The Roma, Maranoa and South West Queensland area of the Darling Downs South West region is made up of some key communities including Roma, Charleville, Cunnamulla, St George and Quilpie. Read on to learn more about these towns.
Roma is the administrative centre of the Maranoa region and as such, offers teachers and their families all the city-like conveniences alongside country hospitality. With a wealth of cafes, restaurants and pubs in the heart of beef country, foodies will not be disappointed. Discover the history and treasures of the Maranoa with 8 tourist drives in the area to explore, you’ll always find things to do on your weekends.
The local school,
Roma State College, is a Prep to Year 12 College located over 3 campuses. Their Special Education Program supports students with disabilities across all 3 campuses. They provide high-quality education that assists all students to love learning, develop judgement and a sense of responsibility, understand the past and prepare to embrace the future. The school’s motto is 'we inspire and empower all students to become lifelong learners within the school community and beyond' and they look for teachers who share this vision.
There are a range of opportunities for teachers in the area with many other schools located within driving distance from Roma. These include:
Arcadia Valley State School,
Bymount East State School,
Dunkeld State School,
Injune P–10 State School,
Mitchell State School,
Mungallala State School,
Roma State College,
Surat State School,
Wallumbilla State School and
Yuleba State School.
If you’re considering making the move to Roma, visit the
Outback Queensland website to check out 10 things you can do in your down-time.
Roma fun fact
Roma is home to the biggest cattle saleyards in the southern hemisphere and Queensland’s biggest bottle tree.