Ada Developers Academy, a fiscally sponsored project of Third Sector New England, is an intensive software developer training program for women and gender diverse people. In one year, students are taught programming techniques and best practices to enable them to become junior developers. The program consists of two distinct parts, six months in the classroom, and five months of internship, where students refine their skills working on real-world code.
At Ada, teachers lead by example, demonstrating their passion for learning and their commitment to a high standard of excellence. In addition to excellent instruction on the core concepts of web development, teachers lead discussions, guide inquiry, support students in their projects and challenges, and provide feedback to students and each other.
The Instructional Assistant is responsible for preparing students for software development careers by supporting the teaching of students. The Instructional Assistant works with the instructional team to deliver high-quality, consistent feedback to the students and continuously develop Ada’s curriculum.
Essential Job Functions
As an instructional assistant at Ada Developers Academy, you should be passionate about teaching and excited to take part in directly addressing the diversity imbalance in software development careers. In addition, the following skills are required:
TSNE MissionWorks/Ada Developers Academy envisions a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE MissionWorks actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.
As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE MissionWorks/Ada Developers Academy will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.