Pallamallawa Public School

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: Classroom or special interest

Pallamallawa Public School, Pallamallawa NSW

Placement level: Teacher

Contact for enquiries: Sharyn Pidgeon (Principal),, 02 6754 9209 or 0488 498 630

Additional resources: explore what it's like to live and work in the Moree 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 may be available in Moree or private rental.

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

Pallamallawa Public School is located in a small rural village, 32km from Moree. The school community is positive and supportive of the school and its programs. Pallamallawa PS has a current enrolment of 21 students, 5% of whom identify as Aboriginal. Students are drawn from the villages of Pallamallawa, Biniguy and the local rural area.

Pallamallawa Public School offers a caring, friendly environment that encourages students to reach their full potential academically and socially. The school provides a range of quality educational programs and experiences individually tailored to meet the needs of all students and relevant to their stage of learning.

The curriculum is comprehensive and innovative with a strong emphasis on literacy, numeracy and technology. Every student across the school has a designated iPad and laptop to support and consolidate academic activities.

The school community strongly endorses the readiness for school benefits of the comprehensive Kindergarten Transition Program 'Jumpstart' which occurs across Terms 2, 3 and 4. Our school enjoys a number of excellent facilities that are shared with the community. We have access and share tennis courts, cricket nets, football field and playgrounds which are located in or near the school.

Pallamallawa Public School's motto "Strive for Success" is interwoven with the school's Positive Behaviour for Learning values 'Show Respect, Be Responsible and Achieve Success'.

Through commitment and professionalism, the staff aim to create a stimulating safe learning environment that provides the necessary skills and learning experiences for students to succeed and adapt in a quickly changing society.

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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