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This popular borough in North London offers beautiful parks and green spaces despite its proximity to the city. Northern Barnet offers beautiful period properties that, although more costly than the national average, are good value for money in London and there are plenty of affordable homes further south.
Despite being London’s largest borough with a population of 370,000, Barnet maintains a strong sense of community, with many residents’ families having lived there for generations.
Barnet in numbers:
- The average rent of a one-bedroom apartment in Barnet is £443 pcm compared to an average of £1,662 pcm in London
- The average cost of living for a single person in Barnet is £398 pcm compared to £772 pcm in London
- The journey from Arnos Grove to King’s Cross St Pancras by train takes 22 minutes
Teaching in Barnet
Of the 65 schools and colleges within a 3-mile radius of the centre of Barnet:
- 18 schools were rated outstanding in their last OFSTED inspection, 31 were rated good, 2 require improvement and 0 were rated as inadequate
- 13 are academies, 37 are maintained schools, 9 are independent, 5 are special educational needs schools and 1 is a college
- 48 schools in Barnet are primary schools, 22 are secondary schools and 22 are schools for those aged 16-18
- 44 schools have no religious character and 16 are Christian faith schools, (8 Church of England, 7 Roman Catholic, 1 Greek Orthodox) and 4 Jewish.
Why choose teaching jobs in Barnet?
- A wide variety of excellent schools
- Ideal for commuters
- A beautiful area of London
- The many well-preserved Victorian, Edwardian and Georgian houses, cottages and terraces in and around Barnet make for excellent property investments
At Engage Education we offer vacancies for all subjects, schools and styles of teaching, meaning that whatever your specific teaching requirements, we will find jobs in Barnet that suit you.
We also provide dedicated local support for all teaching placements.
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