Location: Cambridge, GB
Category: Assessment and Research
Job Title: Assessment Manager, Science (Chemistry specialism)
Contract: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £37,800 - £43,000
What it’s about
The position will involve managing a range of qualifications for assessment products ranging from Cambridge International A Level and Pre-U to Cambridge IGCSE and O Level.
What you’ll be doing
You’ll be managing question paper production processes, working with subject specialists on the production of test specifications, sample and live assessment material. You’ll 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.
What we’re looking for
Enthusiastic team players who are self-motivated and confident in their specialist area. You’ll be a graduate, ideally with experience in teaching (possibly in an international context) and are likely to have knowledge of assessment issues. A keen problem solver with meticulous accuracy, you’ll 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.
Who we are
Cambridge Assessment International Education prepares school students for life, helping them develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning. We are part of Cambridge Assessment, a department of the University of Cambridge. Our international qualifications are recognised by the world’s best universities and employers, giving students a wide range of options in their education and career. As a not-for-profit organisation, we devote our resources to delivering high-quality educational programmes that can unlock learners’ potential.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader and be rewarded with valuable learning opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits.
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a superb range of benefits:
• Generous contributory pension
• 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
• Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary)
• Enhanced maternity/paternity pay and childcare voucher scheme
• Employee discount and cash back scheme at 2,500 retailers
• Cycle scheme
• Subsidised canteens
• Support for professional qualifications
Work/life balance is important to us here at Cambridge Assessment, and we offer all our colleagues a range of flexible working options, which suit both the business and the employee. So please let us know of any flexible working requirements when applying and we can see how we can support you.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 21 January 2018 and interviews will be held on 13 February 2018.
To apply please upload your covering letter and CV.
As part of your recruitment process you will be required to undergo a background screening. This will be carried out by our selected supplier, Credence Background Screening Limited.