Do you love learning about new technologies? Do you love making games and hacking electronics? Do you want to share your passion with others?

blue{shift} is looking for a full-time Creative Technologist and Educator to research the latest educational technologies, write content and teach. You will help devise our curriculum and inspire a generation of children to get creative with code.

blue{shift} is a team of developers, artists and educators who are passionate about empowering children with a creative coding education. Based in West London we run after-school coding clubs, workshops, and camps for primary and secondary school children.


Role Description

A successful candidate will have a great passion for teaching children to code and will believe in our mission to make computing accessible to everyone.

· Plan, coordinate and design teaching materials in creative computing for children

· Develop and expand our lessons and content in line with the National Computing Curriculum

· Devise new teaching modules and do research into new tools, materials and best practices

· Format, print, and ensure all teachers have lesson plans and materials they need before their classes

· Research and lead funding applications

· Teach classes as required.


Requirements

· You will have a degree in a Computer Science or art-related field (or relevant experience) and have a good grasp of at least two programming languages; Python and JavaScript are particularly relevant.

· Experience in teaching or a background in education

· You want to work in a small start-up team and get stuck in to a variety of challenges

· You are proficient in creative coding languages and environments and an understanding of physical computing tools and methodologies


Preferable

· You have a teaching qualification or teaching experience

· You are a knowledgeable enthusiast when it come to EdTech trends and technologies

· You are proficient in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop

· You are a keen minecraft player and know your endermen from your ghasts

This is a full-time permanent position and would suit those with some work experience who are looking to make the leap into a role with tangible responsibility and potential for growth.

All successful applicants will have to undertake a DBS (previously a CRB) check; this will be completed before any teaching commences.

If you are interested, please send us a CV (no more than 2 pages) and a brief covering

letter outlining your previous experience and how you fit our requirements for the job role, to heather@blueshiftcoding.com

Interviews will be held in west London (W2).


Salary range £30,000 — 36,000

dependent on experience