Assessment Manager (Mathematics)


Cambridge, GB

Category:  Assessment and Research

Job Title: Assessment Manager (Mathematics)

Contract: Part-time, Permanent, 3 days per week. Possibility of 4 days per week for the first 6 months

Salary: £32,000 - £45,000 (Pro-Rata)


Maths Expert? Who wants a flexible and satisfying working life?


Are you a Maths Teacher or Mathematician who would like a role with flexibility while still working with your subject every day? As an Assessment Manager at Cambridge Assessment, you will be able to have both, as you work with other experts who share a love and appreciation of Maths.


Maybe you are a teacher who would like a better work life balance?

Do you want more time to spend with your family, friends or hobbies?  Would you like a change of direction and the opportunity to build a long-term career in assessment, still utilising your educational background, subject knowledge and strong professional experience?


A role with a global reach

Working with colleagues, Assessment Specialists, and other leading experts, the purpose of this role is to oversee the development and production of high-quality assessment materials, as well as to manage the marking and grading of syllabuses.  Collaborating with a wide range of stakeholders from school partners to ministries, universities and consultants, the reach of your work will be global, positively impacting learners in countries including Afghanistan, Kenya and Myanmar.


You will be based at our HQ, The Triangle Building, which is only 5 minutes from Cambridge Station.  Joining us in Assessment could be just the change you need!


An eye for the detail

Checking, proofreading and signing off assessment materials, you will ensure that question papers and key documentation are produced effectively.  Managing the appointment and performance of Assessment Specialists, such as examiners, setters and vetters, you will ensure the accuracy of marking and overall product adherence to Cambridge Assessment International Education’s assessment standards.  


Collaborating with the experts

Working with colleagues across Cambridge Assessment who are leading experts in their subject fields, you’ll have the opportunity to continually learn and develop your knowledge, whether that be formally or over an interesting conversation to be had over lunch with well-informed colleagues.


Appetite for learning

If you like learning – you can easily overindulge here. At Cambridge Assessment we regularly have in-house events, talks and research seminars, as well as leading experts who come from external companies to share their expertise.  Always with the chance to build upon your existing knowledge, you’ll be working at a great place to soak up information and learn more about areas you are interested in. With CPD opportunities such as completing the PGCA, you can join us and stretch your horizons.


About you

  • Have a degree in mathematics or a closely related subject as well as a teaching qualification, a post graduate qualification in educational assessment, management or project management is highly desirable.
  • Have extensive teaching or education related project management experience, you will now be looking for a role with more flexibility but want to still work with maths every day.
  • Can establish and demonstrable leadership skills, whether that be in your subject or pastorally, you will be comfortable working autonomously and possess strong negotiation skills.  Possibly with experience in examining, you will be meticulous in your approach and in following procedures.


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.  


  • 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 15 December 2019 and interviews will be held week commencing 6 January 2020.


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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