Inland southern NSW - Snowy Valleys area

Image: Kayaking at Khancoban. Tourism Snowy mountains.

Can you put a price on peace of mind and stress less living? If a laid-back yet rewarding lifestyle is a top priority for you and your family, working as an educator in the beautiful Snowy Valleys area will probably be as close as you can come to fulfilling your dream.

Exceptional natural beauty and heritage are defining characteristics of this area. A picturesque slice of NSW, the Snowy Valleys area offers panoramic vistas, crisp, refreshing mountain air, lush, green landscapes and cool, clean waterways.

Imagine a work commute free from the stress of traffic jams – spend that extra time reconnecting with family, friends and nature. Camping, fishing, hiking or horse riding are some of the many activities on offer in the area.

Schools in the area include Cabramurra Public School. Offering a unique learning experience, the school is committed to providing quality educational experiences for its students.

Another quality school is Khancoban Public School where students are encouraged to achieve their fullest potential within a supportive environment.

If you’d like to contribute your professional skills in one of these excellent schools, the Snowy Valleys area is the perfect career destination. Working at one of these schools, you’ll not only enhance your career but you could also be eligible for a rural teacher incentive with a value of $20,000 per annum and much more.

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We all love the natural lifestyle so this area is perfect for us with lots of opportunities to go bushwalking, hiking, camping and fishing. It is a quiet area but the beauty of nature is so rewarding and we have access to some great facilities and services.
- Yvonne

What is it like to live and work in the Snowy Valleys area?

Schools in the area offering benefits and incentives include:

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  • ADSL2+
  • 3G & 4G Mobile Network

Benefits and incentives

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

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Contact us

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.


  • Human resources

Business Unit:

  • School Workforce
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