High School Learning designers/Curriculum Developers (Various Subjects)

Short Job Description: 

This dynamic Ed-tech entity is currently recruiting high school Learning Designers for a four-month fixed term period. The successful candidate is primarily responsible for curating, augmenting, creating, and quality assuring secondary school course content and assessments that are suitable for high-touch online delivery. Candidates will work fully remotely to start on 1 November. This project can be part-time or full-time. Please state your preference and subject experience.

Where will the person be located? (Town/Suburb/Remote): 
Remote - anywhere in South Africa
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Remote or work from home
Main area of expertise required: 
Instructional Design or Instructional Systems Design
Estimated hours: 
Half day or full day
Remuneration in ZAR: 
Negotiable dependent on exp
Remuneration term: 
Job posting date: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Full Job Description: 

Curriculum Designer and High School learning design jobs - Work from home

Please note: Should your experience align with the requirements detail in your cover letter motivating your experience as a learning designer and most importantly the High School subject in which you developed the curriculum for Learning Design. 


  • Use subject policy statements to ensure that content meets the required examination standards, and determine the adequacy or inadequacy of content.
  • Conduct planning and analysis per subject area to recommend appropriate design solutions and strategies for online delivery.
  • Analyse the characteristics of the company’s learning management system (LMS) and emerging technologies and use the unique affordances of these technologies to make design decisions.
  • Transfer textbook-based content into a richly augmented format that meets online delivery objectives.
  • Develop educational content from scratch, making use of various sources, into a richly augmented format that meets online delivery objectives.


  • Demonstrable experience as a Learning Designer, Instructional Designer, Curriculum Developer, Technical Writer, Editor or Journalist
  • Experience in the EdTech field is advantageous
  • Teaching, tutoring or training background, and familiarity with CAPS curriculum is beneficial
  • Comfortable with the subject area of one of the subjects being developed 
  • Knowledge of digital learning principles and practices will be advantageous
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, and build collaborative work relationships
  • Strong written, verbal, and visual communication skills
  • Must be comfortable working remotely and independently
  • Ability to learn quickly and to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability and flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment and able to prioritise work appropriately
  • Stable internet connection required
  • Having your own laptop would be an advantage but is not a requirement


Application process:
Before applying check that your CV is comprehensive and that the roles and responsibilities demonstrate your capabilities and experience rather than a list of tasks. Always write in full sentences. You have up to 12 places of previous employment to demonstrate your skills, use as many as you feel are required but always include more than one. Write a motivational email explaining why you should be considered for the role. The motivational email will be seen before the CV and is submitted to the client with the CV. If you have not heard back within 14-21 days please assume the application was not successful.

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