Benefits of teaching in western and south western Sydney

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Demand for teachers in western and south-western Sydney is high. To improve your employment and career development prospects as a teacher in NSW public schools, consider teaching in these high-demand locations.

Teach in western Sydney

Western Sydney is Australia's largest manufacturing region and one of the fastest growing economies. With more and more young families choosing to live in western Sydney, the demand for teachers in western Sydney schools continues to grow, particularly in high-demand subject areas. New schools are being constructed in the region to accommodate population growth in the region.

The western Sydney staffing area includes the following suburbs:

  • Blacktown
  • Mount Druitt
  • Parramatta
  • Penrith
  • Windsor.

Teach in south-western Sydney

South-western Sydney is one of Australia's largest and fastest growing regional populations and the demand for teachers in western Sydney schools is continually growing, particularly in high-demand subject areas.The region has a young populations made up of a diverse and dynamic mix of ethnicities and cultures. New schools have recently been constructed to accommodate growing student enrolments in the region.

The south-western Sydney staffing area includes the following suburbs:

  • Bankstown
  • Campbelltown
  • Fairfiled
  • Granville
  • Liverpool.

Maximise your employment prospects

Maximise your opportunities for employment in NSW public schools by indicating that you are willing to teach in western and south-western Sydney in your application for employment as a teacher in NSW public schools. Approved teachers, you can change your preferences for where you are willing to teach at any time by emailing the teacher approvals team via teacherapprovals@det.nsw.edu.au or using the online transfer system available via Employee Self Services.

You can also maximise your employment prospects by indicating that you are willing to teach in rural or remote locations of the state.

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Go beyond the bridge

Teacher education students, you can immerse yourself in in western or south-western Sydney school for a day through a Beyond the Bridge School Community Visit.