Teacher Science - Yanco Agricultural High School

$73,737 - $130,336 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Yanco NSW 2703, Australia
  • 22 Jun, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service
Job category:

Schools | Teachers

Job location:

Regional NSW

Job reference number: 00008Z4X
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: Remuneration package valued at up to $130,336.00. Base salary ranges from $73,737.00 to $117,060.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation. Base salary rates above the minimum are available depending on experience.
Contact: 02 6951 1500 - Marni Milne
Closing date: 06/07/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Narrandera
Staffing area: Griffith
School name: Yanco Agricultural High School
FTE: 1.000


Yanco Agricultural High School is a selective, co-educational, fully residential school consisting of 242 students who reside across all of New South Wales and in some cases interstate.

Located in the New South Wales Riverina, 12 kilometres from Leeton, the school has 280 hectares, including 180 hectares of intensive irrigation and dry land agriculture and is bordered by the Murrumbidgee River.

On the school grounds students have access to tennis courts, a gymnasium, swimming pool, 10 hectares of sporting ovals, after-hours library and resource centre, as well as a host of individual and team activities at school and in the local community.

The school has outstanding agricultural facilities and is a leader in agricultural education. Programs include show stock teams in sheep, beef cattle, equine and poultry who travel extensively and provide additional opportunities for students to excel if this is their area of interest.

The school has a diverse range of staff with varying experience and expertise who support both the day and residential component of the school.

The Strategic Plan identifies a focus on improving literacy and numeracy skills, HSC achievement, student wellbeing, excellence in Agriculture and enhancing community partnerships.

The school community is invested in working in partnership with the school to develop and deliver on a common vision where every student has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Free on-site accommodation and meals is available, if required, for the successful applicant.

Selection Criteria

  • Approval to teach Science and Physics
  • Evidence of effective practice and positive student engagement that creates a culture of high expectations and accommodates students with a wide range of learning needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a collaborative faculty member who contributes to programming, assessment and resource development and supports whole school initiatives.
  • Commitment to supporting positive student wellbeing outcomes in a boarding school environment.


An unconditional full approval to teach is a requirement. If you do not hold a full approval to teach with the NSW Department of Education, you are required to commence the application process at the same time as you apply for this teaching opportunity.

From 8 November 2021 all Department of Education employees undertaking relevant work, including any work conducted on a NSW school site, will be required to meet mandatory double vaccination requirements against COVID-19.

The successful candidate for this position will be required to meet mandatory double vaccination requirements prior to the Department of Education finalizing the appointment of the candidate and entry on duty.

Further information on the Department’s COVID-19 response is available at https://education.nsw.gov.au/covid-19.

Special Notes

Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application.