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Teaching opportunities in remote Central Australia

The Northern Territory Government is looking for talented and committed qualified teachers who are seeking a rewarding challenge in a unique environment.

As a teacher in a remote Indigenous community of Central Australia, you will have the opportunity to develop your career through a unique desert teaching experience like no other. You will support young Territorians to reach their potential and help build brighter futures.

Teachers are required for schools in Indigenous communities which may cater early childhood, primary and secondary students (depending on the school/location).

Alekerange (Ali Curung)

Region: Barkley
Full-time teachers: 10
Full-time assistant teachers: 2
Enrolments: 99
Average student attendance: 48
School years: Preschool to Middle
Indigenous students: 100%
Distance to main town: 170km south of Tennant Creek by road.
Community population: 600

Alekarenge School is located 170km south of Tennant Creek in the community of Alekarenge, within the Warrabri Aboriginal Land Trust. The population of Alekarenge is approximately 600, drawn predominantly from the Warumungu, Kaytetye, Alyawarr and Warlpiri language groups. The community can be accessed by all-weather roads or by chartered air services (only in fair weather).

Alekarenge School is part of the Barkly Group School and provides education services to students from preschool to middle years. Special features and programs at the school include Accelerated Literacy, Early Childhood Reading Scheme, Healthy Living for Learning Program and an Indigenous Language and Culture Program operating throughout the school.

Alekarenge has been identified as a Territory Growth Town (TGT) under the NT Government's A Working Future initiative. TGTs will become towns with comparable services to other country towns in Australia.

Teach remote NT Carly Doyle
Teach remote NT Carly Doyle
Carly Doyle Charlie Maillis
Carly Doyle Charlie Maillis
Clare Schoeller Julie-Anne Spina
Clare Schoeller Julie-Anne Spina
Leah Jones Matt Gale
Leah Jones Matt Gale
Ryan Campbell Sharelle Furner
Ryan Campbell Sharelle Furner
Shontelle Dougherty Leah Jones
Shontelle Dougherty Leah Jones

Visit the Department of Education Directory for Northern Territory school contacts and locations.