Moving to Suffolk to teach

Read advice about moving and becoming a teacher in Suffolk, and find information about renting or buying properties in Suffolk.

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Finding Suffolk

Suffolk is in the east of England; with:

  • towns like Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Felixstowe, Lowestoft, Newmarket and Sudbury
  • miles of coastline, beaches and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • access via the A12, A14 and M11 and train from Cambridge, Colchester, London, Norwich and Peterborough

See Suffolk on a map

Property in Suffolk

Suffolk’s housing market is diverse, in age, character and size – from 1 bedroom or studio apartments in towns, to large barn conversions in rural areas.

Whether you're looking to buy or rent, search for properties at:

Help to Buy Scheme

If you want to purchase a home of your own, but can’t afford to buy on the open market, Help to Buy could be your way onto the property ladder.

For more information, visit the Help to Buy East and South East website

Interest-free loan for Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs) 

NQTs who take up a post in a school which subscribes to the Teacher Recruitment Service in Suffolk can access an interest-free loan of up to £2000.

This is paid with the first month’s salary and is repaid typically over the next 20 months.

Living in Suffolk

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Contact us

Email teachsuffolk@schoolschoice.org with any questions about teaching in Suffolk.