Full Stack Development Instructor

Job Locations CA-AB-Calgary
Position Type


At Harvest, we elevate innovation across the Canadian Prairies. We’re a team of world-class builders, operators, and investors who have started companies from a napkin, grown to millions of users, raised capital, and successfully scaled companies towards exit. We nurture strategy with collaboration to deliver tailored experiences with real results and growth for the companies and communities we co-build with.


Harvest Builders is looking for a full-time Full Stack Development Instructor to join our team in Calgary, AB. This individual will bring expertise in modern front and backend development to the table, and is eager to mentor and upskill students. We are building out a portfolio of upskilling, onboarding, and validation programs to help our local start-ups and scale-ups.


What you'll be doing:

  • Deliver world-class workshops and programs to lecture and mentor the next wave of engineering talent and accelerate the success of local start-ups and scale-ups
  • Facilitate multiple weekly office hours for ongoing student development
  • Facilitate student learning and provide learning support through Slack and other communication tools
  • Manage a safe, engaging, and approachable environment to foster learning throughout the course of the program 
  • Partner with a variety of stakeholders within our partner companies to upskill, onboard, and validate talent 
  • Share your career and industry knowledge to reinforce the development of not just the hard, but also the soft skills for each student

Who we're looking for:

  • 4+ years of experience in Full Stack development roles
  • Intermediate or higher experience of modern front-end development such as React or Vue
  • Intermediate or higher experience in back-end development or database design is an asset
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Experience in a teaching and/or mentoring role is an asset
  • Experience building clean, smooth, and responsive interfaces 
  • Experience working in a startup environment is a bonus
  • Interest and understanding of current technologies and trends to ensure our programming is modern and relevant
  • Some weekend and evening availability is required

What will help you succeed:

  • You’re outgoing and social, and enjoy working with people
  • You possess strong communication skills in English, both orally and in writing, with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts
  • You're professional
  • You're a team player
  • You have a passion for teaching and sharing knowledge with others
  • An entrepreneurial mindset; you're driven, value collaboration and continuous improvement

About applying with us:

Please apply using Chrome, as applications are only supported using Chrome on desktop. 


We are excited to meet with and hire the top talent out there; when you apply, the People Team at Harvest may reach out to you about other possible opportunities you may be a fit for. 


Harvest Builders is an equal opportunity employer. We appreciate your interest in working with us; however, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Successful candidates for this position may be required to undergo a security screening, including a criminal records check and a credit check.


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