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Job details

Job details
Employer Cambridge Assessment
Location Cambridgeshire
Salary £30,300 - £34,100
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative, dynamic team working to produce top-class assessments. This role would suit an experienced English / Social Sciences specialist looking for a new challenge.

What it’s about

The position will involve supporting the management of a range of qualifications in English and Social Sciences for assessment products such as Cambridge International A Level, Pre-U, IGCSE and O Level.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll be contributing to the management of question paper production processes, and working with Assessment Managers, subject specialists and consultants on the production of test specifications, sample and live assessment material. You’ll be checking, proof-reading and ensuring the quality of question papers and mark schemes, as well as helping to oversee teams of examiners to ensure that assessments are accurately marked and graded. You will also be responsible for some of the administrative arrangements required for the timely delivery of results.

What we’re looking for

Enthusiastic team players who are self-motivated and supportive of others as well as proactive. You’ll be a graduate, ideally with experience in teaching (possibly in an international context) and knowledge of assessment issues. You will possess sound judgment and have excellent organisational, communication and planning skills. 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 International Examinations.

A background in teaching/assessment in English Literature or a Social Sciences subject(s) will be an advantage.

Who we are

Cambridge International Examinations 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.


  • 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 1,200 retailers
  • Cycle scheme
  • Subsidised canteens
  • Corporate discounts Gym memberships and car rental
  • Support for professional qualifications

The closing date for receipt of applications is 4 December 2016 and interviews will be held on 14 December 2016.

To find out more about this role please view the job description or 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.


About the employer

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