Math Standards & Education Lead

Zagreb, Croatia

What do we do?

Photomath is changing the way students learn math. We’ve achieved viral, organic growth to become the most popular education app in the US with over 300 million downloads. With our mobile app, users can solve math problems instantly using their phone camera to get detailed step-by-step instructions to help maximize learning.

Content powers Photomath’s core value proposition of getting “unstuck” with math. It covers everything from our math solving steps to animated tutorials. By using software to generate these explanations for users’ specific problems, our content teams operate at an unprecedented scale, powering 2+ billion math explanations generated by Photomath each month.

We are now looking for a Math Standards & Education Lead to level up the quality of our software-generated content. This role will be key in establishing the Math Standards & Education team and scaling their output. This team will be responsible for defining the standards of how we solve and teach math as well as building out our understanding of teaching curriculums. We want this team to investigate the interdependencies of math learning, then provide guidelines on how we could create content to help students get unstuck. The Math Standards & Education Lead will manage and develop Education specialists, Math Standards developers, and Curriculum Developers; collaborate with other key teams to research, plan, and set the best quality content standards for creating educational math content.

What will you do?

  • Hire, oversee, develop and guide our Math Standards & Education team; build the team to success, remove roadblocks, and support career development
  • Work with mathematics & math teaching experts to define and map our learning interdependencies and insights into math curriculums. 
  • Work with our Localization and International Expansion team to incorporate or collaborate on more regional-specific math methodologies and curriculums from new territories. Plan, assign, and check the output of subject matter experts to ensure a high bar for the quality of team outputs
  • Evolve and uphold researching best practices in math education.
  • Define the Photomath standards of solving problems and create guidelines that all content creation teams can follow
  • Develop math content quality standards (content creation playbook)
  • Help to guide and solidify the Photomath way of teaching math
  • Create, evaluate and improve processes within the team and within cross-functional collaboration
  • Analyze data/performance metrics to see where improvements to content are needed
  • Manage and communicate processes to support key internal partners
  • Continuously identify and suggest next quality content opportunities
  • Support the content team in driving innovations
  • Work with content, product, and growth teams to ideate and innovate on the quality of content
  • Pitch ideas on new ways of teaching math to help our students better learn or understand it

Who are you?

  • Have knowledge and experience in team management/project management
  • Have knowledge and experience in mathematics education and/or tutoring
  • Have advanced knowledge of high school and university mathematics
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Are fluent in English (both written and verbal); including math vocabulary
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to grow and scale a team
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative team environment
  • Proactive thinker and solution-oriented
  • Reliable and responsible with a focus on delivering to deadlines
  • Self-motivated and capable of working collaboratively across teams

An additional plus:

  • Have a background in educational publishing/content planning and creation
  • Have experience working with highly technical specialists and working on technology platforms/Content Management Systems
  • Any prior experience working with math curriculum development 

What we offer:

  • Full time job with flexible working hours and work from home arrangements 
  • Dedication to a healthy work-life balance and various benefits for parents 
  • A diverse environment with agile and talented individuals across the career spectrum - to teach and be taught
  • A friendly, collaboration-heavy team atmosphere
  • A culture that recognizes and rewards dedication and success
  • Dedicated person (mentor/buddy) to help you navigate your first weeks in a new role
  • Learning and growth opportunities through knowledge sharing, education, and conferences, individual development plan with a dedicated budget, weekly time devoted to learning new things
  • Company events and celebrations, company retreat, team budget for team building activities
  • Birthday and holiday presents for employees and their kids
  • Generous vacation and paid leave policy, sick leave without a doctor's note, annual physical exam (check-up)
  • Multisport card for various discounts at sport facilities
  • Underground bicycle parking garage
  • Modern office design, great view :) and great location (Zagreb, Strojarska 20)

Math Standards & Education Lead

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