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About Barking and Dagenham
Offering excellent connections into the city – with a 15 minute connection to Fenchurch Street and multiple tube lines, including the District and Hammersmith & City – this eastern borough is an ideal choice for those who work in the centre of London.
Barking and Dagenham remains the most affordable London borough to live with the average house price being £368,496 in comparison to London’s average of £750,729. Residents are also able to save money thanks to low rail costs in and out of the city.
Barking and Dagenham in numbers:
- The average rent of a one-bedroom property in Barking and Dagenham is £1,200 pcm, compared to £2680 pcm in central London
- The cost of living for a single person in Barking and Dagenham is significantly cheaper than the average of £934 pcm in central London
- The journey from Barking Rail Station to Fenchurch Street Rail Station takes 15 minutes
Teaching in Barking and Dagenham
Let’s explore the statistics of the 27 registered schools in the area:
Ofsted ratings in Barking and Dagenham
- 4 ‘outstanding’ rated schools
- 18 ‘good-rated’ schools
- 2 ‘requires improvement’ rated schools
- 0 ‘inadequate’ rated schools
School types in Barking and Dagenham
- 7 academies
- 16 maintained schools
- 2 independent schools
- 2 special schools
- 0 colleges
- 25 primary schools
- 6 secondary schools
- 5 schools for ages 16-18
Religious schools in Barking and Dagenham
- 20 schools with no religious character
- 6 roman catholic schools
- 1 ‘other’ school
Why choose Barking and Dagenham teaching jobs?
Here are just some of the benefits of teaching in Barking and Dagenham:
- A variety of underground and overground rail services to London, making it ideal for commuters with the main connections being the District Line and the Hammersmith & City lines
- Extremely affordable by London standards – the cheapest borough to rent in
- A diverse range of schools catering to all different faiths and ethnicities
- Barking and Dagenham was ranked the 9th happiest place to live in the country, making it the perfect place to live and work
We have Barking and Dagenham teaching jobs for teachers specialising in all subjects and styles of teaching in a variety of schools. Whatever your specific teaching requirements, at Engage Education we’ll be able to find an ideal teaching job.
Why find a teaching job with Engage?
Our London office is located in the heart of East London, on Liverpool Street. This means that we’re perfectly placed for those looking for a teaching job in Barking and Dagenham, having built up great relationships with the best local schools. Our prime location allows us to support you throughout your career. We don’t just find you the perfect teaching job in Barking and Dagenham but provide you with ongoing support to ensure a successful teaching career.
Are teachers in demand in Barking and Dagenham?
London currently has a strong demand for teachers, which includes the borough of Barking and Dagenham. This high demand means the job market is very open to new talent, making it the ideal time to explore new opportunities.
What’s a teacher’s salary in Barking and Dagenham?
As Barking and Dagenham is in London, the average salary will roughly be in line with the London standard which is £34,502. As this borough is the cheapest in the capital, a teacher’s wage can go further than in other areas.
Is Barking and Dagenham a nice place to live?
With Barking and Dagenham being named one of the happiest places in the UK, it certainly is a nice place to live! It’s also much more affordable than other London boroughs, making it perfect for those looking to commute into the city.
Is Barking and Dagenham in London or Essex?
Barking and Dagenham is a London borough on the eastern perimeter of the city. This means it’s close to Essex and is commutable for those working in the area.
If you’re looking for teaching jobs in neighbouring boroughs, why not browse our school jobs in Havering?
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