Front End Intermediate Web Developer

Location: Christchurch
Hours: Full time, 1.0 FTE -37.5 hours per week
Start date: ASAP
Term: Fixed Term Parental leave cover (ASAP - March 2022)


  • Exciting opportunity for a Front-End developer

  • Flexible working option

  • Fixed term parental leave cover


About the Company

CORE is a forward‐thinking, values‐driven organisation. We are proud of the culture we have created in our workplace, and the atmosphere that staff and visitors experience in our organisation.
At the heart of CORE’s values and practice is Tātai Aho Rau and our commitment to our bicultural identity.  Underpinning all practices are culturally responsible behaviours and attitudes including a commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, through our Te Aho Tapu framework. Our mission is to transform communities by pushing the boundaries of educational possibility.


About the Role

An opportunity is now available for a Front End Developer to join our Open source Web Development Team. The preferred candidate will have 3+ Years of Experience with a focus on Front End Development using modern frameworks such as Vue.js and React.  This role reports to the IT Manager.

Some key areas of responsibilities include:

  • Under supervision of the IT Manager and Lead Developer, plan, develop, test, and maintain web based applications for internal and external projects
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of applications

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Expert knowledge and industry experience in HTML, Javascript and CSS
  • Assist in designing high quality UI’s
  • Comfortable working with Rest and GraphQL based API’s
  • Proficient in use of Git
  • Experience with Content Management Systems and frameworks such as Silverstripe or Laravel, an advantage but not essential
  • Sound understanding of development methodologies and performance best-practices
  • A passion for web application development, and a willingness to learn other platforms if required
  • Awareness and knowledge of web accessibility/usability issues
  • Tertiary qualification in Information Systems or Computer Science
  • Proactive with clear ability to work on own initiative and as part of project teams
  • Commitment to high level of professionalism and ongoing personal development
  • A knowledge of web applications in an educational context, e.g. e-Learning platforms, an advantage but not essential
  • Good problem solving skills and attention to detail

How to Apply

Please send your application to: 

For the Role Description and Application for Appointment form please go to the following link:

Role Description

Application for Appointment form


We will require a covering letter, CV and application for appointment form.

Applicants for this position should have New Zealand residency or a valid New Zealand work visa.