Creative Coding Teacher

Rates starting at:

  • £23 - £36 per after school club session

(These rates will increase regularly depending on your performance and length of service!)

  • In Person: Central and West London

Hours: Part-time, flexible work schedule

Are you passionate about coding, technology, or digital arts? Do you love inspiring children to become digital makers and teaching them how to master coding? We’re looking for dedicated and creative individuals to join our community of teachers online and face-to-face. If you want to empower and engage children, have experience coding in Scratch or text-based languages, or love working with robotics and electronics, then we’d love to hear from you. We’re also interested if you’re an expert Python programmer or a talented Unity developer.

BlueShift education is London’s premier coding educator and has been teaching children aged 5 - 16 a creative approach to coding and robotics since 2013. We have a huge roster of active clients demonstrated by the 160+ online courses we run each year, and 40+ clubs we run during term time in over 20 schools in West and Central London. We also lead over 10 weeks of holiday camps and facilitate thousands of hours of 1:1 tuition across the year. We develop and test all of our own teaching materials and offer a best in breed computing education whilst ensuring a creative and excitingly themed delivery. Our ethos is to inspire children with the creative possibilities of code and show them all the things they can make using technology as a tool.

We are looking for vibrant teachers who are confident in leading a class both face-to-face and online. Our classes cover game-making, app development, creating art, and engaging with various robotics and electronics platforms. Our lessons are developed for emphasising computational thinking and encouraging project-based work that uses technology to solve real-life problems.

What we expect from you:

  • Preparing and vibrantly delivering online and face-to-face classes
  • Communicating any feedback regarding lessons and content with the office team
  • Providing regular and detailed reports about student progress
  • Establishing and developing long-lasting relationships with parents and schools
  • Being a positive, influential, and outgoing ambassador for BlueShift’s service
  • Implementing creative ideas in entertaining and supporting BlueShift’s student

What you can expect from us:

  • A young, supportive and friendly team
  • A huge roster of exciting coding and robotics resources
  • A chance to create your own imaginative content
  • A commitment to your personal and professional development with regular training opportunities
  • An annual pay review and bi-annual performance review
  • Exciting socials throughout the year to reward your hard work

We want to hear from you if:

  • You have lots of experience teaching
  • You have studied coding at university level, or a related field, or have completed relevant training.
    • (We have many teachers who learnt coding through music, digital design, physics and a wide variety of other disciplines. We welcome, and encourage, a broad spectrum of approaches to coding.)
  • You love working with children
  • You are enthusiastic about technology’s creative possibilities
  • You are available to work afternoons (3 - 5pm) during term times

We’d love to hear from you if you’re all the above and:

  • You are a Python pro
  • You are an enthusiastic Unity developer
  • You have experience in performing arts and theatre
  • You have a background in visual arts