SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience
BENEFITS AND VACATION: qualify for group benefits and company profit
sharing upon successful completion of a probationary period; 10 days paid
vacation plus the Christmas holiday break (5 working days).

The Company


The Learning Bar (www.thelearningbar.com) was founded in 2005 by Professor Douglas Willms and
colleagues. The Learning Bar specializes in the development of evidence-based educational systems
aimed at reliably informing educators and school administrators. Its flagship products include the
Early Years Evaluation (EYE), an instrument designed to assess children’s developmental skills at ages
3 to 6; OurSCHOOL|TTFM (Tell Them From Me), a school improvement system that collects, analyses,
and reports on factors that are known to affect student learning outcomes currently used in over
5,000 schools across 6 countries; and, Confident Learners, a whole-school literacy intervention
system used to plan, develop, and make literacy progress visible.

The Opportunity


The Learning Bar is looking for a talented front-end developer to work across all of our products. This
is an opportunity to apply modern web technologies to products which truly make a difference
childrens’ lives.

This is a permanent, salaried position. Work schedules are driven by peak business needs and may be
adjusted as necessary.

Skills & Qualifications Required


  • University degree in Computer Science or other applicable degree/diploma
  • Two to four years of real world development in JavaScript, Angular.js, HTML5, CSS, and related technologies
  • Integration with RESTful services
  • Development support tools such as Jira, Git, etc.
  • Experience with mobile development is a plus
  • Strong commitment to quality

Experience with the following technologies is an asset:

  • MySQL
  • Php
  • Cloud Platforms (AWS, Azure, etc.)

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Excellent reading, written and spoken English communication
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • An interest and ability to learn and work with new technologies
  • Experience with modern development tools and methodologies
  • Ability to work in both a collaborative team or self-directed environment
  • History of producing high-quality work within fixed deadlines

General Accountability


The candidate is accountable to the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of The Learning Bar.

The Location


The Learning Bar’s offices are in downtown Fredericton, a small, beautiful, historic city with two
universities, many cultural activities (including an excellent jazz and blues festival), plenty of
recreational facilities and activities, beautiful parks and an extensive network of walking trails.
Fredericton is well recognized for its exceptional quality of life. It also has a vibrant and rapidly
expanding knowledge industry sector.

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter in confidence to Fred Yeomans,
CTO at fred.yeomans@thelearningbar.com

We will treat any inquiry or resume received as confidential and only those scheduled for an
interview will be contacted.