Cambridge International IGCSE / O Level Economics Examiners

Job Requisition ID:  12670
Business Unit:  Cambridge Assessment International Education


Posted Date:  8 Feb 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 Cambridge examiners.

We currently have a number of examiner vacancies for IGCSE Economics / O Level Economics.


Requirements are that applicants will:

  • have a degree in Economics and 1 year's teaching experience
  • or have a degree in a related subject e.g. Business, Finance, Acocuntancy and year's experience of teaching Economics
  • have a PC/Mac with access to fast broadband
  • have a private area in which to mark 
  • have higg levels of written and spoken English
  • International applicants should be a current teacher of 0455 IGCSE / 2281 O Level Economics at a Cambridge school


Successful applicants will have:

  • a keen eye for detail
  • to work well under pressure
  • good communication and IT skills
  • to meet deadlines
  • to travel to Cambridge to attend meetings/training


Applicants with experience of examining are welcome, as well as those who are new to the process.


As an examiner you will be required to mark a specific number of scripts in line with a standardised mark scheme and specific marking instructions. For more information on the role of an examiner please visit our website.  


We offer:

  • freelance opportunities, based on contracts of service for each examination series, which can fit around your existing commitments
  • support in developing your own professional practice
  • the highest standards of training and support
  • opportunities to progress to examiner team leadership


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 two referees who have 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.