Will the next step in your career journey take you to Yorkshire & the Humber?

With a population as big as Scotland’s and an area half the size of Belgium, Yorkshire is almost a country in itself. What makes Yorkshire so special? First, there’s the landscape – with its brooding moors and green dales rolling down to a dramatic coastline, Yorkshire has some of Britain’s finest scenery. Second, there’s the sheer breadth of history – every facet of the British experience is represented here, from Roman times to the 21st century. Could you see yourself living here?

Teaching in Yorkshire & the Humber

Living in Yorkshire & the Humber

Living in Yorkshire & the Humber

Northerners are renowned for being a friendly bunch and it seems to ring true for teachers who completed our survey – those living in Yorkshire and the Humber are the most likely in England to say they get on with their colleagues. If you’re tempted to move there, the average house price is around £80,000 below the national average for England and at £157, Sheffield is England’s third cheapest city for grocery shopping.

Data taken from UK House Price Index 2018ABC Finance and an April 2019 Tes survey of over 2800 teachers in the UK.

Things to do

The lifestyle up north is a different pace than other regions. Even in the busy cities of Leeds and Sheffield the pace is a lot more relaxed than you'll find in the capital. Yorkshire and Humber residents enjoy everything from extreme sports on the edge of the Peaks to fantastic shopping in Leeds or even fish and chips at Scarborough Castle on the popular East Coast. With sea, city and dale within easy reach, you'll be spoilt for choice.

Whether you're into country walks or prefer hitting the clubs, the UK's biggest county can offer you the lot. With 1,000 square miles of national park on your doorstop but still just minutes away from vibrant and lively cities like Leeds, Sheffield and York, you'll never be stuck for things to do at the weekend.