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Head of Year

Robert May's SchoolOdiham, Hampshire

We are seeking to appoint a Head of Year to lead our new Year 7 in September 2021. 

The ideal candidate will have the vision and presence to lead ten forms of students and a team of tutors to bring about successful outcomes for all. Applications are invited from existing pastoral leaders or those aspiring to the role.

In return, we can offer:

● Excellent support and fantastic opportunities for continued professional development

● High priority given to staff and student wellbeing

● A dedicated and hardworking team who place students at the heart of everything

● Supportive families who value education and great students who want to learn

● A full programme of trips and visits, giving you the chance to share in making positive memories with students

● Consistently excellent student attainment and progress

We pride ourselves on our ethos and culture which promotes positive relationships and behaviour. In our most recent Ofsted report (May 2017), inspectors observed that ‘there is a positive ethos throughout the school, which is enhanced by strong relationships between staff and pupils. Pupils conduct themselves well, and are respectful and courteous to one another. Behaviour continues to be typically exemplary’.

We have high expectations of all our students and are committed to the personal and professional development of our staff.

Robert May’s School, which dates from 1694, is a high attaining and oversubscribed 11-16 Academy school with a distinctive ethos based on the charitable principles of our founder. We are situated in a semi-rural setting in Hampshire, with good rail and road access.

We welcome particularly applications from those with teaching experience in English, Maths, Science, Spanish, IT/Computer Science/Business, Technology or vocational studies. Subject specialisms are desirable rather than essential. 

Should you wish to apply for this post, please apply online using the TES application form or see the school website for an application form and submit your application to

Please contact Lisa Shackleton, HR Officer for further information.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 9th March 2021 (midday).

Interviews will be held as soon as possible afterwards.

Robert May’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

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