Assessment Manager, Music

Recruiter
CAMBRIDGE ASSESSMENT
Location
Cambridge
Salary
35300.00 - 39800.00 GBP Annual
Posted
11 Oct 2017
Closes
22 Oct 2017
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Vacancy Advert

Job Title: Assessment Manager, Music

Permanent - Full-time

Salary: GBP35,300-GBP39,800

Location: Cambridge

What it's about

This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative, dynamic team working to produce top-class assessments. This role sits within the Arts and Languages Group and will have a particular focus on the management of Music qualifications. The role would suit an experienced Music specialist. It will involve managing a range of qualifications for assessment products ranging from Cambridge International AS/A Level 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.

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 29 October and interviews will be held on 7 November.

To find out more about this role please view the job description or to apply, please upload your covering letter and CV, via the button below.

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.