Site Lead (Teacher Coach) for Girls Who Code in Bay Area

Site Lead (Teacher Coach)

Girls Who Code - Bay Area - Part time

Girls Who Code - Bay Area - Part time

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Teacher/TA Development

  • Brainstorm solutions or new approaches to classroom management issues
  • Encourage teaching teams to implement instructional best practice such as cold calling, checks for understanding, scaffolding, etc.
  • Encourage teachers and TAs to adapt lessons to their classroom’s interests and strengths
  • Provide coaching for any communication issues within the teaching team

Partner Engagement and Relationship Management

  • Assist teaching teams in maintaining professional and responsive relationship with the partner/host point-of-contact
  • Clarify and remind teaching staff of details of engagement opportunities throughout the summer
  • Escalate any issues with the partner or host site according to established reporting process
  • Work through any challenging projects or concepts with the teaching team
  • Communicate any lesson feedback to the GWC Curriculum Team

Student Emergencies and Issues

  • Help teachers and TAs address urgent in-classroom needs, such as illness or absences
  • Follow established escalation procedures for any student or family issues that arise during the program

Specific Duties

  • Respond to calls and emails related to Responsibilities listed above
  • Conduct weekly classroom observations and provide feedback to the teaching staff and GWC management
  • Lead weekly check-ins with assigned classroom teaching teams (in person strongly preferred)
  • Report and log any classroom issues related to Responsibilities listed above with GWC through the appropriate channels
  • Participate in virtual weekly check in with full-time GWC Instruction team member
  • Review and approve time sheets submitted by teachers and TAs
  • Attend meet-and-greet and graduation events classrooms
  • Represent Girls Who Code externally at field trips and regional events organized by GWC staff 
  • Submit performance feedback for assigned teachers and TAs once summer program concludes


  • Must be able to commit to a full 8-10 week summer program schedule from June/July- August (exact dates are determined by location)
  • Ability to be at each classroom you are assigned for up to 5 hours per week; please note that the number of classes will vary by location.
  • The following markets will require 30-40 hours per week: NYC, Bay Area
  • The following markets will require 20 hours per week: Seattle
  • The following markets will require 15 hours per week: New Jersey (Jersey City, Newark & Hoboken)
  • The following markets will require 10 hours per week: Austin, Boston, Charlotte
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Bachelor of Education strongly preferred
  • 2 + years teaching, administration, or other in-school experience
  • Demonstrated maturity and strong classroom management skills
  • Experience teaching in an academically and culturally diverse classroom a plus
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Consistently maintains a positive attitude and builds strong relationships
  • Personal qualities of warmth, dependability, responsiveness, initiative, flexibility, knowledge, and credibility
  • Prior experience with Girls Who Code preferred, but not required
  • Commitment to Girls Who Code’s mission

Girls Who Code is committed to building a truly diverse and inclusive organization with a focus on valuing, serving, and understanding our target constituents, while challenging all stakeholders to think inclusively for the betterment of our programs.Girls Who Code is an equal opportunity employer committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, national origin, ethnicity, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis. Racial and ethnic minorities and men are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels. GWC is not able to sponsor employment visas.

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