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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

Full Stack Software Engineer

Associate Product Manager

Visual Product Designer

UX Product Designer

Product Associate

Content Author

On-Camera Teacher

Partnerships Development Manager

Partnerships Analyst

Content Author

Zearn is looking for talented Content 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.

Partnerships Development Manager

As Partnerships Development Manager, you’ll play a critical role in growing the scope and scale of our sales development efforts. As a key member of our Partnerships team, you’ll work collaboratively to plan and execute a wide variety of lead generation activities, including contributing to defining the strategy, identifying high impact opportunities, and executing top priority initiatives. Your goal is to reach a growing audience of school and district administrators interested in learning more about Zearn for Schools.

What you'll do:

  • Identify potential partnership leads
    1. Conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis to identify district leads, with a focus on key strategic states
    2. Identify approach for reaching key decision makers at high potential districts
    3. Generate robust district fact-bases to support outreach
  • Manage outbound email campaigns to school and district administrators
    1. Collaborate with Partnerships and Marketing teams to develop email campaign plan
    2. Create and manage email campaigns in Mailchimp
    3. Conduct A/B tests to optimize campaign impact
    4. Track results and generate insights on email performance
  • Determine high potential partners to support lead generation efforts
    1. Determine high-priority partner organizations across the education ecosystem
    2. Develop plan for making contact with partner organizations
    3. Create robust partner fact-bases to support outreach efforts
  • Identify additional opportunities for lead generation efforts, with a focus on strategic states
    1. Benchmark lead generation best practices
    2. Identify scaled opportunities to support and simplify the process through which districts learn about and purchase Zearn for Schools
    3. Research, recommend, and coordinate high-potential conferences and events
  • Effectively track, organize, and improve lead generation efforts
    1. Track and organize lead generation data using CRM
    2. Research and recommend tools and process changes for ongoing improvement of efforts
    3. Lead analysis on customer purchasing and sales insights to inform sales strategy and processes

Ideal candidates will have:

  • 2+ years of work experience in business, sales, or education technology
  • Ability to take ownership of projects from planning through to execution
  • Proficiency in Excel, data analysis, secondary research
  • Strong attention to detail, and superior organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize to manage multiple projects on tight timelines
  • 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, please send a resume and a bit about yourself to jobs@zearn.org. This role will be based remotely.

Partnerships Analyst

As a Partnerships Analyst, you’ll play a critical role in supporting our Sales Operations. You’ll collaborate with our team through the purchasing process, creating documents, tracking data, and working with vendors to efficiently serve schools and districts across the country.

What you'll do:

  • Support schools and districts through complex sales process
    1. Own the process of creating and distributing sales agreements
    2. Provide hands-on support and act as key source of information for sales team throughout the purchasing process
    3. Work with third party partner to create customer accounts and manage a high volume of orders
  • Own the process of accurately tracking our customer data
    1. Track and manage all sales activities using Customer Relationship Management system
    2. Collaborate with Finance and Customer Support teams to ensure efficient cross-functional coordination
    3. Recommend process improvements to serve customers more efficiently as we scale
  • Collaborate with team to support broader sales and customer retention goals
    1. Support creation of quarterly reports on customer purchasing and sales insights
    2. Support efforts to set up preferred vendor status in high-priority states and districts
    3. Research high-potential districts and schools for outreach efforts
    4. Flexibly take on a range of other sales-related projects on an as-needed basis

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Work experience in business, sales, education, or technology
  • Exceptional attention to detail, and superior organizational and follow-up skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize to manage multiple projects on tight timelines
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Proficiency in Excel and data analysis
  • Experience with Customer Relationship Management 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, please send a resume and a bit about yourself to jobs@zearn.org. Zearn is based in NYC but this role could be based remotely.

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.

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.

If you are passionate about inspiring kids, excited to bring them joyful AND rigorous instruction, comfortable teaching math, and can film in New York City, 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

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.

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.

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.

Associate Product Manager

Zearn is looking for an Associate Product Manager who is passionate about solving complex problems and translating solutions into delightful experiences for students. As a member of our product team, you’ll work collaboratively to define and prioritize new features, manage weekly development sprints, and lead research projects to help Zearn build an excellent Middle School student product.

What you'll do:

  • Partner with engineers, designers, and educators to define, prioritize, and deliver high quality digital experiences for students
  • Manage the end-to-end product development process:
    • Deeply understand the needs of students and teachers in Zearn classrooms, and translate those 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 students’ learning experience
  • Visit schools to learn from and collaborate with students and teachers, testing and refining new product concepts
  • Lead projects to develop Zearn’s product strategy and learning approach as our team launches into middle school math

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 kids and teachers
  • 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.