Full Stack Engineering Instructor (Technology Academy)

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Join Bright Network Technology Academy as our Full Stack Engineering Instructor!

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Introducing Bright Network Technology Academy:

Bright Network exists to connect ambitious young people from all backgrounds with the brightest career opportunities. We partner with 250+ of the world’s leading employers (including the likes of Amazon, Google & Goldman Sachs) and support 600,000+ graduates as they move into the world of work. We’ve raised £8M+ of venture capital and use proprietary data and technology to deliver superior hiring outcomes for our members and client partners.

In January 2021, Bright Network established the Bright Network Technology Academy as part of our mission to train 100,000+ young people in technology and digital skills over the next five years.

We have purpose built a free-to-access training and development bootcamp that will train graduates to become Full Stack Software Engineers in order to help them secure their first jobs. We have trained over 75 engineers since February 2021 and have deployed Software Engineers to some of the world’s largest businesses. We recently started training our fourth cohort in January 2022.

More about the opportunity:

We have already run out first iteration of our 12-week training curriculum but we now have ambitious plans to improve the overall learning experience. We’re seeking a Full Stack Engineer who is passionate about upskilling, mentoring, and teaching others to both iterate and deliver Full Stack Engineering training for our future cohorts.

This is a unique opportunity to be heavily involved in designing and delivering our Full Stack Engineering Bootcamp within a fast-scaling team that looks to shake up the ‘Academy’ market and make a genuine difference to young people’s lives. You’ll be a core part of the training delivery team with full autonomy in your course delivery and style.

What we’re looking for:

  • 2+ years’ experience in either Software Engineering or training people in Software Engineering
  • Experience working with Java or JavaScript (both would be even better!)
  • On top of this, it would be great if you were comfortable, but not necessarily an expert, working with: HTML, CSS, React, Spring, SQL, Data Structures & Algorithms
  • You should be comfortable with most (but not necessarily an expert in all) of the following : Java; JavaScript; React; Flask; Express; HTML and CSS; SQL; NoSQL; ORM; ODM; OOP; Git; XP; Agility; Wireframing; Scrum; Kanban; Testing; Algorithms.
  • Experience training, mentoring, or supporting junior software engineers
  • An expert communicator at all levels of an organisation
  • Hands on / commercial experience and an understanding of how it works “in the real world” not just in a classroom
  • An entrepreneurial mind who is passionate about developing others and is excited by the prospect of truly disrupting and innovating an industry
  • An understanding of the entry-level technology market and the requirements of a junior software engineer
  • You thrive on feedback and want to continue to develop best in class content for Bright Network Members

We can offer you:

  • Autonomy to create and be part of a world beating training bootcamp to develop the brightest, most diverse technology talent on the market
  • The chance to disrupt an industry and provide the world’s best employers with better access to high performing technical talent
  • An opportunity to be join the team early in our growth journey – scratching your entrepreneurial-itch without the downside risk
  • The opportunity to work in a high-growth and rapidly scaling business (we recently secured £3.5 million in funding).
  • A transparent, values-driven & collaborative working culture (which you can hear more about here!).
  • A culture of flexibility & trust where you have access to an unlimited holiday allowance & flexible / hybrid-working policies.
  • £50 per month flexible wellbeing budget to be spent on the wellbeing benefits of your choice through our benefits platform
  • Annual company-wide bonus scheme.
  • Enhanced pension contribution through Aviva
  • Private healthcare plan
  • Enhanced parental leave policy.
  • Sales introduction & employee referral schemes.
  • A culture of constant growth & improvement, with monthly lunch & learns & ad-hoc training budget for team or individual training.
  • Open plan & buzzing Liverpool Street office, with snack station, foosball table, beer tap & team drinks on Fridays!
  • Regular team socials including our annual full team off-site, Christmas Party and other celebrations!

Key Details:

  • Salary: Competitive & dependent on experience
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Location: Remote or London
  • Contract: We are happy to discuss either permanent or contract opportunities
  • Management: Report directly into Head of Technology Academy

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We'll respond to successful applicants within five working days. If you haven't heard back from us within that time frame, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. If that is the case, we encourage you to keep checking the Bright Network Careers Page for future job openings that might spark your interest!