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At Aperture Education, we want to ensure
that all members of school and out-of-school-time
communities, both children and adults, have the
social and emotional skills to be successful, productive, and happy.

Our Team

We are a caring team of researchers, educators, and service-driven professionals who seek to provide respected, scientific, and practical strength-based social and emotional solutions to educators around the world.

Our greatest asset is our people, and as a result, our culture. Aperture’s work in social and emotional learning is reflected in the relationship building that happens within our company and partnerships. Our job as team members is to cultivate a caring community based on collaboration and strengths.

Aperture has been recognized as a “Best Place to Work” by the Charlotte Business Journal and boasts a high review on Glassdoor.

Our Core Values

At Aperture, we are guided by a set of core values that influence how we work as a team, support one another, and create social and emotional learning solutions that make an impact.

Relationships First
We are committed to developing long-term partnerships with our colleagues and clients resulting in sustainable change, positive outcomes, and real impact.

Thought Leadership
We are committed to advancing the field of SEL through unique products that solve real problems, thoughtful content, and creating connections that inspire change and growth.

Leading with Strengths
We believe that our colleagues, partners, and the children and adults they serve are best supported when we focus on identifying and honoring strengths. Because when we start with strengths, we end up stronger.

Rigor & Practicality
We are uncompromising in our commitment to ensure that our products and services are both practical and evidence-based so our partners can feel confident that their SEL programming is driving real, sustainable change.

We are responsible stewards of our resources, including the reputation and time of our company, employees, and partners. As such we are committed to continuously evaluating how we can improve.

We are committed to supporting the wellness of ourselves, our colleagues, and our partners through our employment practices, caring company culture, and the products and services we create for educators and children alike.

Aperture Benefits

Our purpose-driven team, meaningful work, and innovative social and emotional learning products are just the beginning of the perks of working at Aperture Education. Our mission extends to every staff member — we want you to feel successful, productive, and happy in the work that you do.

The Fundamentals

Aperture provides foundational benefits to ensure you and your family are supported now and in the future.

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401K plan
  • Remote work options
  • Monthly reimbursement for home office supplies
  • Generous PTO
  • Paid holidays and additional floating holidays

Investment in Your Growth

When you rise, we all rise. Professional development is not just a key aspect of Aperture products and services. Our team is dedicated to employee growth through the meaningful development of your professional skills.

  • 3-day new hire orientation
  • Role and team onboarding
  • Work/life integration
  • Professional development plans
  • Employee learning and professional development support
  • Upward career growth opportunities

A Culture of Care

Building a strong, supportive, relationship-driven culture is integral to the products we build and the lives we touch at Aperture. We believe in evolving with the ever-changing currents of work/life integration and all-staff participation in key initiatives that impact our colleagues and partners.

  • Company events and gatherings
  • Monthly virtual All-Staff meetings featuring staff spotlights
  • Quarterly Core Value award winners
  • Optional committee participation: Employee Engagement and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)
  • Paid subscription to the Calm app

Working At Aperture

Interested to know what it’s like to work at Aperture? Here is what our employees have to say.

“Aperture Education practices what it preaches. Management’s door is always open and is always ready to support. Employees truly have a voice and are valued individually and as a team. There is a strong cross-functional, team-based approach at Aperture, and teammates from bottom to top are always ready, willing, and able to collaborate and support.”

“Everyone has a piece of the puzzle and you can see where you fit in the overall goals and mission. Aperture Education lives and breathes its mission to focus on social and emotional learning.”

“The interview process focused on both who I am as a person in addition to the skills and abilities to perform the job.”

Interviewing at Aperture

Are you ready to join the Aperture team? Here is what you can expect from our hiring and interview process:

Step 1: Apply

Keep scrolling to view our current job postings. If you are selected to proceed, a representative from our People team will reach out to you to schedule a time to connect. We will provide you with an overview of the role and ask a few questions regarding your experience, availability, and salary expectations.

Step 2: Role-fit Interview

If you have been selected to proceed to the interview process, a time will be scheduled with you to meet with the hiring manager for the role. You will discuss details about the role and responsibilities and share your relevant experience with our team member(s).

Step 3: Culture-panel Interview

If the Aperture hiring manager agrees you are a good fit for the role, you will proceed to a Culture-panel Interview. The Culture-panel is a group of cross-functional Aperture team members who will ask questions about your working style and relating to others. This is also an opportunity for you to ask questions to people from across our team.

Step 4: Executive Interview

If you are selected to proceed after the Culture-panel interview, the final step in the process is to meet with our CEO, Jessica Adamson. You will learn more about our mission at Aperture and the vision we hold for this company. It’s also a great opportunity to ask our leadership additional questions about the company and culture.

If you are ready to begin your career with Aperture, check out our job openings below.

Aperture Job Openings

If you are dedicated to helping schools and out-of-school-time programs create transformation through SEL, we’d love to hear from you. Please review the opportunities below and apply.

