High-demand locations

Demand for teachers in NSW public schools is higher in specific locations, including western Sydney, south-western Sydney and rural and remote NSW. To improve your employment and career development prospects as a teacher in NSW public schools, consider teaching in one of these high-demand locations or studying to become a teacher of a high-demand subject area.

Teach in western or south-western Sydney

Western Sydney a key growth area in NSW and home to approximately two million people. It incorporates the area west of the Sydney metropolitan area, stretching from Parramatta to Penrith at the base of the Blue Mountains.

South-western Sydney is a burgeoning growth area. It runs from the Liverpool region southward to the city of Campbelltown. Explore teaching in western or south-western Sydney.

Teach in rural or remote NSW

Teachers who work in NSW public schools in rural or remote areas may be eligible for a wide range of financial benefits and professional development incentives. Explore teaching in rural or remote locations.