Assessment Support Manager
Fixed Term – Temporary until 02 November 2017
Fixed Term – Temporary until 31 December 2017
Fixed Term – Temporary until 02 March 2018
What it’s about
We have a vacancy at Assessment Support Manager level in the Assessment department. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced ESOL/EFL professional with an interest in assessment, or for an administrator with knowledge and experience of Cambridge English test production and administration procedures who wants to move to a role more focused on assessment. Full training and professional development will be provided.
What you’ll be doing
In this interesting and varied role, you will support Assessment Managers and take responsibility for certain activities in the production of tests, which may include editing, proofreading and checking of materials, and the processing and grading of examinations, as well as developing and updating key documents, such as examination reports. Additional duties in materials production and support for other projects may be required as the need arises.
What we’re looking for
You will be educated to degree level (or equivalent) and have relevant EFL/ESOL experience, preferably related to Cambridge English exams. A TEFL qualification, experience in preparing candidates for Cambridge English examinations (some gained overseas) and administrative experience, preferably in an EFL/education/assessment environment, would be desirable. Experience in oral or written examining would be of benefit.
A high standard of English is required: you will need to display good proofreading skills and communicate well both in writing and verbally. You will be very adaptable, a quick learner, and feel comfortable with data and technology. You will have the ability to work well both in a team and independently and be keen to work in a busy office environment. Experience of meeting deadlines across multiple activities and excellent attention to detail are essential.
Who we are
Cambridge English Language Assessment is a part of Cambridge Assessment, a department of the University of Cambridge. We provide exams in English for speakers of other languages taken by over 5 million candidates worldwide each year, as well as the leading range of qualifications for language teachers.
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
• Employee discount and cash back scheme at 1,200 retailers
• Cycle scheme
• Subsidised canteens
• Support for professional qualifications
This role can be classed as a secondment opportunity for internal candidates with approval from your line manager.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 25 April 2017 and interviews will be held on 10 or 12 May 2017.
To find out more about this role please view the job description or to apply, please 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