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We empower teachers to transform instruction so that ALL students can succeed.

Are you a stand-out educator passionate about closing the achievement gap? Do you want to expand your impact to support students, teachers, and schools across the country?

We may be what you’re looking for.

At Goalbook, we empower teachers to transform instruction so that ALL students succeed through our research-based resources and professional development. We partner with more than 500 districts across 45 states. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a values-driven company that is developing innovative solutions to improve the equity and access of our diverse school system and address deeply-embedded societal challenges.

Goalbook is committed to building a diverse team that can understand and serve ALL students in the US public school system. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage applications from all people of diversity, including those with diverse needs, backgrounds, abilities, and other distinct characteristics.

Learn more about working at Goalbook! Read our teammates’ stories.

Perks of Working at Goalbook

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Small team culture and true ownership of work. Your ideas matter
  • Full medical, dental, and vision coverage. 401(k) matching and personal health stipends
  • A truly motivated, passionate, talented and fun team. We’re collectively interested in helping you grow in your career
  • Open vacation policy. Take PTO and work from home as needed
  • Sweet office in downtown San Mateo near Caltrain and loads of awesome restaurants and cafes
  • Weekly catered lunches and bottomless supply of snacks, drinks and good times
  • H-1B / Green Card sponsorship available

Open Positions


Product

As our Web and Print Designer, you’ll play a key role in designing our educator-facing resources in Goalbook Toolkit and Pathways and our company website. You’ll contribute to our branding and marketing initiatives through the design of flyers, print materials and publications. Your work will help educate instructional leaders about Goalbook and our mission of empowering teachers to transform instructional practice.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the design and update of our goalbookapp.com website
  • Develop collateral and publications that communicate Goalbook’s thought leadership and the outcomes we help achieve with our district partners
  • Work on the Product team to iterate on and design product UI/UX and educator-facing resources
  • Manage user lists and newsletters, and analyze site and user analytics
  • Collaborate and participate in initiatives that impact the entire organization across Partnerships, Success, Marketing, and Product

Required Skills & Experience

  • Experience working with design tools (Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Sketch, InVision)
  • A creative approach to problem-solving and design
  • 1+ years experience developing and maintaining websites
  • Thorough knowledge of HTML, CSS and jQuery
  • Passion for tackling the most challenging issues in K-12 education
  • Entrepreneurial spirit – you’re not here to just execute; challenge us and inspire us and make this your company too

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Experience working on enterprise websites
  • Any front-end development (storyboarding, editing) skills is a plus
  • Rapid prototyping/sketching tools (e.g. Sketch)
  • Familiar with Google Analytics

Contact

Reach out to Purva Dandona at jobs@goalbookapp.com and provide a cover letter and resume, LinkedIn profile, and how you heard about us. Include any links to personal projects and websites. This position is based in our San Mateo HQ and cannot be remote.

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You’ll be contributing to all levels of the stack: designing front-end user experience, implementing back-end APIs, and enhancing continuous deployment and system monitoring on AWS. You’ll also be involved in all stages of the product development process: from conducting user interviews with teachers and administrators to educating our Partnerships and Success teams about new product features.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop new or enhance existing features across the stack, from user interface to backend API and data model
  • Perform customer development interviews with educators and administrators to better understand their needs and get feedback on new features and designs
  • Contribute to UX/UI design and implementation
  • Manage and analyze user and site analytics
  • Collaborate and participate in strategic initiatives that impact the entire organization across sales, marketing, content, and professional services

Required Skills & Experience

  • 2+ years of work experience in full-stack web development. You love to code, learn the latest technologies and have projects you are tinkering on for fun
  • Have a sharp intuition for design/UX with corresponding Javascript and CSS skills
  • Passion for tackling the most challenging issues in K-12 education
  • Entrepreneurial spirit – you’re not here to just execute; challenge us and inspire us and make this your company too
  • A sense of humor

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Go, Ruby, and Node
  • MongoDB
  • Deployed and managed AWS EC2 instances
  • Docker containers
  • Client-side Javascript (e.g. Angular, React)
  • Rapid prototyping/sketching tools (e.g. Sketch)
  • Front end tooling (e.g. Grunt, Webpack)

Contact

Reach out to Purva Dandona at jobs@goalbookapp.com and provide a cover letter and resume, LinkedIn profile, and how you heard about us. Include any links to personal projects and websites. This position is based in our San Mateo HQ and cannot be remote.

