Software Developer

Anglian Learning
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SO1 (£25,951 to £27,668)
01 Mar 2018
22 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Software Developer

Full Time (37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year)

Salary: SO1 (£25,951 to £27,668)

Anglian Learning is a growing multi academy trust with a vision of developing a dynamic and inspirational culture of teaching and learning excellence.  The current secondary schools within the Trust are based in Cambridge, Bottisham, Sawston and Bassingbourn and a hub of primary schools is also being developed.

In order to achieve this vision we are currently developing a strong central team and cross school roles to lead the schools forward innovatively and collaboratively in the core support functions. 


We are seeking to appoint a Software Developer, whose school base could be negotiable, but would need to travel across the other Cambridgeshire schools within the Trust when necessary.   The successful candidate will work under the supervision of the Director of ICT and will work collaboratively with the other members of the ICT and Data teams.  A primary duty will involve building on the intranet system, developed by the existing teams and now used by other schools in the area.

The post holder will need to have proven experience developing in WIMP/LAMP environments and a strong background in web programming technologies, including HTML5, PHP, MySQL, MSSQL, Javascript, JQuery, AJAX.  They will have a solid understanding of Microsoft security principles, including NTFS ACLs.  They will also have an aptitude for solutions scoping, development, deployment, training and support and enjoy identifying changing needs and developing existing systems and procedures accordingly.

In return, we can offer you:

  • an opportunity to develop your career with the trust and significantly contribute to the development of Anglian Learning during an exciting period of growth and change
  • the experience of leading and developing a team of dedicated and talented staff who are committed to supporting the provision of an outstanding service that aids the education of the future generation.
  • An excellent pension scheme which is a salary-related, defined benefit scheme

To make an application please complete the Anglian Learning Application Form, together with a Letter of Application, of no more than 2 sides of A4, outlining how your skills and experiences will enable you to be successful in this role.

Closing date:  Noon, Thursday 22 March 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.  Therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.  The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.