Lead Instructor Application
The Lead Instructor is responsible for running an eight week long online class. This includes leading two weekly synchronous classes, evaluating student homework and managing teacher's assistants. It will be your responsibility to ensure that the class runs smoothly and take care of any issues, whether related to student behavior or errors in code. A Lead Instructor must possess strong leadership skills and a high level of independence.

Lead Instructors are expected to have mastered the curriculum they teach.
Your resume will be required to complete this application.

If you have any questions about the application process, please email jake@roboticsforall.net.

Robotics for All does not discriminate against any students or volunteers on the basis of gender identity or expression, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, national origin, military status or any other characteristic protected by law. We celebrate our diversity and take pride in our inclusive environment for all people.
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First Name *
Last Name *
Email *
A confirmation email will be sent to this address upon submission.
Phone Number *
I am currently a... *
If you are a middle or high school student, please specify your grade level.
State of Residence *
If outside of the US, please mark "Out of the US" and respond to the next question.
If outside of the US, which country do you live in?
Time Zone *
e.g. PT (Pacific Coast of America), ET (East Coast of America), PST (Arizona Only - Does not observe daylight savings)
Date of Birth (format as mm/dd/yyyy) *
If you are over the age of 18 and do not feel comfortable providing the year, please provide the month and day.
Preferred Gender Pronouns *
At Robotics for All, we celebrate diversity. We embrace applicants and volunteers of all gender, including non-binary and non-traditional ones. If you do not go by any of the following gender pronouns, please write your own in "other."
If you were referred to this application by a current volunteer, please write their name below. Otherwise, please leave this blank.
All referred applicants will be automatically offered interviews.
If rejected as a Lead Instructor, would you be interested in becoming a TA? *
Please note that TAs will not be eligible to receive stipends, though they will be eligible to receive volunteer hours. Many TAs, in good standing, will be offered an opportunity to lead in the future.
What subject(s) would you be interested in teaching? *
If you are not comfortable in any of the following curricula but would like to teach an alternate curriculum, please contact Ben at ben@roboticsforall.net for more information. As Java and HTML/CSS probably will not be running in the next session, these are temporarily removed from the application. Python is only accepting teachers in Eastern Time.
How many hours are you able to commit each week? (you can enter a range) *
Please answer the next four questions in at least 1-2 full sentences.
The character limit for each of the long-answer questions is 750 characters, or roughly 150 words. Keep in mind that this is a character maximum; shorter answers will not be penalized.
What unique traits make you a good teacher? *
What motivates you to volunteer for Robotics for All? *
What are some experiences that qualify you for this position? Please be sure to include your prior experience with programming, robotics, and/or CAD (computer aided design). *
Who do you admire and why? This can be anyone. *
Additional Information (optional)
By signing your name below, you agree to the following statements. The information in this application is true and accurate to the fullest extent of my knowledge. I understand that Robotics for All has a zero-tolerance policy towards false and inaccurate information. Furthermore, I agree to the privacy policy of this website (www.roboticsforall.net). If I am over the age of 18, I consent to Robotics for All running a background check. *
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