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District Partnerships

This will be a challenging role that requires you to work with district and school leaders to plan effective implementations and transform instructional practice in every classroom. You are able to navigate complex discussions, build strong relationships, and be organized and detail oriented. At the same time, you are able to command attention and deliver effective trainings in both online and in-person formats. If you were the most impactful teacher at your school and loved coaching and working with other educators, then this will be a great fit.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform account management functions and lead customer renewal efforts
  • Work closely with district and school leaders to plan effective implementations
  • Deliver online webinar trainings and lead onsite professional development workshops
  • Analyze usage data and metrics and work with district partners to maximize user engagement
  • Up to 30% travel required

Required Skills & Experience

  • 3+ years teaching experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and persuasion skills
  • Top-notch organization and attention to detail
  • Entrepreneurial spirit

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • 2+ years instructional leadership or coaching experience
  • 1+ years sales or account management experience

Contact

Reach out to Purva Dandona at jobs@goalbookapp.com and provide a cover letter, resume, LinkedIn profile, and how you heard about us. This position is based in our San Mateo office and cannot be remote. The start date is flexible and can be in summer 2017.

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This will be a challenging role that requires you to work with district and school leaders to plan effective implementations and transform instructional practice in every classroom. You are able to navigate complex discussions, build strong relationships, and be organized and detail oriented. At the same time, you are able to command attention and deliver effective trainings in both online and in-person formats. If you were the most impactful teacher at your school and loved coaching and working with other educators, then this will be a great fit.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform account management functions and lead customer renewal efforts on the east coast and midwest
  • Work closely with district and school leaders to plan effective implementations
  • Deliver online webinar trainings and lead onsite professional development workshops
  • Analyze usage data and metrics and work with district partners to maximize user engagement
  • 10-50% travel required depending on the season

Required Skills & Experience

  • 3+ years teaching experience
  • 2+ years instructional leadership or coaching experience
  • Top-notch organization and attention to detail
  • Entrepreneurial spirit

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • 1+ years sales or account management experience

Contact

Reach out to Purva Dandona at jobs@goalbookapp.com and provide a cover letter, resume, LinkedIn profile, and how you heard about us. This position is based remotely, ideally in New York City. The start date is flexible and can be in summer 2017.

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Content

Are you a stand-out educator whom your colleagues reached out to for support and guidance? Are you inspired to help create products for teachers who are impacting students across the country and closing the achievement gap?

At Goalbook, we are looking for an ELA Content Analyst who will integrate personal classroom experience with ongoing research to create thoughtful instructional resources that drive our product forward. You are able to engage, coach, and connect to a team of content developers and editors using clear and supportive communication. You’ll help design, manage, and execute important processes that ensure our product team can be more agile and responsive to educators in districts across the country.

You are an instructional expert who has qualities that don’t often come together: being relationships-driven and collaborative, while also being systematic and precise in your work.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create compelling content for educators that bridges the latest academic research with the realities of the school and classroom
  • Manage and refine our content development systems and publishing processes, and implement them across a team of editors and writers
  • Gather internal and external data and metrics that drive strategic product development decisions
  • Organize and maintain internal documentation systems and resources
  • Execute important hiring and payment workflows

Required Skills & Experience

  • 3+ years teaching experience in a US K-12 public school
  • 1+ years instructional leadership or coaching experience
  • You are a “do-er”, detail-oriented and precise — this is a hands-on execution and implementation role
  • You’re about efficiency and you enjoy using a variety of tools to enhance productivity
  • You’re passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of teachers and students — that’s what brings our team to work every day
  • You have entrepreneurial spirit

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • 1+ years school leadership experience
  • Deep expertise with the Common Core and Universal Design for Learning

To Apply

Reach out to Purva Dandona at jobs@goalbookapp.com with your cover letter, resume, LinkedIn profile, and how you heard about us. Applicants will not be considered without a cover letter. This position is based in our San Mateo, California office and cannot be remote.

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Are you a stand-out educator whom your colleagues reached out to for support and guidance? Are you inspired to help create products for teachers who are impacting students across the country and closing the achievement gap?

At Goalbook, we are looking for a Special Education Content Analyst who will integrate personal classroom experience with ongoing research to create thoughtful instructional resources that drive our product forward. You are able to engage, coach, and connect to a team of content developers and editors using clear and supportive communication. You’ll help design, manage, and execute important processes that ensure our product team can be more agile and responsive to educators in districts across the country.

