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UK Education Specialist (Midlands)

RemoteNetherlands, Zuid-Holland, Den HaagMarketing

Job description

About LessonUp

LessonUp is a leading platform and educational SaaS for teachers and students. We offer a range of innovative tools and resources that help educators create engaging and effective learning experiences.

Our mission is to empower teachers to create the most engaging, joyful, and effective learning moments. To inspire and involve their students every day. Our goal is to help out as many as 1 million teachers worldwide, and to make improvements within the education sector. For all these reasons, we've created our easy-to-use platform where teachers can create interactive, hybrid, present-day classes to share with their students.

About the role

As an Educational Specialist for the UK, you will be joining a team of educators who play a central role in our internationalisation process. You will educate teachers and schools about what LessonUp is, how it works and why we are committed to improving education. You will organise, lead and promote LessonUp through webinars, presentations, events and workshops. You will work closely with sales and marketing to provide unique campaigns and approaches to capture new customers and accelerate LessonUp’s growth in the market. You will also work closely with customer success, product and design teams to improve teacher experience with LessonUp.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead the development and execution of webinars, workshops and in-person sessions

  • Proactively approach educators and schools to promote LessonUp as a valuable classroom tool/platform for student engagement

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement strategies to boost brand awareness, credibility and LessonUp usage in the education sector

  • Create well-designed curriculum-focused lessons to share within LessonUp community

  • Provide outstanding onboarding and support to new client schools

  • Continuously update teams on regional education trends, challenges & opportunities

Job requirements


  • Living in the UK, specifically in the Midlands (Birmingham, Sheffield, Nottinghamshire region a plus)

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in a related field (e.g. education, business)

  • 6+ years experience within the education sector with leadership experience such as team lead or departmental head

  • Proven track record of leading workshops, webinars, and in-person events/ presentations

  • Excellent understanding of the UK education market specifically in your region

  • Strong organisational skills and ability to manage a fully remote schedule

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams, creative, and know how to design an engaging class, lesson, webinar or workshop

  • Familiarity with education technology trends and best practices is a plus

  • Familiarity with graphic design and photoshop is a plus

What we offer you:

  • A competitive salary

  • 32, 36 or 40 hours a week on a freelance basis

  • 25 vacation days based on a 40h work week

  • Good gear to work with - a laptop and other stack of your choice.

  • A personal Learning & Developing Budget.

  • Unlimited access to OpenUp to work on your mental health.

This is a unique opportunity to work with a talented and passionate team that is making a difference in the world of education. If you are a dynamic and driven education leader with a passion for education software, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

We ask you to create a lesson in the LessonUp platform as a part of our recruitment process. Make a short interactive lesson about a topic or subject that interests you and is in-line with the UK curriculum standards.

Please add a link to this lesson to your application (there will be a possibility to add the link in the application form). Good luck!