Assistant Course Developer

The Curriculum Development Team (CDT) is looking for an Assistant Course Developer to join our team on a full-time basis. Course developers are responsible for the development and maintenance of courses on our Learning Management System, MySats.

Job Responsibilities

The prospective candidate is someone with a passion for educational design and development.  The person must be able to combine technological and presentational skills to make learning content attractive and effective and have the technological skills to develop learning activities that achieve specified learning outcomes. In fulfilling their duties, the Assistant Course Developer will:

  • Master the learning tools and technologies used by the Course Development Team. 
  • Translate academic content into engaging learning activities.
  • Devise suitable assessment tasks to form and measure student learning. 
  • Plan and create supporting material and media (audio, video, presentations, lessons, etc). 
  • Set instructional end goals and create content that matches them. 
  • Keep abreast of best practices in online learning and of new learning technologies. 
  • Maintain project documentation and course folders. 


Qualifications and Experience   

  • An accredited qualification in a field related to Graphic Design (preferably on NQF level 7).
  • 3-5 years working experience.
  • Basic HTML and CSS programming skills.
  • Project management experience.
  • Good lesson planning and design skills.
  • Achievement-oriented and able to meet deadlines.
  • MS Office proficiency – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, etc.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and do your work as instructed by your team leader.
  • Able to work remotely with colleagues in different locations, in a multicultural diverse environment.
  • Friendly, service orientated with a strong work ethic and willing to go the extra mile.
  • Meticulous about details and able to implement standardised style guidelines effectively in new designs.
  • A good grasp of academic writing requirements and the ability to apply them to teaching materials.
  • Has a heart and passion for God and ministry, as this is not just a job.


Recommended skills

  • Working knowledge of Canvas and Articulate.
  • Previous working experience in online design.
  • Some formal theological training.


Application Process

If you feel God leading you in this direction, please send an email to [email protected] by the closing date, namely Tuesday 30 November 2021. Please attach the following to your email:

  • CV with detailed information about your relevant qualifications and skills.
  • Portfolio (or link) of work done in a related field.
  • Read and design a PowerPoint Show (ppsx) that teaches the content to students in an interactive and creative way. Your PowerPoint Show should reflect the style used for our website (
  • A 2-minute video in which you introduce yourself. The video should include video, images, text annotations and timestamps.