Inland southern NSW - Murrumbidgee area

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Take the next step forward in your career as an educator when you work at a NSW public school in the Murrumbidgee area. With diverse and interesting career pathways available and the chance to experience a variety of roles, teaching at a local school in this area not only offers the chance to share your professional expertise but also gives you a rich learning experience.

Located in the Riverina region of New South Wales, the area is home to towns built from the ground up and communities that thrive on innovation and hard work. Today, that spirit lives on in the area, which takes its name from the famous river that borders it.

Living and working in the Murrumbidgee area means you’re close to nature – enjoy fishing, swimming or canoeing along the river, go bush walking or seek out the abundant bird and animal life. Reconnect with family and friends in one of the area’s beautiful national parks.

Working at a local school you’ll not only enhance your career but could also be eligible for a rental subsidy of 50 per cent or a rural teacher incentive with a value of $20,000 per annum and more.

Why not head to the Murrumbidgee area – where the living is easy and the career opportunities are many.

Towns include:

'It’s a quiet and friendly area to live in and very affordable, which really helps us as a family. We also love the outdoor life so this is the perfect place.'

Simon.

Murrumbidgee area

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Schools

Schools in the area offering benefits and incentives include:

Keeping connected

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Shopping and dining

The Murrumbidgee area embraces townships with first-class restaurants and cafes. Supermarkets, grocery stores and specialty shops are available while nearby Griffith offers a range of excellent shopping facilities.

Benefits and incentives

Learn more about the specific financial benefits available across a range of rural and remote NSW destinations.

Be inspired

Hear from teachers who have chosen careers in rural and remote destinations.

FAQs

Get answers to your questions about teaching in rural and remote schools.

Contact us

Contact the Human Resources Policy and Compliance team via hrpolicy@det.nsw.edu.au for enquiries relating to the rural and remote benefits and incentives. Existing employees of the department can contact EdConnect on 1300 32 32 32 (select option 3) or log an online query.

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