Do you live and breathe SEO? Are you used to websites with tens of thousands of individual pages? Are you excited to drive the global growth of SEO distribution to help empower school teachers to enrich classrooms? Are you comfortable going into the depths of information architecture, technical implementation and content strategy? Keep reading! This is THE role for you. 

We are thrilled to team up with the team at EdTech growth startup, Teach Starter, to find them their SEO Lead to join the cross-functional team spanning Australia & the US! We are in search of a strategic, entrepreneurial and inquisitive SEO Manager to join Teach Starter’s team.

This is a full-time, hybrid position based in Brisbane at their beautiful office in Milton! However, for the right candidate based elsewhere in Australia, this could be a fully remote role with the odd trip to Brisbane to be with the team.

This is a very exciting opportunity that will see you make a real impact in helping teachers across the globe!

But wait, before we talk more about the role! Who is Teach Starter?

Let’s talk about Teach Starter…

Teach Starter creates the tools, resources and inspiration that teachers need to help their students to succeed. Teach Starter has grown to include a library of over 10,000 bespoke teaching resources made by teachers, for teachers and matched to the local curriculum in Australia, the US and the UK.

Teach Starter is a purpose-driven tech company at heart, helping teachers create better lessons in less time so that they can focus on the needs of each individual child. Everything they do is designed to help teachers thrive because thriving teachers change the world.

There is no work they would rather do – and they are recruiting more purpose-driven people to help them scale their impact!

Since Teach Starter’s inception in 2012, they have:

  • Saved over 40 MILLION hours in teachers’ lives!
  • Served 145,000+ active members
  • Reached over 3 million students across Australia, the US and the UK
  • Planted more than 67,000 trees as part of their One Million Trees pledge. For every subscriber of Teach Starter, they promise to plant a tree!
  • Grown the team to 50+ (well 51+ including you 😉)

And did you hear about the benefits (warning: There are a LOT of perks to being a Teach Starter team member):

  • Paid volunteer leave (2 days/year) + Company Volunteering Day
  • Generous parental leave (4 weeks paid leave for mums and dads)
  • Learning and development budget (access to LinkedIn Learning & Skill Share, conferences, training, certifications and more)
  • Performance bonus
  • Tuition assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Donation matching
  • Social work culture
  • Alllll the tools you could ever need to succeed (if they don’t have it, just ask!)
  • Customised Equipment Options (ergo mouse, large monitor… you choose what works for you)
  • Flexible working options, remote/hybrid – Teach Starter sees value in working together in the office, but they also know life happens so they enable you to adjust your schedule and work remotely when needed so that your work and life can fit together in a way that works for you
  • Modern offices in Brisbane
    • Milton location next to the train station
    • Great coffee and healthy snacks on site
    • Fun-Fridays
    • Creative activities in the offices
    • Team lunches
  • A truly impact-driven company, Teach Starter is also committed to giving back to local communities and minimising their impact on the environment. Not only do they support several non-profit organisations, but Teach Starter also plants a new tree for every new customer to offset their carbon footprint!!! Learn more about the One Million Trees by 2033 project here.

Please note: Apply directly to Hunt & Co. for this role. Any direct applications will be sent back to us.

So let’s tell you about the role…

Teach Starter’s diverse and highly skilled team balances fast-paced entrepreneurialism with grounded pragmatism in order to build with scalability and sustainably. They call it “a start-up without the grind”.

The SEO Lead will drive global growth of Teach Starter’s SEO distribution to enable more teachers to find and choose Teach Starter. They will partner with cross functional teams to
drive all aspects of Teach Starters SEO strategy including information architecture, technical implementation and content strategy.

This is a pivotal hands-on role with ample potential to impact the company’s scalability and growth.

Does this sound like a role right up your alley? Let’s talk!

The Role:

Here’s a sneak peek at your day-to-day:

  • Identify and advance strategic and tactical opportunities to continuously improve SEO rank and traffic
  • Define and manage the SEO roadmap to prioritise and drive cross-functional execution to deliver on SEO rank and traffic goals
  • Evangelise SEO across the company to establish shared understanding and ownership of the factors which drive SEO outcomes
  • Stay abreast of SEO industry developments and competitor performance to aggressively uncover and execute on emerging opportunities
  • Partner with product and UX counterparts to systematically improve Teach Starter’s information architecture and content navigation patterns in order to accelerate indexation and rankings
  • Advise editorial teams on SEO best practice and strategies to maximise the value of Teach Starter content
  • Monitor, analyse and report SEO performance indicators to inform SEO initiatives and drive company wide understanding of SEO drivers
  • Routinely audit (via crawls, and external tools) content and technical implementation to identify opportunities to improve SEO outcomes
  • Define technical requirements and validate implementation of to ensure successful integration of SEO best practice


  • 5+ years of experience driving SEO strategy and execution for enterprise websites with demonstrated success delivering SEO traffic growth at scale (bold, underlined and italicised for dramatic effect – we are talking north of 40,000 pages).
  • Extensive experience working with large scale content websites with complex information architecture
  • Experience driving SEO strategy through research and experimentation
  • Previous experience supporting a performance marketing team a plus
  • Expert user of SEO tools including Google Search Console, SEMrush, Ahrefs, Screaming Frog (or similar).
  • Analytical mindset and web analytics know-how – advanced knowledge of web analytics tools including Google Analytics, Amplitude, Google Data Studio (or similar)
  • Extensive knowledge of current and emerging SEO best practice, especially on-site technical implementation
  • Past success leading large scale projects and migrations
  • Ability to translate complex SEO considerations for non-SEO stakeholders
  • Professional written and verbal communications skills, and a proven ability to influence a diverse group of non-SEO stakeholders


Commensurate with experience

Are you ready for a new and exciting role? Look no further,  join the Teach Starter team today! 

Interested? You should be! Contact Holly (holly@huntandco.io)

Interested, but this role isn’t quite right for you? Get in touch! We have other current and upcoming opportunities we’d love to discuss with you.

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