Head of Boys PE

Full Time MPS Permanent

Required for Easter/September 2020

We are seeking a dedicated, enthusiastic and inspiring Head of Boys PE, who can consistently teach good or outstanding lessons, to join our large and thriving Faculty of PE, Sport & Dance.

The successful candidate will be able to enthuse and motivate with a passion for Physical Education and creative dynamic teaching, presence and personality.  You will be joining a vibrant, hardworking faculty that is committed to ensuring successful outcomes for our students.  The successful candidate will be required to contribute to the teaching of Physical Education, Sport and Examination Classes throughout Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.   Extra-curricular sport and physical activity play a significant part in CSIA life and are highly successful with both individual and team achievements at National, Regional and County level in wide range of sports.  These include; Football, Rugby, Badminton, Netball, Cricket, Swimming and Equestrian among others.  The faculty offers an ever increasing range of opportunities in all of the major sports, as well as more alternative activities such as Surfing and Sailing.  Community links are strong and highly regarded within both the curricular and extracurricular programmes.  The successful candidate will be expected to contribute fully to the provision of such opportunities.

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 20% of sixth forms nationally.

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.  For candidates who are able to inspire and challenge the most able, there is a unique opportunity to teach highly engaged and enthusiastic pupils through the bespoke curriculum delivered at Nexus. Nexus is situated on a separate, state-of-the-art campus that provides a unique programme to approximately 200 gifted students with many joining from schools throughout West Cornwall. The programme offers students a chance to thrive and shine in their chosen field of study through a bespoke curriculum. Successful candidates would also be invited to participate in a rich co-curricular programme that complements the curriculum and develops the students so that they are able to achieve their potential. The Nexus campus is also the home of Cornwall School of Maths and Science (CSMS), a specialist provision for VI Form.

Applications from experienced colleagues and 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 or download an application pack by visiting our website www.cambornescience.co.uk. For enquiries please contact Tina Grego on 01209 720237 or email gregot@cambornescience.co.uk.  Please note this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check

Closing Date:  Thursday 23rd January 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 recruitment@cambornescience.co.uk

For all vacancies, please email your completed application and Equal Opportunities Monitoring forms to recruitment@cambornescience.co.uk

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