Who we are

Elevate K-12 is changing the way classrooms work through live, online, real-time instruction to K-12 schools. We bring live high quality teaching through our platform to schools in zip codes that cannot find a high quality teacher. Our few main focuses are to give students the highest  quality instruction and access to classes they couldn’t have before and thus get them ready for the world of the future and to give instructors, especially women, work opportunities from home, irrespective of zip codes. We are the new way to the classroom!

What we offer

  • Competitive Salary and Bonus Potential 
  • Unlimited PTO & 12 Company Paid Holidays  
  • Strong High-Performance Based Culture with High Growth Potential
  • Team Focused Culture – Team Events, Outings, Happy Hours & Recognition 
  • Full Benefits – Medical, Dental & Vision / 401k Plan
  • Our Team of Elevaters are: Problem Solvers, Passionate, Motivated, Thirsty for Knowledge & Mission Driven

What you will be doing – Senior Vice President, Technology

As the Senior Vice President, Technology of Elevate K-12, you will be leading the function and the development of our engineering and technology for building the next generation of live streaming technology. Reporting to the company CEO and collaborating with other business functions you will be leading and building a global team between our offices in Chicago, US and Mumbai, India. With our new growth targets the tech function needs to be re-engineered to get it ready for our next upcoming years of hockey stick growth. You will lead, build and manage a team that designs and builds engaging live experiences, creates scalable and sustainable tech that assists with automation and digitization of our processes, balances feature delivery and delivers live streaming technology for our schools and teachers around the US.

As a functional leader on our executive team, you will have an opportunity to guide and impact the long term tech roadmap and strategy of the company while building and scaling the tech function so that Elevate K-12 can provide more final mile high quality teaching to students in zip codes that don’t have access to a high quality teacher.

Responsibilities – Senior Vice President, Technology

  • Leads Development, Infrastructure, Quality Assurance & Security for Elevate K-12
  • Establishes enterprise architecture and technology strategy to achieve strategic objectives 
  • Collaborates with senior management to make strategic choices on technologies to increase Elevate K-12’s growth plan and market position
  • Sets objectives and strategies for the global technology department as it relates to scale
  • Establishes multi-year strategic technology roadmap for Elevate K-12 
  • Directs, administers and supervises planning, organization and coordination of information systems 
  • Ensures adherence to information technology standards
  • Promotes and encourages the development of innovative technology
  • Develops and recommends short and long-term plans, policies and procedures covering all areas of Information Technologies Services in the Company 
  • Identifies new technology innovations, stays engaged with the education and edtech industry 
  • Drives new technology initiatives and products
  • Creates, manages and improves technology standards policies and procedures to support business growth and technology solutions
  • Define and provides oversight of enterprise programs within the Elevate K-12 strategic roadmap 

Who you Are – Senior Vice President, Technology 

  • 15+ years of related Technology experience
  • 10+ years of People Leadership experience 
  • Demonstrated success scaling a technology function in a high-growth environment
  • Track record of success building and scaling a technology team
  • Ability to lead a global team through change management within a high-growth environment 
  • Experience leading global teams and resources (U.S. and India preferred) 
  • Experience in a high-growth, start-up environment preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field
  • Chicago or Remote with weekly/monthly travel to Chicago office

Why join our story

Elevate K-12 is tasked with an important mission: change the way K-12 classrooms and teaching work. Our organization is a radically open-minded company that is scaling fast. We are a team focused on high performance, dynamism and embodying a collaborative culture at all levels. Our teammates are able to have open, honest discussions that drive us toward our mission. Elevate K-12 is in a stage of hyper growth that will continue to open up new challenges and opportunities for our team. 

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender (including gender identity, gender expression, change of sex, and transgender status), sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request

 

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