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Assessment Manager, Science (Chemistry or related science)

Cambridge University Press and AssessmentCambridgeshire

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Assessment Manager, Science (Chemistry or related science)

Permanent, 0.8FTE 

Cambridge, Hybrid Working

Are you a chemistry specialist looking for a new challenge?

The role of Assessment Manager provides an opportunity to make an impact on the international education landscape.  You will be managing a range of Science qualifications and assessment materials, which may include Cambridge IGCSE and O Level to Cambridge International A Level. Key to the role will be the management of the question paper production processes, working with subject specialists on test specifications, and the production of sample and live assessment materials. You will be checking, proof-reading, and signing off question papers and mark schemes, as well as managing examiners to ensure that assessments are accurately marked and graded.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative, dynamic team working to produce top-class assessments.

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player who is self-motivated and confident in their specialist area.  You'll be a graduate, ideally with experience in teaching (possibly in an international context) and will have knowledge of assessment in education. A keen problem solver with meticulous accuracy, you will have a proven ability to manage your workload when under pressure to meet multiple deadlines and will enjoy contributing to the success of Cambridge Assessment International Education.

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As a not-for-profit organisation, we devote our resources to delivering high-quality educational programmes that can unlock learners' potential.

If you are up for the challenge, we welcome an application to join us on our journey to provide excellence in education.

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The closing date for application is 26 September 2021 and interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 4 October 2021.

To apply, please visit our website.

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