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Is Norfolk a good place to live and teach?

With its diverse wildlife and natural scenery, Norfolk is one of England’s most beautiful counties, making it the ideal place to teach. From the seaside resort of Great Yarmouth to the Deep History Coast, discovery site of the most complete mammoth skeleton in the UK, you’re never more than 40 miles from the beach.

The area is equally rich in culture. Norwich is the only UNESCO City of Literature in England and has been a famous site of education since the Middle Ages. Norwich offers a wealth of independent shops and a thriving live literature and music scene alongside over a thousand years of history.

 

How far is it from London?

The journey from Norwich to London Liverpool Street by train takes 1 hour 50 minutes, so it is possible to enjoy all that London has to offer on a day trip or weekend away. 

 

What about the cost of living in Norfolk?

Norfolk is very affordable for teachers to live, especially when compared to London prices. Take a look at Norfolk in numbers:

  • The average rent of a one-bedroom apartment in Norwich is £634 pcm, compared to £1,662 pcm in London
  • The cost of living for a single person in Norwich is £619 pcm, compared to £772 pcm in London

 

What opportunities are there for teaching in Norfolk?

Of the 437 registered schools in the area:

  • 57 were rated outstanding in their last OFSTED inspection, 218 good, 23 require improvement and 7 were rated as inadequate
  • 170 are academies, 228 are maintained schools, 18 are independent, 18 are special educational needs schools and 3 are colleges
  • 380 are primary schools, 80 are secondary schools and 63 are schools for those aged 16-18
  • 315 have no religious character and 121 are Christian faith schools – 112 Church of England, 6 Roman Catholic and 1 Methodist

 

What are the top schools in the area?

Two schools in the area – Norwich School and Norwich High School GDST – rank in the top 10 independent secondary schools in East Anglia.

 

Is Norfolk an expensive location to live and work?

No, Norfolk is very affordable, especially when compared to London. You have all the benefits of this beautiful county, without the cost! The cost of living in Norfolk is lower than in most of the South East, even in the heart of Norwich.

 

Why choose a teaching job in Norfolk?

Among the many reasons to choose to teach in Norfolk:

  • Norwich has a rich academic and literary tradition
  • House prices are excellent value for money
  • London is a convenient distance away
  • A beautiful and culturally vibrant county with plenty to see and do

 

Let’s find your ideal teaching role

At Engage Education we have teaching vacancies for all subjects, schools and styles of teaching, meaning that whatever your specific requirements, we’ll be able to find a teaching job in Norfolk to suit you.

We also go the extra mile to help you find your ideal teaching role, providing dedicated local support for all teaching placements.

Latest Norfolk School Jobs

English Teacher – Fakenham

  • Sector: Secondary

Job Description:
Secondary English Teacher for School in Fakenham Are you an English Teacher who specialises in teaching English at KS3 and KS4 and is seeking a full-time role from April 2023 until the end of the …

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Geography Teacher – Fakenham

  • Sector: Secondary

Job Description:
Secondary Geography Teacher for School in Fakenham Are you a Geography Teacher who specialises in teaching any of the Geography or other Humanities specialisms and is seeking a full-time role from …

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Year 1 Teacher

  • Sector: Primary

Job Description:
Year 1 Primary Teacher Required for School in Thetford About the role: At Engage Education, we’re currently looking for a unique Primary teacher to work full time at a successful, forward-thinking …

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General Cover teacher

  • Sector: Secondary

Job Description:
General Cover Secondary Teacher – ECTs/QTS Thetford (ASAP) An egalitarian, inclusive secondary school based in Thetford is looking for a long-term cover Secondary Teacher who will cover classes …

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Reception Teacher – Thetford

  • Sector: Primary

Job Description:
Reception EYFS Primary Teacher Required for School in Thetford About the role: At Engage Education, we’re currently looking for a unique Primary teacher to work full time at a successful, …

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Train to Teach – Thetford

  • Sector: Secondary

Job Description:
Graduate Teaching Assistant – Teacher Training Engage Education has a two-phase Train to Teach programme which allows you to work, earn and learn all at the same time. The course is an …

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PE Teacher in Acle

  • Sector: Secondary

Job Description:
PE Teacher Required for Secondary School in Acle We’re currently working with a school in Acle, who are seeking a PE teacher to join their close-knit and dynamic team starting in June 2023. If you …

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Science and Psychology Teacher

  • Sector: Secondary

Job Description:
Science Teacher Required for Fantastic Secondary School in Cromer At Engage, our expert recruiters are looking for an experienced Science teacher to start  ASAP on a full-time long-term basis. If …

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Science and Psychology Teacher

  • Sector: Secondary

Job Description:
Science Teacher Required for Fantastic Secondary School in Cromer At Engage, our expert recruiters are looking for an experienced Science teacher to start  ASAP on a full-time long-term basis. If …

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Science Teacher – Cromer

  • Sector: Secondary

Job Description:
Science Teacher Required for Fantastic Secondary School in Cromer At Engage, our expert recruiters are looking for an experienced Science teacher to start  ASAP on a full-time long-term basis. If …

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Science and Psychology Teacher

  • Sector: Secondary

Job Description:
Science Teacher Required for Fantastic Secondary School in Cromer At Engage, our expert recruiters are looking for an experienced Science teacher to start  ASAP on a full-time long-term basis. If …

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English Teacher – Fakenham

  • Sector: Secondary

Job Description:
Secondary English Teacher for School in Fakenham Are you an English Teacher who specialises in teaching English at KS3 and KS4 and is seeking a full-time role from April 2023 until the end of the …

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Geography Teacher

  • Sector: Secondary

Job Description:
Secondary Geography Teacher for School in Fakenham Are you a Geography Teacher who specialises in teaching any of the Geography or other Humanities specialisms and is seeking a full-time role from …

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Wesley Woolf

  • Sector: Secondary

Job Description:
Year 1 Primary Teacher Required for School in Thetford About the role: At Engage Education, we’re currently looking for a unique Primary teacher to work full time at a successful, forward-thinking …

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EYFS Teacher – Thetford

  • Sector: Primary

Job Description:
Reception EYFS Primary Teacher Required for School in Thetford About the role: At Engage Education, we’re currently looking for a unique Primary teacher to work full time at a successful, …

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General Cover Secondary Teacher

  • Sector: Secondary

Job Description:
General Cover Secondary Teacher – ECTs/QTS Thetford (ASAP) An egalitarian, inclusive secondary school based in Thetford is looking for a long-term cover Secondary Teacher who will cover classes …

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Year 1 Teacher

  • Sector: Primary

Job Description:
Year 1 Primary Teacher Required for School in Thetford About the role: At Engage Education, we’re currently looking for a unique Primary teacher to work full time at a successful, forward-thinking …

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Wesley Woolf

  • Sector: Secondary

Job Description:
Secondary English Teacher for School in Fakenham Are you an English Teacher who specialises in teaching English at KS3 and KS4 and is seeking a full-time role from May 2023 until the end of the …

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