Required for 1st September 2019

Salary/Grade: LP7-LP11 (£46,658-£51,485)

Negotiable R&R for exceptional candidates

We seek to appoint well-qualified, dynamic and ambitious teacher as a key leader in our Science Faculty, both at our Main Campus, and at our cutting-edge Facility for the most able students, the Nexus Campus and Cornwall School of Maths and Science. The Nexus Campus is the home of both the Gifted STEM Programme which develops and nurtures the most able students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, and CSMS, which makes provision and enrichment for the most able at Post-16 Sciences and Maths. The Gifted STEM Programme is described as ‘Breathtaking’ by NACE the National charity for able children in education.

This post is an ideal opportunity for an inspirational teacher whose passion is teaching and learning and who enjoys being in the classroom, motivating and inspiring both students and colleagues alike. The successful candidate will bring creative and innovative ideas to the Science faculty and STEM programme.  They will be able to demonstrate significant impact in their previous or current roles. This post affords scope for colleagues who wish to progress in their career, and would provide a platform for the next career step to be senior leadership.  The successful candidate will be an outstanding classroom teacher in their career to date and will display excellent leadership and teamwork skills.  They will have presence, personality and the ‘wow factor’.

As well as demonstrating excellent teaching skills, the successful candidate will lead on identified areas.  Depending on the strengths of the candidate, these may include whole school or subject-specific responsibilities, Primary (Key Stage 2) Science Lead, gifted STEM (working with NEXUS team), co-curricular provision and aspects of Key Stage 4 and 5 Science.  Successful candidates will innovate, inspire and engage students and staff in their subject, and will work across both the Main Campus and the Nexus Campus to achieve this.

Science is a high achieving and dynamic faculty.  Results are outstanding and students make excellent progress. The successful candidate will play a key role in ensuring that A-level results remain amongst the best in the country.

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, parents judged us to be outstanding for exam results, discipline, teaching quality, facilities and leadership/management.

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. Members of the Science Faculty play a key role in this amazing and unique programme.

The successful candidates 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.

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 Wednesday 24th April.

The closing date given as a guide. We reserve the right to close the post early dependent on the 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.


To arrange a tour of Camborne Science & International Academy prior to applying for a role, please contact the Personnel office  on 01209 712280 or email

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