CodeSpace Careers

We’re looking for tutors and front-end development teachers.

Tutor

CodeSpace is growing rapidly and so is our team. We are looking for a passionate tutor who can help students with their web development projects. The selected candidate is expected to be highly patient, detail-oriented, and friendly. 

Tutoring will take place 3-4 days a week on a part-time basis.

What you will do

  • Discuss assigned duties with classroom teachers in order to coordinate instructional efforts.
  • Assist students in finding answers and solutions.
  • Report any queries or concepts that students don’t understand.
  • Deliver an engaging learning experience.
  • Ensure learning outcomes are recorded for each student.
  • Present subject matter to students under the direction and guidance of teachers, using lectures, discussions, or supervised role-playing methods.
  • Work with students individually or in small groups to help them master assignments and reinforce concepts presented by teachers.

Employment type: Contract.

Remuneration: Market-related CTC.

Open to all genders.

Candidates must provide police clearance.

What you need to know

  • How to teach. You should be able to explain complex concepts in a simple way, and know how to lead a class. Prior tutoring/training experience required.
  • How to communicate. Team members should have excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • How to code in HTML, CSS, and JS. You should have a solid grounding in implementing compliant HTML and the ability to write custom styles in CSS. The ability to write some custom javascript is recommended.

Please send your CV, portfolio (if you have one) and cover letter to academy@codespace.co.za

Apply

Front-end development teacher

CodeSpace is growing rapidly and so is our team. We are looking for someone with a passion for front-end web development and imparting their knowledge to others as part of our dynamic teaching team.

What you will do

  • Teach front-end development. You’ll work with students as a “guide on the side” rather than a “sage on the stage” as you engage them in active, applied learning.
  • Develop one of CodeSpace’s many web portals. This is your opportunity to keep your skills sharp.
  • Refine lessons and assessments.
  • Deliver an engaging learning experience.
  • Ensure learning outcomes are recorded for each student.

Employment type: Contract

Remuneration: Market-related CTC

Open to all genders.

Must provide police clearance.

What you need to know

  • How to teach. You should be able to explain concepts in a simple way, and know how to lead a class. Prior tutoring/training experience required.
  • How to communicate. Team members should have excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • How to code in HTML, CSS, and JS. You should have a solid grounding in implementing compliant HTML, the ability to write custom styles in CSS, and implement frameworks such as bootstrap, skeleton, and underscores. You should also understand LESS/SASS compilation and their features, and have practical knowledge of building responsive websites. Finally, you should be able to implement jQuery plug-ins.
  • How to use GIT to collaborate.
  • Recommended: the ability to write some custom javascript, build systems knowledge (Grunt, Gulp, etc.), and work in WordPress.

Please send your CV, portfolio (if you have one), and cover letter to academy@codespace.co.za

Apply

Our vision and values

  • Our first responsibility is to ensure every learner in our program feels challenged and supported in their learning; that each learner realises their potential to manifest change.
  • To do that, we are committed to a culture of innovation and excellence. We value collaboration and openness.
  • We believe in the strength of the collective: one person’s success is everyone’s joy; one person’s failure requires everyone’s support.
  • We value holistic wellness with the understanding that if each individual seeks mental and physical well-being this results in the optimal functioning of the collective.
  • We believe each learner has the potential to be responsible and respectful. We will not tolerate a failure to accept responsibility nor a lack of respect for others.
  • We are committed to an equitable society and creating a racially and culturally diverse learning environment.  We will work to dismantle euro-centric education and structural inequities within our society.

What do we look for in a team member?

  • Passion for education 100%
  • Collaborative mindset 100%
  • Ability to partake in office banter 85%
  • Love of good food 75%
  • Core strength 70%
  • Grit and tenacity 100%