Frequency of work
There are plenty of secondary schools needing teachers as well as primary schools needing nursery nurses and long-term primary teachers. There is not so much daily supply in Barnet but if you live in Barnet, it’s easy to commute to other areas within 30 minutes for daily supply teaching work.
Cost of accommodation
Cost of living is very reasonable compared with other areas in London – average £550-£600pcm for a room in a shared house. Expect to find lower rental and property prices in Edgware, Western Barnet, and Hendon which is south east of Finchley.
Barnet boasts excellent transport links. The Northern line is reliable and easy to get around London. Hendon and Mill Hill Broadway are on the train line to Luton airport. The Thameslink runs from north to south London and continues to Brighton.
Vibe, type of people that live there
You will find many families, and people who don’t want to live in the centre of London but prefer quieter, leafy areas, whilst retaining an easy commute into London.
Why choose Barnet?
Benefit from reasonable costs of living and plenty of long-term roles in the area and within the boroughs surrounding Barnet. There are plenty of parks and open spaces in Barnet. Good links to Luton and easy access to the rest of London. Barnet is more spacious than other areas of London and there are plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from. Excellent performing schools, a low crime rate and large open spaces have attracted the middle classes in droves.
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