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Content Developers/Writers – Certificate IV Leisure and Health (Contractors)

Content Developers/Writers – Certificate IV Leisure and Health (Contractors)

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July 14, 2017

About us:

We are one of Australia’s oldest and largest providers of open learning. For over 100 years we have been helping people from all walks of life to improve their lives through learning. Over this time, we have delivered education and training to more than 800,000 Australians.

Today, we deliver a diverse portfolio of over 100 courses and focus on meeting the needs of adult learners by providing highly flexible, accessible and affordable education and training.

We have a clear vision and have experienced step-change growth and organisational expansion over the last three years. We are well positioned to sustain strong growth into the future - driven by increased market demand for online learning combined with continued investment in further expanding our course portfolio and improving the learner experience and competitiveness of our courses.

Our team includes over 400 staff and 300 contract educators. Over the last three years, we have been through a fundamental organisational transformation.


Open Colleges is experiencing significant growth and organisational expansion. In this context, these are exciting opportunities for passionate and experienced Content Developers to write content for our Certificate IV in Leisure and Health to join our team. 

Working closely with the Course Development team, you will write, curate and edit high quality content and assessment. You will have had experience developing suitable learning materials for online delivery modes and demonstrated experience in the vocational education and training sector.     

Key Attributes & Experience:

You will have current, practical experience in one or more areas related to Graphic Design including:

  • Experience working in the Leisure & Health sector as a Recreational Worker in Aging Support and/or Disability and/or Community Services
  • Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

You will also have some experience of developing materials for VET. We are looking for people with recent work experience in these areas (preferably coupled with experience in training) to write course materials for online learners. Content writers will be supplied with templates and guidance to write original course materials suitable for adult learners. Content writers should have strong verbal and written communication skills. Research skills are essential.

Please email your resume and cover letter to Anna Ptrgiotis, Learning Designer, Open Colleges.

Please note that due to the high volume of response anticipated for this role, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.