May 21, 2024

Mentor/Project Reviewer

Can work anywhere in the United States

  • Contract

Overview

We are looking to engage a team of Mentors / Project Reviewers to support our students’ success. Treehouse has created an amazing set of educational products people are passionate about. This is a great opportunity to truly make a difference in students’ lives. You must be a self-driven technical expert and must thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.

The Mentor / Project Reviewer provides students with support and guidance to successfully complete 12 projects.

Details

  • Position is paid hourly as an independent contractor.
  • Weekly hours will vary based on demand.
  • Some schedule flexibility is needed - goal is to provide full coverage within the team.

Responsibilities

Mentor

  • Interacts with students in video chats and in Slack channels

  • Answers technical questions regarding coursework and projects

Project Reviewer

  • Reviews and grades code assignments and provides detailed responses regarding code quality

Qualifications

  • Experience working with at least one of the following languages or frameworks

    • Fullstack JavaScript (jQuery, Angular.js, Node.js. Express.js)
    • Java (Spark, Spring)
    • Python (Flask, Django)
    • Swift
    • Objective-C
    • Android
    • SQL
  • Experience using Git and GitHub

  • Familiarity with:

    • Creating and using SVG graphics in web pages
    • A front end build tool like Gulp or Grunt
    • Web Accessibility
    • AJAX and REST open APIs (like Google Maps)
  • Exceptional communication skills (English language), including:

    • Active listening
    • Proven writing and editing skills
    • Professional and confident video presence
  • Quick learner. Will need to develop expertise in the company's products in order to guide students

  • Ability to convey technical details in an easy-to-understand and persuasive manner, for both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Excellent organizational skills/time management

  • Ability and desire to continually learn and grow and to help others

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results, even in a constantly changing, lean, ambiguously defined operating environment

Education

We give props to candidates with great degrees. We're more interested in your experience, life story and demonstrable skills

Benefits

This is a part-time, Independent Contractor position. You’ll be able to earn money and determine your hours of work wherever you are.

About Treehouse

Treehouse is an education technology company. We're on a mission to make technology education affordable and accessible for everyone in the world. Our goal is to take our Students from beginner to skill ready, and then place them in a great job. Come join us and do the best, most meaningful work of your career.