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Digital Learning Specialist

Save the Children


Posted 2 weeks ago


Join Save the Children UK as a Digital Learning Specialist and contribute to empowering humanitarian responses around the world


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£45100 - £50100

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Farringdon, London/Home-based

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Save the Children UK’s Humanitarian Leadership Academy (HLA) is on the lookout for two passionate Digital Learning Specialists to craft and implement innovative technology-based learning solutions. The HLA is dedicated to enhancing humanitarian capacity globally, offering quality learning opportunities for individuals to effectively prepare for and respond to crises in their communities.

  • Organisation summary: Save the Children UK is a leading humanitarian organization focused on children's rights and emergency response. Joining the HLA means you will be part of a team committed to delivering impactful training and development across the humanitarian sector, fostering a world that is fair, inclusive, and equitable.
  • Role Summary:
    • Design and develop digital learning solutions for specialist training courses.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and partners to advise on digital learning strategies.
    • Engage in curriculum design, leveraging emerging technologies and research.
  • Role Requirements:
    • Expertise in instructional design and digital content development.
    • Proven experience in creating storyboards and crafting engaging digital narratives.
    • Strong analytical and technical skills with a track record of managing digital projects.
  • Application Process Details: Candidates are encouraged to apply promptly to avoid disappointment due to the vacancy potentially closing early from a high volume of applications. The role allows for remote work within the UK, with occasional office visits for collaboration.

Save the Children UK is an inclusive employer, committed to diversity and equity within its workforce, and promotes a culture where employees can be their authentic selves.

Save the Children UK has an exciting opportunity for 2 Digital Learning Specialists to join our Humanitarian Leadership Academy (HLA) to design and develop technology-based learning solutions and resources that enable the successful delivery of specialist training courses across the Save the Children and the humanitarian sector.

The Humanitarian Leadership Academy (HLA), as part of SCUK's humanitarian department, provides high-quality humanitarian capacity strengthening for the movement, as well as the wider sector. The HLA's mission is to enable people around the world to prepare for and respond to crises in their own countries, by providing quality learning opportunities.

As a Digital Learning Specialist, you will be responsible for designing and developing technology-based learning solutions and resources that enable the successful delivery of specialist training courses across the Save the Children movement and the wider humanitarian sector. Working collaboratively with colleagues from across the team and partners, you will also advise on digital delivery, curriculum design, emerging technology, methodologies and research in this area.

The ideal candidate will be a specialist in instructional design, with demonstratable experience of creating storyboards and developing copy for digital content that tells stories, communicates complex ideas and engages learners. A creative and innovative individual with strong analytical and technical abilities and experience of manging digital projects.

We offer a wide range of benefits which will reward your hard work, motivate you, and inspire you to work to improve the lives of children every day. You can read more about our benefits here.

Please note: To avoid disappointment, you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a high volume of applications are received.

The majority of our roles can be performed remotely in the UK, but there are likely to be times when you will be required to come to your contracted office (up to 2-4 days per month or 6-8 days per quarter). This will be agreed with your Line Manager and team and is intended to be time spent on collaborating with colleagues and relationship building.

Save the Children UK believes in a world that is fair, inclusive and equitable where all children have the opportunity to change their world. We apply this to our workforce and we are committed to developing and supporting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organisation where all employees have a sense of belonging and feel that they can be 'Free to Be Me'.

Any Employment with Save the Children UK will be subject to the following checks prior to your start date: a satisfactory police record check to include a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and/or an International Criminal Record Check (If applicable), receipt of satisfactory references, proof of eligibility to work in the national location for this role.


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