Partnership Specialist (EdTech Sales)

Job Summary

Aperture Education is a rapidly growing education technology company specializing in social and emotional learning (SEL) solutions.  Aperture Education is dedicated to ensuring that all members of school and out-of-school time communities, both children and adults, have the social and emotional skills to be successful, productive, and happy.  Serving over 4 million students in districts across the nation, our flagship products, the DESSA and EdSERT, allows educators to measure and teach social and emotional skills for youth in grades K-12 both in school while developing their own social and emotional skills and understanding through teaching practice.  

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Frontend Software Engineer (Remote Position)

Job Summary

We are looking for a passionate Frontend Engineer to develop quality user interfaces for our new social and emotional learning (SEL) assessment deliver and results platform.  This member will be part of a small but nimble development team with extensive engineering experience at top tier technology companies.

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Product Marketing Director (Remote Position)

Job Summary

The Product Marketing Director is responsible for the supporting the product lifecycle for the product(s) assigned and managing a team of product marketers(s). Through collaboration with the Product Strategists, Sales Enablement, Marketing, Sales, and Research & Development, this position effectively develops the go-to-market strategy, provides content support, engages and launches new customers, and retains customer loyalty.

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Lead Generation Specialist (Remote Position)

Job Summary

As a Lead Generation Specialist, you will be integral to our Marketing Team in driving inbound leads within the SEL assessment field- a market with huge growth potential. You will guide our demand strategy, bolster our brand awareness, and drive growth for the organization.

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Partnership Manager (EdTech Sales)

Job Summary

As an Education Sales Representative (Partnership Manager), you will be integral to our sales team in acquiring new business in a territory with huge growth potential, forming new partnerships with school districts serving over 5,000 students. In this role, you will have the autonomy to own the new business growth and development of a largely untapped territory, while benefiting from the support of the entire Aperture organization, one that celebrates individual growth and fosters a culture of caring that is part of our company DNA.

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Full Charge Bookkeeper (Charlotte Metro Area)

Job Summary

Aperture Education is looking to fill the role of a Full Charge Bookkeeper who will be responsible for full-cycle accounting duties. As our accounting leader, you will play an integral role in our continued business growth by ensuring that our accounting processes keep up with the fast growth of our company.  This position is a remote position but the candidate must reside near Charlotte/Fort Mill area.

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Proposal Manager (Remote Position)

Job Summary

The Proposal Manager contributes to the development of written content in RFP submissions to differentiate Aperture Education from competitors.  As a Proposal Manager you will work with cross-functional teams to ensure on-time delivery of proposals to districts/states.  Previous experience writing RFPs or grants in the K-12 education space is required.  You are an ideal candidate if you have an eye for detail, can coordinate schedules, have strong editorial skills, and have a proven track record of writing and securing RFPs and/or grants.

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Adult SEL Product Strategist (Remote Position)

Job Summary

The EdSERT Product Strategist will be an owner of the success of EdSERT, Aperture Education’s adult social and emotional learning product line. They will establish the vision and strategy for our adult SEL product roadmap, become an expert in adult SEL and adult learning, and be a product evangelist both in and outside the company. The EdSERT Product Strategist will work collaboratively with Aperture’s internal R&D team to ensure the product is informed by research and to establish and improve the efficacy of the product. They will make enhancements to the user experience of the courses and support the financial viability of the product at our company. This team member will be a part of the Aperture Product Leadership Team.

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Student Portal Product Strategist (Remote Position)

Job Summary

The Student Portal Product Strategist will be an owner of the success of the product, Aperture Education’s student facing platform. They will establish the vision and strategy for our student SEL product roadmap and will be a product evangelist both in and outside the company. The Product Strategist will work collaboratively with Aperture’s internal R&D team to ensure the product is informed by research and to establish and improve the efficacy of the product. They will make enhancements to the user experience of the platform and support the financial viability of the product at our company. This team member will be a part of the Aperture Product Leadership Team.

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Integrations Success Engineer (Remote Position)

Job Summary

The Success Engineer supports our clients in securely importing and exporting data from our products. They will work alongside Success Team members and the Data Team to support district technical leads in securely sending us their district’s rostering data and transforming that data into our proprietary data format. This team member will be a part of the Aperture Product Team.

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Technical Support Specialist (Remote Position)

Job Summary

The Technical Support Specialist provides technical support for the DESSA Comprehensive System (DCS) and Aperture System products.  They ensure that customers are responded to quickly and professionally and are able to provide expert advice as they assist customers in resolving their product questions and concerns.

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Success Manager (Remote Position)

Job Summary

The Success Manager is responsible for managing the success of accounts in their business segment. You will renew and expand existing accounts, provide responsive support and solutions for implementation, and successfully manage the on boarding of new clients. Your primary responsibilities include retaining business, closing upsell opportunities, developing relationships with district leaders in your segment (districts with over 5,000 students) and your territory. You will work with key decision-makers to ensure our value is articulated and business is successfully retained and grown.

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