P/T After School Coding/Programming Java Script/Python Teachers Grades 6-8 job – Starfire Education – Menlo Park, CA


Facilitate fun, joyful, interactive, hands-on, learn by doing, discovery in small groups of eight or fewer students in the Starfire Python Coding After School program. Bring the fun and creativity of computer programming to life for kids 1st-5th grades. Check out our website: www.StarfireEd.com

We are seeking a number of passionate individuals to facilitate hands-on learning activities to help encourage kids’ interest in computer programming. Ideally we would like someone with teaching, tutoring, or professional experience in a computer engineering career who is passionate about python coding and enthusiastic about sharing their knowledge and experience with elementary school kids.


$25-$40/ hr. Compensation is based on the value that you bring to Starfire

Why work for Starfire?

Join our quickly growing venture where your input is valued, and you can contribute and grow with us. Have a lot of fun and make a lasting difference in young people’s lives by igniting their interest in learning and helping them develop the 21st century skills they need to be confident, independent, creative thinkers and problem solvers.

Starfire Training Program

Starfire Weekly Curriculum Template

Personal attention and mentoring by founder

Flexible hours

Performance bonuses and raises

Meet-ups with fellow tutor-coaches and founder


Transportation to local schools

Transport class materials

Teaching, tutoring or industry experience in software engineering

Commit to position through mid-June.

Start dates are in January 1/10-1/27 and it varies by location

Passionate about kids experiencing the joy of computer programming

Ability to create a joyful, fun, interactive, engaging, hands-on, learn by doing, and discovery experience

Creative thinker

Willingness to experiment and try new things

Deep conceptual understanding of subject matter – Coding/Programming, Scratch/Java Script/Python

Excellent oral and written English skills

Have access to a car, with valid driver’s license and auto insurance

Fingerprinting and DOJ background check

Proof of negative TB test

Understanding job is part-time

Local candidates only


We want to talk to you if you are committed to encouraging STEM loving students

Interested in Joining the Starfire Team?

Complete the “Join Our Team” form at: http://www.starfireed.com/join-our-team

Starfire is an equal opportunity employer


Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $40.00 /hour

Required education:

Required experience:

  • Teaching: 1 year
  • Tutoring: 1 year
  • Industry: 1 year

About secureteam

A Computer Programmer whose articles got mentions from the likes of The New York Times, Kissmetrics and AllTopStories. He writes articles, novels and poems; spends most of his time reading everything he could get his hands on. He is currently pursuing his Masters from The University of Illinois and holds a Bachelors in Electronics Engineering from the University of California. He is a programmer, a motivational writer and speaker.

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