Cambridge International Examinations A Level History Examiners

Job Requisition ID:  13361
Business Unit:  Cambridge Assessment International Education


Posted Date:  27 Feb 2024

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

To support our continued growth worldwide, we are expanding our examiner network, and inviting teachers to develop their professional practice by becoming Cambridge examiners.


We currently have vacancies for A Level History, with marking opportunities available on essay, source and historical interpretation papers. Further details of topics within the syllabus can be accessed here

You are not required to be a specialist on all topics within the syllabus as training and support will be provided.


You should:

  • have experience of teaching history
  • have a degree in history or a related specialism e.g. American Studies


Successful applicants will:

  • have a willingness to work with on-screen marking
  • have PC or Mac, fast broadband and IT skills
  • have a keen eye for detail
  • have the ability to keep to deadlines.


As an assistant 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 assistant examiner please visit



We offer:

  • a powerful insight into the teaching and assessment of Cambridge qualifications
  • support in developing your own professional practice
  • freelance opportunities, based on contracts for service for each examination series, which fit around your existing commitments.


Please note that all successful applications with a UK postal address will be subject to right to work and other background checks.

If you are applying from India you will be engaged and paid through CUPAIPL. (Cambridge University Press and Assessment India Private Ltd)

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. 

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 University Press and Assessment