Teacher of Dance
Required for September 2018
MPS (currently £22,917 - £33,824)
We are seeking a dedicated, enthusiastic and inspiring teacher, who can consistently teach good or outstanding lessons, to join our large and thriving Faculty of PE, Sport & Dance.
The successful candidate will have a passion for Dance, and be able to enthuse and motivate with creative dynamic teaching, presence and personality. You will be joining a vibrant, hardworking faculty that are committed to ensuring successful outcomes for our students. The successful candidate will be required to teach the BTEC Tech Award in Performing Arts and the BTEC Level 3 NQF in Performing Arts. The successful candidate may be asked to contribute to the teaching of Physical Education and Sport throughout the key stages.
Extra-curricular dance, sport and physical activity plays a significant part in CSIA life and after-school clubs are highly popular. We have a large number of students that have been successfully selected for Cornwall Youth Dance as well as students who have achieved at National, Regional and County level in wide range of sporting activities. These include; Badminton, Netball, Cricket, Swimming and Equestrian among others. The faculty offers an ever increasing range of opportunities in all of the traditional aspects, as well as more alternative activities such as Cheerleading, Surfing and Sailing. Community links are strong and highly regarded within both the curricular and extracurricular programmes. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute fully to the provision of such opportunities. We currently also offer Dance Leaders at Key Stage 4 and there is an opportunity for students to perform in the annual Dance Showcase.
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. The Real Schools Guide 2016 awarded us Best State Secondary School in Cornwall. We are Cornwall’s most consistently high performing state secondary school. 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 this amazing and unique programme.
The school runs an extensive Duke of Edinburgh programme, offering Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards. We also annually enter the Ten Tors event. These programmes are open to all members of staff to become involved.
We are delighted to have opened the doors to NEXUS, 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. Alongside 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.
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.
Closing Date: Noon on Monday 18th June 2018. We reserve the right to close early if sufficient applications are received.
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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