We have a great opportunity for a PHP Developer to join our fast-paced company, to work on new and existing projects for both internal and external systems and applications.
The role will provide exposure to the following technologies:
MVC – commercial experience required
Strong understanding of OOP
Source code management – SVN
HTML 5, CSS 3
Frameworks – Yii experience preferred
CMS experience – WordPress preferred
Web Services / Google API’s / Socket technologies
Minimum Skills Required:
PHP 5 / MySQL / LAMP / Yii (or other similar PHP framework) / MVC
To be considered for this unique opportunity you will have strong PHP experience along with frontend experience. You must have a real understanding of OOP and experience with the Yii (or similar) framework. You will be a passionate coder who enjoys challenging technical problems and recognise the importance of good design, regular refactoring and code improvements. A confident developer / engineer who enjoys taking ownership of projects is vital as, if successful, you would be involved with scoping, design, implementation, integration and maintenance of all functionality and features to our products. Above all you must work well in a team.
School Stickers is the leading provider of reward products to schools in the UK. Launched in October 2000 our products are used by over 10,000 schools Worldwide.
School Stickers are fully focussed on providing the best rewards solutions to schools, utilising a combination of physical printed rewards and our integrated online technologies.
In September 2009, School Stickers launched www.carrotrewards.co.uk, a free reward scheme for schools that increases motivation of pupils and saves teachers time and effort. In October 2012 we launched our new Classroom Behaviour app, www.classroomcarrots.com with the aim of improving behaviour and engagement in the classroom.
We have just launched in the USA and have ambitious plans for world domination.
If you are interested in finding out more please email your CV to Neil Hodges – firstname.lastname@example.org
Self-directed learning is a concept that sees the student choosing the subjects they study and building the ability to assess themselves in their own learning outcomes. Typically self-directed learning is talked about in adult education circles; however, research involving younger pupils in self-directed learning activities has also proven to be a great success.
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Inspiring curiosity and a ‘thirst for knowledge’ is the greatest gift a teacher can pass on to their pupils. However, as Ken Robinson describes in his How Schools Kill Creativity lecture, under the traditional teacher-led schooling model, students have very little scope for pursuing their own interests and, because of exam pressures, very little freedom to make and learn from their own mistakes.
Luckily self-directed learning can be introduced to your classroom through the use of technology (namely smart tablets). Here are five of the best apps to facilitate aspects of self-directed learning to your existing KS2 lesson plans.
As a teacher I’m sure you will have experienced a classroom full of blank faces looking up at you as you’re explaining a concept (that admittedly may be a little on the dry side) to your pupils on rainy afternoon. Continue reading →
I’m sure everyone remembers one particular individual they used to sit next to in school.
Perhaps you were put next to your best friend and you remember fondly the doodle wars you used to have in the back of your exercise books, or the giggling fits you desperately tried to stifle whenever the teacher said their famous ‘catchphrase,’ that would set you both off laughing.
The first week back at school is a busy week for teachers. Getting into the swing of things with the early morning starts, the late-night lesson planning sessions and new names and faces to memorize can feel like a daunting prospect to face after the long summer break. Continue reading →
Universal Children’s Day: Five Great Activities for KS3 Kids to Get Stuck Into
Celebrated every year on the 20th November, Universal Children’s Day is renowned throughout the world as a day that is used to celebrate the welfare of children and to bring rise to any inequality found in their welfare. Continue reading →
How to Prepare Your Child for Their First Day of School
Any type of transition can prove stressful to children. Whether it be moving house or the addition of a new child to the family. But the transition from nursery to primary school or primary to secondary education can place a great deal of pressure on a child. Continue reading →
How You Can Get Your Child Interested in History This Summer?
Children are expected to be ahead of the curve in terms of digital literacy. With their vision blinkered to everything around them except the little glowing screen in their hands, the way our children absorb information is undergoing a rapid transformation. Continue reading →
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Birmingham, B7 4HJ
Phone 0800 073 0433
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