Java mentor

Job description

Are you an experienced Java developer? Do you love the idea of guiding students to a future career in java development? 

Then you have come to the right place! We are looking to recruit experts to share their knowledge and skills as mentors of students on our Java Developer path.


We are looking to recruit mentors with the following skills and experience

  • At least two years' experience as a Java developer
  • Proficiency in key tools : Git, Apache Maven, Soap-UI, Docker, Eclipse or IntelliJ IDEA
  • Familiarity with Apache Tomcat et PostgresSQL
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • A good listener and like helping people accomplish their dreams.¬†ūü§ó
  • You're available at least 1 hour per week in order to mentor 1 student
  • You have a webcam and a great¬†internet connection¬†
  • Previous teaching or mentoring experience is a great bonus
  • Relevant credentials (diplomas, certificates) are also welcome

Your mission:

As a mentor, your role would be to support and accompany individual students once per week over videochat in order to help them get the most out of their learning on OpenClassrooms. You'll help students as they work on the projects that count towards their completion of their learning path. You'll also be grading the projects that they do. Paths on OpenClassrooms are made up of fully-online courses and projects, and completing the projects allows students to earn internationally-recognized degrees.

Why become a mentor?

  • Share¬†(your knowledge): you'll have a clear and direct impact on the lives of your students. For them, their education is a major life decision leading them to their next jobs and to their futures. They'll be eternally grateful for the help you give them.
  • Earn¬†(money): all mentors are paid for their time and can make between 30‚ā¨ - 40‚ā¨ per hour.
  • Acquire¬†(experience): mentors often say they learn a lot from their students. Mentoring isn't about imposing one's worldview on others. It's about knowledge, support, and listening. These are important skills to have!
  • Enjoy (flexibility): mentors set their own schedules. You can have only one student to start and increase to 3, 5 or 10 later if you want. Our team will do its best to satisfy your requirements, based on your availability and on students' enrollment

To apply: 

  • Submit a CV and a short letter of motivation
  • Learn the basics of OpenClassrooms mentorship by taking the "Foundations of Mentoring" quiz in the course¬†Become a mentor on OpenClassroom¬†(15-20 mins).
  • Optional: provide a 2 minute video on why you are interested in this role and what you have to offer. A video is a great way to help your application stand out.