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About Cambridge Assessment

Cambridge Assessment are responsible for designing and delivering assessments to more than 8 million learners in more than 170 countries. They operate three exam boards and have the largest research capability of its kind.

Their purpose is to help learners demonstrate and fulfil their potential. They care about making a difference for every learner.

As a department of the University of Cambridge with more than 160 years of expertise, the 2,500 strong global team has unrivalled depth of experience in national education systems, international education and English language learning.

They support and learn from teachers, schools and governments, working towards shaping education and creating a confident future for learners.

The Group Chief Executive Saul Nassé heads up the Corporate Board, which comprises of group directors from across the organisation, including the Chief Executive Officers of their exam boards.

What is it like to work for Cambridge Assessment

My Manager
My Manager
Managers who have taken part in one of their management development programmes will undertake a 180 or 360-degree feedback review and subsequent coaching to identify development areas and actions to improve their leadership style and interactions.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Their ‘Inspiring Leaders’ development programme uses scenario-based simulation activity to give participants the opportunity to undertake a lifelike business challenge. As part of this, they spend half a day giving and receiving feedback.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
In 2017, they introduced Special Thanks and Recognition (STAR) Awards across the group. The awards are designed to recognise and reward individuals who demonstrate one-off, above-and-beyond performance while modelling Cambridge Assessment values. Award winners receive a £50 voucher.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    44% / 56%


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