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Join us to create Numeracy for All

In 2012 we founded Zearn because we believe that universal access to an excellent education can change the world. We want to work with others who believe this, too. Join our team of leading education entrepreneurs, teachers, engineers, problem solvers, designers, and digital product creators and help us achieve our mission of Numeracy for All.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Production Analyst

Visual Product Designer

UX Product Designer

Curriculum Author

Product Associate

On-Camera Teacher

Business Development Associate

Associate Product Manager

Full Stack Software Engineer

Product Associate

Zearn is looking for talented Product Associates who are passionate about providing students with rigorous and engaging math instruction.

What you'll do:

  • Drive the conceptualization and production of lessons to create a rigorous and engaging learning experience:
    1. Use Zearn’s model and curricular materials to draft digital math lessons and independent practice
    2. Collaborate with the production team to create visuals and implement digital manipulatives
    3. Collaborate with the video team to film and revise videos
    4. Ensure each lesson is a clear and cohesive student experience
  • Use data to improve students’ learning experience
  • Work directly with students and teachers to test, validate, and iterate on digital lessons

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Ability to think deeply about math concepts beyond computational activities, and to clearly articulate math concepts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and consistently meet deadlines
  • Commitment to Zearn’s mission of providing an exceptional education to all children
  • A love of learning, and a love of math
  • An interest in working on site in New York City

Compensation

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. We also offer a collegial and passionate culture and the potential to positively impact the lives of millions of children.

To apply, please send a resume and a bit about yourself to jobs@zearn.org. Zearn is an equal opportunity employer.

Curriculum Author

Zearn is looking for talented Curriculum Authors who are passionate about providing students with rigorous and engaging math instruction.

What you'll do:

  • Drive the conceptualization and production of lessons to create a rigorous and engaging learning experience:
    1. Use Zearn’s model and curricular materials to draft digital math lessons and independent practice
    2. Collaborate with the production team to create visuals and implement digital manipulatives
    3. Collaborate with the video team to film and revise videos
    4. Ensure each lesson is a clear and cohesive student experience
  • Use data to improve students’ learning experience
  • Work directly with students and teachers to test, validate, and iterate on digital lessons

Ideal candidates will have:

  • At least 2-4 years of experience in math education; experience with middle school math content a plus
  • Ability to think deeply about math concepts beyond computational activities, and to clearly articulate math concepts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and consistently meet deadlines
  • Commitment to Zearn’s mission of providing an exceptional education to all children
  • A love of learning, and a love of math
  • An interest in working on site in New York City

Compensation

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. We also offer a collegial and passionate culture and the potential to positively impact the lives of millions of children.

To apply, please send a resume and a bit about yourself to jobs@zearn.org. Zearn is an equal opportunity employer.

Visual Product Designer

Zearn is looking for a talented and experienced Product Designer to join our growing Creative team. This position involves helping to define and design the visual experience across all aspects of the product including Student and Adult facing experience, Corporate website, and projects involving branding, marketing, email and print collateral pieces.

What you'll do:

  • Work closely with Creative and UX Directors, Product Managers and Dev to create necessary design deliverables in an agile and collaborative environment
  • Create original design layouts as well as work off of wireframes
  • Create a variety of assets including custom illustrations, templates and other visual elements with adherence to quality and established design standards
  • Document and create style templates and specs of work created
  • Contribute user centered thinking to help solve design problems
  • Execute occasional user testing on in-progress designs
  • Manage and execute multiple projects simultaneously
  • Identify and deliver continuous improvements to process and systems

Ideal candidates will have:

  • 5+ years experience working in the creative industry in either agency or startup environments
  • Portfolio showcasing expertise, with product or service design examples
  • Solid understanding of the process of digital product design and its limitations
  • Fluency with interactive design principles and processes
  • Experience working with responsive design
  • General tech savviness with understanding of coding and development process
  • Tablet / Mobile design experience
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Illustrator
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to own and run projects from concept to completion with little supervision
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong ability and desire to collaborate with product managers and engineers, as well as other members of creative team
  • Light prototyping skills in program of your choice
  • Experience in designing for children
  • Passion for educational technology and math

Compensation

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. We also offer a collegial and passionate culture and the potential to positively impact the lives of millions of children.

To apply, please send a resume and a bit about yourself to jobs@zearn.org. Zearn is an equal opportunity employer.

On-Camera Teacher

Zearn is looking for talented and charismatic teachers to be on-screen leading Zearn Math’s video lessons. This is your chance to become one of the faces of Zearn, and to engage and inspire kids across the country. The time commitment is just 5 to 15 days a year, can work around your teaching schedule, and you don’t need any prior on-camera experience.

