Marylebone Boys' School is a Free School which opened in September 2014. We now have 480 boys in Years 7-10 and we will keep growing year by year until the school is full. We will add a mixed Sixth Form from 2019 and will eventually have over 800 pupils studying at our school. We are an academically rigorous school with an emphasis on good behaviour, commitment to learning and outstanding teaching, where knowledge is valued and available to all who are prepared to work for it. Expectations are high for all pupils.
Candidate information brief
Please read the attached candidate information pack. We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and inspirational graduate who works closely with our staff and students. This opportunity would suit someone who wants to make a difference to young people and would enjoy the challenge of an inner city, vibrant school.
We would anticipate you would be considering teaching as a career option and therefore possess the motivation, commitment and enthusiasm to work with young people on a day to day basis and be a positive influence in their lives.
What we can offer you
We offer a range of professional development opportunities that would help aspiring Graduate Teaching Assistants to develop their teaching careers.
Below are two quotes from colleagues who joined the school in this role:
"As a Graduate Teaching assistant at Marylebone Boys’ School, I have had the chance to work with a wide range of boys from different year groups and with varying abilities. I have had extensive professional development, including an opportunity to take an NVQ in Speech and language therapy and facilitating a scheme aimed at widening University access. I have gained first-hand experience of the day to day life of a growing new school and have been lucky to be able to work with a committed, dedicated and friendly staff body."
"Being a TA at Marylebone Boys’ School has given me the necessary practical and theoretical experience needed to join the teaching profession. I have been able to teach some lessons and develop a strong, respectful pedagogic relationship with my students. As well as this, the staff team have supported me with my application for my PGCE and as a result of their encouragement and advice, I feel equipped and excited to begin my teacher training in September."