Pearson Senior Learning Designer (SA) in Adelaide, Australia

Senior Learning Designer (SA)


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 also looking to expand our team outside Melbourne and welcome those interested in working remotely while still being engaged and part of a dynamic, adaptable and supportive team that partners with universities and corporate clients to drive digital learning innovation.

We are looking to expand our current learning design team and have a range of roles available to help create active and engaging learning experiences for learners; including:

●Senior Learning Designer

●Learning Designers

Working in a growing Digital Learning Services team, these are 2-3 year fixed-term, full time roles, although individuals seeking part-time work (3-4 days per week) will also be considered.

Key Responsibilities will include:

●Designing and developing educational solutions based upon client needs.

●Working collaboratively in a dynamic and collaborative team to produce quality educational curriculum and courses.

●Actively engaging and collaborating with subject matter experts, academics and other stakeholders, as well as colleagues, often remotely, during the design and development of programs and courses.

●Working closely with Multimedia specialists to design complex online educational applications, interactivities and simulations.

●Contributing to and creating wireframes, assessments, storyboards, delivery plans and facilitator guides.


●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, with ID/LD certification, will be considered.

●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 articulate learning objectives that are practical, focused, concise and measurable.

●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)

●Familiarity with relevant computer programs and course delivery platforms including intermediate-advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, general proficiency in Visio

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. Click ‘Apply Now’ to create your application online.

At Pearson, we value the employee journey and pride ourselves in building an inclusive and diverse culture.


Primary Location: AU-SA-Adelaide

Job: Professional Development

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Dec 3, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1815501

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.