This role is based in New York City and requires you to be based within commuting distance. If you are passionate about inspiring kids, excited to bring them joyful AND rigorous instruction, and comfortable teaching math, we want to hear from you!

Compensation

Zearn offers a competitive compensation, as well as the chance to positively impact the lives of millions of children. However, we are not able to cover travel costs.

To Apply

Zearn is accepting submissions on an ongoing basis. Follow the instructions below to apply:

  • Create a one-minute video of yourself as though you were speaking to a small group of 6th graders. You can use your phone or webcam. In the video
    1. Introduce yourself
    2. Tell 'your students' three facts about yourself
    3. Tell 'your students' why you like math
  • Upload your video to YouTube. Use the 'unlisted' setting, which allows anyone with the link to view the clip, but ensures your video isn't searchable to the public
  • Write a short bio telling us why you became a teacher and a high-level summary of your background as an educator
  • Email the YouTube link, biography, and your preferred method of contact to teachers@zearn.org

Zearn is an equal opportunity employer.

UX Product Designer

Zearn is looking for a designer who loves to dive into everything—from research to prototyping, requirements gathering to wireframes. This position involves doing work across both our student and educator experiences, so an interest in all types of users and all types of interfaces is a must.

What you'll do:

  • Work closely with the UX Director, Creative Director, Product Managers, and Dev to create necessary design deliverables in an agile and collaborative environment
  • Design and execute user research, usability tests, and competitive audits
  • Gather requirements, define business logic, create objectives, and reach consensus with stakeholders
  • Create original wireframes and prototypes
  • Help create, maintain, and evangelize our nascent design system and style guide
  • Aid the product managers in writing functional specs for the dev team
  • Manage and execute multiple projects simultaneously
  • Identify and deliver continuous improvements to process and systems

Ideal candidates will:

  • Be both collaborative, flexible and tenacious in service of making the work the best it can be
  • Have a portfolio that showcases their expertise in all of the above areas
  • Have designed for both desktop and mobile and be passionate about both
  • Have the skills to use all the most current design programs for wireframes, prototypes and final design when necessary (ex. Sketch, inVision, Adobe CS, etc.)
  • Understand the process of digital product design, its possibilities and limitations
  • Be able to work independently, manage multiple projects, and hit deadlines consistently
  • Have experience designing for children (a plus)
  • Passion for educational technology and math (a must)

Compensation

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. We also offer a collegial and passionate culture and the potential to positively impact the lives of millions of children.

To apply, please send a resume and a bit about yourself to jobs@zearn.org. Zearn is an equal opportunity employer.

Business Development Associate

As Business Development Associate, you’ll play a critical role in helping us reach a growing audience of schools and districts interested in Zearn Math through a variety of demand generation and lead generation activities.

What you'll do:

  • Manage outbound marketing campaigns to educate users and generate new leads
    1. Collaborate with Partnerships and Marketing team to create and manage outbound email campaigns in MailChimp, Salesforce and other sales platforms
    2. Organize and manage outbound campaign email lists based on various sales-related interactions across different sales platforms
    3. Research best practices and conduct tests to optimize outbound campaign results
    4. Track and analyze results, generating insights on email performance and opportunities for improvement
  • Support process of identifying prospects and generating new leads at high potential districts
    1. Analyze internal data including usage and contact history to identify key decision makers at high potential districts
    2. Manage targeted outreach to new prospects including creating and sending emails and tracking results from outreach
  • Collaborate with Business Development team to support additional lead generation activities
    1. Generate robust district-level factbases to support outreach efforts
    2. Identify key stakeholders and potential partner organizations in high priority regions and help coordinate outreach
    3. Research and help coordinate high potential conferences and events

Ideal candidates will have:

  • 2+ years of work experience in business development, sales strategy, growth or marketing at a top-tier business-to-business company, ideally in education or technology
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize to manage multiple projects on tight timelines
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Excel and data analysis
  • Exceptional attention to detail, and superior organizational skills
  • Experience with email campaign tools and CRM systems is a plus
  • Commitment to Zearn’s mission of ensuring that all students learn and love math
  • Desire to join an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment at a high-growth organization

Compensation

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. We also offer a collegial and passionate culture and the potential to positively impact the lives of millions of children.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to jobs@zearn.org. Zearn has team members across the country and an office in NYC. This role will be based remotely. Zearn is an equal opportunity employer.

Production Analyst

Zearn is looking for a Production Analyst to join our Content team. This New York City-based position involves helping to build some of Zearn’s key products, including interactive math lessons and teacher materials. You’ll be joining the work of our Curriculum Authors, who create lessons for our users, and the work of our engineers and designers, who built the structure that the students use to experience the instruction.

