Cambridge International AS and A level Drama Examiners

Job Requisition ID:  10944
Business Unit:  Cambridge Assessment International Education

United Kingdom

Posted Date:  2 Mar 2024

Cambridge Assessment International Education is growing and over 10 000 schools in more than 160 countries are now part of our Cambridge International learning community.

To support our continued growth worldwide, we are expanding our examiner network, and inviting teachers to develop their professional practice by becoming a Cambridge Examiner for components 01 and 04 for AS & A Level Drama.

Requirements are that applicants will:

  • have a degree in Drama or English with relevant further training, practical theatre experience and/or postgraduate study
  • hold a PGCE or equivalent 
  • have a minimum of three years teaching experience
  • become familiar with the ten set texts listed in the syllabus (component 01)
  • need to read candidate essays of a wide range of theatre (component 04)
  • have a PC/Mac, fast broadband and IT skills 


Successful applicants will have:

  • a keen eye for detail
  • the ability to work well under pressure
  • the ability to keep to deadlines


We offer:

  • a powerful insight into the teaching and assessment of Cambridge qualifications
  • support in developing your own professional practice
  • the highest standards of training and support
  • Principal Examiner’s payment and payment per candidate moderated/research essay marked
  • freelance opportunities, based on contracts for service for each examination series, which fit around your existing commitments.


As part of the application process we may require applicants to undertake a marking task. More information on this will be sent to you once your application has been processed. 


As an examiner you will be marking a specific number of scripts in line with approved marking instructions and to the required standard. For more information on the role of an examiner please visit our website. There will be payment per script marked.


<span 72="">Please note that all successful applications with a UK postal address will be subject to right to work and other background checks.

<span 72="">If you are applying from India you will be engaged and paid through Cambridge University Press and Assessment India Private Ltd. (CUPAIPL)

<span 72="">If you are applying from outside the UK and there is requirement to attend training in the UK expenses will only be paid for travel within the UK. 

<span 72="">Please provide the details of a referee who has known you in a professional capacity for at least 6 months. We are unable to accept references from family, friends or employees of Cambridge Assessment.