Careers at Classlist

Join the Classlist family and help grow kinder online communities at schools around the world.


We make parent communities

Classlist creates private social networks for schools who value their parent communities. We make it easier for parents to connect with each other, for families to make friends, for parent associations to fundraise and for school leaders to bring all their parents together in one place online. With 300,000 parents using our app regularly worldwide, we’re pretty confident it’s a great product. In fact, The Good Web Guide recently called us the ‘best app for parents’.

Our vacancies

Java Engineer

We are seeking a Java Engineer to help rocket the business to the next level.

Your role will be to help us develop amazing and intuitive web & mobile apps for parents at thousands of schools. You’ll be working on our API services built on Google App Engine and contributing to the architecture of our services as they scale. You must be a great engineer with a good sense of humour and like a good challenge! You’ll be able to contribute to the design and user experience as well as the development of features.

Why you’ll love working for Classlist

  • Flexible remote working
  • A truly entrepreneurial team with a desire to change the industry
  • An opportunity to work for a market-leading, rapidly growing, venture backed company (extra points if you can say that 5x fast)
  • Family friendly environment
  • Competitive salary


  • Development of new API features
  • Input into data architecture and design
  • Issue diagnosis & resolution
  • Maintaining and expanding automated test suites


  • 3-4 years experience in Java development
  • Strong test driven development mindsight, experience with test frameworks eg Mockito
  • Knowledge of git, Jira & other development tools; Agile processes
  • Knowledge of cloud technologies, particularly Google Cloud is a bonus
  • Knowledge of database technologies, SQL, NoSQL
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a dynamic startup environment
  • Desire to learn about new technologies and systems

Interested? Email us at with your CV

Our story

We’re on a mission to help school parent communities thrive. Because when parents are happy and engaged with their schools, their children do better and have more fun along the way.

Classlist is growing fast, with another successful fundraising round under our belts in 2021, and we’re aiming high. We’re backed by fantastic investors and powered by a team with serious experience. Could you be the next to join the family?

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Our principles

We’re proud of the growth mindset culture at Classlist - a place where everyone is encouraged to share their ideas for continuous improvement.

We’re committed to diversity and inclusion, recognising that diverse teams bring a wealth of knowledge and experience that drives companies forwards. We are a family-friendly organisation.

We’re all passionate about making online communities a safer and happier place where everyone’s invited.

We believe that happy, engaged employees build stronger, more resilient organisations. Our culture and values make us better at helping parents to be there for each other.

Jump on a tour of Classlist

We can walk you through a 30-minute tour to see how Classlist can grow your school community

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