Teaching Instructor Application Fall 2020
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, September 12th - November 14th, from 10am - 12pm on Zoom.
2. August 29th and September 5th at a TBD time for TI training.
2. A 1-hour weekly TI meeting at a TBD day/time.

Note: You also may be requested to help grading our student assignments.

You may RSVP to attend one of our GIMs here: forms.gle/U15ix4jmvdEhNhK77
Please email binggwc@gmail.com 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) *
Class Standing *
If "other", please explain *
How does 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 the array data structure like you're teaching a 9th grader. *
How can I sort a list of 50 numbers? Explain like I'm a 11th grader who just learned Python. *
Explain the difference between Python and Java to someone who's never coded before. *
On a scale of 1-5, how would you rate your competency in Thunkable or any other block-based coding program? *
I've never using a block-based coding program before.
I am an advanced block-based programmer.
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, September 12th to November 14th, from 10am - 12pm on Zoom? *
Are you available Saturday, August 29th and Saturday, September 5th (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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