Editorial Assistant (Science & Maths)

Boardworks, part of GL Education group, is a market-leading Oxford-based educational publisher producing innovative multimedia resources for use in schools.

We are currently recruiting for an Editorial Assistant to join our team.  Successful applicants will be organised, enthusiastic and creative with a keen eye for detail and a good understanding of what makes an educational resource work. This is an ideal first job in publishing with excellent career development potential. 

 

The Role:

As an Editorial Assistant you can expect to gain substantial experience in the development of curriculum resources for our ground-breaking online platform Doddle (www.doddlelearn.co.uk).  Please note that this role is heavily focused on writing science and maths questions and explanations, since we create our resources in-house. You will be involved in copy-editing, proofreading, testing content, drawing simple diagrams for resources, working with in-house designers and developers, and helping to develop future functionality for the site.

 

What are we looking for?

  • Science or Mathematics degree is essential
  • An A level in physics would be desired
  • Some tutoring, teaching or publishing experience would also be beneficial
  • Excellent communication skills, creativity and attention to detail

Benefits:

  • Generous Annual Leave (including a day off for your birthday)
  • BUPA Healthcare
  • Life assurance
  • Pension scheme with enhanced employer contribution 
  • Season ticket loan, childcare assistance/ vouchers
  • Weekly fruit platters

Please apply with CV and covering letter to GL.Recruitment@gl-assessment.co.uk.