Auslan Instructional Designer - Deaf Connect

About the Role

Deaf Connect is seeking an experienced instructional designer to support our education team to develop engaging and quality learning material enabling a smooth and compliant training and assessment delivery.

Under the direction of the Senior Coordinator Program Design, you will be responsible for identifying and planning resource needs to meet course requirements for the Auslan qualifications (and other qualifications as required) within agreed timeframes.

You will be required to design clear training and learning content that is fit for purpose and engage with key stakeholders to ensure training meets the organisations needs and all relevant quality and compliance standards.

About You

In your application, let us know if you have these key skills and experience:

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116) or higher-level qualification in adult education.
  • Demonstrated experience in instructional design with previous exposure to RTO’s and AQF framework.
  • Excellent writing skills with experience writing VET materials linked to specific units of competency and qualification.

Experience working across a variety of delivery platforms.

  • High level interpersonal and communication skills, including proven ability in the effective negotiation, liaison, consultation and engagement of key stakeholders.
  • Reliable time management skills and ability to complete projects within tight timeframes.
  • Auslan skills.


You should also let us know if you have these other great skills:

  • Qualifications in Auslan and interpreting or relevant experience

About Us

Deaf Connect is the largest whole-of-life service provider for Deaf, Deafblind and hard of hearing Australians, with offices across Queensland and NSW, as well in Adelaide, Melbourne and Darwin.

We stand with the Deaf community to build capacity and influence social change while paying respect to history, culture and language.

We offer an attractive benefits program including:

  • Salary packaging, enabling you to make huge savings on tax and maximise your pay
  • Flexible working arrangements, including working from home options
  • Discount membership to gyms and facilities throughout Australia
  • Free annual flu vaccinations
  • Free comprehensive online learning portal
  • Financial support to learn Auslan and gain nationally recognised qualifications through our own Registered Training Organisation
  • Free financial wellness support through our default super fund

Join our innovative, collaborative and supportive team and know that your contribution is making a difference to the lives of Deaf and hard of hearing Australians.

How to Apply

Please submit your application by emailing

Applications close Monday 11 September

To apply you must submit the following:

  • Either a Cover Letter or Auslan recording outlining how your skills and experience meet the position requirements as outlined in the position description
  • An up-to-date resume including your name, contact details, employment history and qualifications.

Positions description

If you have further questions about the role, you can contact our friendly People and Culture team on

Deaf Connect is an equal opportunity employer. The successful candidate will require a NDIS WC and to provide evidence of Covid-19 vaccination prior to commencement