Thinking of living and teaching in Wales?
If so then our guide for teachers moving to Wales is a great place to start. To make your house-hunting expedition a lot easier we have created the following detailed guide of some of our favourite areas to live in Wales. Our advice here is first hand – from other international educators that have made the move, just like you as well as local anzuk staff already living the dream.
See here for our detailed Teach in Wales in Guide:Live in Wales
Want more reasons to live and teach in Wales? Let’s explore some of the reasons why you should consider Wales for your next teaching adventure.
Sense of community
One of the most rewarding aspects of living in Wales as an overseas teacher is the chance to engage with a warm and supportive community. Welsh people are known for their hospitality and genuine friendliness, making it easier for you to settle into your new environment and feel a sense of belonging. Building connections with fellow educators, students, and the local community can lead to lifelong friendships and a support system that enriches both personal and professional experiences, something that may be harder to find in bigger cities like London.
Wales’ Exceptional Education System
Wales boasts an education system that is renowned for its commitment to providing high-quality education, ensuring the holistic development of students. As an overseas teacher, you will have the opportunity to contribute your expertise, unique teaching methods, and diverse cultural perspectives to the classroom. This exchange of ideas and knowledge not only enhances your teaching practice but also make you a more confident teacher overall.
Spectacular Natural Beauty
Prepare to be mesmerized by Wales’ breathtaking landscapes. From the majestic mountains of Snowdonia to the stunning coastline of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts will find themselves immersed in a world of natural wonders. Exploring Wales’ scenic beauty offers a chance to recharge, rejuvenate, and find inspiration in the stunning vistas that surround you.
Explore The UK and Europe
Wales’ advantageous location serves as a gateway to The UK and European destinations. With Cardiff and Newport as your bases, you’ll have convenient transportation links to explore nearby cities like Bristol, Bath, and London. Additionally, Wales offers easy access to embark on travel adventures across Europe. You’ll have the best of both worlds: the tranquility of Wales and the excitement of nearby urban centers and European escapades.
Vibrant Nightlife, Sports, and Cultural Scene
When it comes to entertainment, Wales truly knows how to make every night unforgettable. Cardiff, in particular, is renowned for its vibrant nightlife, offering a variety of venues, from arenas to smaller independent spots. Immerse yourself in the thriving music scene, where concerts and festivals like the annual Sŵn Festival showcase new music coming in and out of Wales. Sports enthusiasts will also be thrilled to experience the passionate atmosphere at the Principality Stadium during major events like rugby matches and concerts.
For Australian teachers seeking a transformative and exciting teaching destination, Wales offers a world of opportunities.
So, if you’re an educator (Teacher, Teaching Assistant etc) seeking a new adventure, consider Wales as your next teaching destination—it may just be the adventure of a lifetime you’ve been searching for!
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