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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

Visual Product Designer

Curriculum Author

On-Camera Teacher

Full Stack Software Engineer

Data Analyst

Quality Assurance Analyst

Research Scientist

Partnerships Development Associate

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 Visual Product Designer to join our growing Creative team. This position helps to define and design the visual experience across all aspects of the digital product including Student and Adult facing experience with occasional contribution on projects involving branding, marketing, email and print collateral pieces.

What you'll do:

  • Work closely with Creative and UX Directors, Product Managers and Developers to create necessary design deliverables in an agile and collaborative environment
  • Create original design layouts as well as work off of established wireframes
  • Create a variety of assets including custom illustrations, templates and other visual elements with adherence to quality and established design standards
  • Help expand, maintain, and evangelize our design system and style guides
  • 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:

  • Proven experience working in the creative industry in either agency or startup environments
  • Portfolio showcasing relevant design expertise, with product or service design examples
  • Professional level knowledge of current design software like Sketch, Adobe CS, InVision etc.
  • Solid understanding of the process of digital product design and its limitations
  • Fluency with interactive design principles and processes
  • Experience working with responsive design
  • Experience designing for mobile and tablet
  • General tech savviness with understanding of coding and development process
  • 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 the 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, portfolio link, 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.

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.

Data Analyst

Zearn is looking for a Data Analyst to join our team. You’ll be working to gather and analyze data to inform all aspects of what we do at Zearn, working to improve our top-rated math curriculum for teachers and students. You’ll collaborate across teams, working with engineers to organize and manage our data and with product, communications, research, and other teams to generate insights in pursuit of our mission to ensure that all students love learning math.

What you'll do:

  • Establish and manage a consistent process to organize and fulfill data requests from different teams to effectively inform product development, customer success, etc.
  • Develop dashboards and reports to highlight and track key data points regarding program implementation, student progress, and more
  • Support management of Zearn’s analytics database and connections to front-end tools for data visualization, marketing automation, customer relationship management, etc.
  • Strengthen Zearn’s organizational culture of data-driven decision making
  • Explore Zearn’s data to find meaning and patterns; work with other teams to understand the data and make it useful to them

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Looker or Tableau
  • Proficiency with SQL and knowledge of relational database management systems and data warehouses (e.g. Redshift, BigQuery, Snowflake)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets, and/or other basic spreadsheet tools for organizing and sharing data
  • Experience with statistical analysis in Python, R, or similar is a plus.
  • Ability to tell written and verbal stories using data to different types of audiences
  • An ability and desire to collaborate across different teams within Zearn
  • Exceptional curiosity; a drive to explore and understand data, learn what it means, and use it to help our team improve Zearn
  • A love of learning, and a love of math
  • A commitment to Zearn’s mission of providing an exceptional education to all children

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, portfolio link, 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.

Research Scientist

Zearn is looking for a Research Scientist to join our team, managing Zearn’s research function with the overarching goal of unlocking the social and scientific value of Zearn’s data. You will develop and coordinate research partnerships with leaders in the fields of motivation science and K-12 mathematics teaching and learning, design high-quality efficacy studies in partnership with external researchers, and proactively lead internal research to generate insights in pursuit of our mission to ensure that all students love learning math.

What you’ll do:

  • Proactively develop a multi-year Zearn research strategy, mapping out future third-party research partnerships and internal analyses
  • Coordinate with third-party research teams for upfront design and ongoing management of studies regarding Zearn efficacy, learning science, and motivation science, among other topics
  • Help disseminate research findings via published studies, conference presentations, etc.
  • Lead internal research leveraging Zearn’s unique learning database to draw insights regarding Zearn Math impact on student achievement, growth mindsets, etc.
  • Strengthen Zearn’s organizational culture of data-driven decision making

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Ability to design, organize, and coordinate multiple complex research projects
  • Experience conducting studies using quasi-experimental methods such as regression discontinuity, fixed effects, difference-in-differences, and propensity score matching.
  • Knowledge of statistical data analysis methodology and experience using R, SAS, STATA or equivalent
  • Experience with storing and querying data in enterprise settings, for example knowledge of SQL, relational databases, and/or data warehouses (e.g. Redshift, BigQuery, Snowflake), is a plus
  • Ability to write for multiple audiences, including practitioners, policymakers, and the general public
  • 3+ years demonstrated experience working in research/evaluation
  • Degree or advanced coursework in statistics, econometrics, or other quantitative social science disciplines
  • Exceptional curiosity; a drive to explore and understand data, learn what it means, and use it to help our team improve Zearn
  • A love of learning, and a love of math
  • A commitment to Zearn’s mission of providing an exceptional education to all children

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, portfolio link, and a bit about yourself to jobs@zearn.org. Zearn is an equal opportunity employer.

Partnerships Development Associate

As Partnerships Development Associate, you’ll play a critical role in generating excitement about Zearn Math and connecting with schools and districts interested in implementing Zearn.

What you’ll do:

  • Manage outbound communication with school and district administrators in high-potential districts
    • Coordinate a range of email campaigns to school and district administrators
    • Manage email communication with administrators who respond to campaigns, customizing response as needed, to support their discovery and education process
    • Coordinate with Partner Success team to transfer qualified leads to next stage of sales process
    • Analyze campaign results and recommend actions to improve engagement rates
    • Use data and research to identify which school and district administrators should receive outreach
    • Track and organize lead generation efforts in Salesforce CRM, ensuring information is accurate
    • Become an expert in the lead generation and qualification process and collaborate with broader Partnerships team to continue to improve and automate lead tracking processes in CRM
  • Lead sales process for potential customers who are ready to purchase
    • Guide potential customers through the purchase process by responding to questions, creating quotes and purchase agreements, and problem-solving purchasing hurdles
    • Follow up with “ready-to-purchase” customers as they advance through the sales process
  • Support the creation of RFPs (Request for Proposals) at the district or state level
    • Become an expert in the Zearn product offering, positioning, and resources in order to craft compelling materials for RFPs
    • Collaborate across teams to project-manage the submission process

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 potential customers
  • Exceptional attention to detail and follow-through
  • Experience with Salesforce or other CRM systems is a plus
  • Work experience in lead generation, sales, business development, growth, customer success, or marketing 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

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 will be based remotely. Email jobs@zearn.org with your resume and cover letter to apply. Zearn is an equal opportunity employer.