Narrandera High 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 these placements:

  • Permanent employees who hold a substantive position as a teacher and meet the eligibility requirements in the Rural Experience Guidelines may apply for either of these placements.
  • 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 either of these placements.

Available placements:

Click on the headings below for full placement details.

LOTE Teacher (stage 4)

Narrandera High School, Narrandera NSW

Placement level: Teacher

Contact for enquiries: Simone Walsh (Principal), simone.walsh10@det.nsw.edu.au, 02 6959 1744 or 0437 856 906

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

Placement details

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

The successful applicant will have approval to teach LOTE (7 & 8). The remainder of the fulltime load will be negotiated according to applicant experience / interest and school need.

We are looking for someone that has: 

  • The capacity to deliver effective, engaging and differentiated teaching programs to meet a diverse range of student learning needs.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills demonstrating a proven ability to work collaboratively across our rural school community.
  • Willingness to contribute to faculty and whole school programs.

Accommodation details

Teacher Housing may be available, or you may choose to rent privately. 

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

Narrandera High School is a rural comprehensive high school with a current enrolment of 354 students including 30% Aboriginal students. It services the township of Narrandera and its surrounding community on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River. This area of the Riverina is the traditional land of the Wiradjuri people.

The school has a highly skilled and motivated staff who work collaboratively to enhance learning outcomes through evidence based quality teaching practices. All students have the opportunity to develop their potential through an extensive range of academic, sport and extra-curricular programs. The school runs an extensive curriculum pattern for all students including a Compressed Curriculum model for Stage 6 students. The school is a Positive Behaviour for Learning School and its main values are; Respect, Responsibility and Learning. The school maintains high expectations and aspirations for all students. The school is well supported by partnerships with local community organisations including TAFE and Narrandera AECG as well as the Narrandera High Parents and Citizens association.

Science Teacher (stages 4-6)

Narrandera High School, Narrandera NSW

Placement level: Teacher

Contact for enquiries: Simone Walsh (Principal), simone.walsh10@det.nsw.edu.au, 02 6959 1744 or 0437 856 906

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

Placement details

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

The successful applicant will have approval to teach Science (7 -12). The remainder of the fulltime load will be negotiated according to applicant experience / interest and school need.

We are looking for someone that has: 

  • The capacity to deliver effective, engaging and differentiated teaching programs to meet a diverse range of student learning needs.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills demonstrating a proven ability to work collaboratively across our rural school community.
  • Willingness to contribute to faculty and whole school programs.

Accommodation details

Teacher Housing may be available, or you may choose to rent privately. 

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

Narrandera High School is a rural comprehensive high school with a current enrolment of 354 students including 30% Aboriginal students. It services the township of Narrandera and its surrounding community on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River. This area of the Riverina is the traditional land of the Wiradjuri people.

The school has a highly skilled and motivated staff who work collaboratively to enhance learning outcomes through evidence based quality teaching practices. All students have the opportunity to develop their potential through an extensive range of academic, sport and extra-curricular programs. The school runs an extensive curriculum pattern for all students including a Compressed Curriculum model for Stage 6 students. The school is a Positive Behaviour for Learning School and its main values are; Respect, Responsibility and Learning. The school maintains high expectations and aspirations for all students. The school is well supported by partnerships with local community organisations including TAFE and Narrandera AECG as well as the Narrandera High Parents and Citizens association.

How to apply for a 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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