Assistant Principal (Leader of Excellence - English), Cornwall

Closing date:Expiring soon

Camborne Science & International AcademyCornwall

Date posted:
Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L9 - L13 currently £48,687 to £53,724
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a passionate, enthusiastic and dynamic colleague with the ‘wow’ factor to join our high performing and highly regarded academy that is self-reflecting and continually striving to improve. You will join a dynamic and forward thinking Senior Leadership Team and be expected to make a difference. Taking strategic lead for developing our English Faculty, you will have exceptional leadership qualities with a real capacity to inspire, motivate, enthuse and support colleagues and students. You will be passionate about ensuring all students have an outstanding educational experience and achieve their personal and academic potential. 

The main responsibilities of the post will involve leadership of the English Faculty, alongside which the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work closely with the Senior Leadership Team, joining SLT meetings where appropriate and taking on a remit within be the strategic whole school development and implementation of cutting edge initiatives in Teaching & Learning, Student Mentoring & Assessment, Curriculum and Student Intervention, thus ensuring that CSIA continues to be one of the top performing schools in the South West, affording our students outstanding learning opportunities with exceptional outcomes. We are a PiXL school and the successful candidate will work in partnership with our Raising Standards Leaders. 

Camborne Science and International Academy is a dynamic and innovative school in the heart of beautiful West Cornwall; which affords a very high quality of life. CSIA is one of Cornwall’s most successful schools, consistently being one of the highest performing state schools in Cornwall. CSIA is home to the Nexus STEM and PPE programme for gifted students in KS3 and 4 and Cornwall School of Maths and Science in the VI Form, all located on the specialist Nexus campus. We run a very active Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme with over 200 students involved and field Ten Tors teams each year.

Our school has developed exceptional International Science and Mathematics links with top schools in Japan, Singapore, Thailand, China, South Korea, Australia and Canada. 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 appointee will be encouraged to participate in this amazing and unique programme. 

This is an exciting time to join our Academy as we continue to be one of the most innovative, dynamic and successful schools in Cornwall and the South West.  

The person appointed will be given full support in their career development.

We hope you are inspired to seek further details. Apply online or download an application pack by visiting our website For queries please contact Mrs Tina Grego on 01209 720237 or email

Closing Date: Noon on Monday 25 March 2019.

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More about Camborne Science & International Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cranberry Road, Camborne, Cornwall, TR14 7PP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1209 712280
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Camborne Science & International Academy (CSIA) prides itself on being a school which 'Dares to be Different'.  It is a friendly, dynamic and innovative school in the heart of beautiful West Cornwall. As a school, we constantly ask the quest...