Manager, Data Services

BetterLesson - Cambridge, MA - Full time

BetterLesson - Cambridge, MA - Full time

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About Us:

BetterLesson is an edtech startup committed to transforming professional development for educators at scale. Our PersonalizedPD product combines 1:1 coaching, an innovative fast-cycle learning methodology, and proven instructional strategies to help educators create more learner-centered environments in K12 schools. BetterLesson is helping teachers make meaningful shifts in teacher practice and substantial gains for the students in their classrooms.

The Role:

As a company deeply committed to improving outcomes for teachers and students, we are constantly seeking new and innovative ways to demonstrate the impact of our coaching. As the Manager of Data Services, you will be supporting the systems and processes by which our the Product Success team collects and analyzes data from a variety of sources – our internal coaching database, our teacher-facing website and app, teacher surveys, student surveys, and administrator feedback, to name a few.

Processing and displaying this data so it is useful and actionable to other BetterLesson teams will be critical as we grow our existing services and also expand to offer new services. Additionally, developing solutions that will enable our partner schools to see clear and concise visualizations of our coaching impact will be an important component of demonstrating a return on their investment.

Role includes:

  • -Iterating upon existing data systems to make improvements as we scale to reach more and more teachers and students
  • -Testing and developing new tools and processes to collect, analyze, and report out data from pilot programs
  • -Supporting new and existing team members to use the tools and systems you develop


  • -2-5 years of professional experience
  • -A genuine love for data, graphs, analytics, models, and statistics
  • -Guru-like abilities with Excel, google spreadsheets, and associated graphing/visualization tools
  • -An ability to communicate complex trends and outcomes simply and effectively
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • -Experience working with databases (development, maintenance, SQL querying, etc) a plus
  • -Experience working with teachers and students a plus

You should:

  • -Be a team player, capable of working collaboratively, while at the same time having the self-starter initiative to take a project and run with it
  • -Have a proven track record of creative problem solving
  • -Be comfortable working in a fast-paced, start-up environment
  • -Embrace a learner mindset – the work here is always changing and a willingness and ability to grow and adapt are critical

We offer:

  • - Opportunity to work with an awesome team to solve important problems
  • - Competitive salary
  • - Chance to spend every day improving the lives of teachers and students

If this gets you fired up, come help us support teachers in taking charge of their professional learning. This is a full time role in our Cambridge, MA office reporting to Sr Manager, Data Insights.

BetterLesson is committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek individuals of all backgrounds to apply to this position. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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