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Content Developers/Writers (Contractors)

Content Developers/Writers (Contractors)

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March 15, 2018

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 350 staff and 100 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 experienced Content Developers/Writers to write content for a range of courses including:

  • ACM20117 Certificate II in Animal Studies
  • ACM30317 Certificate III in Captive Animals
  • ACM40217 Certificate IV in Captive Animals
  • ACM30417 Certificate III in Companion Animal Services
  • ACM40317 Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services
  • ACM40412 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

We are looking for people to write course materials and assessments for online learners.

Working closely with the Course Development team, you will write, curate and edit high-quality content and assessment. Writers will be supplied with templates and guidance on how to write original materials to be used in our content management system.

Key Attributes & Experience:

You will have:

  • experience of developing materials for VET.
  • strong verbal and written communication skills
  • the ability to tailor content to different audiences and abilities
  • researching skills

Experience in digital content creation would be beneficial.

Please email your resume and cover letter to Andrew Brock.

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

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