Teach Coding & Social Impact this Summer with Gakko!

Gakko is a global education design studio based in Tokyo and NYC that aims to reclaim the magic of learning. We run Code Forward, a coding & social impact summer program for high schoolers, and are looking for a passionate teacher to join our team!

At Code Forward, students learn to code and design, build, and release an app that addresses an issue they have identified in their communities. Our students and teachers come from diverse backgrounds that are representative of the diversity of New York. And our students learn to code as an ethical endeavor -- they become radical technologists.

This is a paid position starting June 25 and ending August 15. If you love code, kids, and social impact, this is the perfect job for you! Learn more and apply!


Girls Who Code Summer Teaching Opportunity in Computer Science - Deadline May 25

Girls Who Code summer programs are designed to incite a real passion for computer science in high school girls, build their awareness of careers in technology, and inspire them to join a supportive sisterhood of girls who code across the US. Learn more about our values and see some of our amazing students here.

As an instructor in our program we aim to ensure that your experience is equally as rich as that of our students. You will share your knowledge, as well as learn alongside and from our students.

We provide instructors a rewarding professional development experience with:

  • multi-day training & on-going coaching from experienced educators throughout the program

  • the opportunity to put theory into practice through hands-on experience delivering a CSTA aligned, project-based curriculum in a classroom

  • exposure to nationwide educators and technologists at partner companies

  • experience managing and mentoring teaching assistants

  • exposure to top tech companies in the city via your embedded classroom and field trips

We are seeking instructors who have experience teaching Computer Science.  A CS degree is not required, however we do look for fluency in at least 2 programming languages. Programs in New York City start July 2 and end August 24th (or 6/25 to 8/17) depending on location. Compensation is provided.

Join the movement today and bring us one step forward in diversifying the face of tech.

Learn more about the role & apply here.

If you have questions please contact Deb Waldman at


Cybersecurity Advancement Program in the Bronx - Deadline May 31

Per Scholas and Bronx Community College (BCC) are partnering to offer a new Cybersecurity and Networking course in which students earn an Associate degree and industry certifications leading to careers in cyber-ops fields. The course requires a two year commitment of full time study, including summers, at BCC and at Per Scholas in the Bronx.  Students are eligible to apply for financial aid and BCC’s ASAP/College Discovery programs. Per Scholas program is tuition-free. Requirements: high school graduates and high school equivalency holders who meet Per Scholas admission requirements and CUNY college readiness standards.

Course begins on July 2, 2018.  Apply online before Wednesday, May 31 at


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