Deciding where in London to teach
London can be an exciting place to work as a teacher; it’s such a dynamic city and there are so many opportunities for those with the right qualifications. This is a huge urban area and each of the 32 London boroughs have their own character.
One of the most common questions teachers have when they consider a career in London is where exactly they should teach. Here are some of the things you might want to consider when making this decision:
Areas of London
There are a number of different ways to divide London into areas, and it can often be confusing as the government have changed their official system several times.
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The simplest approach to divide greater London into two parts using the River Thames as the dividing line – so this would mean that everything north of the river would be classified as North London, and everything south is South London.
It is more common to divide the city into at least four areas – north, south, east and west. Let’s talk through each area so you can decide what might be right for you.