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Top 10 reasons to work with Cambridge Assessment

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Established over 160 years ago, Cambridge Assessment is a not-for-profit organisation that operates and manages the University’s exam boards. The organisation is proud to be at the forefront of leading-edge academic and operational research on assessment in education.

Cambridge Assessment believes in attracting the very best candidates, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, disability and sexual orientation. The organisation actively supports diversity and inclusion and strives to create a culture where everyone feels valued for their contribution.

Here are 10 reasons why you should consider starting a career with Cambridge Assessment. 

  1. Talent development - Learning opportunities covering a range of different subjects are offered to a wide spectrum of employees. Not only is this a great way to learn, but candidates also get to meet people from across the business.
  2. Early careers - From apprenticeships to graduate schemes, there is a wealth of opportunities to start or change a career with Cambridge Assessment.
  3. Leadership initiatives - Research shows that effective leadership promotes employee empowerment, which in turn promotes productivity. Cambridge Assessment is committed to developing great leaders at all levels of the organisation.
  4. Mentoring - The organisation has a team of 24 accredited internal coaches in addition to a diverse group of experienced internal mentors. The Coaching and Mentoring Academy supports colleagues and enable them to perform at their very best.
  5. Parents and Carers Together - One in every three workers in England looks after a child or an adult with a health need or disability. Parents and Carers Together is a small group of colleagues with shared interests. It meets every month to provide informal peer support.
  6. Flexible working - Anyone who considers that flexible working might help them is encouraged to discuss it with their line manager.
  7. Aspiring Managers Programme - Transitioning from administrative to managerial positions can be challenging. The Aspiring Managers Programme bridges skills and behavioural gaps to inspire candidates to be the best they can be.
  8. Disability & Inclusion training - Cambridge Assessment is developing training for all managers on inclusion, diversity and unconscious bias.
  9. Wellbeing Centre - A bespoke building, the Wellbeing Centre provides a flexible environment to promote staff wellbeing. From fitness equipment to social activities, the facilities are designed with colleagues in mind. 
  10. Staff network groups - Run by staff for staff, the staff network groups respect the diversity of the organisation. The networks also enable colleagues to enjoy their working environment. We’ve already mentioned Parents and Carers Together, but there are four other networks; BAME, Healthy Mind, LGBT+ and Women in Leadership. 

Interested in starting a career with Cambridge Assessment? Search our database for current vacancies today.


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VERCIDA works with over one hundred clients who are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. If you are an employer and interested in working with VERCIDA to promote your diversity and inclusion initiatives and attract the best candidates, please email [email protected] for more information.

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