NEXT Academy is Southeast Asia’s leading school for aspiring entrepreneurs, freelancers, software engineers, and digital marketers

You're Exploring A Career As NEXT Academy's

Software Engineering Lecturer




Full Time

If you are keen on empowering individuals to pursue successful careers in technology through education, then join us as a mentor!

Unlike working with students in a university, our graduates immediately look for jobs or start their own companies within 3 months of joining us. We are extremely close to industry players, so you’ll be able to quickly witness the fruits of your labor.

We’re also able to quickly iterate on various education methodologies and curriculums to continuously improve our abilities and outcome for our students. Without being under the purview of MQA, we can easily modify our curriculum to best serve the fast-paced nature of the tech industry.

Key Functions

  • Research and experiment with technology stacks
  • Design, develop, and enhance our curriculum
  • Mentor our students
  • Participate in discussions and experimentations of various program formats, methodologies, etc.

Why Join Us?

Our students have gone high and far, from winning Mastercard’s global hackathon in San Francisco by beating teams from all over the world, to getting jobs at great companies such as Uber, Amazon, and Grab, to founding million-dollar startups. We want to continuously pioneer the cause of empowering people in the tech industry. We are more than just a school — we are a workforce accelerator, an ecosystem builder and a place for people to collaborate and build great ideas.

Apart from seeing students succeed in record time, you will get to experiment with new technologies and education methodologies all the time. On top of that, NEXT Academy is a workplace with great autonomy for anyone to propose and experiment with new ideas. Ultimately, we let data speak; the best ideas win!


  • Passionate about making education better
  • Prior work experience in education as a Software Engineering or Computer Science lecturer/professor
  • Extremely strong understanding of programming and its concepts
  • Prior experience in writing software, especially for the web
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Impeccable communication skills
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Great self-initiative and sense of responsibility

Good To Have

  • Knowledgeable about startups and the tech industry
  • Experience with relational databases such as MySQL or Postgresql
  • Experience with Python/Javascript/Ruby/Objective-C/Swift/Java/C#/C++
  • Experience with web frameworks such as Django, Ruby-on-Rails, Express & Node or .Net
  • Experience with Front-End frameworks such as Vue.js, React, or Angular


  • Base d on experience

Job Referral

  • Know someone who can do this job?
  • Refer a friend for this job and you’ll get RM3,000 in cold hard cash!
  • Just send them this link and ask them to fill in your email address in the application form.
  • We will email you once we hire and confirm your friend (after probation) for the job.

*Referral will only be paid out for successful hires that pass their probation period (typically 3 months)

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About NEXT Academy

NEXT Academy is a school for people from all walks of life who are interested to learn to code, do digital marketing with the ultimate goal of becoming a world class software engineer, effective digital marketer and/or tech/online entrepreneur.

We also believe in equipping talent of all levels with the digital skills to innovate and thrive in their own career to propel overall business competitive and uniqueness.

Up till January 2017, we have graduated 500 software developer and digital marketers from 40 different countries. Many of them are now pursuing careers in the technology/digital industry as software engineers, project managers, designers, developers, digital marketers and entrepreneurs.

Companies such as Amazon, Google, AirAsia, Digi, Fave/KFIT, Grab, Tinkerbox and more have hired our graduates. Many of our graduates have also gone on to build their own startups generating millions in revenue and raised millions as well in the process.

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