Salary Range: L17-L21 (£62,569 – 69,029)

Required for September 2022

Closing Date: Monday 9 May at 12noon*

We are seeking to appoint two Vice Principals to join our talented and highly regarded Senior Leadership Team.

Candidates should be passionate, enthusiastic and dynamic with the ‘wow’ factor. You will demonstrate exceptional leadership qualities with a proven track record of excellence and impact in your current post. The persons appointed will be passionate about ensuring all students have an outstanding educational experience and achieve their potential. The successful candidates will be highly ambitious, with realistic aspirations for headship in the future.

The responsibilities for this post will be negotiable with the successful candidates, based on particular strengths and skills offered and the way they complement our existing team members. We would like to hear from candidates with a passion and proven track record of raising student achievement across the school. The key essential criteria for this post will be the ability to demonstrate exceptional leadership skills, and the ability to have impact.

This is an exciting time to join our Vice Principals’ team as we continue to be one of the most innovative, dynamic and successful schools in Cornwall and the South West. 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 secondary state 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, South Korea, Canada and Australia. Recent collaborations have involved joint research projects, International Science and Mathematics fairs and competitions, as well as many significant student/staff visits and exchanges. The successful candidates 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 persons appointed will be given full support in their career development.

*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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