Tullamore 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 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.

Maths / Science Teacher (7-12)

Tullamore Central School, Tullamore NSW

Placement level: Teacher

Contact for enquiries: Kelly Jesser (Principal), kelly.jesser4@det.nsw.edu.au, 02 6892 5005 or 0421 510 470

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

Placement details

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

The successful applicant will develop and deliver high quality learning experiences for a diverse range of abilities. This includes the design of differentiated programs and assessment, in line with the school’s procedures. The teacher will be responsible for designing and delivering quality teaching and learning experiences to engage all students, assess and report on learning to students and parents in line with school procedures; and will work positively as part of a dynamic and busy faculty and wider school community.

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 will be negotiated.

  • Willingness to teach students in years 7-12
  • 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

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

Tullamore Central School is located in the in the Parkes Shire, 125km south–west of Dubbo, catering for students from Kindergarten through to Year 12. Our current enrolment is 65 students with 16% identified as Aboriginal, including 43 Primary and 22 Secondary students.

Tullamore Central School promotes a culture of high expectations and has a supportive and involved school community, including an active P&C and AECG. The school has excellent attendance rates and positive student behaviour.

Tullamore Central School staff are a mix of experienced and early career teachers who are committed to delivering innovative educational experiences. Staff are encouraged and supported with accessing and engaging with professional learning which is targeted at improving teaching practice, school growth and student achievement. The school offers a wide range of extracurricular opportunities which enhance and extend the robust academic curriculum delivered on site and remotely through the Western Access Program.

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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