Careers at NeighborSchools

Build something that matters.

NeighborSchools is a marketplace for high-quality in-home child care. Parents are desperate for better, more affordable options. Child care providers are grossly underpaid. We're building the technology and support networks to empower experienced educators to open micro child care programs, right in their homes, creating a vibrant network of small businesses throughout Massachusetts. We're bringing child care back to the neighborhood, and we need your help.

Looking to join an early-stage team working on a critical social issue? If you're passionate about solving important problems and ambitious enough to dream really, really, big, we want to hear from you.

Apply by emailing your resume to: [email protected]

Partnership Manager

Partnership Managers at NeighborSchools are the key to our success and the success of our partner providers. This is a critically important role within the company. As a PM at NeighborSchools, you will:

  • Speak with experienced child care professionals, and explain how they can open an in-home child care program, and explain the reasons to partner with NeighborSchools

  • Qualify prospective partners to ensure a that we're building a network of truly exceptional providers

  • Sign partnership agreements, and support partners throughout their onboarding to NeighborSchools to ensure that they complete all licensing requirements

  • Work with partners to tell their story and market their programs to parents in their neighborhoods

Ideal candidates will bring 1-3 years experience in sales, account management, or customer success. We value ability, drive and tenacity over fancy titles, degrees or years of experience.

Identifying and recruiting the right set of child care providers is our #1 strategic goal in 2019 and beyond. If you are interested in joining an early-stage startup, working on an important social issue, and helping to build a great team & company right here in Boston, we want to hear from you.

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Partnership Associate

Do you love helping people? Have you been looking for a startup with a social mission? Are you eager to make a difference and build a career that matters?

If so, the Partnership Associate role at NeighborSchools may be for you. As a PA, you will:

  • Identify, contact, and qualify prospective child care providers to partner with NeighborSchools

  • Represent NeighborSchools at trainings and regional events, and explain the vision and mission to prospective partners

  • Support NeighborSchool partners as they navigate State licensing and setting up their business.

  • Lean into an all-hands-on-deck effort to build a vibrant network of child care providers

  • Build a company and culture that puts the customer first

This is an entry-level opportunity is ideal for candidates with an infectious energy and a strong desire to learn new skills and build a career in fast-paced startups. We value ability, drive and tenacity over fancy titles, degrees or years of experience.

Identifying and recruiting the right set of child care providers is our #1 strategic goal in 2019 and beyond. If you are interested in joining an early-stage startup, working on an important social issue, and helping to build a great team & company right here in Boston, we want to hear from you.

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Full Stack Software Engineer

As a software engineer at NeighborSchools, you will be responsible for designing and building new features for our web platform.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • deploy code to production frequently, often several times a day.

  • review code from your teammates.

  • work to build excellent user interfaces that our customers love.

  • design internal processes that help us build more reliable code faster.

  • be excited to work across all aspects of our product and technology stack.

Our product is a web platform that:

  • guides child care providers through the licensing process.

  • helps them convert their living space into a teaching space.

  • includes tools for operations, such as expense tracking and attendance tracking.

  • provides profiles where providers can market their programs.

  • allows parents to browse programs and enroll their children.

Our Technologies

  • React

  • GraphQL (Apollo Client & Server)

  • AWS

  • Next.js

  • Material UI

  • Node.js

  • Express

  • Prisma

We believe this particular stack is well suited to our problem space because our platform will require dozens of unique pages with a large set of data models, and these technologies excel at scaling horizontally in such a manner.

Candidates are not required to have experience in these technologies, but it is important that they have an interest in learning and growing as a full stack web developer.

Our Team

We’re currently a team of 2 engineers:

We are building a team of people who:

  • care about the quality of their code, but can also balance priorities against perfection.

  • think critically about what they are working on and are willing to speak up if they have a new idea.

  • care deeply about the end user experience.

  • have humility and understand that we all write code that may have to be refactored one day after gaining a better understanding of the problem.

  • are eager to learn and grow.

How to Apply

Interested in learning more about this position? Email your resume to [email protected].

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Our Culture

At NeighborSchools, we:

  • Believe it's up to the team, not the management, to define the culture

  • Seek to build an atmosphere where people not only enjoy what they do, but who they do it with

  • Are passionate about our company's mission to improve the state of child care in our country

  • Value each other’s individuality and prefer an inclusive and welcoming workspace

  • Are hardworking, but know how to balance work with other priorities in life

As an early stage company, we haven't fully defined our culture and identity. Any team member that joins will have an instrumental role in that process.

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Our Location

Our office is in the Independence Wharf, conveniently located a 5 minute walk from the South Station Red Line MBTA stop.

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Looking to join an early-stage team working on a critical social issue? If you're passionate about solving important problems, and ambitious enough to dream really, really, big we want to hear from you.

Apply by emailing your resume to: [email protected]