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  • Posted: Nov 17, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • A premier South African education company operating mostly out of Durban. We're a small team of passionate & driven individuals with the combined goal of making a difference in the South African education space. We have a simple dream: to provide students with the best South African high school educators, resources and technology, giving them the educational...
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    STEM Learning Designer

    About the job

    Purpose of This Job

    To support our Production & Education team in the development of high-school level STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) blended learning content for our various educational offerings from both a content development and project management perspective.

    Desired Results

    • Develop new STEM blended learning content

    • Project management related to the development of educational materials

    • Contribute to the maintenance of our existing online and printed learning content materials

    • Support educators in the delivery of online live lessons

    • Report data is accurately captured to enable accurate reporting & helpful changes to processes and products

    Skills, Competencies and Qualifications

    • 3-4 years of experience teaching or tutoring any STEM subject(s) or designing educational content at a high-school or university level

    • Hold a diploma in Education or a STEM-oriented degree

    • Ability and willingness to work across subject domains, particularly within the STEM subjects

    • Sound understanding of learning design principles, strategies of online learning and commonly used digital learning components for teaching and assessment

    • Project management

    • Confidence in managing digital learning resources and navigating online learning management systems

    • Excellent computer literacy and document processing skills, particularly using (but not limited to) Microsoft Word and Google Suite

    • Experience teaching, tutoring or supporting the delivery of live online lessons

    • Understanding and application of basic User Experience Design principles as they relate to online learning content development

    • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively and proactively in a team environment

    • Analytical and proactive problem-solving skills

    • Ability to adapt to change and innovation readily and effectively

    • Organised

    • Self-motivated

    • Detail-oriented

    • Friendly, empathetic and patient

    • Good command of English both spoken and written

    Key Responsibilities

    Content development

    • Adhere to quality standards and sound learning design principles to develop engaging and effective blended learning content

    • Work effectively under the guidance of subject matter experts and other team members in the Production & Education team

    • Use digital content development tools and content management systems such as Microsoft Word, Adobe Suite, Vimeo, Zoom, Google Suite and our own LMS

    • Maintain and improve existing print and online learning content 

    • Work with the broader team to ensure a streamlined user experience of learning content on the LMS

    Project management

    • Assume a leadership role in projects related to the development of educational materials

    • Provide guidance to junior learning designers and perform a degree of quality control

    • Ensure project delivery meets established deadlines

    Teaching Support

    • Support educators delivering online live lessons if and when required

    • Answer learners’ content-related questions via our live chat function if and when required


    • Data capturing for reporting


    Living our Core Values

    • Learner-obsessed

    • Customer-obsessed

    • Human & helpful

    • Committed to quality and impact

    • Collaborative and playful

    • Innovative by design

    • For-Value and For-Impact

    Method of Application

    Feel like you’re a perfect fit?

    • To apply, send your CV with references, copy of your highest degree certificate and statement of Senior Certificate results to [email protected] with the subject line STEM Learning Designer: {Your Name}

    • Submissions close: 19 November 2021

    • Start date: 1 January 2022 or as soon as possible

    • Location: Remote within South Africa

    • Type of role: Permanent

    • Salary: Market-related and negotiable based on experience

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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