Worldreader Recruitment 2022

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Worldreader Recruitment 2022.

Worldreader is a 501 global non-profit organization that provides people in the developing world with free access to a library of digital books via e-readers and mobile phones. Since 2010, 12.1 million people across 47 countries have read from Worldreader’s digital library of thousands of e-books.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Manager, Instructional Design


  • Design and deploy a training and learning journey for Worldreader partners globally to prepare them in leveraging our digital learning platform BookSmart
  • Utilize instructional design principles and innovative strategies in the conception, design and development of learning assets
  • Create and design engaging digital and in-person learning material for our partners, communities, and parents to help drive digital reading engagement
  • Create and design curriculum that supports learning for teachers, facilitators, and parents
  • Work with regional teams to identify and design training that targets specific user needs
  • Apply tested instructional design theories and methodologies
  • Create exercises and activities to enhance the learning process
  • Visualize instructional graphics and create supporting materials and media (such as video, graphics, audio, etc.) to facilitate learning
  • State end goals and create content that matches them
  • Work with M&E colleagues to develop assessments of the effectiveness of the learning materials and adapt as needed to reach intended results
  • Conduct regular learning sessions and training with regional program staff to better understand the learning needs in their context and build their training capacities


  1. Undergraduate or Graduate degree or certificates in Instructional design, Education, Educational Technology, Learning Science, or similar
  2. Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in Instructional Design, E-Learning, and Human Centered Design approaches
  3. Must have demonstrated experience designing and developing for various modalities and formats (digital, classroom, virtual, blended, simulation, social/collaborative, infographics and supporting guides), have prior knowledge of designing interactive learning interventions and performance support tools, as well as creating detailed storyboards
  4. Excellent knowledge of learning theories and instructional design models
  5. The ability to create immersive, creative digital and in-person training for learners in low resource communities
  6. Experience developing reading and literacy curriculum for school, home and hybrid settings
  7. Solid audio & video editing skills and nice to have animation or gamification experience
  8. Excellent English oral and written communication skills. Proficiency in Spanish, Hindi, or Kiswahili is a plus
  9. Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to interact and build rapport externally and internally with functional experts and senior leaders to support business strategy
  10. Excellent organizational, communications, relationship building and project management skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines, manage heavy workloads and prioritize tasks
  11. Strong commitment to Worldreader’s mission and values

How to Apply

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Application Deadline: 18th May 2022.


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