Assessment Manager, Science (Physics)

Cambridge, UK
£32,000 - £45,000
01 Aug 2019
19 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Job Title: Assessment Manager, Science (Physics)
Contract: Permanent, full-time
Salary: £32,000 - £45,000
Location: Cambridge

Are you an experienced physics specialist looking for a new challenge?

The role of Assessment Managerprovides an opportunity to make an impact on the international education landscape. You will be managing a range of Science qualifications and assessment materials, which may include Cambridge IGCSE and O Level to Cambridge International A Level and Pre-U. Key to the role will be the management of the question paper production processes, working with subject specialists on test specifications, and the production of sample and live assessment materials. You will 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.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative, dynamic team working to produce top-class assessments.

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player who is self-motivated and confident in their specialist area. You'll be a graduate, ideally with experience in teaching (possibly in an international context) and will have knowledge of assessment in education. A keen problem solver with meticulous accuracy, you will 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.

Cambridge Assessment International Education prepares school students for life, helping them develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning. 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.

If you are up for the challenge, we welcome an application to join us on our journey to provide excellence in education.


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 (pro-rata), plus bank holidays
  • Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary)
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay
  • 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 18/08/2019 and interviews will be held on 29/08/2019 .

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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