Job description

Bloc’s mentors are experienced developers and designers with a passion for sharing their craft. They believe in the apprenticeship model of education: learning by building under the guidance of an experienced professional. As a Mentor at Bloc, you will work directly with students to support them on their journey to become professional software developers and designers. 


Be an engaged mentor, committed to shared success

  • Pay attention to important company communications and updates in meetings, email, and Slack
  • Maintain an environment of regular, candid feedback with your Squad Lead
  • Share what you learn with other mentors and your Squad Lead

Ensure your students are satisfied, engaged and progressing

  • Set and manage student expectations and help them stay motivated to make progress
  • Maintain a high average satisfaction rating
  • Strive to maintain a high assessment pass rates for students → Focus on teaching to objectives. 
  • Identify and help students who are struggling with learning objectives that should have been mastered previously
  • Identify students at risk of a poor outcome and work with your Squad Lead and Student Success to design and implement a remediation plan

Attend the following meetings:

  • All Student Sessions
  • Bi-weekly squad meetings
  • Monthly 1:1s with your squad lead
  • All Hands one Friday a month @ 1pm PT (FT Mentors only)

Minimum Requirements

  • 10-25 hours per week dedicated to Bloc
  • 5+ years relevant professional work experience 
  • Demonstrate genuine student advocacy and empathy for beginners
  • Strong English communication skills
  • Be a team player
  • Bonus if you have curriculum writing experience

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