Hogwarts’ Finest: Tracing the Faculty Through Harry Potter’s School Years

Seven years of magical education, a school full of students and full of teachers. Some have been vaguely mentioned in the books, others we know in and out. Here is an overview of the Professors of Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, for all of Harry’s school years!

Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone

  • Headmaster: Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore
  • Deputy Headmaster: Minerva McGonagall

Heads of House

  • Gryffindor: Minerva McGonagall
  • Ravenclaw: Filius Flitwick
  • Hufflepuff: Pomona Sprout
  • Slytherin: Severus Snape

Professors

  • Transfiguration: Minerva McGonnagall
  • Defense against the Dark Arts: Quirrenius Quirrel
  • Herbology: Pomona Sprout
  • Potions: Severus Snape
  • Charms: Filius Flitwick
  • Flying: Rolanda Hooch
  • Astronomy: Aurora Sinistra
  • History of Magic: Cuthbert Binns

Staff

  • Librarian: Irma Pince
  • School Nurse: Poppy Pomfrey
  • Game Keeper: Rubeus Hagrid
  • Caretaker: Argus Filch

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

  • Headmaster: Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore
  • Deputy Headmaster: Minerva McGonagall

Heads of House

  • Gryffindor: Minerva McGonagall
  • Ravenclaw: Filius Flitwick
  • Hufflepuff: Pomona Sprout
  • Slytherin: Severus Snape

Professors

  • Transfiguration: Minerva McGonnagall
  • Defense against the Dark Arts: Gilderoy Lockhart
  • Herbology: Pomona Sprout
  • Potions: Severus Snape
  • Charms: Filius Flitwick
  • Astronomy: Aurora Sinistra
  • History of Magic: Cuthbert Binns

Staff

  • Librarian: Irma Pince
  • School Nurse: Poppy Pomfrey
  • Game Keeper: Rubeus Hagrid
  • Caretaker: Argus Filch

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

  • Headmaster: Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore
  • Deputy Headmaster: Minerva McGonagall

Heads of House

  • Gryffindor: Minerva McGonagall
  • Ravenclaw: Filius Flitwick
  • Hufflepuff: Pomona Sprout
  • Slytherin: Severus Snape

Professors

  • Transfiguration: Minerva McGonnagall
  • Defense against the Dark Arts: Remus Lupin
  • Herbology: Pomona Sprout
  • Potions: Severus Snape
  • Charms: Filius Flitwick
  • Astronomy: Aurora Sinistra
  • History of Magic: Cuthbert Binns
  • Divination: Sybill Patricia Trelawney
  • Care of Magical Creatures: Rubeus Hagrid
  • Muggle Studies: Charity Burbage
  • Ancient Runes: Bathsheba Babbling
  • Arithmancy: Septima Vector

Staff

  • Librarian: Irma Pince
  • School Nurse: Poppy Pomfrey
  • Game Keeper: Rubeus Hagrid
  • Caretaker: Argus Filch

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • Headmaster: Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore
  • Deputy Headmaster: Minerva McGonagall

Heads of House

  • Gryffindor: Minerva McGonagall
  • Ravenclaw: Filius Flitwick
  • Hufflepuff: Pomona Sprout
  • Slytherin: Severus Snape

Professors

  • Transfiguration: Minerva McGonnagall
  • Defense against the Dark Arts: Barty Grouch Jr. pretending to be Alastor “Mad-Eye” Moody
  • Herbology: Pomona Sprout
  • Potions: Severus Snape
  • Charms: Filius Flitwick
  • Astronomy: Aurora Sinistra
  • History of Magic: Cuthbert Binns
  • Divination: Sybill Patricia Trelawney
  • Care of Magical Creatures: Rubeus Hagrid
  • Muggle Studies: Charity Burbage
  • Ancient Runes: Bathsheba Babbling
  • Arithmancy: Septima Vector

