The Company
Outschool’s mission is to inspire kids to love learning. We believe the best way to do that is by linking learning to kids’ interests, connecting them with others who share those interests, and giving them the autonomy to pick their own path. We provide small group classes that meet over live video chat where learners are connected with teachers and classmates who share their interests. These classes are offered through our marketplace and conducted on our remote learning platform.
Our business is growing explosively: 900,000+ learners have taken more than over 7M class hours. We’ve more than quadrupled our team since the beginning of 2020 from 25 to 118 to keep up with growth. We’ve raised $130M since founding with most of that still in the bank. We’ve also been named Fast Company’s most innovative edtech company in the world and in the top ten best startups for women from Elpha.
We’re committed to access and impact so we founded outschool.org to offer financial assistance to families in need. In addition, Outschool has created an Educator Endowment Fund in appreciation for these teachers who are so central to our mission of inspiring kids to love learning.
Our product and expertise have become central to many families, educators and organizations and will continue to provide kids with unique opportunities to explore their interests in 2021 and beyond.
The Role
The Business Operations team’s mission is to partner with cross-functional stakeholders on initiatives to improve company performance and ensure long-term financial and business health. The Business Operations team is responsible for leading cross-functional projects to understand and track key business metrics and drivers with the goal of improving our business processes. Our Business Ops team contributes to strategy and planning while working alongside the executive team to evaluate new lines of business, international expansion, and acquisitions. The team is expected to cross multiple disciplines, including sales, marketing, finance, product, and people operations. Our Business Ops team also creates business models, improves existing processes, tracks and reports key metrics and OKRs, works on new process development, as well as identifies and leads cross-functional initiatives to drive cost reductions.


    • Interact with Product, Marketing, Engineering, and other functions to map financial and reporting impacts during the product development process
    • Build models to forecast financial and business performance based on a variety of inputs
    • Track business metrics and report them to the executive team and board
    • Support the CEO and other executives on strategic growth initiatives
    • Evaluate new business opportunities such as acquisitions and international expansion
    • Develop lean, effective, and scalable operational processes


    • 3+ years experience in a financial, consulting, or business operations role
    • Effective verbal and written communication both in group and one-on-one interactions
    • Ability to build financial models leveraging multiple inputs
    • Experience reporting metrics & financials
    • Proficiency in SQL and Excel


    • Shared Financial Success: Competitive salaries, stock options, and a 401k that makes saving for retirement easier.
    • Health & Wellness: Comprehensive health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance coverage options for employees and their families. Our medical benefits include fertility and family planning coverage. We also provide employees with online access to coaching and therapy sessions through our partner, ModernHealth.
    • PTO & Family Benefits: PTO and family leave enable our team to take the time that we need to recharge, relax, and spend time with family and friends.
    • Fully Distributed: With a team distributed across the US and Canada, we create a remote culture through expensable weekly meals, virtual events, expensable home office setup, and internet allowance.
    • Lifelong Learners: Annual budgets to self-direct our professional development as well as DEI learning. There’s also a budget for employees’ learners to take classes on Outschool!
    • Community Impact: Outschool matches employee donations to established 501c3s, and has committed to donating $3M to Outschool.org non-profit programs.
Outschool is an equal opportunity employer. We view diversity as a moral imperative and a competitive advantage. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We plan and structure our interviews to directly assess skills and experience.
Outschool is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to disabled veterans and applicants with physical and mental disabilities. If you need assistance due to a disability, you may contact us at recruiting@outschool.com.
Must be a citizen or legal resident of the U.S. or Canada and reside in U.S. or Canada.