Next.js Subject Matter Expert - Part Time at Codecademy | Powderkeg

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Codecademy wants to build its newest course and is looking for an expert programmer or academic to provide guidance. The Subject Matter Expert provides the Codecademy Curriculum team with specialized, up-to-date, nuanced insight into how a specific language, framework, or concept is used and how it should be taught. This is a paid, remote, contract position with a typical commitment of 3-5 hours per week.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • Provide consulting services for the purposes of designing catalog content.
  • Use your independent expertise to provide consulting services with respect to the content (i.e. lessons, quizzes, projects).
  • Independently audit and revise the lessons, quizzes, and projects based on your expertise in the field.
  • As part of your consulting service, provide technical and pedagogical insights that other team members—and, ultimately, Codecademy learners—can understand.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience as a professional programmer
  • Extensive knowledge of and real-world experience with Next.js
  • The ability to provide clear, actionable, and empathetic feedback and explanation as part of your consulting services
  • A strong command of written and spoken English

Bonus Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience as a professional programmer
  • Experience in both programming and education
  • Experience teaching Next.js
  • Experience in online education at scale
  • Extensive knowledge of and real-world experience with Vue.js

Submission Note

With your application and resume please submit a link to a portfolio that showcases your Next.js work and experience.

Target hourly rate for this job requisition is anticipated to be $75 hourly.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

At Codecademy, we are committed to teaching people the skills they need to upgrade their careers. Codecademy aims to educate a richly diverse demographic of learners with our product and in order to accomplish this, we believe our team should reflect that rich diversity. Our company celebrates diversity in all of its forms-- race, gender, color, national origin, marital status, sexuality, religion, veteran status, age, ability, disability status-- and works to create an inclusive workplace where people of all backgrounds and beliefs are empowered to better their futures.

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