Assistant Principal – Leader in Excellence Sport
Required for 1st September 2020

Salary Range: Leadership 9-13

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Principal to take on a key leadership role in our talented and highly regarded PE, Sport and Performing Arts faculty.

Candidates should be passionate, enthusiastic and dynamic with the ‘wow’ factor.  They will demonstrate exceptional leadership qualities with a proven track record of excellence and impact in their current school.  The successful candidate will be an exceptional PE specialist who is able to inspire, motivate and enthuse students and colleagues, promoting both the subject and its extensive extra-curricular programme.  The successful candidate will be highly ambitious with the aim of ensuring our teams are amongst the best in the county and beyond.

The responsibilities for this post will be to lead and manage our curriculum provision, our extensive extra-curricular programme, work with our primary schools and to create an inspirational elite athlete programme.  You must be able to coach one or more of our major sports to a high level and have evidence of being a high achiever in your own sporting life.  We would like to hear from candidates with a passion and proven track record of coaching successful teams with the ability to manage and lead fixtures.  The key essential criteria for this post will be the ability to demonstrate exceptional passion for all sport and to have the leadership skills and vision to take our sports provision to the next level.

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. We are one of Cornwall’s most consistently high performing state secondary school with outstanding results and rated ‘Best State Secondary School in Cornwall’ – Real Schools guide 2016. Our post-16 results in 2019, place us in the top 10% of sixth forms nationally and the top in Cornwall.

Our school has developed exceptional International Science and Mathematics links with top schools in Japan, Singapore, Thailand, China, South Korea, Canada and Australia.  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 candidate will have the opportunity to participate in this amazing and unique programme.

We are delighted to have opened the doors to NEXUS, CSIAs Centre of Excellence for STEM and Liberal Arts (PPE). 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.

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 or download an application pack by visiting our website For enquiries please contact Tina Grego on 01209 720237 or email  Please note this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check

Closing Date:  Thursday 27th February 2020 at 12 noon.

The closing date given is 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.


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

For all vacancies, please email your completed application and Equal Opportunities Monitoring forms to

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