What you'll do:

  • Work closely with Curriculum Authors and Production Director to create key content
    1. Transcribe instructional material into our content management system using critical thinking to logically implement complex mathematics or layouts.
    2. Iterate and edit based on input from Curriculum Authors and Product Managers
    3. Upload documents, images, audio files, and videos in the content management system while following internal protocol for file management
  • Produce a wide variety of documents and visual assets
    1. Work with Curriculum Authors to create and edit artwork (including diagrams, illustrations, and other visuals), student workbook materials, and other supporting documents for Zearn lessons
    2. Edit audio clips
  • Demonstrate ownership of content creation processes
    1. Support knowledge management and transfer by documenting and following new product norms, processes, and tips
    2. Review content and report bugs and other problems or inconsistencies
    3. Adhere to existing styles and call attention to discrepancies across related materials
    4. Participate in development of production processes, providing feedback and suggested improvements in areas that affect content production

Ideal candidates will have:

  • BA or BS with 2+ years of work experience
  • Strong time management, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • An eye for efficiency and great attention to detail
  • Basic familiarity with Javascript
  • Basic to Intermediate Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and/or Photoshop
  • A desire to collaborate on a diverse team and learn new tools and techniques
  • A strong work ethic and the ability to work independently to meet goals in a fast-paced environment
  • Commitment to Zearn’s mission of providing an exceptional education to all children
  • A love of learning, and a love of math

Compensation

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. We also offer a collegial and passionate culture and the potential to positively impact the lives of millions of children.

To apply, please send a resume and a bit about yourself to jobs@zearn.org. Zearn is an equal opportunity employer.

Associate Product Manager

Zearn is a nonprofit on a mission to ensure every child loves learning math. To achieve our mission, we built Zearn Math, a groundbreaking K-5 curriculum and classroom model that supports differentiation and engagement for all students. Zearn Math is used by millions of educators and students across the country -- and growing! We're building our team to expand Zearn Math to middle school. Come work with a smart, motivated team that is passionate about improving math education.

Position summary:

Zearn is looking for an Associate Product Manager who is passionate about solving complex problems and working collaboratively to build features for our Educator experience. As a member of our product team, you’ll help define and prioritize new features, manage weekly development sprints, and lead research projects to help Zearn build an excellent Middle School product for teachers and admins.

What you'll do:

  • Partner with engineers, designers, and educators to define, prioritize, and deliver high quality digital experiences for educators
  • Manage the end-to-end product development process:
    • Translate user needs into detailed product requirements, specifications, and timelines
    • Partner with Zearn’s design team to develop wireframes and visual layouts
    • Work with Zearn’s engineering team to plan and sequence development
    • Ensure features are delivered on time and function as desired
    • Communicate new features and gather feedback internally and externally
    • Analyze user data to improve educators' learning experience
  • Review user feedback and visit schools to understand educators’ needs and refine product usability
  • Lead research projects to develop Zearn’s product strategy as we bring Zearn into middle schools

Ideal candidates will have:

  • 3+ years of work experience in product, education technology, consulting, or related field
  • Ability to take ownership of projects from planning through execution
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize to manage multiple projects on tight timelines
  • A desire to collaborate and a proven ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational and communication skills
  • UX sensibility to create excellent experiences for educators
  • Excitement to understand and learn an existing and complex system
  • Commitment to Zearn’s mission of providing an exceptional education to all children
  • A love of learning, and a love of math
  • A desire to join an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment at a high-growth organization
  • Experience with agile software development a plus

Compensation

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. We also offer a collegial and passionate culture and the potential to positively impact the lives of millions of children. This role is based in NYC.

To apply, please send a resume and a bit about yourself to jobs@zearn.org. Zearn is an equal opportunity employer.

Full Stack Software Engineer

Zearn is looking for a Full Stack Software Engineer to join our team. You'll be working on building out new features across the stack to improve our top-rated math curriculum and create tools for educators. You'll collaborate with our small team of engineers and product people and you'll have the opportunity to make a big impact in helping us achieve our goal of Numeracy for All.

We work with Ruby on Rails, Vue.js, and PostgreSQL. Experience with these is a plus, but we are more interested in general familiarity with working on various parts of a large and complex web application.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of web application frameworks like Ruby on Rails, Django, Express.js, etc.
  • Familiarity with modern JavaScript frameworks like Vue.js, React, Angular, etc.
  • Experience making great products
  • Passion for educational technology and math, and a desire to work at a mission-driven organization

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with test-driven development or continuous delivery
  • A code sample (or a link to an open source contribution) for us to review
  • An interest in working on site in New York City

Compensation

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. We also offer a collegial and passionate culture and the potential to positively impact the lives of millions of children.

To apply, please send a resume and a bit about yourself to jobs@zearn.org. Zearn is an equal opportunity employer.