Progress Leader (Head of Year)

We are seeking to appoint a full-time Progress Leader (Head of Year) in September. The successful candidate will be an important part of our teaching team, helping students to progress to their full potential.

Dates: Job start September 2022
Salary:  TLR 2

Location: Southampton

Contract type:  Full Time

St George Catholic College is an oversubscribed school, with a proven track record of continued success. It is currently ranked in the top 5% of schools nationally for progress. The college is rated by Ofsted as ‘Good’ (2021) with the potential to be graded outstanding in its next inspection. It has been graded ‘Outstanding’ across all areas for the last four Local Authority inspections. It is a college in which we have a commitment to knowing every student and ensuring they fulfil their potential.

The Governors wish to appoint an outstanding teacher with a robust understanding of pastoral care and of how to monitor pupil progress, ensuring that effective interventions are put in place.  Our aim is to ensure all groups of pupils make excellent progress. If you think you are suitable for the post we would like to hear from you. We promote a positive Catholic ethos but there is no requirement to be Catholic to apply.

You will:

  • Have the energy, commitment and vision to make a real difference
  • Have a clear, strong vision for education within a community
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have the ability to inspire, motivate and be able to develop the potential of students
  • Have a good understanding of best practice in learning and teaching
  • Be sympathetic towards the Catholic ethos of the college

RECRUITMENT: Benefits of working here

  • A friendly and inclusive working environment
  • Optional Private healthcare
  • Free on-site multi gym
  • Reduced rate for Lettings
  • Nursery less than five minutes’ drive away
  • Long-term career opportunities
  • Access to nationally-accredited qualifications, including NPQML, NPQSL and NPQH
  • Easy access to Southampton city centre, Eastleigh, the M27 and the M3
  • An opportunity to be a part of an enthusiastic, creative and motivated department
  • A supportive environment in which your enthusiasm will be encouraged, nurtured and rewarded
  • A working environment focused on Teaching and Learning and raising standards for all

For further details of this exciting opportunity, please fill out the relevant application forms on the vacancies section of our website, and return to Mrs J Bonavia PA to the Headteacher at by the deadline below. Visits to the college are highly encouraged, and can be arranged by contacting Miss Marie Cordeiro, Deputy Head Teacher at if you have any questions or queries.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 27th January 2022 – 9am

Interview date: Friday 4th February 2022

‘Please note, we reserve the right to close vacancies early if we receive applications which meet the criteria’

St George Catholic College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS Check.   The Governing Body is an Equal Opportunity Employer.