Software Developer Trainer

Bath, UK
10 Oct 2019
18 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

A commercial software training academy based in Bath is looking for an enthusiastic programmer with great interpersonal skills and a knack for explaining complex technical topics. The role is focused on delivering a 16 week coding course to aspiring software developers, and teaching them all they need to know to land their first job as a junior software developer, to kickstart their new careers in programming.

The successful candidate will also work with the academy's existing team to develop the curriculum, assess student applications, run events such as programming workshops for schools and help with company operations.

In addition to the 16 week course, you will deliver both bespoke and pre-designed workshops for companies across the UK, working with the team to develop new workshops and ensure that existing ones are up to date.

About you

The ideal candidate will have commercial software development experience, having worked on real client projects, ideally within an Agile team. You will have helped support your team with difficult problems and be happy helping junior developers. You will have skills in OOP, in particular web based programming using languages such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript. You will be comfortable programming for the web, with a back-end language, working with current industry standard technologies. Crucially, you will know - or be happy to learn - PHP.

You will have experience with all the usual development tools and languages: Vagrant, Git, Bash, RDBMS as well as experience of methodologies such as agile, pair programming and code review.

Most importantly you will be a friendly, motivated team player who wants to help people. This coding academy is all about changing lives. We are a fun, collaborative team with a passion for learning and passing on our knowledge.


- 16 week course and workshop delivery
- Support the academy lead with curriculum development
- Work with marketing department on brand development
- Technical content creation
- Taster session delivery
- Student assessment and selection
- Support business development with student pipelines

About the company

The academy trains aspiring software developers in the fundamentals of coding, software design and agile project management. In 16 weeks, they teach their students all they need to know to land their first job as a junior software developer, helping them to kickstart their new careers in programming.

Created to be a part of the solution to the technical skills gap that is currently impacting industries across the UK, the Academy combines practical experience and programming knowledge to prepare the students for entry into the programming industry. They train the students through a mix of classroom style learning and project work.

Work alongside award winning trainers and mentors, whilst crafting the role as you see fit and contributing to an exciting, growing company.

Must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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