Bombala Public School

General program enquiries (including application status updates) should be directed to the Rural Experience Program team: or phone 02 7814 3820

Eligibility criteria for this placement:

  • Permanent employees who hold a substantive position as a teacher and meet the eligibility requirements in the Rural Experience Guidelines may apply for this placement.
  • Non-permanent employees (those on a temporary engagement / contract and casual employees) who meet the eligibility requirements in the Rural Experience Guidelines may apply for this placement.

Primary Teacher: Classroom or special interest

Bombala Public School, Bombala NSW

Placement level: Teacher

Contact for enquiries: Chris Grasso,, 02 6458 3423

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Placement details

Terms 1 - 4, 2025 (Applicants can request a shorter duration in their application).

Role description: The placement will be tailored depending on the skillset of the applicant. It could be having their own class, implementing intervention programs, RFF or opportunities to explore and lead whole school programs relating to our school priority areas.

Additional commitments: Participation in extra-curricular activities based on interest is welcomed.

Desired candidate expertise:

  • Approval to teach K-6
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with the capacity to work collaboratively in a team and build positive relationships with all members of the school community.
  • Demonstrated success in developing and delivering high-quality, differentiated teaching and learning programs with an emphasis on student engagement.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to implement the Department’s Aboriginal education policy to enhance quality outcomes for all Aboriginal students.
  • Commitment to student wellbeing

Accommodation details

Join our compassionate team of educators, all benefiting from above-award release time dedicated to planning and prioritising staff wellbeing. Teacher housing is available in our area.

Please note: Teacher Housing availability can depend upon a variety of factors, including vacancy status and potential priority offers to other staff with full time rural appointments. Teacher Housing Authority (THA) may not be able to confirm the allocation of properties until all applications have been received and processed. Applicants are encouraged to discuss property availability directly with THA. Participants of the Rural Experience Program are not eligible for the Housing Rental Subsidy but may rent a property (at market value) through the THA if available.

School details

Bombala Public School is a K-6 school located on the lands of the Ngarigo people in rural south-eastern NSW. Bombala Public School has a student population of 108 students and is located 85km south of Cooma and 75km east of Pambula. Bombala Public School is very proud to have been educating children from the local district and outlying farming areas since 1863.

Bombala Public School is a dynamic learning community, committed to empowering our students to be respectful, responsible learners. We provide an innovative and creative learning environment that encourages a high level of student achievement, in a warm, caring and supportive school. We embrace high expectations for all our students and strive for ongoing improvement in all academic, physical and personal pursuits. We maintain a collaborative partnership with our community so that our shared vision and our work reflects our community's needs. At Bombala Public School there is a strategic and planned approach to develop whole school well-being processes so that all students are able to connect, succeed and thrive and learn. Staff at Bombala Public School are committed to continuous improvement enhanced by targeted professional learning, with opportunities existing for staff to be involved with future focused learning.

How to apply for this placement

  1. Refer to the program FAQs as you prepare your application
  2. Complete the online application form and answer the placement questions:
    1. What motivated you to apply for the program in general and specifically this placement? (max 600 words)
    2. What skills and experiences can you bring to the Rural Experience School? Why would you be a good fit for this placement (max 600 words)
  3. Attach the required documentation to your application:
    1. Endorsement of Application form (saved as a PDF)
    2. Resume / CV (maximum 2 pages as a PDF)


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