ThinkCERCA.com is a Chicago-based company passionately committed to improving the quality of K-12 education on scale. We are on a mission to set every student up for real-world success. The ability to synthesize information and communicate ideas effectively is key to college and career readiness. We help educators teach these critical thinking skills through argumentative writing across subjects. With students and teachers using our platform in all 50 states and 130 countries, we have partnered with prominent leaders in education, including Follett Corporation, and have been featured by The Atlantic and EdSurge. A 2016 SIAA CODiE Awards finalist in the Best Learning Capacity-Building Solution and Best Reading/English/Language Arts Instructional Solution categories, ThinkCERCA was also named one of the best tools in ed tech by Common Sense’s Graphite. In July 2013, ThinkCERCA was the recipient of a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Literacy Courseware Challenge grant, and in December 2012, graduated from the inaugural class of Impact Engine’s social impact accelerator.
ThinkCERCA is looking for a competent executive assistant to support ThinkCERCA's Chief Executive Officer, Eileen Murphy, in curriculum and instruction and in sales. You will be responsible for a variety of tasks related to Ms. Murphy’s working life and communication. We are looking for someone who is extremely organized, has strong interpersonal skills, and is dedicated to working at a social impact startup that supports schools and districts. Lastly, any previous education experience is extremely valuable.