You are an instructional expert who has qualities that don’t often come together: being relationships-driven and collaborative, while also being systematic and precise in your work.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create compelling content for educators that bridges the latest academic research with the realities of the school and classroom
  • Manage and refine our content development systems and publishing processes, and implement them across a team of editors and writers
  • Gather internal and external data and metrics that drive strategic product development decisions
  • Organize and maintain internal documentation systems and resources
  • Execute important hiring and payment workflows

Required Skills & Experience

  • 3+ years special education teaching experience in a US K-12 public school
  • 1+ years instructional leadership or coaching experience
  • You are a “do-er”, detail-oriented and precise — this is a hands-on execution and implementation role
  • You’re about efficiency and you enjoy using a variety of tools to enhance productivity
  • You’re passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of teachers and students — that’s what brings our team to work every day
  • You have entrepreneurial spirit

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • 1+ years school leadership experience
  • Deep expertise with the Common Core and Universal Design for Learning

To Apply

Reach out to Purva Dandona at jobs@goalbookapp.com with your cover letter, resume, LinkedIn profile, and how you heard about us. Applicants will not be considered without a cover letter. This position is based in our San Mateo, California office and cannot be remote.

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Why We Need You
We know that current teachers are best suited to inspire other educators. We are looking for amazing K-12 teachers who want to work with Goalbook toward actualizing our mission: We empower educators to transform instruction so that ALL students succeed.

Join Us
Join our team of remote content contributors committed to closing the achievement gap and building inclusive instructional practices across thousands of Goalbook classrooms, in hundreds of districts, across 45 states. We are looking for teachers who want to share their creative best practices to inspire thousands of educators and get paid for sharing what they do best.

Apply to be a Content Contributor
We have a list of open projects for which we are hoping to find K-12 teachers who have had success teaching the content related to each project. The steps to apply are:

1. Submit Application: https://goo.gl/B4hYcc
2. Receive Invitation to Review Open Projects
3. Identify a Project to Apply for: “Have I successfully implemented the content related to this project in my K-12 classroom?”
4. Apply to Multiple Projects: Complete the short survey demonstrating your success in your classroom for each application.
5. Contract: If accepted, you will be invited to go into contract with us.

Evaluation of Applications
Applications are reviewed in the order in which they were submitted. Please note, unfortunately we sometimes get multiple submissions for the same project and we are unable to approve every application we receive. For this reason, we highly encourage each applicant to make multiple applications for different projects. If you were selected to go into contract, an editor from our team will reach out with more details regarding the project expectations, due date, and compensation.  

Content Contributor Responsibilities
If invited to go into contract, our content contributor is a remote contractor position to complete a single project. More details on each project’s expectation, due date, and compensation will be shared when you are invited to go into contract.

Opportunity to Work on Future Projects
Depending on our evaluation of the first project submitted, and if the expectations detailed in the contract are met or exceeded, we will invite you back to submit additional applications. For contributors who have demonstrated consistent and successful completion of projects, we also proactively propose longer-term projects to work on. Accepting to work on additional projects that we propose is completely optional and up to the contributor.

Are you a stand-out educator passionate about closing the achievement gap? Do you want to expand your impact to support students, teachers, and schools across the country? We may be what you are looking for. We’re looking for passionate educators to assist our team with creating instructional content. At Goalbook, we empower teachers to transform instruction for ALL students.

Are you a sped or related specialist in: OT, PT, APE, VI, or Hearing? Your knowledge and experience will help us design the best resources and strategies to give ALL students access to rigorous content.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create rigorous and differentiated resources, activities and projects
  • Ensure alignment of academic content to Common Core standards and adherence of strategies to the Universal Design for Learning framework
  • Create content aligned to best practice and research
  • Format work according to Goalbook Guides & Templates
  • Revise work based on editor’s feedback

Required Skills & Experience

  • 3+ years teaching experience in a US K-12 public school
  • K-12 experience in any of the following specialty areas:
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Physical Therapy
    • Adapted Physical Education
    • Visual Impairment Education
    • Hearing Impairment Education

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Creative and innovative spirit
  • Knowledgeable of Common Core Standards and Universal Design for Learning

To Apply

This is a remote and part-time role. Please complete this form to learn about our content development projects and apply.