Software Developer / Hacker / Instructor for a School-Based Software House

Renert School - Calgary, AB (9 months ago)

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Renert School, located in Royal Oak NW, is one of Calgary's leading private schools. We employ only exceptional educators who are focused on delivering transformative education for their students. Please check our website at to learn more.

We are looking for a very special individual to start a software development house at our school. Offering children introductory programming courses is one thing; having them actually develop marketable software is another. There are many children who are passionate about computing and they want to engage in real-world programming. You will help create this environment for them, while supported by the financial resources of our school.

We are looking for a software developer / hacker who is looking to practice his/her craft surrounded by children. These children will see in you their mentor; they will learn from you; they will emulate what you do; they will come up with new ideas for software apps; together you will implement some of them. Subsequently, students interested in business will take these products and market them.

This position is not for everyone. If you're looking for something conventional, just move on from this ad. This position requires someone who can think outside the box constantly. We will look to you for new ideas.

If you were a hacker as a teenager, you know what power you have to impart computing knowledge to other teenagers. If you are a seasoned software developer who wants something different, and you believe that working with youngsters is the answer, then please write to us.

In addition to your resume, please provide us with a well-considered cover letter outlining how you fit the criteria or this position.If you want to work with us, please spend some time and effort to tell us why you are the right candidate. Please tell us about your experiences, hopes, and aspirations. Applications with generic or missing cover letters will not be considered.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time


  • Programming / App Development: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Computing Instruction: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Calgary, AB (Preferred)