Full Time  |  TLR2B £4,589  

Required for September 2022  |  Permanent

Closing Date: Friday 29 April at 12noon*

If you have the passion, creativity and personality of an outstanding Head of Geography, then these are the aptitudes we are looking for. You need to be able to display exceptional leadership and management skills that can inspire and develop our successful Geography Faculty. You must be able to teach our full age and ability range, including VI Form. The faculty’s A-level programme is very successful and is a popular choice with students.

Teachers in the faculty are passionate about the topics delivered which include Map Skills, Weather and Climate, and Development in Key Stage 3, AQA syllabus A in Key Stage 4 and AQA Geography in Key Stage 5.

Geography is high achieving with results being outstanding as students make excellent progress. Members of the team are totally committed to ensuring successful outcomes for our students.

The faculty takes full advantage of the excellent geographical opportunities afforded by Cornwall for local fieldwork with educational visits to St Ives, Gwithian and Godrevy beaches.

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 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 Geography Faculty take part in the Japanese Humanities Conference and also run field trips to Iceland and Southern Italy; with visits to Pompeii, Vesuvius and the Amalfi Coast. These visits are well supported by staff and students and the successful candidate for this post will be expected to become fully involved with our fieldwork programmes.

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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