Salary: £25,000 per annum 

Job Type: 12 months - Fixed term contract

Location: Lancaster

Ascentis is seeking a Junior Software Developer to assist in the creation of new web based products, as well as helping to support our existing portfolio of software intervention products.  This is an opportunity to work on new software products in the education sector, helping to make a difference to people with learning difficulties.


Job Description

In the role of Junior Software Developer, you will be required to work as part of a small team tasked with the development of new software products for the education market.  Coupled with developing new products, you will also be expected to support and maintain existing products.

The role will require you to have skills in the programming languages for developing web-based applications such as JavaScript and HTML 5 and an understanding of CSS style sheets.  You will also contribute to the design and functionality of the software, testing and supporting new features and helping to put together software packages ready for market.

You will also have strong analytical skills, be organised, have good problem solving skills and able to work independently if required. 

This role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to work with software that could make a real difference to people with difficulties such as dyslexia or dyscalculia, and work in a forward thinking, and fast changing company.


Further Information

To discuss this post further please contact Paul Carroll, Head of IT, at or by calling 01524 845 046.


How to Apply

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  • To apply send in a cover letter with an up to date CV to:
  • Deadline for receipt of applications: Close of business 30th June 2017