Full Time 

Required for September 2022  |  Permanent

Closing Date: Monday 28 February at 12noon

Due to our popularity and growing number Required for September 2022, a capable, enthusiastic and inspiring Teacher of Art to join our successful, highly regarded and extremely well resourced Faculty. Courses include GCSE and A Level Art, GCSE and A Level Photography, and KS3 Art.

The Art and Photography Faculty is well resourced and we are proud to have excellent facilities, which include a fully functioning kiln; clay room; three art class rooms; a brilliantly resourced specialist dark room; photography studio; photography suite; extensive photography equipment; excellent print making facilities and a full time specialist art technician. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to expand their teaching and creative practice across many disciplines with support, and gain experience working with students who have a true appreciation for the arts. An applicant with experience in photography or ceramics would be desirable, however specialists from all disciplines will be equally considered.

Art and Photography are increasingly popular choices at GCSE and A Level. We pride ourselves in the quality of our teaching and the extensive extra-curricular activity programme we run in art. All extracurricular clubs and opportunities are popular and well attended. The successful candidate should be willing to contribute to our exciting extra-curricular programme which is available to our students and is at the very heart of our community. The art department contributes to the wider school significantly, with the department currently running KS3 art clubs, KS4 studio time, and KS5 dark room and camera clubs. The department are also supported in the running of artist and skills based workshops, and offer our students experiences such as gallery visits and University tasters.

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 schools. In an 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. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in these amazing and unique programmes and could support the development of similar experiences across art and photography.

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.

Applications from experienced colleagues and Early Career Teachers are equally welcome. We have an outstanding ECT 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.

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