We're Hiring!

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

On-Camera Teacher

Full Stack Software Engineer

Quality Assurance Analyst

Curriculum Author Associate

Production Analyst

Marketing Operations Associate

Sales Operations Analyst

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.

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.

Quality Assurance Analyst

As a Quality Assurance Analyst, you’ll be helping to build and improve our student experience to support millions of kids on Zearn. You will play a critical role in ensuring that Zearn delivers exciting, educational, and functional features for kids with every release.

What you’ll do:

  • Ensure all newly developed features meet requirements for functionality, performance, reliability, accessibility, stability and compatibility across devices and browsers
    • Understand product requirements, including wireframes and designs, to ensure effective QA of deliverables
    • Plan, create, and execute end-to-end test cases for new builds
    • Find and report product usability issues, defects, and incompatibilities with detailed, accurate, and concise steps to reproduce
    • Work directly with the engineering team to identify and resolve bugs
  • Become an expert on Zearn’s student experience and user functionality
    • Regularly review Zearn’s digital lessons to find and resolve any errors
    • Update Zearn’s QA test content to reflect a comprehensive set of features and content use cases
  • Assist the QA team in ensuring quick resolution of user issues raised through Zearn Support

Ideal candidates will have:

  • BA/BS
  • 2+ years of work experience in QA, technology, or a related field. Experience in education is a plus
  • An eye for detail, and UX sensibility to catch non-technical UX issues
  • Excellent organizational skills, follow-up, and written and oral communication
  • A readiness to understand and learn an existing and complex system
  • A desire to collaborate on a diverse team and learn new tools and techniques
  • 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

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 Associate

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

What you’ll do:

  • Work alongside Zearn’s instructional leaders to create a rigorous and engaging learning experience
  • Use Zearn’s model and curricular materials to gain a deep understanding of digital curriculum development and contribute to the authoring process, helping to shape student lessons from ideation to execution
  • Collaborate with the production team to thoroughly review and revise digital math lessons
  • Collaborate with the video team to support with filming and revising instructional videos
  • Test, validate, and iterate on digital lessons by incorporating student and teacher feedback

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 with students in mind
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Meticulous 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 remotely, and eventually 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.

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
    • Transcribe instructional material into our content management system using critical thinking to logically implement complex mathematics or layouts.
    • Iterate and edit based on input from Curriculum Authors and Product Managers
    • 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
    • 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
    • Edit audio clips
  • Demonstrate ownership of content creation processes
    • Support knowledge management and transfer by documenting and following new product norms, processes, and tips
    • Review content and report bugs and other problems or inconsistencies
    • Adhere to existing styles and call attention to discrepancies across related materials
    • 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 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.

Marketing Operations Associate

Zearn is on a mission to ensure that all children love and learn math, and we’re looking for an analytical, data-driven marketer to optimize our email marketing programs in order to engage our community of educators and families. As the Marketing Operations Associate you will be responsible for email best practices, customer segmentation, campaign setup, and analysis of our email programs.

What you'll do:

  • Develop, set-up, and launch email campaigns with a heavy emphasis on customer segmentation and contact strategy, technical set-up & execution in Marketo
  • Query data from databases and execute an email campaign set-up using Marketo
  • Identify customer segments, testing approach, and execute database queries/file loads
  • Use customer analytics and engagement metrics to make recommendations and targeted campaigns
  • Maintain an email calendar across teams so that we have a clear view of all customer and marketing communications
  • Leverage UTMs, landing pages, forms, and other tools to ensure marketing communication engagement is captured and quantified
  • Manage our email database and data processes to ensure good data hygiene within Marketo
  • Guide Marketing, Design, Customer Success, and Sales colleagues to maximize email content, creative best practices, and personalization
  • Support event-triggered email campaign development working with Customer Success and Engineering colleagues

About You:

  • 2+ years' experience in email marketing campaign coordination/deployment, email best practices, customer segmentation, and database marketing
  • 2+ years experience with marketing automation software, like Braze, Pardot, and Marketo. Marketo experience preferred
  • Comfortable working with large data sets with the ability to query, modify, and join data from different sources
  • Strong ability to manage processes and ensure quality control
  • Proficient at analyzing results and creating and presenting reports in Google Slides, Google Sheets, Looker, or Excel
  • Project management experience working with cross functional teams
  • Thrive in a fast-paced changing environment
  • Well-organized, high attention to detail, deadline-oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Enjoys working with others as part of a team

Compensation

We offer a competitive benefits package, including comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, 401K matching, parental leave, and a generous PTO policy.

This role is remote, but you may be asked to travel to our New York City office periodically when it reopens in 2021.

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

Sales Operations Analyst

What you'll do:

As Sales Operations Analyst, you’ll play a critical role in supporting our growing sales by guiding customers through the process of ordering and receiving Zearn Math products.

  • Lead sales process for customers who are purchasing printed materials
    • Guide potential customers through the purchase process by responding to questions, creating quotes and purchase agreements, and problem-solving purchasing hurdles
    • Process and place a large volume of complex printed material orders through our print partner
    • Ensure purchase orders from schools and districts are accurate and complete, and communicate with customer purchasing departments to revise documents as needed
  • Track sales information in CRM
    • Enter and maintain accurate record of orders and sales transactions
    • Utilize Salesforce reports to ensure orders are placed in a timely fashion
    • Communicate relevant information with Sales, Finance and Customer Support teams
    • Work with Finance team to create monthly reports of printed material sales
  • Work closely with vendors and customers to problem solve as needed
    • Respond to any customer support questions related to printed materials
    • Coordinate with vendor partner to investigate and resolve customer issues
    • Communicate with customers throughout the resolution process
  • Support Sales team with additional fulfillment and operations related projects
    • Ensure customers receive timely account setup, working cross-functionally with Support team
    • Help coordinate renewal purchases for past customers
    • Recommend improvements to printed materials sales processes

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Ability to manage a high volume of emails and tasks, with strong prioritization and organizational skills
  • Excellent written communication skills to engage and follow-up with customers
  • Exceptional attention to detail and follow-through
  • Experience with Salesforce or other CRM systems is a plus
  • Work experience in customer support or sales operations at a top-tier business-to-business company, ideally in education or technology, 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

This role will be based remotely, with a preference for candidates on Central Time or Mountain Time. Email jobs@zearn.org with your resume and cover letter to apply. Zearn is an equal opportunity employer.