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FinTech Program Instructor

  • Job Type: Part-time
  • Job Category: Computer Science & Coding, Education
  • LCLC (Legal Christian Legal Center) in Chicago
  • Job Application

Program Description


Code Your Dreams (CYD) is offering a Spring program in partnership with the Lawndale Christian Legal Center (LCLC) for Chicago youth under 25 (In-Person at the LCLC) 1-2 times per week between 5:00pm and 6:30PM.


"We can put justice back in our criminal justice system. We’ve already begun in four of the most segregated, under-resourced, and heavily policed neighborhoods in Chicago." - LCLC


This program track is Financial Technology where students are introduced to the opportunities that exist within the financial and technology industries. Students participate in design thinking, UI/UX, and software development activities geared toward financial technology. Stipends are offered for program participants on a weekly basis.


Program Dates/Times


Chicago, IL (1530 S Hamlin Ave, Chicago, IL 60623)

12 Weeks + Paid Training

Starts early March

5:30pm - 6:30pm

1-2 times per week

Starting salary of $20/hour (dependent on background and experience)


Summary of Position


We are hiring part-time instructor positions to facilitate our Spring Program. This is a paid position. Onboarding and preparation time will be paid.


Duties and Responsibilities


· Become familiar with curriculum and technology tools

· Implement Code Your Dreams Curriculum for the program duration. This includes modifying for your program and developing resources where necessary.

· Supervise students in a 7:1 ratio

· Communicate between students, guest speakers and Code Your Dream staff


Qualifications


We are looking for instructors with the following qualifications:

· Experience working with youth; High School students preferred

· Cultural competency

· Passion for financial technology

· Basic knowledge of coding, computer science principles, design, and/or finance

· Organized and proactive nature

· Ability to meet in-person at the Lawndale Christian Legal Center


Next Steps

If you are interested in this position, apply today on LinkedIn OR email a resume to brianne@codeyourdreams.org. Please write “Spring Program Instructor” in the subject line.