Teaching Assistant: Cybersecurity

Correlation One
Full time
Software Development
United States
Hiring from: Anywhere

Title: Teaching Assistant: Cybersecurity, Good Jobs

Location: Remote: US, Canada

Job Description:

Correlation One is an education technology company who is building the workforce development platform of the future.

We close skill gaps for enterprises, governments and individuals, while empowering disenfranchised segments of the workforce. By providing training-to-job programs that are 100% free for learners, we eliminate traditional barriers to opportunities. We are committed to helping enterprises like Amazon, Walmart, Prudential, Citadel, Citi, Johnson & Johnson, Target, Morgan Stanley, EY and others reskill their workforces to prepare them for the jobs of tomorrow. We build community-oriented, jobs-first learning experiences that offer a human touch and leverage technology to create best-in-class outcomes for everyone.

Each program is taught by industry leaders and experts, professors and teaching assistants, delivered virtually to cohort-based learning communities. We currently run over 12 types of programs for 12,000+ learners each year in 10+ countries, and we plan to grow 5-10x in the next two years.

Correlation One is proud to be ranked #6 in LinkedIn’s Top Startups 2022 list and a Fast Companys World Changing Idea winner. Join us as we build the workplace development platform of the future!

TAs play a critical role in teaching ~20 – 40 learners in Correlation Ones virtual Data Analytics training program. The TA commitment for our Data Analytics training program will be for the duration of 16 weeks per program. TAs will be expected to support synchronous sessions as well as provide asynchronous support to Fellows to ensure their success in our training program.

** Please note that applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and roles are filled on a first come first serve basis.

Program Details

  • The program will be held from July 16th – November 14th. Sessions will take place Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8pm ET.

Management and Support (During Program):

  • Attend all LIVE lectures and provide support for the training program as listed below:
  • Live Training Program(4 hours per week)
    • Tuesday and Thursdays
  • Provide one hour of Drop – In Office Hours per week (1 hour per week)
  • Attend the TA Weekly Meeting (30 min each week)
  • Be available for 1:1 office hour requests with assigned learners based on availability. You may set these hours within our parameters, for your convenience. (up to max 6 hours per week)
  • Complete grading of Fellows deliverables (2 hours each week)
  • Work with fellow instructors and the Correlation One team on ways to improve learner experience

Class support on non-lecture days:

  • Monitor your Slack channel to answer Learners questions
  • Review the materials for the week so you are prepared to answer questions
  • Contribute to course design improvement through thoughtful feedback to Correlation One team
  • Participate in the weekly meeting (time TBD)
  • Submit weekly write-ups summarizing the weeks accomplishments and challenges. This is due by Monday at 8pm EST each week
  • Monitor the #extra-help channel on Slack throughout the day to answer Fellows questions

Cyber Coach:

  • Upon completion of the program, there is an opportunity to continue on and support learners as a Cyber Coach. During this time, the learners will have the opportunity to schedule time to meet with the Cyber Coach to discuss their capstone project. The Cyber Coach will support the learner in identifying a real business problem and support them in identifying how to best solve the problem using data analytics skills. We anticipate you would only need to be available for a few hours per week.
  • This part-time, contract role would run from November 2024 – May 2024. In the application questions, there will also be a place to indicate if you are interested in this opportunity.

Who you are

  • As a Cybersecurity Teaching Assistant, you are a passionate advocate for cybersecurity education, possessing a strong foundation in information security principles and practices. With a keen eye for detail and a commitment to excellence, you thrive in supporting instructors and students alike in understanding complex security concepts. Your adeptness in navigating security tools and technologies enables you to provide valuable guidance and assistance, fostering a secure learning environment. Your dedication to continuous learning and staying updated on the latest cybersecurity trends positions you as a valuable asset in preparing students for success in the dynamic field of information security.
  • Empathy, flexibility, patience; passion for working with diverse learners who are new to data analytics content.
  • Experience operating in a fully virtual environment.
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills.
  • Working experience with the following technical skills/platforms:
    • Networking and iOS Fundamentals
    • Red vs Blue Team
    • Cybersecurity Infrastructure
    • Incident Response
    • Vulnerability Assessment
    • Identity and Access Management

Your expertise

  • 2+ years of experience in the Information Security field (or another related field) with a degree or strong credentials
  • Degree in a technical field
  • CompTIA Security+ certification or another related certification
  • Previous learner support experience, preferably in a remote environment

Where you are

  • This role is remote and can be located anywhere that is compatible with the EST time zone. We are headquartered in New York City and have office space in Midtown Manhattan.


  • Minimum Base: $4,800
  • Max bonus potential: $1,200
  • You can receive up to this amount, although it is not guaranteed. The amount you receive is based on your performance, as determined by Correlation One. Performance includes, but is not limited to, (a) Satisfactory completion of the Job Responsibilities, (b) Satisfaction of the Fellows you directly manage, as determined through the survey feedback at the end of the Program and other sources of feedback, (c) Engagement with Correlation One and the Fellows through the platforms utilized during the Program.
  • Office hour compensation: Maximum of 4 hours per week at $40/hr
  • Office hour based compensation will be paid on bi-weekly cadence along with base compensation

Correlation Ones Commitment

Correlation One is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. Correlation One provides a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions at Correlation One are based solely on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants to bring their unique skills, experiences, and outlook to our work environment.

Correlation One is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, Correlation One strives to provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities to enable them to access the hiring process. If you need an accommodation to access the job application or interview process, please contact [email protected].

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