Great Western studios, 65 Alfred road, london w2 5EU

Mon-Fri, 9.30am-6pm

Holiday Camp Classroom Assistant

Part time, freelance  

blue{shift} is looking to grow our team of teachers and educators who want to inspire children to express their creativity through the language of code. 

We are looking specifically for teachers who work full-time in education who would like freelance work over the holidays and half-term. These teachers will assist in classes and help with classroom management. Experience in coding is not required.

About blue{shift}

blue{shift} coding is an exciting edtech startup based in Westbourne Grove, the heart of West London. We teach a creative and innovative approach to coding and robotics to children aged 5-13 in some of West London’s top independent schools, with a core teaching team of 20. 

Our current classes focus on teaching the fundamentals of programming using Scratch, Blockly, Bitsbox, Robotics, Minecraft modding, Arduino, JavaScript, Python, CSS and HTML in creative and engaging ways. We want to expand and deepen what we offer and are looking into further resources for mobile platforms, web tools and more advanced programming environments.

About the position

We are looking for teachers who would like to assist with classes and learn about coding and robotics in the process! You will support blue{shift}’s lead teacher by helping children troubleshoot basic IT issues; you will supervise children during breaks, lunch and during playtime.

We run camps every holiday and half-term and are looking for individuals who would like flexible work when term is not in session. We work with a number of independent schools and work to the independent schools’ calendar. 

Our camps are held in Notting Hill and Kensington. Camps run from 10am to 4pm and you will be expected to be on site from 9am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday. Summer 2018 camps run for 5 weeks from July 16 to August 17, 2018.

About you

You’re friendly, supportive, and great with kids aged 5-13. You need to be a confident teacher and confident dealing with a range of learners.


  • Competitive salary (£80 to £100 per day)
  • Be a part of shaping the next generation of coders!
  • Great experience in a fast-growing edtech startup

Apply now!


Please send your CV and a cover letter explaining why you’d make a great classroom assistant to