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