Staff

  • Librarian: Irma Pince
  • School Nurse: Poppy Pomfrey
  • Game Keeper: Rubeus Hagrid
  • Caretaker: Argus Filch

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

  • Headmaster: Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore, replaced by Dolores Jane Umbridge
  • Deputy Headmaster: Minerva McGonagall

Heads of House

  • Gryffindor: Minerva McGonagall
  • Ravenclaw: Filius Flitwick
  • Hufflepuff: Pomona Sprout
  • Slytherin: Severus Snape

Professors

  • Transfiguration: Minerva McGonnagall
  • Defense against the Dark Arts: Dolores Jane Umbridge
  • Herbology: Pomona Sprout
  • Potions: Severus Snape
  • Charms: Filius Flitwick
  • Astronomy: Aurora Sinistra
  • History of Magic: Cuthbert Binns
  • Divination: Sybill Patricia Trelawney, replaced by Firenze after Sybill is fired.
  • Care of Magical Creatures: Rubeus Hagrid, substituted by Wilhelmina Grubbly-Plank, who takes over when Hagrid is fired from the position and teaches until the end of the school year.
  • Muggle Studies: Charity Burbage
  • Ancient Runes: Bathsheba Babbling
  • Arithmancy: Septima Vector

Staff

  • Librarian: Irma Pince
  • School Nurse: Poppy Pomfrey
  • Game Keeper: Rubeus Hagrid
  • Caretaker: Argus Filch

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

  • Headmaster: Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore, replaced by Minerva McGonagall
  • Deputy Headmaster: Minerva McGonagall

Heads of House

  • Gryffindor: Minerva McGonagall
  • Ravenclaw: Filius Flitwick
  • Hufflepuff: Pomona Sprout
  • Slytherin: Severus Snape, replaced by Horace Slughorn

Professors

  • Transfiguration: Minerva McGonnagall
  • Defense against the Dark Arts: Severus Snape
  • Herbology: Pomona Sprout
  • Potions: Horace Slughorn
  • Charms: Filius Flitwick
  • Astronomy: Aurora Sinistra
  • History of Magic: Cuthbert Binns
  • Divination: Sybill Patricia Trelawney & Firenze (both teach after Sybill is reinstated).
  • Care of Magical Creatures: Rubeus Hagrid, substituted by Wilhelmina Grubbly-Plank, who takes over when Hagrid is fired from the position and teaches until the end of the school year.
  • Muggle Studies: Charity Burbage
  • Ancient Runes: Bathsheba Babbling
  • Arithmancy: Septima Vector

Staff

  • Librarian: Irma Pince
  • School Nurse: Poppy Pomfrey
  • Game Keeper: Rubeus Hagrid
  • Caretaker: Argus Filch

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

  • Headmaster: Severus Snape
  • Deputy Headmaster: Minerva McGonagall (assumed)

Heads of House

  • Gryffindor: Minerva McGonagall
  • Ravenclaw: Filius Flitwick
  • Hufflepuff: Pomona Sprout
  • Slytherin: Horace Slughorn

Professors

  • Transfiguration: Minerva McGonnagall
  • Defense against the Dark Arts: Amycus Carrow
  • Herbology: Pomona Sprout
  • Potions: Horace Slughorn
  • Charms: Filius Flitwick
  • Astronomy: Aurora Sinistra
  • History of Magic: Cuthbert Binns
  • Divination: Sybill Patricia Trelawney, replaced by Firenze after Sybill is fired.
  • Care of Magical Creatures: Rubeus Hagrid, substituted by Wilhelmina Grubbly-Plank, who takes over when Hagrid is fired from the position and teaches until the end of the school year.
  • Muggle Studies: Alecto Carrow
  • Ancient Runes: Bathsheba Babbling
  • Arithmancy: Septima Vector

Staff

  • Librarian: Irma Pince
  • School Nurse: Poppy Pomfrey
  • Game Keeper: Rubeus Hagrid (until fired)
  • Caretaker: Argus Filch
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