Team Administrator

Cambridge, UK
£20,985 to £23,200
11 Mar 2019
11 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Job Title: Team Administrator

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £20,985 to £23,200

Location: Cambridge, The Triangle Building

What it's about

We are working on fast-moving projects with international clients to produce new assessments which fit with new curricula. These are often innovative for our clients and present an exciting opportunity to change the face of assessment for learners.

A position has arisen for an Item Banking Administrator within the Assessment Projects team. Our team is responsible for the production of assessment materials that are used by teachers and students. We do not expect that you will necessarily have previous experience of working within our field; we will provide you with the training and support to succeed. The successful candidate will join a dynamic, friendly and supportive team who are passionate about exceeding our own and our customers' expectations.

If you are looking for a role where you can grow and gain experience; where you wish to be part of a team that helps each other and make things happen then we want to hear from you.

What you'll be doing

This role will focus on typesetting assessment material and encompasses a range of administrative tasks and responsibilities. These will include:
  • managing and monitoring high volumes of question paper material to strict deadlines.
  • carrying out the associated administration processes of question paper production.
  • establishing strong communication with internal and external staff and colleagues.
  • providing support and back up for other administrative tasks as required.

What we're looking for

We are looking for someone who believes in high standards and takes pride in their work and who is motivated by contributing to a team to help produce high quality material. Someone who will role model our core behaviours of collaboration, innovation and responsibility.


Educated to A Level standard or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, particularly Word.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent organisation and prioritisation.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.

  • Typesetting or typing material.
  • Working in a busy administration environment.
  • Following processes and procedures.

  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Positive attitude.

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 comprehensive package of benefits to help with your life both inside and outside of work:
  • 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
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Employee discount and cash back scheme at 2,500 retailers
  • Cycle scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Subsidised staff restaurants
  • Support for professional qualifications
  • Discounted access to the University of Cambridge Sport Centre, along with various other local gyms.

We know that diversity of thinking, backgrounds and approaches leads to innovation and creates an atmosphere where everyone's contribution is valued. As well as wanting to create diverse teams, we also value diversity in the way our people approach their work. Work/life balance is important to us at Cambridge Assessment and we offer our colleagues a range of flexible working options according to the needs of the business and the individual, 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 24/03/2019 and interviews will be held on 10/04/2019.

If you're successful at interview stage we will ask you to undergo background screening (carried out by Credence Background Screening Ltd), to ensure that all information provided to us is accurate. We wish you all the very best with your application.


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