Following recent regeneration by the council Southwark is fast becoming one of the most dynamic and exciting boroughs within London. The borough of Southwark has a diverse mixture of areas from the affluent village atmosphere of Dulwich, to the developing areas of Peckham and Walworth. This diverse mixture of areas reflects itself in the broad range of schools located across Southwark and with ninety schools in the borough there is a school to fit any teacher, whilst still located close to the heart of London.
Southwark has much to offer any potential resident whether you wish to, view London in all its glory from the observation deck located at the summit of the Shard tower, Currently the European Unions tallest building, visit an iconic part of London’s history at Tower Bridge, or feast your senses at Borough Market, London’s oldest food market. A thriving social scene has also developed within the borough with many wonderful bars and eateries.
There is also plenty to do down by the river with the famous London south bankrunning through the borough, the south bank is widely regarded as the cultural heart of London and hosts throughout the year a wide variety of free events, festivals, exhibitions, markets, music concerts and gigs, all set on the beautiful setting of the River Thames.
Southwark is ideally located on a number of key transport routes with London bridge station allowing access to both the underground and over ground train networks, whilst the key transport hub of Waterloo station is located only a short tube journey away, meaning travelling around the city or commuting to your school is an easy experience. With easy access to Central London, a vibrant night life, and plenty of fresh air Southwark is an exciting place to teach and live.