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CAREERS

CAREERS @

CODE FIRST GIRLS

At Code First Girls, we are on a mission to transform tech. We are 1000% focused on eliminating the diversity gap in tech by providing free education and economic opportunities to women and non-binaries globally. 

It’s an exciting ride to be able to change the world, and we’ve got mega plans to help make it all happen and would love to hear from anyone who would like to join us on our journey! Not only are we a super-fun bunch (if we do say so ourselves), we work with some incredible companies, partners, and of course, our CFG community members.

Below you’ll find our open roles and if you scroll down a little further, you’ll find out more about our werk perks and see some evidence of the fun we have as a team! 

 

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JOIN

OUR TEAM

See below for roles currently available at Code First Girls.  If you scroll down a little further, you’ll read about some of the great benefits of working here too plus see some snaps 📸 from our team days.

AVAILABLE ROLES:

FINANCE

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MARKETING

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OPERATIONS

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INSTRUCTORS

INSTRUCTORS

CFGDEGREE EVENING INSTRUCTOR (FREELANCE)

Code First Girls has expanded on our current offering by delivering a range of new courses and course content for women who are interested in pursuing a career in tech. 

CFG is looking for committed and experienced developers to become Lead and Assistant instructors for our 13-week, remotely-accessible, evening CFGdegree programme.

● Remote working
● £50 per hour as a Lead / £30 per hour as an Assistant
● Start date: August 2022
● Part-time

Read the full job description here.

What we’re looking for

We will be recruiting a number of coding instructors and tutors to deliver the course and mentor students. We look for a variety of technical skills in our teaching team, therefore will be open to considering candidates who have all-round tech skills, but also those with strengths in a particular area.

General Requirements
+ A UK/IE based developer with 2+ years of experience in a professional setting
+ Strong Python skills (experience writing production code, knowledge of APIs)
+ Good  SQL skills (ability to work with databases  and write queries to access data)
+ Understanding of a product development lifecycle
+ *Advanced Python skills OR Data analytics experience/understanding  (Pandas, NumPy, etc. packages) OR Web Development (JavaScript, React, TypeScript)
+ Comfortable troubleshooting installation and software issues on both Windows and Mac machines
+ Experience deploying the code to production
+ Strong presentation skills
+ Ability to work with a group and handle unexpected situations
+ Passion for teaching and mentoring

‘Good to have’ requirements
+ Understanding of basic statistics techniques
+ Understanding of basic programming algorithms
+ Understanding of UI/UX Design, and interface planning via wireframing and blueprint design
+ Previous teaching experience (e.g. CFG courses)
+ Previous mentoring experience
+ Previous experience delivering MOOCs or workshops

Roles and responsibilities

As an instructor, you’ll be responsible for ensuring that the students develop the knowledge, practical skills and confidence to take what they have learned into their professional tech role. To do this, you will need to:

● Prepare for each lesson
● Deliver our structured curriculum through virtual classroom (Zoom)
● Provide feedback to students on the outcomes of tasks and exercises to ensure they’re learning from mistakes
● Adapt to the learning styles of students to ensure that no one is left behind
● Support students to build their confidence in their own ability to learn and deliver
● Provide support to students as they create their portfolio pieces that demonstrate their understanding of the knowledge and skills they are learning

All classes will occur Monday – Thursday from 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm. In total, you will work approx 100 hours over the 13 weeks (including core delivery, prep and assessment/homework marking). Our sessions are conducted remotely via Zoom, so you can be based anywhere with good wifi.

* Depending on your experiences and skills set you may be asked to deliver either software engineering or data analysis or full stack development streams during the specialisation studies stage.

Inclusivity & Equal Opportunities: we are committed to attracting and recruiting diverse candidates as the CFG team continues to grow. We actively welcome applications from people of colour, applicants with disabilities and from minority groups.

Community Language: we use an inclusive definition of the word ‘women’ when talking about the Code First Girls community, which includes cisgender and transgender women.

INSTRUCTORS

CFGDEGREE +MASTERS EVENING INSTRUCTOR (FREELANCE)

Code First Girls has expanded on our current offering by delivering a range of new courses and course content for women who are interested in pursuing a career in tech. Our aim is to double the size of the current community by offering a variety of Mass Open Online Courses, revamped Introduction Classes, our CFGdegree introduced in 2021 and our first +Masters extension in June 2022.

CFG is looking for committed and experienced developers to become Lead and Assistant instructors for our 4-week, remotely-accessible, evening +Masters programme.

