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: Multi-stage Classroom or special interest

Boree Creek Public School, Boree Creek NSW

Placement level: Teacher

Contact for enquiries: Matther Happer (Principal), matthew.happer@det.nsw.edu.au, 02 6927 1478

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

The Welcome Experience is a new service supporting essential workers and their families who are thinking of moving or have made the move to a rural location. The service connects you and your family with local people and local resources to help you settle in and feel at home in your new community faster.

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

Boree Creek is a rural village located between Wagga Wagga and Narrandera, and only 15 minutes from Lockhart.

The Teacher Housing house has recently been renovated and is currently available. Additionally, there are plenty of rental opportunities in Lockhart, Narrandera and the surrounding villages.

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

Boree Creek Public School is a small school that caters to the diverse needs of our rural farming community. There are currently 23 students enrolled across our K-2 and 3-6 classes. The exceptional and professional teaching staff provide a learning environment that is built upon high expectations and one that caters to the holistic development of all students.

The school has a strong connection with the P&C, which assists the school to provide all students with multiple opportunities throughout the year to participate in additional learning, social and wellbeing activities.

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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  • Human resources

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  • Human resources
  • School Workforce
  • Teaching staff
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