Careers at GL Assessment

GL Assessment is the largest provider of formative assessments to UK schools. Known internationally as GL Education, our assessments are also used in British, bilingual and international schools in over 100 countries worldwide. 

We value our team and offer real opportunities for growth and development for our talent.  Working at GL Assessment gives you all the benefits being part of a large and innovative organisation with all the agility, energy and informality of a small enterprise. 

We look for innovators, collaborators and experts within their field to work with us in roles covering sales, account management, product and publishing, and technology. We also offer contributory business partnership and support roles within our finance, HR and operations teams. 

Joining us will give you a real opportunity to make a difference to our organisation and the schools, teachers and pupils that we work with. You will also gain experience working with an international, award-winning business - learning from the best. If you want to be part of our continuing success story, we would love to hear from you.

Our values – Collaborative, Responsive, Enterprising and Rigorous - reflect who we are, what we do, and what we would like to see more of. We also look for these values in our potential colleagues.

Benefits

We offer a generous benefits package, including:
  • Access to a benefits and discount platform with access to thousands of discounts at retailers, gyms, leisure attractions and restaurants (GLEe provided by Reward Gateway)
  • Generous annual leave (including a day off for your birthday)
  • Holiday purchase plan
  • Free parking facilities
  • Career progression and development opportunities with individual personal development reviews
  • A Covid-19 compliant, safe and managed working environment

Health and Wellbeing
  • BUPA Healthcare
  • On site gym, with onsite showers (Brentford office)
  • Life assurance, Income Protection Insurance
  • Access to an online Wellbeing Centre
  • Eye care vouchers and flu vaccinations on offer
  • Weekly fruit platters
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Family and Financial
  • Pension scheme with enhanced employer contributions using a salary exchange contribution method, resulting in tax and NI savings
  • Performance related pay reviews
  • Enhanced Maternity pay, plus Paternity and shared Parental leave
  • GL childcare assistance
  • Flexible working
  • Travel to work schemes including cycle to work salary sacrifice and season ticket loans

Diversity

Having a diverse workforce is important to us and we want our teams to reflect the world in which we live. We do all we can to encourage diversity and diverse thinking in GL. Our Diversity Matters Network - owned and driven by our staff – encourages and promotes honest and open discussion. Staff can share their experiences and discuss what diversity means to them, to inform and open up a discussion with our wider network of team members.

Our Offices

We have offices in the UK and one in the US, in addition to team members who work remotely in the field and internationally.

Head office, West London

Our creative hub in West London is home to our product, sales and marketing teams. It is a contemporary, spacious office with multiple meeting rooms and breakout areas. It also has an onsite café and gym with shower facilities and secure lockers. There is easy access to tube and train, as well as ample car and bike parking spaces. The office backs onto the wonderful Gunnersbury Park, ideal for those that enjoy those lunchtime walks! It’s clear to see why our team love our office.

Customer services and distribution, Swindon

Swindon has excellent transport links and is an ideal location for our warehouse and customer services team. This close-knit team provide the first point of call for customers and are the backbone of our business. Our offices have multiple meeting rooms, spacious working areas, a modern kitchen and break area, as well as car parking facilities. It’s a lively and energetic place to work.

Development office, Houghton-le-Spring

Located in the heart of the Northern Powerhouse, our technical team have their own home with an environment specially created to suit the needs of digital developers. Again, with multiple meeting rooms, open plan office and kitchen/ break area - our Houghton-le-Spring site is the perfect place for our best creative tech and digital minds. There is an onsite café and car/ bike parking.

US Office

Our US headquarters are located in the vibrant and trendy neighbourhood of Williamsburg in Brooklyn. Situated right on the East River, the office provides sweeping views of the Manhattan skyline as well as easy ferry and subway access to all parts of New York City. Our offices have modern conference and meetings rooms, a communal kitchen and lounge facilities. With its prime location in Williamsburg, you are spoiled for choices at lunch or for your after-work plans.