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 ( 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 Early Years Evaluation (EYE) is an integrated web-based educational application designed to assess
early child development (see: we are making a difference by
providing educators with accurate, research-based assessments on the developmental skills of children
and report results in live time.

We are looking for a talented developer to join the EYE team. You will be expected to quickly come up
to speed on the application. Then, working as part of a small team, you will have the opportunity to
contribute to all aspects of development, from maintenance to new feature development. You should
have strong knowledge of modern web development tools and technologies (LAMP stack, MVC, test
driven development, agile, etc.) and above all else the ability and willingness to learn new things as

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

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