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HR Manager
at Pear Deck

As a growing edtech company focused on the K12 market, we have ever-evolving hiring needs and a team that is regularly adapting to the changes that come with growth.

As an Human Resource Manager and Recruiter, you’ll be reporting to the Chief Educator and working to perpetuate a joyful culture through sourcing great candidates, developing onboarding processes that helps new people feel welcomed and settled, and nurturing that culture throughout the company.


  • Recruit candidates for a new positions

    • Source candidates

    • Manage the screening process

    • Coordinate on-site interviews

  • Onboard a new employee

    • Coordinate onboarding schedules and meetings to help a new team member feel welcomed and settled

    • Conduct 30, 60, 90 day check-ins

  • Develop and maintain HR processes

    • Keep employee handbook up to date

    • Standardize Professional development pathways and salaries

    • Ensure that we are compliant with labor laws

    • Own benefit selection process and be a liaison between Justworks and company

    • Be a conduit for communication between departments and managerial levels regarding policy, salary, etc.

Required Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience and training in an HR/Recruiting role

  • Proficient with GSuite applications, particularly Sheets (or Excel)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

  • Organizational skills and attention to detail

  • High level of accountability

  • Joyful and flexible

  • College degree or equivalent experience

  • High level of empathy and enjoy working with individuals create a joyful culture


  • Salary

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance

  • 401k program w/ company match

  • Paid holidays & vacation

About Pear Deck

Pear Deck is a five-year-old funded startup headquartered in Iowa City, IA, focused on delivering powerful learning moments to every student, every day. By joining Pear Deck at this stage in our growth, you will be getting in during an exciting time as we expand our team while maintaining our humanity.  So, if you like the idea of working on a close-knit crew as we face the challenges of scaling both our customers and our team, this is the perfect time to jump in.

To Apply

We value diversity and encourage people from all walks of life to join our team. We believe a wealth of perspectives helps Pear Deck serve its teachers better. If you’re interesting in joining us on our mission, just email me at