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Instructional Designer

£35K-£45K Basic Salary

Location Southwest, Home-based, with travel to Bristol 2 days per week on average
Sector E-learning, Learning and development
Job type Permanent
Role Creative
Job ref KB2873
Work hours 37.5 hours per week

Our client, a multi-award-winning training & development business, focused on the education sector are seeking a skilled Instructional Designer to support the design and delivery of digital learning solutions due to continued growth.

This is a home-based role but there would be the requirement to attend the office in Bristol (under normal, non-Covid circumstances) when required. This is unlikely to be for more than two days a week but could be more during busy periods such as bid writing.

Key responsibilities

  • Design and develop high quality learning solutions for professional qualifications
  • Liaise with subject matter experts, stakeholders and highly qualified academics to determine learning requirements’
  • Design engaging and suitable learning solutions via excellent instructional design process
  • Utilise the Canvas authoring tool within the VLE, to build the eLearning and digital learning assets


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience is desirable


  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in an instructional design/e-learning design role
  • Experience of working with subject matter in education leadership, education research or teacher training
  • Skilled in curriculum development and producing current and engaging content for virtual learning environments
  • Experience of liaising with academic stakeholders
  • An understanding of HTML and/or Canvas is desirable
  • Some experience of staff management, or a willingness to take on some people management, in the future would also be beneficial


  • Strong knowledge of instructional design processes
  • Ability to storyboard and script content
  • Understanding of pedagogical theories
  • Knowledge of authoring tools, such as Canvas or Articulate Storyline
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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