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Digital Learning Developer
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF36143

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 21/10/2021

Job live date: 23/09/2021

Salary: £30,942 to £40,322 per annum

Employment type: PM-ALC

Department: Henley Business School

Division: Dean's Office

Hours per week: 1.0 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full time, Permanent

This role is intended to ensure that Henley Business School can fully realise its educational objectives, focussing on a blended learning approach for an audience of busy professionals and mature students. This will be achieved through the application of best practice in instructional design and adult learning theory.

Working as part of a team, you will be required to produce/develop high quality digital learning materials that are engaging, creative and innovative to provide a coherent experience across programmes.

You will also be required to follow quality assurance processes to ensure a high quality output of content.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for creating and developing innovative digital learning products across a variety of programmes within the Business School, using our VLEs (Canvas/Blackboard/Future Learn) and a variety of tools.
  • You will work closely with Instructional Designers, technical teams and internal subject matter experts on each project. You will need to understand and apply the Instructional Designer’s vision and translate it into a concrete form.
  • You will ensure on timely delivery of digital content as per the project schedule.
  • Collaborate with Instructional Designers and Subject Matter Experts to create engaging, user friendly and inclusive learning experiences, using different tools, strategies, programming, and creativity to make the Instructional Designer’s vision come to life.
  • Create innovative and interactive digital assets to enhance the content (graphics, animations, gamification, etc.).
  • Upload digital content onto our VLEs.

Interviews to be held 4th November 2021

Informal contact details

Contact role:

Lead Instructional Designer

Contact name:

Lee-Ann Rule

Contact phone:

+44(0)118 378 6852

Contact email:

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route.  Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS.  There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

​​​​​​​The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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