The Day is a small company located in Shoreditch, London. We provide newspaper articles for primary, secondary and 6th form schools in order to support teachers in:
- Engaging students in a particular subject by seeing it in action
- Improving student’s critical thinking by applying it to recent news events
- Supporting a high level of news literacy in the next generation
We are looking for a software developer to assist with the development of the website. You would be working on both backend and frontend code (full stack), but most of your time will likely be spent on backend (Ruby on Rails) development.
Below is a quick summary of the tech stack you'll have the opportunity to work with:
- Ruby on Rails
- Writing clean and well documented code
- Writing robust automated tests for the vast majority of features/changes
- Participating in code reviews and pair programming with another developer
- Working with non-technical members of the team when relevant
- Very good understanding of HTML & CSS
- Good communication skills (across email, documentation, git commits)
- Confident use of Git
- Ability to write clean and well documented code
- Familiarity with an MVC Web framework
- Experience with Linux
- Open source projects or contributions
- Team player
7 GCSE grades A*-C (B or above in Maths).
There is a potential full time role after completing the apprenticeship.
QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.
To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.