Not only is this a fantastic place to live, you’ll find plenty of teaching jobs in Hackney. If you are looking for a teaching role in a cosmopolitan area, Hackney is the place to work. The London borough of Hackney is located North East from the City of London. It is an exciting and interesting place to teach and work in an inner city environment; you’ll experience the kind of rewards and achievements that make teaching genuinely worthwhile. There are plenty of schools to choose from in Hackney, schools which are among the most improved in the country. Hackney has undergone massive regeneration in the last 15 years and is now one of the most desirable areas of London in which to live. Hackney possesses a rich mix of cultures and traditions, it is one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse boroughs in London.
Stoke Newington’s main street, Church Street, is filled with cafes, boutiques, delis and is also home to a weekly farmers’ market. It is home to the N16 Fringe Festival each Summer. The festival is a celebration of music from different cultures, and is a place where new talent is often discovered.
Victoria Park Village is also located in Hackney, a lively enclave of independent shops and restaurants which border the beautiful green spaces of Victoria Park,London Fields and Well Street Common, perfect for visiting after a day of teaching! In fact Hackney is officially London’s greenest boroughs.
Several well known independent cinemas such as theRio in Dalston and the Hackney Picturehouse are also located in Hackney, as is the world famous theatre, the Hackney Empire.Other popular destinations include trendy Shoreditch, with a wide rang of restaurants, bars, nightclubs and comedy venues.Hackney also hosts the BBC Hackney Weekend Festival, the UK’s biggest free ticketed music event. This takes place in the summer at Hackney Marshes, and is the place to see all your favourite music stars!
Hackney is filled with thriving street markets including Petticoat Lane, Brick Lane,Broadway market and Ridley Road in Dalston which offer goods from across the world in a friendly, bustling atmosphere.
There are some lovely local pubs such as the Dove and the Cat and Mutton in Broadway Market, the Empress and the Kenton in Victoria Park, and world renowned Vietnamese and Turkish restaurants.