Teacher of Science

MPS/UPS Full-Time

 Required for January 2020

Biology, Chemistry or Physics Specialism

We are now interviewing well-qualified, enthusiastic and inspiring Science Teachers who will join our outstanding Faculty of Science. We seek the very best teachers who can consistently teach first-rate lessons. You should be able to enthuse and motivate our students with your passion for Science and creative teaching, presence and personality. Due to the existing expertise and flexibility within the faculty, applications would be considered from all Science specialisms or combinations of Sciences


Science is a high achieving and dynamic faculty. Results are outstanding and students make excellent progress. Our results consistently demonstrate good progress and over the past 5 years we have performed well above National Averages. Members of the Science Faculty are totally committed to ensuring successful outcomes for our students. As well as GCSE Sciences, our Science Faculty also deliver A-Levels in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Psychology, as well as Level 3 Applied Science. The ability to teach to A-level standard would be welcomed, but is not a pre-requisite for the post.

Camborne Science & International Academy is a consistently high performing state secondary school that lives in the heart of beautiful West Cornwall, which affords a high quality of life.  The staff and students are friendly, dynamic and innovative and in an independent survey parents judged us to be outstanding for exam results, discipline, teaching quality, facilities and leadership/management.

Students and staff at CSIA also benefit from our outstanding NEXUS campus, Camborne Science and International Academy’s Centre of Excellence for STEM. Nexus is a unique facility on a separate, state-of-the-art campus that offers students who are especially able in Science, Technology and Mathematics a chance to thrive and shine in their chosen field of study through a bespoke curriculum designed to engage and challenge gifted learners. Together with this specially designed curriculum, students experience a rich co-curricular programme that complements the curriculum and deepens and develops the scholarship of these students. 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. As a science specialist, the successful candidate will play a crucial role in the ongoing success of this centre.

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 appointees will be encouraged to participate in this amazing and unique programme.

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

Closing Date: Monday 28 October 2019 at 9am.  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.  We anticipate an interview date of Wednesday 30 October 2019.

Please note this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check.


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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