Are you passionate about Education and technology?  

Do you want more than just a job, but a career and to be part of an incredible journey?

Do you want to be part of a business that partners in your development and success?

If you answered yes to all of the above, then we might be the perfect fit for you!


About us

Schoolbox is a mature but fast growing Australian ed-tech company with the most dynamic platform available for K-12 schools.

Our company culture focuses on collaboration and teamwork above all else!

Our team shares a common vision: to create amazing software that has a positive impact on children, education and schools around the world. Though the company is on a growth curve, we still maintain a start-up culture and approach.

Join our team and be a part of this unique team!

About the role

The Backend Web Developer role is pivotal in supporting our goal of continuously improving the Schoolbox platform, delivering a high quality system for supporting the learning of students in K-12 schools.

You will be responsible for developing the backend code that runs Schoolbox. Key to the role is the writing of clean reusable code, exposing well designed APIs and being on top of the latest development practices and standards.

The successful candidate  will be framework agnostic and be able to draw experiences from many open source frameworks to create the best solution.

You will have the opportunity to be a key contributor in a fast paced, dynamic, highly enthusiastic and motivated team that develops software that is making a difference in the lives of students and educators.

About you

  • You will be conscious of end user experience and ensuring a positive experience for customers
  • You will have proven experience of programming in technologies such as PHP, JavaScript and SQL.
  • You will be self-motivated, driven by continuous self-improvement and able to develop your own outcomes
  • You will be team oriented and committed to overall team success by participating in collaboration, reviews and resolving blockers
  • You will be results driven and understand that the business value of your output counts for more than how much you worked.
  • You will be curious and motivated to research and learn new technologies.
  • You will have the ability to prioritise and optimise solutions to ensure maximum value is delivered
  • You will be proactive, organised and determined

What Schoolbox can offer you

  • Join a close team who are dedicated to providing excellent customer service to our schools.
  • We offer a relaxed and flexible working environment.
  • We offer technical and soft skills development opportunities
  • Work in our newly renovated Camberwell office, with amazing city views.
  • You will be rewarded with an excellent base salary + super + profit share bonus
  • We offer numerous benefits including wellness support and regular training opportunities.

To apply for the role, apply through our website or email Natalie Neilson (