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Part-Time Mentor

Juno College of Technology

Juno College of Technology

Toronto, ON, Canada · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, January 25, 2022

About the Position

We’re looking for Mentors who are collaborative, empathetic, and passionate about sharing their knowledge to help with Juno's part-time courses!

In this role, you’ll work directly with our students and part-time instructors, actively creating and promoting a comfortable and friendly learning environment. We’re dedicated to making sure that all of our students are comfortable learning, exploring, and engaging in our space. We care deeply about all of our students and we want to ensure a thoughtful, stimulating, and positive experience from their very first class with us.

As a Mentor you will be directly responsible for supporting our instructors through lessons, code-alongs, and interactive exercises. You’ll also work with students to support their projects, help them resolve issues, and coach them through any tough spots, such as code debugging and technical problem-solving.

About Us

Founded by Heather Payne in 2012, Juno College of Technology offers best-in-class experiences for those looking to launch and grow their careers. With industry-leading graduate success, caring instructors, specialized career support, and the most inclusive alumni community around, we're here to help our community achieve their goals.

At Juno, we love what we do. From our Instructors to Career Advisors to our Operations team, we all have individual expertise and share a love for helping people change their lives. We’re experimental, curious, and flexible, and we’re focused on delivering results and putting the student experience first - oh, and we have lots of fun, too! With a growing team of over 35 and thousands of alumni and students, there’s a large community ready to welcome you to Juno!

Currently, our programs are Live Online and our team is working remotely, with the option to return to our downtown Toronto campus when it is safe to do so.

Responsibilities

  • Provide assistance, answer questions, and share your knowledge and passions with students both in-person and online
  • Quickly understand what is causing a student difficulty, whether it’s a concept or technical error, and lead them to discover a solution
  • If you’re unable to answer a student’s specific question, be comfortable asking another mentor or instructor for assistance
  • Provide supportive, positive, and encouraging written project feedback to students
  • Familiarize yourself with the notes and course content before a class so you’re prepared for questions that may arise

Your Qualifications

  • You are collaborative, energetic, empathetic, and a great technical problem solver
  • You have a thorough and comprehensive understanding of the material being covered during the course you would like to mentor
  • You work well in a team setting alongside your lead instructor and other mentors
  • You are flexible, willing, and able to respond and adapt to different learning styles and personalities as well as a student’s particular goals and objectives in taking a Juno course
  • You are able to sufficiently use and explain tools and programs that will be used during the course.
  • You take initiative, deliver results, experiment, and improve
  • You’re comfortable using Git, GitHub, Google Docs, Sheets, and Drive
  • It would be great if you also have experience as a mentor, in any discipline
  • Most of all, you are enthusiastic, have a positive attitude, and a desire to help others!

Please note this is a part-time position, with hours in the evening or weekend depending on the course.

How to apply

Please apply below! We’d love to see your resume, and anything else you’d like to provide us! We highly appreciate all applications and value all candidates; however, we will only contact successful applicants to move on to the next stage. Thank you!

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Juno is an equal opportunity employer

Juno College is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to accessibility, diversity, and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process. Please let us know of your requirements when contacted.

Juno College is proud to be a diverse and equal opportunity employer and as such does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, national origins, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. Selection decisions and salary are solely based on job-related factors.

Lastly, please note that as per our Compensation Philosophy, we present our best offer to our candidates to ensure we are maintaining equity, and we do not negotiate.

Juno College is a Certified Living Wage Employer in Ontario. To ensure that our team does not face financial stress, has a healthy work/life balance, and can focus on what matters most to them, our entry-level salaries are never less than what a person needs to actually live in Toronto. You can read more about our commitment here.


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