Inland southern NSW - Parkes area
The Parkes area is one of the more affordable locations in New South Wales, with accommodation far less expensive than the state average.
Setting for the famous Australian film, The Dish and home to the annual Elvis festival, Parkes is a thriving community and a great place to live and raise a family. Here, you’ll find first-class health services, superb educational facilities, a strong sporting culture and excellent community facilities.
Parkes is a progressive regional centre providing a quality lifestyle and robust economy. Be rewarded by teaching at one of the excellent schools in the area and share your professional skills to help students reach their full potential.
Working at a local school, you’ll not only enhance your career but you could also be eligible for a rural teacher incentive and more.
We moved here because we wanted a better and more affordable life. It’s a great place to live and raise a family with affordable housing, modern health services, quality educational facilities, a strong sporting culture and excellent community facilities.
What is it like to live and work in the Parkes area?
Benefits and incentives
Learn more about the specific financial benefits available across a range of rural and remote NSW destinations.
Get answers to your questions about teaching in rural and remote schools.
For more information regarding rural and remote benefits and incentives please contact EdConnect.
- Existing employees of the department, phone 1300 32 32 32 (select option 3) or log an online enquiry.
- New applicants to the department, phone 1300 30 04 98.