Call for CEFR C1 and C2 Assessors

The Chartered Institute of Linguists regularly assesses candidates in a wide range of languages at CEFR C1 and C2 Proficient User levels. We are looking to expand our assessor database in the following languages - Arabic, French, German, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish  as well as in a range of other languages which include Farsi, Korean, Portuguese and Vietnamese. We would greatly welcome expressions of interest applications from language assessment professionals. 

Timings and volumes of our assessments vary across qualifications but in the more commonly tested European and world languages we assess at least five times per year. 

If you are an experienced assessor of higher level CEFR proficiency it would be great to hear from you. We offer competitive rates of pay and considerable flexibility to accommodate your other professional and life commitments.

Essential requirements:

(i) Languages: Native speaker of the target language and near-native proficiency in the source language. Knowledge of a third language is also welcome as a further reference point. 

(ii) Education: Advanced university degree or national professional equivalent in languages or the equivalent in CEFR experience.

(iii) Work experience: 5-10 years of experience in CEFR based language teaching, examining and moderation. 

Please email your up-to-date CV and other supporting documents to