Boree Creek Public School

General program enquiries (including application status updates) should be directed to the Rural Experience Program team: ruralexperience@det.nsw.edu.au 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

Boree Creek Public School, Boree Creek NSW

Placement level: Teacher

Contact for enquiries: Jeremy Campbell (Principal), jeremy.campbell10@det.nsw.edu.au, 02 6927 1478 or 0409 997 395

Additional resources: explore what it's like to live and work in the Wagga Wagga area.

Placement details

Terms 1 - 4, 2023 (Applicants can request a shorter duration in their application).

Role description: The placement will be tailored dependent 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

Teacher Housing currently have a 3-bedroom house that is 100m from the school, it may be available.

There is also limited availability for rental accommodation in Boree Creek and the neighbouring towns of Lockhart (15km away) and Narrandera (48km away).

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 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

Boree Creek Public School uses an explicit teaching approach focusing on four pillars of teaching: teacher directed learning, explicit instruction, moving children’s knowledge from short term to long term memory, and effective relationships with students. The successful applicant should be able to embrace this vision of teaching and learning and will have a passion for, and a sound understanding of, explicit teaching and evidence-based practices.

At Boree Creek Public School our work is underpinned by the following guiding principles:

  • Student learning is at the heart of our work.
  • Professional learning emerges from mutual respect, collegial relationships and a shared responsibility for student learning.
  • Job embedded learning provides authentic context.
  • Learners benefit from specific feedback relevant to their professional goals.
  • Gradual release of responsibility supports student and adult learning.

Boree Creek Public School has implemented the Positive Behaviour Learning framework focusing on Respect, Responsibility, and Resilience.

Within attractive grounds on Wiradjuri Land, we have well-maintained buildings and approximately 33 students who come from a wide variety of family backgrounds. There is a strong community feel to our school, which has a strong student centred focus. The school encourages confidence, pride and self-esteem, as well as a receptive approach to learning with aspirations for high standards in both individual and whole school performance.

How to apply for this placement

  1. Refer to the Guide to Applying 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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