Systems Developer, Ascot

Closing date:New this week

St Mary's School AscotAscot

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £32,000-£37,000 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience
Contract term: Permanent

The Systems Developer is responsible for the school’s bespoke software offerings and expanding their capabilities. The Systems Developer will collaborate with a variety of stakeholders within the school to gather their requirements and expand the school’s software, databases and IT systems into exciting new areas. This is a demanding but rewarding technical appointment within this prestigious school and the incumbent is regarded as a key member of the support staff.

A good working knowledge in many of the following areas is required though there will be opportunities for personal development and training as required:

  • Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Stack: C#, SQL Server, ASP.NET, MVC, LINQ, AngularJs/ Angular 2+, JavaScript, TypeScript
  • Good grasp of Object-Oriented programming principles
  • HTML, CSS, Responsive web design
  • Data exporting and report creation
  • Digital design work, specifically web user interfaces, structures and mobile app design
  • Windows 2008 server, Active Directory
  • Azure Active Directory OAuth2
  • App deployment in IIS and Azure
  • Version control with Git and Azure DevOps (Team foundation server)
  • Preparation of technical manuals, programming documentation, how-to guides, wiki type pages, blogs and web editorial skills
  • Integration of existing school apps with other 3rd party systems and APIs
  • Objective-C and iOS app development.


It is accepted that the successful candidate may have varying levels of proficiency or experience in some of these areas although a sound theoretical knowledge in all areas is preferred. There will be opportunities for personal development and training as required.

A short letter of application, a completed application form and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees (including the current or latest employer) should be sent by 12 noon on Monday 28th January 2019 to: Mr Andrew West, Network Services Manager.  Interviews will be held at the school on Thursday 31st January 2019.

Further details of the post and application forms are available from: Mrs Nicola MacRobbie - 01344 296710 or 

Details of the school can be found on our school website 

St Mary’s School Ascot is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosures & Barring Service.

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More about St Mary's School Ascot
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: St. Mary's Road, South Ascot, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 9JF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1344 296710
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St Mary's School Ascot is a leading Roman Catholic girls' boarding school set in 55 acres of beautiful grounds in the heart of Berkshire. We are a friendly, stable and caring community, proud of our academic and sporting achievements and dedicated to...