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School Approval Administrator

Job Description

Job Description

We are responsible for facilitating the onboarding of new schools and ensuring they continuously meet Cambridge standards. As a School Approval Administrator, you will be the first point of contact for schools wishing to join Cambridge International or adopt new qualifications. You will be responsible for managing school data and supporting our globally based customers, consultants, and colleagues.,

  • Supporting schools and globally based colleagues through approval procedures, aligned to Cambridge standards.

  • Maintaining data on multiple systems, controlling schools' access to key resources.

  • Supplying contracts and customer support materials.

  • Carrying out financial activities such as raising and cancelling invoices and investigating disputes.

  • Assisting with the requirements and testing of new system and procedural developments

  • Maintaining a solution-orientated approach to all cases and to appropriately escalate concerns and complaints to the Assistant Manager.

  • Contributing to the culture of growth and innovation necessary to meet the changing needs of our customers., This post is subject to satisfactory background checks including DBS as we are a regulated industry. Documents

  • School Approval Administrator - JD.pdf (186.94 KB)

Candidate Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic self-starter with excellent communication skills and a keen eye for accuracy to join our dynamic team.,

  • Minimum 3 A Levels or equivalent professional experience.

  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Office (particularly Word, Outlook & Excel).

  • Experience in or enthusiasm for working in an international environment.

  • Experience in administering complex processes.


  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritise in pressured situations.

  • Ability to learn new skills and processes easily and quickly with accuracy.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Flexibility and willingness to embrace regular changes in working practice.

  • Confident giving and receiving feedback with a drive to improve process as well as own performance.

  • Problem Solving - can use initiative to get to the root cause of a problem and implement effective resolution.


  • Getting things done - takes ownership of tasks and aligns time, energy, and resources to meet personal and team's objectives.

  • Embraces change - future focused, seeks learning opportunities, able to respond positively to changing situations.

  • Customer focused - considers the impact of their actions on customers.

  • Good team player - creates positive working relationships; shares knowledge and information with colleagues; supports and assists others to improve and achieve shared goals.

Application Description

University Printing House, Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK, CB2 8BS

Employer Description

The School Approval Team is part of the International Network division in Cambridge International. We work closely with our schools throughout their customer lifecycle, alongside our regional offices based around the world. Our innovative team continually evolves to ensure we get the best for our schools and learners., Cambridge Assessment International Education prepares school students for life, helping them develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning. We are part of Cambridge Assessment, a department of the University of Cambridge. Our international qualifications are recognised by the world's best universities and employers, giving students a wide range of options in their education and career. As a not-for-profit organisation, we devote our resources to delivering high-quality educational programmes that can unlock learners' potential.