Trangie Central 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.

Generalist Teacher (K-12)

Trangie Central School, Trangie NSW

Placement level: Teacher

Contact for enquiries: Gary Hansen (Principal), gary.hansen@det.nsw.edu.au,  02 6888 7578

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

Placement details

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

Placement opportunities are available for teachers looking to work within the broader school community. 

Role description: The teaching load of the placement will be negotiated with the successful applicant to include areas of applicant interest and school need. This can range from day-to-day lesson cover, to responsibilities for specific programs.

The successful applicant will be encouraged to develop innovative approaches to learning that address the educational and social aspirations of all students.

Extra-curricular responsibilities may be negotiated.

Desired candidate expertise:

  • Willingness to teach students in years K-12 as a generalist teacher (specific stage preferences can be negotiated).
  • Highly developed organisational and interpersonal skills with an ability to work collaboratively to build positive relationships with students, staff, parents and the wider community. 
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the Department’s Aboriginal Education policies.

Accommodation details

Options include: Teacher Housing (may be available), private rentals, caravan parks.

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

Trangie Central School is an inclusive and innovative K-12 school, located 76km west of Dubbo, with 200 students, 65% of whom identify as Aboriginal. With a focus on high expectations, ICT, STEM and entrepreneurial learning, students are developing skills for life-long learning and engagement. The school operates on a compressed curriculum structure for Stage 6, resulting in a transition program for K-10 from Week 6 Term 4. The school has a close relationship with the local community. 

Math Teacher (stages 3-6)

Trangie Central School, Trangie NSW

Placement level: Teacher

Contact for enquiries: Gary Hansen (Principal), gary.hansen@det.nsw.edu.au,  02 6888 7578

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

Placement details

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

Role description: This placement is for a Mathematics teacher for years 5 - 12. The teaching load of the placement will be negotiated with the successful applicant to include areas of applicant interest and school need. 

The successful applicant will be encouraged to develop innovative approaches to learning that address the educational and social aspirations of all students. 

Extra-curricular responsibilities may be negotiated.

Desired candidate expertise:

  • Willingness to teach students in years 5-12 Mathematics (specific stage preferences can be negotiated).
  • Highly developed organisational and interpersonal skills with an ability to work collaboratively to build positive relationships with students, staff, parents and the wider community. 
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the Department’s Aboriginal Education policies.

Accommodation details

Options include: Teacher Housing (may be available), private rentals, caravan parks.

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

Trangie Central School is an inclusive and innovative K-12 school, located 76km west of Dubbo, with 200 students, 65% of whom identify as Aboriginal. With a focus on high expectations, ICT, STEM and entrepreneurial learning, students are developing skills for life-long learning and engagement. The school operates on a compressed curriculum structure for Stage 6, resulting in a transition program for K-10 from Week 6 Term 4. The school has a close relationship with the local community. 

Music Teacher (stages 3-6)

Trangie Central School, Trangie NSW

Placement level: Teacher

Contact for enquiries: Gary Hansen (Principal), gary.hansen@det.nsw.edu.au,  02 6888 7578

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

Placement details

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

Role description: This placement is for a Music teacher for years 5 - 12. The teaching load of the placement will be negotiated with the successful applicant to include areas of applicant interest and school need. 

The successful applicant will be encouraged to develop innovative approaches to learning that address the educational and social aspirations of all students. 

Extra-curricular responsibilities may be negotiated.

Desired candidate expertise:

  • Willingness to teach students in years 5-12 Music (specific stage preferences can be negotiated).
  • Highly developed organisational and interpersonal skills with an ability to work collaboratively to build positive relationships with students, staff, parents and the wider community. 
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the Department’s Aboriginal Education policies.

Accommodation details

Options include: Teacher Housing (may be available), private rentals, caravan parks.

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

Trangie Central School is an inclusive and innovative K-12 school, located 76km west of Dubbo, with 200 students, 65% of whom identify as Aboriginal. With a focus on high expectations, ICT, STEM and entrepreneurial learning, students are developing skills for life-long learning and engagement. The school operates on a compressed curriculum structure for Stage 6, resulting in a transition program for K-10 from Week 6 Term 4. The school has a close relationship with the local community. 

Science Teacher (stages 3-6)

Trangie Central School, Trangie NSW

Placement level: Teacher

Contact for enquiries: Gary Hansen (Principal), gary.hansen@det.nsw.edu.au,  02 6888 7578

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

Placement details

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

Role description: This placement is for a Science teacher for years 5 - 12. The teaching load of the placement will be negotiated with the successful applicant to include areas of applicant interest and school need. 

The successful applicant will be encouraged to develop innovative approaches to learning that address the educational and social aspirations of all students. 

Extra-curricular responsibilities may be negotiated.

Desired candidate expertise:

  • Willingness to teach students in years 5-12 Science (specific stage preferences can be negotiated).
  • Highly developed organisational and interpersonal skills with an ability to work collaboratively to build positive relationships with students, staff, parents and the wider community. 
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the Department’s Aboriginal Education policies.

Accommodation details

Options include: Teacher Housing (may be available), private rentals, caravan parks.

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

Trangie Central School is an inclusive and innovative K-12 school, located 76km west of Dubbo, with 200 students, 65% of whom identify as Aboriginal. With a focus on high expectations, ICT, STEM and entrepreneurial learning, students are developing skills for life-long learning and engagement. The school operates on a compressed curriculum structure for Stage 6, resulting in a transition program for K-10 from Week 6 Term 4. The school has a close relationship with the local community. 

TAS Teacher (stages 3-6)

Trangie Central School, Trangie NSW

Placement level: Teacher

Contact for enquiries: Gary Hansen (Principal), gary.hansen@det.nsw.edu.au,  02 6888 7578

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

Placement details

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

Role description: This placement is for a TAS teacher for years 5 - 12. The teaching load of the placement will be negotiated with the successful applicant to include areas of applicant interest and school need. 

The successful applicant will be encouraged to develop innovative approaches to learning that address the educational and social aspirations of all students. 

Extra-curricular responsibilities may be negotiated.

Desired candidate expertise:

  • Willingness to teach students in years 5-12 TAS (specific stage preferences can be negotiated).
  • Highly developed organisational and interpersonal skills with an ability to work collaboratively to build positive relationships with students, staff, parents and the wider community. 
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the Department’s Aboriginal Education policies.

Accommodation details

Options include: Teacher Housing (may be available), private rentals, caravan parks.

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

Trangie Central School is an inclusive and innovative K-12 school, located 76km west of Dubbo, with 200 students, 65% of whom identify as Aboriginal. With a focus on high expectations, ICT, STEM and entrepreneurial learning, students are developing skills for life-long learning and engagement. The school operates on a compressed curriculum structure for Stage 6, resulting in a transition program for K-10 from Week 6 Term 4. The school has a close relationship with the local community. 

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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