Software developer trainer

About us

EyUp is on a mission to plug the digital skills gap. Starting in Yorkshire, we are teaching people tech skills, finding them jobs as developers and contributing to personal, social and economic wellbeing.

We are partnering with the award winning iO Academy to train aspiring software developers in the fundamentals of coding, software design and agile project management. In 16 weeks, our students learn all they need to know to land their first job as a junior software developer, helping them to kickstart their new careers in digital. We work hard to make sure our course is as inclusive as possible, and help to make positive change in the tech industry. For the duration of the course our students work as an agile team, based in our offices in historic Castle House in the heart of Sheffield.

About the job

We are looking for an enthusiastic programmer with great interpersonal skills and a knack for explaining complex technical topics. As an iO Academy trainer, your role will be focused on delivering the Academy’s 16 week coding course, Full Stack Track, to aspiring software developers, acting as a coach, a mentor and a trainer for the students while they learn from you to start their new careers. You will also work with other trainers to develop the curriculum, assess student applications, run events such as programming workshops for schools and help with the company operations. 

In addition to the 16 week course, you will deliver both bespoke and pre-designed workshops for companies across the UK, along with working with the other trainers to develop new workshops and ensure that existing ones are up to date.

About you

You will have commercial software development experience, having worked on real client projects, ideally within an Agile team. You will have helped support your team with difficult problems and be happy helping junior developers. You will have skills in OOP, in particular web based programming using languages such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript. You will be comfortable programming for the web, with a back-end language, working with current industry standard technologies. Crucially, you will know – or be happy to learn – PHP. 

You will have experience with all the usual development tools and languages: Vagrant, Git, Bash, RDBMS as well as experience of methodologies such as agile, pair programming and code review.

Most importantly you will be a friendly, motivated team player who wants to help people. EyUp Skills is all about changing lives. We are a fun, collaborative team with a passion for learning and passing on our knowledge!

Responsibilities

  • Full Stack Track and workshop delivery
  • Support the academy lead with curriculum development
  • Work with marketing department on brand development
  • Technical content creation
  • Taster session delivery
  • Student assessment and selection
  • Support business development with student pipelines

Salary

£30-50k depending on experience, plus benefits

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