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Python and/or Java Instructor

Job Description

We are looking for passionate coding instructors to teach K-12 students in after-school programs, weekend workshops, and camps. We maintain a low teacher-student ratio (about 1:4) where possible, and keep students and instructors together throughout an entire course for a meaningful experience.

Instructors will take on a number of basic responsibilities:

  • Teach students of all ages (K-12)
  • Lead weekly classes on a number of different programming subjects
  • Work with students to create their own coding projects and presentations
  • Run trial classes to inspire future programmers

As your experience grows, there is room to take on more responsibility, from independent projects to curriculum development.


  • Computer/Engineering/STEM/Education related majors or relevant experience
  • Interest in learning new programming languages and tools (e.g., Python, Minecraft MakeCode, Scratch, App Inventor, Unity, Roblox)
  • At least one afternoon/evening available per week
  • Enjoy working with kids of all ages
  • Exercise patience and humility
  • A passion for learning and education

Preferred Experience (but not necessary)

  • Familiarity with popular programming languages (Python, Java, C#, HTML/CSS, JavaScript)
  • AI and Machine Learning
  • Game Development
  • Web Development
  • Ability to deploy small web apps from scratch
  • Algorithms


  • Salary is $20-$25/hr based on experience-level and performance
  • Flexible class schedule that can fit your availability
  • Have a positive impact on the next generation of programmers
  • Develop new skills in a community centered on learning
  • Learn new programming topics that broaden your understanding of computer science
  • Improve your communication and ability to breakdown complex topics

About Coding Minds Academy

Founded in the summer of 2016, Coding Mind Academy ( seeks to educate students of all ages in computer science through interactive lessons and enriching programming projects. There are multiple sites located in California, and we are expanding online programs for students nationwide and abroad. We offer after-school programs, weekend workshops, camps, and 1-on-1 mentorship. We believe in the learn-by-doing philosophy, so all of our coding curricula involve development of real world applications, such as robotics, mobile apps, and games. Join us on our journey as we build a community centered on programming empowerment!