Teaching Instructor Application Spring 2021
Thank you for your interest in becoming a Teaching Instructor (TI) for Girls Who Code at Binghamton University. Being a TI comes with benefits such as professional development, mentorship opportunities, and Girls Who Code swag.
TIs are responsible for teaching our weekly classes and providing feedback that helps shape and improve our curriculum. TIs are not only teachers but mentors and role models to our students.
By applying to be a TI, you agree to be available:
1. Each Saturday, February 27th - May 1st, from 10 am - 12 pm on Zoom.
2. February 20th at a TBD time for TI training.
2. A 30-minute weekly TI meeting at a TBD day/time.
You may RSVP to attend one of our GIMs here:
with any questions or concerns.
This is an extremely competitive position and we look forward to reading your application.
Contact + Demographic Information
Girls Who Code strives to attract a diverse group of Teaching Instructors from every year and major in Watson.
Full Name: First Last
Email Address (Binghamton only)
Major (MUST BE IN WATSON)
Industrial and Systems Engineering
1st Year Grad Student
2nd Year Grad Student
If "other", please explain
How do your background and skills align with this position?
What does Girls Who Code's mission mean to you?
Is there anything else you'd like us to know about you? (Personal/Academic goals, passions, hobbies, extracurricular activities, etc)
Technical Question + Information
Please note that if selected for an interview, you may be asked coding questions as well. Please try to answer to the best of your ability - you can utilize any programming language or pseudocode. We just want to get an idea of your understanding.
Explain an array to someone who has never coded before.
On a scale of 1-5, how would you rate your competency in Python?
I've never coded in Python before.
I am an advanced Python programmer.
Are you available every Saturday, February 27th to May 1st, from 10am - 12pm on Zoom?
Are you available Saturday, February 20th (time TBD) for TI training on Zoom?
Our organization will be working with students that are under the age of 17. This means that we will be abiding to SUNY and Binghamton University Child Protection Policies. All staff (managing board and teaching instructors) must go through a thorough background check and Sex Offender Registry check. Do you acknowledge that if as a potential teaching instructor candidate, you will agree to go through these checks?
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