MPS (£22,917 – 33,824)

Full time, Permanent.

Required for September 2018

Due to our ongoing success and an increasing school roll, we are seeking a well-qualified colleague to join our outstanding faculty of Science. We seek the very best teachers who can consistently teach good or better lessons. You will be able to enthuse and motivate our students with your passion for Science and creative teaching, presence and personality.  Applications would be considered from all Science specialisms or combinations of Sciences.

Science is a high achieving and dynamic faculty. Results are outstanding and students make excellent progress. Our results consistently demonstrate a positive Progress 8 score and over the past 5 years we have performed well above National Average. Members of the very supportive team are totally committed to ensuring successful outcomes for our students.

Camborne Science & International Academy is a friendly, dynamic and innovative school in the heart of beautiful West Cornwall, which affords a high quality of life. The Real Schools Guide 2016 awarded us Best State Secondary School in Cornwall. We are Cornwall’s most consistently high performing state secondary school. In a recent independent survey (2016), parents judged us to be outstanding for exam results, discipline, teaching quality, facilities and leadership/management.

We are delighted to have opened the doors to NEXUS, Camborne Science and International Academy’s Centre of Excellence for STEM. Nexus is a unique facility on a separate, state-of-the-art campus that offers students who are especially able in Science, Technology and Mathematics a chance to thrive and shine in their chosen field of study through a bespoke curriculum designed to engage and challenge gifted learners. Alongside this specially designed curriculum, students experience a rich co-curricular programme that complements the curriculum and deepens and develops the scholarship of these students. The aim is to develop young learners who are able to pick and choose from the best courses at the very best Universities worldwide; young people who have a wealth of research experience from working with some of the best academics in their field of interest. These young people will be amongst those who devise the solutions for the most pressing problems faced by mankind, and Nexus will equip them for this bright future.

Our school has developed exceptional International Science and Mathematics links with top schools in Japan, Singapore, Thailand, China and South Korea. Recent collaboration has involved joint research projects, International Science and Mathematics fairs and competitions, as well as many significant student/staff visits and exchanges. The successful appointees will be encouraged to participate in this amazing and unique programme.

Applications from experienced colleagues and or Newly Qualified Teachers are equally welcome. We have an outstanding NQT Induction programme to offer support to new staff. The person appointed will be given full support in their career development as we believe that development of staff is a key aspect in raising standards for our students.

Camborne Science and International Academy is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We hope you are inspired to seek further details. Apply online by visiting our website For queries please contact the HR office on 01209 712280 or email

Closing Date: Noon on Tuesday 9th January 2018. The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the post early once we have received a sufficient number of applications, so we advise you to submit your application early to prevent disappointment.

Please note this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check.

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