Session Lead (External Contractor)- C++ Nanodegree (Saudi Arabia)
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Session Leads are industry professionals who provide world-class technical support to our learners in their Nanodegree journey. All our session leads are handpicked through a rigorous selection process so that we can truly be #studentfirst.
As a Session Lead/Instructor, you will be meeting virtually on a weekly basis with your students for group work, activities and short lectures. During the week, students are expected to study an estimated 10 hours on their Nanodegree programs on their own, and you will be expected to respond to their technical questions and check-in with them to make sure they are making progress.
- Bilingual in Arabic and English
- Saudi nationals residing in Saudi Arabia.
- Proficient in C++: Deep understanding of C++ syntax and semantics.
- Knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP): Understanding of classes, objects, inheritance, polymorphism, and other OOP concepts.
- Familiarity with the C++ Standard Library: Experience with the C++ Standard Template Library (STL) such as vectors, lists, maps, algorithms, etc.
- Proficient in Debugging and Testing: Ability to find, diagnose, and fix programming errors; familiar with unit testing frameworks in C++.
- Understanding of Memory Management: Proficient in managing dynamic memory in C++, including pointers, references, and memory allocation/deallocation techniques.
- Experience with multi-threading and concurrency: Knowledge of concurrent programming techniques and principles in C++.
- Familiarity with System Programming: Understanding of low-level system interactions.
- 2+ years of working experience related to the above skillsets.
- Graduate from C++ Nanodegree Program is an added plus.
- Experience teaching technical concepts and public speaking.
- Experience organizing technical talks, events, or forums.
- Strong interpersonal skills and confidence to lead a group of students.
- Students-oriented mindset and focus on understanding their problems.
- Innovative approach and proactivity with students that need help.
- Positive character, trusted by the students, creating emotional ties in the group.
- Existing tech network and experience in technical conversations & discussions.
- Ability to speak and write in English fluently.
- Flexibility at their current job to take this challenge as a part-time, external contractor.
- Managing weekly Connect sessions with students according to Udacity guidelines
- Creating the Udacity Connect session agenda & notes
- Coordinating between the students and the Udacity Connect team
- Reporting to Udacity the weekly overall attendance status of students & observations about each session
- Being present at every Connect session over Zoom, helping students introduce themselves, organizing students in groups and keeping track of time
- Explaining concepts of the Nanodegree program to your group of students when needed
- Solving questions raised by students during the Connect session
- Reporting student's attendance and progress to the Mentor's dashboard
- Communicating with students on Slack
- Weekly check-in with all students on their progress
Why should you apply?
- Earn additional income
- Contribute to a vibrant, international student community
- Stay updated with the latest in cutting-edge technologies
Learn more about the Session Lead Guidelines.
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