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Pearson Subject Coordinator (Fixed Term Contract) in London, United Kingdom

Subject Coordinator (Fixed Term Contract) - ( 2108563 )


We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

The Team

The General Qualifications Assessment team is responsible for the delivery of GCSEs and A levels as well as a range of other qualifications in the UK and internationally. We work with examiners to set examination papers, train and monitor examiners and then ensure qualifications are marked and awarded so that candidates everywhere get the right results.

The role

The Subject Co-ordinator (SC) is responsible for the production of assessment-related content for a range of subjects in our General Qualifications portfolio. Reporting to the relevant Assessment Content Operations Manager, the SC works as part of a team, where the collective aim is to deliver a professional and customer-focused service.

A day in the life of

The Subject Co-ordinator’s role is varied and changes throughout the year depending on the cycle of assessment delivery and production. SCs are responsible for the secure and accurate management of the content production for a series of question papers. SCs manage relationships with external assessment associates to produce high-quality assessments to strict deadlines. SCs will attend team meetings, manage the workload for their allocated qualifications and support their fellow SCs and their Assessment Content Operations Managers in their day-to-day work.

Other activities are:

  • Working to deadlines on set activities throughout the year

  • Ensuring timely escalations to management on adherence to the paper production processes, schedules or other issues

  • Managing their own training and seeking advice and support from their manager

  • Working collaboratively within own content team as well as across the wider Assessment team

Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience.We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity.The information you provide will stay confidential, and be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.


Who we are looking for

The position would suit a highly motivated self starter who would like to pursue a career within a large dynamic organisation. It is a bonus but not essential to have a background or interest in the education sector. The role will suit a proactive individual with excellent attention to detail as well as organisational skills. The post holder will need to be PC computer literate and able to work to tight deadlines with the ability to work under pressure and be flexible in their approach to problem-solving. Excellent customer service skills and the ability to communicate at all levels are essential.

Additional Information

A typical working pattern is Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours a week. Weekend working is required at busy times throughout the year with time off in lieu available. We ask our SCs to be flexible and work across qualifications and the wider department as required.

This is an 8-month fixed term contract role.

Primary Location : GB-GB-London

Other Locations : GB-GB-Rotherham

Work Locations :

GB-London-190 High Holborn

190 High Holborn

LondonWC1V 7BH

Job : Product Management

Organization : Core

Employee Status : Fixed Term

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Jul 22, 2021

Job Unposting : Aug 5, 2021

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2108563