress)

  • Occasionally lead instruction for special events or special circumstances

  • Develop and evaluate professional development efforts and initiatives for teachers seeking to teach computer science

  • Work directly with the Program Manager to ensure effective deployment of programs with respect to technical elements and quality

  • Communicate verbally and in writing with school administrative designees, teachers, teaching assistants, and others regarding computer science curriculum, implementation, and professional development

  • Develop trusting relationships and work harmoniously within a team, as well as with university and industry partners

  • Work independently and initiate action as needed to complete all projects

  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Qualifications

The Curriculum and Instruction Manager will be thoroughly committed to CodeCrew's mission.  All candidates should have proven leadership and relationship management experience.  Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include:

  • Proven experience in computer science education

  • Excellent command of productivity and office application tools, including but not limited to Google Docs, Microsoft Office, and others; working knowledge of program/project management software (Salesforce, Microsoft Project, etc.) is a strong advantage

  • Outstanding leadership, time-management, and organizational skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent problem-solving ability

  • Ability to work with diversity and multi-disciplinary teams

  • Ability and willingness to travel around the region to meet with teachers and other instructional stakeholders

  • BS/BA diploma in computer science, computer science education, or a related field; advanced degree is a strong plus

This job description is subject to change to best suit the needs of the program.

 

 

Position Description: Operations Summer Intern

CodeCrew is seeking an Operations Intern to assist in the daily operations of CodeCrew.  Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the Operations Intern can expect to work 20-25 hours per week during the summer months.  This is a paid position, but if college credit is an option instead where applicable.  Full position description and additional details to be posted soon.  If immediately interested, please email your resume to team@code-crew.org.

 

 

Position Description: Communications Summer Intern

CodeCrew is seeking an Communications Intern to assist in the daily operations of CodeCrew.  Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the Communications Intern can expect to work 20-25 hours per week during the summer months.  This is a paid position, but if college credit is an option instead where applicable.  Full position description and additional details to be posted soon.  If immediately interested, please email your resume to team@code-crew.org.