Assessment Manager, English

Recruiter
Cambridge Assessment
Location
Cambridge
Salary
35300.0000
Posted
08 Apr 2017
Closes
08 May 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Assessment Manager, English
Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £35,300 - £39,800
Location: Cambridge

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

What it’s about
The position will involve managing a range of qualifications in English language/literature for assessment products such as Cambridge International A Level, Pre-U 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 International Examinations.

A background in teaching/assessment in English (First) Language and English Literature at (I)GCSE and A Level (or equivalent) will be an advantage.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader and be rewarded with valuable learning opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits.

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
• Support for professional qualifications

The closing date for receipt of applications is 18 April 2017. Interviews will be held in Cambridge on 5 May 2017.

To find out more about this role please view the job description or alternatively apply online now and 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.

Cambridge Assessment is an equal opportunities employer