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It’s difficult to find a better compromise between urban living and green spaces than Havering. With more than half of the borough made up of Metropolitan Green Belt protected land, Havering is an excellent choice for commuters and residents alike.
Romford is a thriving market town, with the market open three times each week. The area offers period properties affordable by London standards, as well as the beautiful and exclusive houses of Gidea Park and Emerson Park – two of the most sought-after locations in Havering.
Trains from Romford
Havering is very well-connected to London and has many stations on the Elizabeth line including Harold Wood, Gidea Park and Romford, as well as having connections on the C2C (from Upminster and Rainham), District (from Upminster) and Overground lines making it very easy to commute into the capital in less than 30 minutes.
How much is the cost of living in Havering?
Currently, property in Havering is affordable, and ex-urbanites will find excellent value for money in leafy suburban areas like Upminster. The whole county will benefit from the recent developments of the Victoria Line, which will reduce commuter times into London and no doubt increase the value of property throughout Havering.
Havering in numbers:
- The average rent of a one-bedroom apartment in Romford is £1,401 pcm, compared to £2,071 pcm in London
- The cost of living for a single person in Romford is £718 pcm, compared to £1073 pcm in London
- The journey from Romford to London Liverpool Street by train takes 17 minutes
Teaching in Havering
Let’s explore the statistics of the 87 schools and colleges within a 3-mile radius of central Havering:
Ofsted ratings in Havering
16 schools rated ‘outstanding’
60 schools rated ‘good’
1 school that ‘requires improvement
0 schools that are rated ‘inadequate’
School types in Havering
- 31 Academies
- 44 maintained schools
- 6 independent schools
- 3 special schools
- 3 colleges
- 64 primary schools
- 25 secondary schools
- 15 schools for students rated 16 to 18
Religious schools in Havering
- 73 schools with no religious character
- 2 Christan schools
- 2 Church of England schools
- 10 Roman Catholic schools
Why choose Havering teaching jobs?
Here are just some of the benefits of teaching in Havering:
- Thanks to Havering’s proximity to central London there is a wealth of schools, many rated as excellent by OFSTED, covering all religions and ages
- Romford in particular represents a good property investment – presently affordable but likely to rise over the next few years in response to the new Crossrail service
- Good connections by train and bus into London make Havering attractive for commuters
- The abundance of protected green space makes the county as a whole a pleasant place to live
At Engage Education we’ve teaching vacancies for all subjects, schools and styles of teaching. We’re sure to be able to find a teaching job in Havering 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.
Why find a teaching job with Engage?
Our London office is located on Liverpool Street, in the heart of East London. This puts us in the ideal position to find jobs for teachers in Havering, as we’ve built up a great reputation and strong relationships with local schools. We know the area inside out – from recommending areas to live to finding you your dream job – we’ve got the local knowledge that truly makes a difference. Once we’ve found the ideal role for you, we continue to offer support and guidance throughout your career.
Are teachers in demand in Havering?
As the UK faces a nationwide teacher shortage, this is also having an impact on London and its boroughs, including Havering. This presents a great opportunity for talented teachers to live and work in the capital, with plenty of fantastic schools looking for teachers.
What’s a teacher’s salary in Havering?
According to Indeed, the average yearly salary for a teacher in Havering is £35,132. This can vary depending on the role and type of school, but this is 102% higher than the national average.
Is Havering a nice place to live?
Havering is a popular place to live in London thanks to its affordable cost of living and the perfect balance between urban and rural areas. The main area of Romford is thriving with activity whilst being one of the most affordable places to live in London.
Is Havering Essex or East London?
The borough of Havering is in East London, forming part of outer London. However, being so close to Essex, makes it the ideal location for teaching jobs in both London and Essex.
If you’re looking for teaching jobs in neighbouring boroughs, why not browse our jobs in Barking and Dagenham schools?
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