Pearson Learning Designers/Custom Learning Lead Developer - Expression of Interest in Australia
Learning Designers/Custom Learning Lead Developer - Expression of Interest
It’s no secret that a good education has the power to change lives. The challenge lies in the pace with which Australia’s educational landscape is transforming. It’s no longer just about providing access, but also ensuring progress.
As the world’s leading learning company, we’re meeting this challenge with Australia’s most comprehensive blend of digital learning formats, printed texts, educator training resources, assessments, services and online assets.
We are looking to expand our current learning design/development team and we are seeking expressions of interest from individuals who would like to help create active and engaging learning experiences for learners. Upcoming roles may include Lead - Custom Learning Development, Learning designers and Senior Learning Designers
Lead - Custom Learning Development
This role will be responsible for leading and managing a project team of learning development professionals.
Ideally you will have the following experience:
Strong commercial experience in developing objects for educational learning environments.
Strong internal and external stakeholder engagement/management
Analytical, logic and problem–solving skills for analysing and identifying user needs
Team leading and coaching
Project Managing digital development and production activities
Senior Learning Designers
Learning Designers will be involved in designing and developing educational solutions and working in a dynamic and collaborative team to produce quality educational curriculum and courses. You will also work closely with Multimedia specialists to design complex online educational applications, interactivities and simulations.
Learning Designers will, ideally, have the following experience:
An undergraduate qualification in Instructional/Learning Design, Education or related field. Equivalent years of education and successful work experience in Learning Design or another closely related field.
Senior learning designers will have at least 5 years’ experience in designing and developing online and/or blended learning in the post-compulsory education or corporate sectors, as well as some experience in leading in small–medium learning design projects
Specific experience in designing authentic assessments and engaging online learning
Knowledge of pedagogical and andragogical learning principles and other notable learning design philosophies, strategies and theories, and the ability to apply those concepts.
Ability to work on complex projects within (sometimes aggressive) timeframes, to multi-task & continually prioritise changing project tasks/deliverables and meet deadlines.
Knowledge and experience with at least one of the common academic Learning Management Systems (Moodle, Brightspace, Blackboard and/or Canvas)
If you are as passionate as we are about changing lives through learning, then help us to learn more about you and why you want to work with Pearson please lodge your expression of interest by clicking ‘Apply Now’
At Pearson, we value the employee journey and pride ourselves in building an inclusive and diverse culture.
Primary Location: AU-VIC-Melbourne
Other Locations Australia
Work Locations: AU-Melbourne-707 Collins 707 Collins Street Goods Shed South Melbourne 3008
Job: Professional Development
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Dec 21, 2020
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Temporary
Req ID: 2012133
Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.