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Closing Date: Tuesday 29 March at 12noon*

We seek to appoint a passionate, enthusiastic and dynamic colleague with the ‘wow’ factor to join our high performing and highly regarded academy; we are self-reflecting and continually striving to improve. You will join a dynamic and forward thinking academy and be expected to make a difference. You will have a real capacity to inspire, motivate and enthuse students.

Due to the ever increasing popularity of the school, we seek to appoint a Director of Year to lead, with an Assistant Principal, on meeting the pastoral and safeguarding needs of the students for the year group as well as meeting CSIA expectations for behaviour, attendance, punctuality and uniform. The successful candidate will maintain a culture of high expectations and standards for all students in the year group and will seek out and lead on innovative and creative initiatives.

We welcome applications from both internal and external candidates who are exceptional leaders, quick to learn and can clearly demonstrate significant positive impact in their current role; we are flexible regarding the subject specialism for candidates. You will be passionate about ensuring all students in the year group have an outstanding educational experience and achieve their personal and academic potential; you will be relentless in your drive to ensure all students meet expectations. This post affords scope for colleagues who wish to progress in their career to Senior Leadership, by gaining experience across a wide range of aspects of school management.

Camborne Science & International Academy is one of Cornwall’s most consistently high performing secondary state schools. We are a friendly, dynamic and innovative school in the heart of beautiful West Cornwall which affords a high quality of life. An independent survey of parents judged us to be an outstanding school 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 , South Korea, Australia and Canada. 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. 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 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. Interviews will take place within two weeks of the closing date.


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.

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