Euabalong West PS

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: Multi-stage Classroom or special interest

Euabalong West Public School, Euabalong West NSW

Placement level: Teacher

Contact for enquiries: Andrew Clifton (Principal),, 02 6896 6649

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

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Placement details

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

Role description: Euabalong West Public School is a small school with a current enrolment of 15 students in two classes. The placement will be tailored depending on the skillset of the applicant. It will involve working with a small class or small groups of students. 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. The successful applicant will be supported with an additional three hours of RFF per week throughout the duration of the program.

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.

Accommodation details

Private accommodation for rent may be available at nearby Lake Cargelligo (approximately 30 minutes away) and Condobolin (approximately 55 minutes away). Teacher housing may also be available. There are caravan parks with cabins and powered sites at both Lake Cargelligo and Condobolin.

Additionally, the school may be able to reach out to local members of the Euabalong West and Euabalong communities to assist in finding a room for the successful applicant to rent.

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

Euabalong West Public School is situated on the lands of the Wiradjuri people in Central West NSW, approximately 170km north of the regional centre of Griffith. As a small rural and remote school, Euabalong West PS serves the communities of Euabalong West and nearby areas including Euabalong, Murrin Bridge, Mount Hope, and Kiacatoo.

The school currently has an enrolment of 15 students from 9 families, including 10 students who identify as Aboriginal. We have a small and dedicated staff committed to providing a high-quality learning environment where each student is supported to reach their full potential. We prioritise the well-being of our students and staff and strive to create a school that values diversity.

We pride ourselves on creating a supportive and collaborative workplace culture and seek to make Euabalong West Public School an incredible place to work.

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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