● Remote working
● £50 per hour as a Lead / £30 per hour as an Assistant
● Start date: June 2022 &/or August 2022 (we are hiring for both Spring and Summer +Masters instructors)
● Part-time (all classes will occur Monday-Thursday from 6:30 pm – 8.30 pm).

Read the full job description here.

What we’re looking for

We will be recruiting a number of Lead and Assistant instructors to deliver the +Masters modules. We look for a variety of technical skills in our teaching team, therefore will be open to considering candidates who have all-round tech skills, but also those with strengths in a particular area.

General Requirements

+ A UK/IE based developer with 2+ years of experience in a professional setting
+  Strong Python and Software skills (experience writing production code, knowledge of APIs)
+ Experience working with Cloud platforms, Docker, Kubernetes, Pipelines
+ Knowledge of theoretical concepts and Design Principles in HCI
+ Good knowledge of React, Redux, Hooks, State Management as well as React Native
+ *Advanced Cloud & DevOps OR Mobile App Development OR Analyst & Product Management
+ Comfortable troubleshooting installation and software issues on both Windows and Mac machines
+ Experience deploying code to production
+ Understanding of a product development lifecycle
+ Strong presentation skills
+ Ability to work with a group and handle unexpected situations
+ Passion for teaching and mentoring

‘Good to have’ requirements
+ Understanding of Project Management and Business Analysis
+ Understanding of basic programming algorithms
+ Previous teaching experience (e.g. CFG courses)
+ Previous mentoring experience
+ Previous experience delivering MOOCs or workshops

Roles and responsibilities

As an instructor, you’ll be responsible for ensuring that the students develop the knowledge, practical skills and confidence to take what they have learned into their professional tech role. To do this, you will need to:

● Prepare for each lesson
● Deliver our structured curriculum through virtual classroom (Zoom)
● Provide feedback to students on the outcomes of tasks and exercises to ensure they’re learning from mistakes
● Adapt to the learning styles of students to ensure that no one is left behind
● Support students to build their confidence in their own ability to learn and deliver
● Provide support to students as they create their portfolio pieces that demonstrate their understanding of the knowledge and skills they are learning

All classes will occur Monday-Thursday from 6:30 pm – 8.30 pm. In total, you will work approx 40 hours over the 4 weeks (including core delivery, prep and assessment/hw marking). Our sessions are conducted remotely via Zoom, so you can be based anywhere with good wifi.

* Depending on your experiences and skills set you may be asked to deliver either DevOps & Cloud or Mobile App Development or Analyst & Product Management Masters modules.

  

Inclusivity & Equal Opportunities: we are committed to attracting and recruiting diverse candidates as the CFG team continues to grow. We actively welcome applications from people of colour, applicants with disabilities and from minority groups.

Community Language: we use an inclusive definition of the word ‘women’ when talking about the Code First Girls community, which includes cisgender and transgender women.

WERK

PERKS

The best bits! From extra holidays, to team socials, learning opportunities and more. And did we mention helping loads of women to code also gives you an amazing sense of purpose? 🙌

BASE HOLIDAY

28 days base holiday (20 days + 8 bank holidays). But the question is, are you a beach, city or jungle holiday person?

CHRISTMAS BREAK

Bonus days at the end of December & early January when our office shuts for a well-earned end-of-year break.

FLEX WORKING

Work from home or come into the office, we’ve got those flexible working vibes. 

JAZZY SET UP

Well, you get a new laptop + extra screen if you need it and of course some cool CFG merch. Fidget spinner anyone?

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SPECIAL OCCASION DAY

An extra paid day off to use as you like. We’re all hoping it is because you have a new puppy! There’s also birthdays, house moves, or a day to  celebrate just being you 💖

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FINANCIAL GAINS

From pension contributions to performance bonus opportunities and our quarterly CFG Star Award through peer nomination adding an extra special sprinkle of magic dust!

COOL CODER CLUB

Learn how to code. You’ll get access to our classes where you can learn some new skills –  Python & Apps, Web Dev or Data & SQL. There is also our CFGdegree, MOOCs, and +Masters!

Werk Perks Spill Mental Health (1)
MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

Feeling supported is really important to us, so we work with Spill to give you free access to mental health support and therapists.

 

FUN STUFF

Team bonding happens every 6-8 weeks when we get someone to organise something ridiculously fun. Check out our pics below to see how we roll.

TEAM

MOMENTS

We are a fun bunch who love to get out and have fun as a team or meeting our Code First Girls members at our events! But don’t just take our word for it, we’ve got some photographic evidence to get you excited!