Educational Software Developer

Job title Educational Software Developer

Department The Centre for Learning and Teaching

Salary Starting from £33,797, rising to £40,322 Per Annum

Grade Grade 7

Placed on Tuesday 04 February 2020

Closing date Tuesday 03 March 2020

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CF7457

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Are you an enthusiastic and creative software developer looking to take the next step in your career?

About the role

Your primary role is to work closely with the TEL Educational Software Development Manager and the TEL team to support the technical development and maintenance of a robust and resilient virtual environment that underpins the University’s teaching practices. Your role will also focus on the support and development of Moodle, which is the University’s Virtual Learning Environment. In addition, you would also be working closely with our Digital, Data and Technology Group.

About you

Ideally you should be able to demonstrate:

  • Strong technical expertise, including exceptional object-orientated programming skills (PHP)
  • A commitment and aptitude to learning new programming and technical skills as required (with appropriate support)
  • Proven experience to work with others successfully to deliver software development projects
  • Ideally, be able demonstrate a portfolio of previous developments, ideally situated within a HE context
  • Excellent communication skills and be able to present complex ideas to a non-technical audience
  • Experience of working with HE systems, open-source software and VLEs would be advantageous.   

Benefits of working here:

We value the commitment, achievements and talents of our workforce and recognise these contributions through a range of initiatives and benefits, not limited to:

  • Generous employer pension scheme
  • 39 days holiday (including annual leave, discretionary days and bank holidays)  
  • A flexible working environment  
  • Ofsted outstanding rated nursery  
  • Salary exchange scheme (NurseryPlus, Cycle to Work)  
  • Membership discounts for our world-class sports training village  
  • Interest free loans for public transport season tickets and motorcycle purchases for commuting   
  • Onsite dentist and medical centre  
  • Discounted physiotherapy services  
  • Onsite parking

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Dr Chris Bonfield, Manager of Technology Enhanced Learning ( Please ensure you make your application via this page as we will not accept applications via email.

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Further details:
The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.