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Kode With Klossy Summer Instructor Assistants

Summer 2023 Instructor Assistant Applications Are Now Closed

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Job Overview

Instructor assistants are Kode With Klossy alumni that serve as peer leaders and instructional supporters in summer camps. Instructor assistants (IAs) play a pivotal role in ensuring camp logistics run smoothly and that scholars are getting individualized support while learning new skills. IAs help scholars navigate their coding journey, develop confidence in their newfound skills, and bring fun, energy, and inspiration to the classroom. We look for Kode With Klossy alumni who are passionate about teaching, mentoring, and empowering others.

Summer 2023 Details

In the summer of 2023 Kode With Klossy will run camps both in-person and virtually. Each camp is led by a team comprised of Instructors and IAs. Throughout the application process, applicants will be able to indicate their preference for where they teach,  and note their availability for the various camp sessions. The Kode With Klossy team will use that information to assign a  modality and dates for each instructional leader.

In-Person Camp Structure

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Virtual Camp Structure

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Camp Sessions

Kode With Klossy camps will run in two-week sessions from June 5 - August 18, 2023. Instructors can expect to lead 1-3 camps over the summer.

  • Session 1: June 5 - June 16

  • Session 2: June 20 - June 30

  • Session 3: July 10 - July 21

  • Session 4: July 24 - Aug 4

  • Session 5: Aug 7 - Aug 18

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  • Who is eligible?
    Please see the job description in the link above for job requirements.
  • Will I be compensated?
    A per camp stipend is provided to all instructors.
  • Do I need experience to apply?
    In order to work as an instructor assistant at a Kode With Klossy camp, you will need to have the coding skills and experience necessary to help others achieve. That said, pre-camp training will be provided. The application will ask more about your existing skills and experiences.
  • What cities will you be in this year?
    An initial list of our 2020 summer camps cities has been released: New York, St Louis, San Francisco, Atlanta, Portland, Washington DC, Austin, Denver, Dallas, Seattle, Chicago, Detroit, Boston, Raleigh, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, Columbus, Providence, Memphis and Nashville. Additional cities will be announced by March 2nd at the latest.
  • What language will you be teaching?
    Camps include two custom curriculum modules: Web Applications (focused on building web-based software with JavaScript, HTML and CSS) and Mobile Applications Development (with Apple's Swift).
  • How will instructors be selected?
    Instructors are selected based on an application and interview. The most important qualities we are looking for are mission-alignment, leadership, flexibility, equity-mindedness, dependability, and collaboration.
  • Who should apply as a returning instructor?
    If you have been a Kode With Klossy instructor in the past, apply using the ‘Returning Instructor’ application. Others should apply using the ‘New Instructor’ application.
  • When will I find out if I've been selected?
    Instructor applicants will be notified by the end of January if they have been selected for an interview. Applicants will receive a final decision notification in February if they have been selected to work as an instructor at Kode With Klossy. Due to the number of applicants, we cannot give individualized feedback on applications.
  • What commitment do I need to make to camps?
    It is expected that you are able to work for the full two weeks (10 days) of your camp. We will ask for your summer availability as part of your application. It is also expected that you attend an in-person training in the late Spring in advance of your camp.
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