edX is seeking a Cybersecurity professional who has a passion for making a difference! Our students have a diverse background, from working professionals to recent college graduates who seek to transition into careers in Cybersecurity. Teaching Assistants will have a direct hand in changing the lives of our students.
This is a fully remote, part-time position.
Why teach with us?
Teaching Assistants help instructors to lead classroom discussions, emphasize the meta-skills and core concepts, support students in their projects and challenges, and provide feedback to students.
You don't have to have a ton of experience with teaching! You just have to be a lifelong learner, proven teacher or mentor, or love to help people change their lives to succeed.
What You Will Do:
Create an engaging, positive, and inclusive learning environment for our students
Explain complex topics to individuals with both a technical and non-technical background
Ensure you are bringing the learning experience to life, building community and enhancing relevance through drawing on your own industry experience
Infuse empathy, support, encouragement, and fun into the students' learning progression
Assist the Instructor with class time management
Observe the class during code activities and projects to assist students (via Zoom)
Research and answer student questions
Grade homework and group project assignments when applicable
Skills & Requirements:
At least 6 months of cybersecurity experience (or equivalent)
Bachelor's Degree preferred, but not required
Must have a laptop, camera, and reliable internet access
One additional monitor, microphone / headset are highly recommended
Familiarity with the following:
Security Fundamentals - CIA Triad, Governance, Risk Analysis and Risk Mitigation, Compliance, Business Continuity Planning
Systems Administration - Linux Server Configuration, Bash Scripting and Programming, Windows Server Configurations
Networks and Network Security - Network Architecture, Operations, Security, Wireshark and Traffic Analysis, Email Security, Wireless Security, Cryptography, Encryption, Cloud Security and Virtualization
Defensive Security - Monitoring and Logging, Incident Response, Forensics, Data Extraction and Recovery
Offensive Security - Burp Suite, SQL Injection, Penetration Testing Execution Standard, Searchsploit and Metasploit, Pivoting Networks
24-week program (this is a part-time commitment)
M/T/TH OR M/W/TH schedule
Classes: 5:45 - 10pm (includes office hours and break)
Classes are taught live online
Maintain your current career while teaching
Paid Sick and Safe Leave
Access to Wellness and Educational Resources
Discounted tuition on 2U Short Courses
Hone your skills by teaching and mentoring others
Expand your network by joining the thousands of industry professionals who make up our instructional staff
Experience the gratitude and fulfillment that comes along with teaching and giving back to the tech community
- Citizenship: Not Provided
- Incentives: Not Provided
- Education: Not Provided
- Travel: Not Provided
- Telework: Not Provided