Web Development Lead Instructor, Principal Full Stack Developer

Galvanize, Denver

The learning community for technology

Galvanize is seeking Lead Instructors to teach full stack web development in an intensive, 6-month course. At Galvanize, we don’t just teach, we guide. We use data-driven instructional design to differentiate for students’ diverse personality types, habits, and learning styles. We immerse students in an agile development process from day one to help them become the best developers (and life-long learners) they can be.

The web development curriculum includes these topics and more:

Learning how to learn - tools, habits, and mindsets
How the web works
Version Control
Programming fundamentals in Javascript
Test Driven Development
Server-side frameworks with Express
Client-side frameworks with Angular
Responsive Design
Interview Skills


  • Manage your instructional team in providing purposeful lessons and class activities five days a week, for 24 weeks
  • Plan daily lessons
  • Support students during project work
  • Assess students on an continual basis and provide prompt feedback on student progress
  • Assist in student job placement process
  • Help develop internal learning management software
  • Cultivate a dynamic, collaborative, and supportive classroom community


  • At Galvanize, we strive to providing meaningful professional development opportunities to all of our employees. 
  • Here are just a few of the ways you will continue to grow and “level-up” as a developer and a teacher:  There’s no better way to learn something deeply than to teach it! You’ll be amazed at how much you’ll develop skills you thought you were already an expert in just by helping students and planning lessons.
  • Opportunities to work with and learn from other full stack and data science instructors and a highly collaborative environment. 
  • Previous projects have involved: High Level Machine learning, Deep Learning, Data Engineering and Architecture, Applied Statistics and Statistical Modeling, Web Development Ruby on Rails, Angular, Ember, React, and Node.js and Express.
  • Become the best instructor you can be with ongoing training and support.


  • At least 5 years of advanced Javascript web development experience.
  • Fluency in the following topics: JavaScript, Mongo, Angular, Express, Node.js, SQL, HTML, CSS, Git, Deployment.Experience working with agile teams – pair programming experience a plus.
  • Thrives in a continuous feedback environment and welcomes feedback from students and other instructors.
  • Previous background in teaching and/or mentoring aspiring developers. 
  • High performing current immersive instructors desirable.
  • Eager to shape the skills, minds, and trajectories of the newest generation of web developers.
  • Stellar communication skills.
Galvanize provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

About Galvanize

Galvanize is a 21st Century school for entrepreneurs, engineers, and data scientists. On eight campuses across the U.S., the energy, intellect and ambition of Galvanize students, members and alumni are at the heart of a learning community that promotes belonging, and that celebrates courage and growth. 

Want to learn more about Galvanize? Visit Galvanize's website.