Instructional Content Developer (12 month FTC)

3–4 days per week at home

A little flex time

About the role

At Up Learn, we create world-class educational content, designed by dedicated teachers and subject experts, and informed by the latest research into cognitive science and instructional design. As a Content Developer, you will interpret our instructional scripts and create the visuals to accompany them. Reporting to a Lead Content Developer, you will work closely with our experienced Learning Executives to create the best possible instructional content.

About us

At Up Learn we use AI and cognitive science to ensure every student can achieve an A* regardless of their background. We guarantee students academic success, or their money back.

Since launching in 2016 we’ve achieved 97% A*/A success rate (with some students starting from grades as low as Ds and even Us), helped over 40,000 students, delivered over 10,000 scholarships to disadvantaged students, and achieved a 4.9* rating on Trustpilot. We’ve raised over £3m from exceptional investors including VC Forward Partners, the Chairman of Virgin, the Former President of American Express, and the Branson family, to improve and expand our product, and create our next wave of A Level and GCSE courses, expanding our reach to millions of new students every year.


About you

You’re passionate about education and truly believe that it can change the world. You want to start or are looking to develop your career in an education company. You’re self-driven and eager to learn through your work. You are creative and think outside the box when it comes to constraints. You are a team player and thrive in a culture of feedback.

What you will do in the next 12 months

We are growing fast and anticipate many more exciting responsibilities and elements to develop in this role. As a Content Developer, we are committed to supporting your own development alongside the role.

  • Interpret script written by the Learning Executive team and represent them visually
  • Create high-quality instructional content at a fast pace
  • Contribute ideas and work in a team so we can provide the best possible service to students
  • Take part in feedback loops, constantly improving composition and team-working skills
  • Work closely with other members of small and large squads to ensure smooth production flow
  • Support other content developers and their work


  • Bachelor’s degree with grade 2.1 or above
  • A-Level with minimum ABB or AAC
  • Biology and/or Chemistry A Level
  • A keen eye for composition and visual representation
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a culture of feedback - giving and receiving it
  • Passion for education and improving students’ lives
  • Driven, ambitious and hungry to learn personality
  • Full-time availability
  • Able to commute to our London office a couple of days a week


What we offer:

  • Salary: £23,000 per annum
  • Full training for the role - We will help you develop all the skills that you need
  • A fun, friendly, high-calibre team that trusts you and gives you the freedom to be brilliant
  • The chance to define the future of education and make a meaningful contribution to the lives of thousands of students
  • Influence, trust and impact inside a well-funded, VC backed startup, that's scaling - fast
  • Tons of opportunities to learn and develop a wide range of skills e.g. management, data and analytics, process improvement, content writing, workforce planning and all other areas of the Customer Experience department
  • Hybrid working environment with two days in the office per week (one team day and one company day) and the rest is up to you!
  • An excellent working environment in our spacious and bright private office in Old Street, with delicious coffee, selection of teas and unlimited snacks and drinks
  • A range of additional benefits such as flexible working hours, ability to work remotely, level 6 (highest level) dental insurance and an unlimited budget for books or software you need
  • 26 days of bookable paid holiday, plus UK bank holidays, plus unlimited ‘extra days’ - that’s a minimum of 34 days per year!


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3–4 days per week at home

A little flex time