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The Education Division provides books and resources across Primary, Secondary, Trade and Children's markets, both for the UK and for customers around the world. We are passionately committed to our mission to educate and inspire through book, board and screen.

Oxford University Press is one of the foremost schools publishers with a wide range of resources for UK and International markets. We offer a market-leading digital service to teachers and learners.

About the Role

The Education Division’s Primary Maths team publishes some of the UK’s leading Primary maths brands, such as Numicon and MyMaths, working closely with learners, teachers and experts to develop print and digital resources that make an impact. To help us to publish new resources for both teachers and learners and support them with relevant and up-to-date content we are looking for an Editor to join our Primary Maths team.  You will play a key role in taking specific print and digital projects through the production process and problem-solve to ensure that the resources publish on time.

Responsibilities include:

  • Strategy and market
  • Editorial skills and best practice
  • Author relations
  • Project management
  • List management
  • People management – freelance editors and developers
  • Financial management
  • Communication and teamwork

About You

If you’re an Editor with a passion for maths, education and publishing looking for a new challenge in a supportive, creative and innovative team, then this opportunity will interest you.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience working in an editorial environment
  • Have an A-Level or equivalent in mathematics and be confident in their ability to check mathematics content at a Primary level
  • Be able to write clear and succinct briefs
  • Be highly organised and collaborative
  • Be keen to understand new skills and processes.

 It is also desirable that you have:

  • Experience working with online learning tools
  • An appreciation of layout and design
  • An understanding of the UK Primary mathematics curriculum.
  • Experience of teaching in the school types for which we produce resources.
  • Project management experience, ideally in a similar field.


We care about work/life balance here at OUP. With this in mind, we offer 25 days’ holiday that rises with service, plus bank holidays and Christmas closure (3-days) and a 35-hour working week. We also have an on-site gym with subsidised membership fees and a great variety of active employee networks and societies.

We help make your money go further by contributing to your pension up to 11%, offering loans and savings schemes through our partnership with Salary Finance, in addition to travel-to-work schemes and access to a wide range of local discounts.

Please see our Rewards and Recognition page for more information.


Please contact with any queries relating to this role.


We’re all currently working from home due to COVID. We are continuing to consider how we will use our offices in the future and are open to discussing flexibility within this such as a blend of office and home working.

We are committed to supporting diversity in our workforce, and ensuring an inclusive environment where all individuals can thrive. We seek to employ a workforce representative of the markets that we serve and encourage applications from all.

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OUP UK - Oxford
Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK
  • Division:
  • Department:
    OEUK Product - Pri Maths
  • Closing Date:
    3 March 2021
  • Salary:
    Dependent on skills and experience
  • Location:
    OUP UK - Oxford
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
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