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Mentor, Cybersecurity

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Posted about 2 months ago

Fullstack Academy is a top-ranked immersive school for technology skills training. Fullstack offers comprehensive training opportunities across the U.S. and prepares students with the in-demand skills they need to launch fulfilling tech careers.

"Fullstack Academy has been a life-changing experience" is something we hear often and the reason why we come to work everyday. We’re looking for a Full-Time Mentor to help transform the lives of our students, and through them, their communities and economies.


As a Mentor at Fullstack Academy, you'll provide instructional support to a group of bootcamp students within your assigned cohort. You will facilitate learning exercises designed to build knowledge and skills and promote grit, problem-solving and a collaborative learning community. You’ll customize instructional support for small groups of students in the cohort as well as for individual students by providing additional scaffolding and extension ideas. You’ll provide additional insights for each learning experience and relevance to career readiness.

This is a full-time, remote role, as classes at Fullstack Academy are delivered synchronously and are 100% online. This role reports to a Lead Instructor and is supported by a collaborative instructional team and dedicated support staff to ensure an exceptional experience for each student in the cohort.


In this role you will:

  • Create a positive, professional and inclusive learning environment, by:
    • Employing best practices to meet needs of adult learners, leveraging tech tools, instructional best practices and helping students connect content to the real world by sharing industry insights and professional experience
    • Providing individualized student support during synchronous class sessions and support students throughout practice and application exercises
    • Supporting students outside class synchronously during office hours and asynchronously through timely communication
    • Communicating regularly with students to align on progress, expectations, celebrate milestones and address concern areas.
    • Leveraging instructional resources to meet needs of the students with varying backgrounds and experience
    • Promoting student retention and amplify student satisfaction by creating a positive classroom culture for the Learning Team
    • Evaluate student performance and progression toward competencies based on course deliverables and course rubrics, by:
      • Providing constructive and timely feedback to students in the cohort
      • Maintaining accurate and current records and documentation related to student progress
      • Escalating concerns in a timely manner to the Lead Instructor, and assisting in the management of Performance Action Plans for individual students who need additional support
      • Serve as role model for students and an ambassador for our brand, by:
        • Exhibiting professionalism and an ethical and empathetic approach when engaging with Fullstack staff, students, and the public
        • Implementing action plans to address deficiencies in success metrics

          You are a great candidate for this role if you have:

          • A certificate or degree in Cybersecurity
          • A passion for the Cybersecurity industry, and to impact lives and business outcomes
          • A passion for teaching and the ability to explain complex technical concepts
          • A history of choosing a path of integrity
          • Full Time Mentors are hourly, non-exempt employees and can expect to work approximately 40 hours per week and should not exceed expected hours without manager approval.

            Colorado Equal Pay For Equal Work Act disclosure:

            The expected compensation for this role for candidates from Colorado is $58,000-$60,000 per year, plus benefits, for candidates who fulfill the qualifications for the role. Candidates whose qualifications are above those listed are encouraged to apply as well. All final offers to candidates will be based on that candidate's unique experience and skillset, and not all candidates will qualify for the top of the salary range.


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