Digital Learning Strategist
Cape Town, South Africa
We need you!
We are seeking exceptional Learning Strategists with a developed understanding of learning content and curriculum/programmatic design to take a leading role within our world-class Learning Design team.
To succeed in this role, you will need to be a highly skilled learning designer with an advanced grasp of best practice in both fully-online and blended learning design. You will also need to be an exceptional communicator who can build rapport with and have influence over both clients and colleagues.
In line with our “learning first” values, your love of digital learning will be driven by a passion for learning science and a desire to disrupt the status quo through the design and delivery of rich and impactful learning experiences.
You will have at least 4 year’s experience of designing theory-informed, strategically driven online and blended learning experiences. You will also have experience of communicating and influencing in high-stakes environments
Learning Theory, Strategy and Design
Draws on an advanced understanding of curriculum and content design theories to design world-class online and blended learning strategies in response to clients’ strategic, pedagogical and practical needs
Leads the 'discovery phase' of projects, leading co-creation workshops/design sprints with clients and the wider Construct team (for example production, tech, SMEs) to develop learning solutions mapped to learning and business goals.
Coaches clients through a Design Sprint Process, following inductive models of curriculum design set by the Chief Learning Officer
Defines learning and evaluation strategies in collaboration with the Chief Learning Officer
Leadership & Collaboration
Builds exceptionally strong client relationships, acting as the lead design contact and
co-creating learning designs with world-leading clients
Presents and champions design concepts to clients
Collaborates with Construct’s Chief Learning Officer, Learning Designers, Course
Builders, Production team and Tech/Platform team to design and deliver exceptional
online and blended learning experiences
Manages and coaches a remote team of Instructional Designers, overseeing the
design process and ensuring quality of outputs
Leads on the production of evaluation reports for their courses, based on data
generated by course builders and according to an evaluation strategy set by the Chief
You’ll need to be good at
Learning Science: drawing on exceptional technical knowledge of Andragogy and
Pedagogy to design “learning first” online and blended learning experiences
grounded in cutting edge learning science
Building Relationships: developing trusted and respected advisor relationships with
multidisciplinary colleagues and premium clients
Distance Managing: building strong, meaningful manager / coach relationship with
members of the learning design team in Cape Town
Influencing: using your expertise and communications skills to assert your position
and ensure the best possible quality outcomes
The bigger picture: understanding the power of platforms and tools to deliver
powerful, cutting-edge digital learning experiences
The detail: working with a sharp eye for detail to drive exceptional quality levels
Being part of a rapidly growing company, Change, and the ability to adapt to change, is inherently part of our culture.
Being dynamic and fast-paced; ultimately, we make things happen
Making smart decisions that build a sustainable future for us and our partners
Being collaborative, co-creating engaging learning experiences together
Keeping things straightforward, grounded in integrity, simplicity and fairness
Being invested; using our shared passions to achieve outcomes and impact
In return, we’ll give you
The opportunity to join a passionate and motivated team with great opportunity for
professional growth. You’ll have the chance to shape your own career path and to help steer Construct’s exciting evolution.
UK / USA / SA
Ideally Master’s level (minimum of Undergraduate Degree level)
qualification, ideally Ed-Tech or Education-related
Experience of curriculum and content design for face to face, online and/or blended learning experiences, ideally for adult learners
Experience of teaching face to face, online and/or as part of a blended learning programme would be favourable
Full time, fixed-term contract (minimum of 6 months)
ASAP (we are keen to recruit quickly but will wait for the right candidate)
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