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Software Engineer/Instructor

The Full-Stack Software Instructor provides structure and supports positive outcomes for students at Prime. We're looking for engineers who are passionate about education and mentorship. Through experience, empathy and leadership in the classroom you'll be helping others learn the craft of software development using modern tools and techniques.You are responsible for guiding a cohort of students through the Prime program with the assistance of the entire Instruction and Student Life teams.

Prime teaches full-stack web development using JavaScript, though our instructors come from a wide range of development backgrounds.

You'll be joining a small company with a passionate and dedicated team. We offer competitive salary and benefits including a generous PTO program, medical, dental, and vision benefits as well as a 401K plan with a company match.

To apply, send a cover letter or statement of interest along with your resume to

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparing and delivering daily technical lectures
  • Supporting students through instruction and advice
  • Moderating class discussion to balance input and participation
  • Engaging students in classroom activities
  • Providing verbal and written feedback on student code
  • Participating in weekly in-person or video classes with cohorts in the pre-work phase
  • Scheduling and leading 1:1 check-in sessions with students
  • Responding to correspondence from current students through email and slack

Education and Experience

  • 3+ years of experience in professional software development
  • Teaching and/or mentoring experience


  • Familiarity and ability to work with modern software engineering technologies, tools and techniques
  • Self-motivated, independent, and success driven
  • Ability to manage difficult or emotional situations, responding promptly to requests for service and assistance
  • Proven leadership and teamwork skills and collaborative group problem solving
  • Experience with 2 or more of the following:
    • JavaScript
    • Client-side or server-side development experience
    • Databases (e.g. SQL, NoSQL)
    • HTML/CSS
    • Modern source code management (e.g. Git)
    • Utility and deployment technologies (e.g. Grunt, Bower)


  • Experience lecturing and/or delivering talks on technical subjects
  • Experience building and deploying with modern software engineering technologies, tools and techniques
  • Experience with client-side JavaScript-based frameworks (e.g. Angular, React)
  • Experience with server-side JavaScript-based technologies (e.g. Node, Express)