Lead Learning Designer – Sydney

About MultiLit

MultiLit Pty Ltd (Making Up Lost Time In Literacy) is a leading provider of effective literacy instruction in Australasia. Our programs are uniquely placed to be effective because they are all grounded in scientific evidence-based best practice. For over two decades, we have provided assistance in learning to read to thousands of students in a variety of settings, including schools, our own Literacy Centres and community-based literacy projects across Australia, New Zealand and Asia.  Our office is based in Macquarie Park and easily accessible by public transport.

About the Role

MultiLit offers a range of self-paced and facilitated workshops and the Lead Learning Designer will work to advance the quality and impact of MultiLit’s professional development programs. The majority of the professional development courses are aligned to our highly regarded literacy and behaviour programs. MultiLit professional development experiences will equip educators to deliver MultiLit programs as designed and to realise intended student outcomes. The Lead Learning Designer will oversee the design and development of professional development that is underpinned by MultiLit methodology of systematic and explicit instruction that is consistent with and supportive of the MultiLit program content. This role brings together the collective expertise of a range of stakeholders with the shared purpose of offering relevant and meaningful adult learning experiences for teachers and school leaders.

About You

  • Experience managing others and coordinating the collective effort of a small team
  • Ability to develop project plans and manage time and resources efficiently
  • Experience of designing and developing online learning experiences to a professional standard
  • Experience of creating digital learning content using learning management systems and other technologies including Open Learning and Articulate Storyline
  • Knowledge and practical application of adult learning methodologies and instructional design principles
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in consultation with subject matter experts
  • Exceptional work ethic and interpersonal skills that build rapport with colleagues
  • Strong attention to detail to complement superior organizational and time management skills
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

Role Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Develop learning design strategy aligned to MultiLit priorities and needs of the Professional Development and School Partnership Team
  • Management of Learning Design Team priorities and project planning
  • Develop and advise on learning design systems, solutions to align with MultiLit strategy and user needs
  • Manage learning design projects and task allocation where necessary
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to analyse curriculum requirements, learning objectives and needs to develop effective learning solutions
  • Design effective learning content and activities in alignment with adult learning theories, digital learning principles and accreditation requirements
  • Design storyboards, online templates, and processes
  • Design and develop media assets for online learning
  • Develop high quality learning content using technologies including, but not limited to, Open Learning and Articulate Storyline
  • Collaborate with internal teams and stakeholders to ensure effective integration of new products and services to business as usual
  • Develop and deliver professional development to trainers on effective online delivery and moderation
  • Review and evaluate the pedagogical effectiveness of learning solutions
  • Provide learning analytics reports and analysis
  • Other activities relevant to support Learning Design and Professional Development as required


All offers of employment with MultiLit Pty Ltd are subject to staff signing a confidentiality agreement and providing a current Working with Children Check.

COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement in all MultiLit workplaces. Consequently, candidates must demonstrate full COVID-19 vaccination.

Apply now

To find out more about this great opportunity, please email Sharon Cheers, Director of Professional Development and School Partnerships, at  [email protected]

You can also submit your application below.  Applications close Thursday 16th March 2023.

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