Mayrung 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

Mayrung Public School, Deniliquin NSW

Placement level: Teacher

Contact for enquiries: Julie Eason (Principal), julie.eason@det.nsw.edu.au, 03 5882 4243 or 0407 881 602

Additional resources: explore what it's like to live and work in the Edward River 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 a small 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

Deniliquin is a medium sized rural town, with an approximate population of 9000 people. Teacher Housing, private rentals, shared housing, and caravan parks are some of the possible options for accommodation.

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

Mayrung Public School is a dynamic kindergarten to year six primary school located in a vibrant and productive rural setting, 42 kms north-east of Deniliquin, that has been educating students for over 125 years. It has an enrolment of 29 students and is dedicated to maximising learning outcomes through quality teaching across all key learning areas.

The classrooms are state of the art, equipped with interactive panels and a variety of learning environments. Modern technologies are embraced, and staff take advantage of our wireless computer network, iPads and individual student laptops to provide every opportunity to access new learnings and opportunities for the implementation of learning technologies.

Mayrung Public School enjoys a cohesive mix of experienced and early career teachers who have high expectations of their students. Current priorities across the school include literacy, numeracy, curriculum differentiation and formative assessment with an emphasis on engaging students using future focused learning methods and tools. There is a strong ethos of inclusion, student wellbeing and teamwork.

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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