Why Teach London?

Do you want to inspire the next generation of young Londoners? Have you ever thought about teaching?

We all remember our favourite teacher. It's amazing to have that kind of an impact on a young person's life. As a teacher, you could too.

London's a fantastic city to be a teacher. In fact, we've got some of the best schools in the country. And we've also got some of the best training opportunities for budding teachers like you.

And if you're not convinced yet, here's a few reasons why you should choose to teach in London.

Teaching, there really is no job like it.

See a video clip of a London teacher and the Mayor of London.

Exclusive London opportunities for teachers and schools

London Curriculum
Bring the national curriculum to life using London as your classroom with the London Curriculum. The programme offers primary and secondary teachers free lesson plans, resources and events.


schools for success
Schools for Success are London schools that have done brilliantly for their students. Read about their approach, arrange visits and attend free events.



healthy schools
With the Childcare Deposit Loan Scheme Toolkit, we're urging businesses and organisations across London to support parents to return to the workforce. Parents are being 'locked out of the workplace' by rising costs and expensive upfront deposits for nursery places. Why not see if your school or Trust would like to offer loans as part of this scheme. 


Trainee teachers can get a 30 per cent discount off adult-rate Travelcards, and bus and tram season tickets with the 18+student Oyster photocard discount.

healthy schools
Healthy Schools London is an Awards Programme that reaches out to every London child, working with schools to improve children and young peoples's wellbeing. Have a look at its new teacher wellbeing page, with links to advice and resources. 

To get the latest updates about these and other offers, sign up to the Mayor's termly newsletter for London schools and others interested in education.

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