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Digital Learning Consultant (Instructional Designer)

Job Reference Number
Human Resources
Grade 14 £43,590 - £45,585
Business Unit
Learning and Organisation development
Position Type
Contract Type
Full Time
Number of Hours
Closing Date
30 April 2019

About Croydon

Croydon hasn’t seen expansion like we are currently experiencing since the 1960s. We’re already well underway with some £5bn of investment that will be completed over the next few years. New offices, new retail, and new homes will provide well-paid jobs and high-quality accommodation for our rapidly growing population.


Croydon is a naturally ambitious council – so we’re looking for inspirational leaders who share our passion for supporting business growth and responding to local needs.


Strong partnerships are the foundation for the future. That’s why we’re constantly looking forward. We need to find creative new ways of working together with other agencies and the private sector to deal with the financial challenges ahead.


Because with growth comes increased demand – but also huge opportunity.


Chances like this only come along once in a generation, and our task, and maybe yours, is to shape a positive future for Croydon’s residents and businesses alike.


Digital Learning Consultant (Instructional Designer)

Croydon Council; a leading London council has an exciting opportunity for a Digital Learning Consultant (Instructional Designer) reporting to the Learning & organisational development manager. The purpose of the role is to facilitate learners in acquiring knowledge, skills and expertise in an effective and engaging manner. To take content production from good to great and produce innovative, leading edge content enhancing the service’s reputation for offering a high calibre service.


The successful candidate will develop digital learning interventions using a variety of authoring tools and multimedia to deliver engaging and interactive content; scope, design, develop and test digital content for use within a wide range of courses; and act as Croydon Council’s learning management system ‘site administrator’.


To be successful in this role, you will need to have:


~Knowledge of consultations models and frameworks such as Block’s flawless consulting

~Sound knowledge and application of established methodologies such as ADDIE;

~Knowledge of theory and practice of instructional design and web based learning standards and specifications.

~Experience of scripting, storyboarding and developing a range of learning solutions

~Specialist knowledge of industry-standard eLearning development/authoring software such as Adapt, Storyline or Captivate

~Strong graphic design skills

~A working knowledge of HTML and CSS

~Knowledge and experience of working with learning management systems

~Experience of developing learning programmes, identifying and recommending the appropriate solutions and interventions

~Excellent written skills to produce effective copy, instructional text, scripts, etc.

~Good influencing skills, innovative, creative and critical thinking

~Data analysis and report writing skills

~Demonstrate ability to work to tight deadlines

~Ability to use your own initiative


If you are ready for the next step in your career and have experience in working in a similar position then please contact   

Equal Opportunities Statement

Croydon Council is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We will be pleased to consider applications from candidates seeking flexible working arrangements. 


As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role. 

Please Note

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