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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.

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 a web and print designer at Goalbook, you’ll play a key role in designing our educator facing resources in Goalbook Toolkit and Pathways, and our company website. You’ll also contribute to our branding and marketing strategy through the design of flyers, print materials and publications. You’ll play a strategic role in educating district and school leaders and teachers about Goalbook’s work 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 strategic 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 Daniel Jhin Yoo 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 enhancing our DevOps and system administration/monitoring capabilities
  • 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

  • Built a full-stack web application from front to back. You love to code, learn the latest technologies and have projects you are tinkering on for fun
  • Passion for tackling the most challenging issues in K-12 education
  • Have experience with Go, Ruby, and Javascript
  • 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

  • 2+ years work experience as software engineer
  • MongoDB
  • Deployed and managed AWS EC2 instances
  • Docker containers
  • Client-side Javascript MVC (e.g. AngularJS)
  • Rapid prototyping/sketching tools (e.g. Sketch)
  • Front end tooling (e.g. Grunt, WebPack)

Contact

Reach out to Daniel Jhin Yoo 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.

Are you looking to feel inspired and excited every day?

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 Justin Su 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.

Are you looking to feel inspired and excited every day?

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 Justin Su 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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General

This will be an exciting opportunity that lets you lead a company through an important growth phase and develop the talent and culture to match.

Key Responsibilities

Strategy:

  • Develop and implement a talent pipeline strategy for multiple positions spanning across all teams in the organization
  • Evaluate, streamline and improve current recruiting processes
  • Facilitate external communications and branding to spread awareness of our work and its impact, to attract more talent in the pipeline

Execution:

  • Own the recruiting process for active and passive candidates, including: sourcing, interviews, post-interview debriefs, background checks, onboarding, and post-hire support
  • Manage scheduling for interviews and communicate all interview logistics with candidates and interview teams
  • Facilitate interviews and ensure a positive candidate experience from beginning to end
  • Be knowledgeable about our business and HR related questions (i.e. benefits, comp, etc.)
  • Help coordinate and attend recruiting and networking events

Required Skills & Experience

  • 2+ years recruiting experience in-house or agency
  • Passion for building superior teams and providing a high level of service. You understand that your team is the most important component to your company’s success!
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and natural curiosity. You enjoy creating processes and procedures, continuously learning new and better ways to be more successful, and seeking out opportunities to make a greater impact
  • Highly organized and self-motivated. You derive great happiness from creating order out of chaos, starting tasks and seeing them through to completion
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. You are a people person who enjoys talking to everyone, is well-spoken on the phone and articulate via email

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Classroom teaching experience

Contact

Reach out to Justin Su 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.

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This role is critical in helping make the office the best possible working environment for the team, and also provides important support to many operational areas, including customer support, finance, and human resources. This is a unique opportunity to be part of an early-stage company that is developing innovative solutions to solve deeply embedded challenges in our country’s education system.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide customer support to our district and school partners
  • Assist the team with travel bookings
  • Maintain an exceptionally clean, organized, and well-supplied office
  • Manage key finance and human resources processes
  • Provide operational support to the Partnerships and Success teams

Required Skills & Experience

  • 1+ years customer service or support experience
  • Service mindset; unwavering desire to delight one’s customers
  • Incredibly detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Comfortable with meeting deadlines and a fast-paced startup environment

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 2+ years experience in the retail or service industry in a customer-facing role

Contact

Reach out to Justin Su 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.

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This will be an exciting role that requires you to generate thought leadership content of different kinds. You are a top-notch writer and communicator, and incredibly organized and detail oriented. You can manage multiple projects at a time that span across multiple teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Strengthen organizational thought leadership through the creation of engaging content
  • Create different forms of collateral for our team to utilize
  • Write and edit content on our website, blog, and targeted newsletters
  • Assist in the planning of Goalbook events and conferences
  • Up to 15% travel required

Required Skills & Experience

  • 2+ years teaching experience
  • Top notch writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail
  • Active involvement in web design, blogging, social media
  • Entrepreneurial spirit

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 2+ years sales or marketing experience
  • Familiar with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and video editing software

Contact

Reach out to Justin Su at jobs@goalbookapp.com and provide your cover letter, resume, LinkedIn profile, and how you heard about us. This position is based in our San Mateo office and cannot be remote.

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Content

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?

You are a leader who embodies qualities that don’t often come together: being highly collaborative, engaging, and relational while also being very systematic and precise in your work. You are an instructional leader who integrates personal classroom experience with ongoing research into current best practices. You can focus your time and attention necessary to create thoughtful resources, edit content with a fine-tooth comb, and track multiple projects and deadlines. At the same time, you are able to engage, coach, and connect to a large team of content developers and editors using a warm, humble, and clear communication style.

Are you looking to feel inspired and excited every day?

Key Responsibilities

  • Design content by continuously synthesizing the latest academic research and the realities of the school and classroom.
  • Ensure alignment of resources to research-based best practices, standards, and instructional frameworks
  • Manage and refine our content development, review, and publishing processes
  • Hire, coach, and motivate Goalbook’s team of elementary special education content editors and developers – expert educators in their respective subject areas and grade levels
  • Deliver onsite professional development for district customers, generally during the start of school season

Required Skills & Experience

  • Special education teaching experience with a wide range of learners (variety of designations, moderate- severe, and severe)
  • 3+ years teaching experience in a U.S. K-5 public school
  • 1+ years instructional leadership or coaching experience
  • Entrepreneurial spirit

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • 2+ years school leadership experience
  • Experience in managing direct reports
  • Developed curriculum, assessment, or professional development in a professional context
  • Led school level initiatives and programs beyond the classroom
  • Deep expertise with the Common Core and Universal Design for Learning
  • Experience with collaboration tools such as Google Hangout, Google Docs, etc.

To Apply

Reach out to Kristina Lawyer 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 San Mateo, California and cannot be remote.

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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

  • 5+ years General Education ELA or Math K-12 teaching experience, or
  • 5+ years Special Education ELA or Math K-12 teaching experience, or
  • 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

  • Expertise in Word and design
  • Creative and innovative spirit
  • Knowledgeable of Common Core Standards and Universal Design for Learning

To Apply

Reach out to Kristina Lawyer at jobs@goalbookapp.com with your resume, # of years teaching in K-12 Public School, and how you heard about us. This position is a flexible, part-time, remote position.