|Listed on:||4th March|
|Salary/Rate:||£36,000 - £44,000|
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What it's about
A passion for technology that can be harnessed to improve learning for all. Part of Cambridge Assessment and Cambridge University Press, The Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM) is seeking a talented Lead Software Developer to play a key part in the development of our leading digital assessment products.
The Lead Software Developer will work on the development of CEM's digital assessment products. Working in an agile environment you will work with technical colleagues alongside stakeholders from Product Management, Assessment, Teaching and Learning, Data Science and Design. The work will cover the development of new digital educational products, re-architecture of existing products and other exciting developments as CEM integrates as part of the Cambridge family.
Delivering a strategic vision. Working with colleagues across CEM and the wider Cambridge network you will work on the development of web-based systems that carry out innovative data science on educational data, providing guidance and resources to teachers that is then used to improve learning in the classroom.
Exciting times! Temporarily based at Ushaw College near Durham, we are moving to our vibrant new office based at Gateshead Quays from May 2020
What we're looking for
Who we are
CEM, part of the Cambridge family, is a vibrant organisation which has established a reputation over 30 years for innovation and quality in educational assessment and research. CEM works with schools, colleges, education authorities, government agencies and other organisations to provide high-quality information through scientifically grounded research.
CEM aims to inform and improve education in two ways:
This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader and be rewarded with valuable learning opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits.
We offer a range of flexible working options and you will need to be able to commute to both locations. In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive package of benefits to help with your life both inside and outside of work:
We know that diversity of thinking, backgrounds and approaches lead to innovation and create 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 4 April and interviews date to be confirmed.
To apply, please upload your CV and covering letter by clicking APPLY NOW.
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.
CAMBRIDGE ASSESSMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER