Important information regarding job applications

We are pleased to launch our new Teacher Recruitment System. To avoid any inconvenience to applicants who submitted applications through the previous system please be aware that we are not able to transfer those applications to the new system. Previous applicants are asked to resubmit their application in the new system if they still wish to be considered for employment.

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We thank you for your patience and look forward to receiving an application from you.

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).

Areyonga

Region: Alice Springs
Full-time teachers: 5
Full-time assistant teachers: 3
Enrolments: 29
Average student attendance: 90
School years: Early to Middle
Indigenous students: 100%
Distance to main town: 230km southwest of Alice Springs by road.
Community population: 250

Areyonga School is 230km southwest of Alice Springs in the community of Areyonga on the eastern portion of the Haasts Bluff Land Trust. The population of the community is approximately 250 and predominantly Pitjantjatjara people with some Arrernte and Warlpiri people. Pitjantjatjara, Arrernte and Luritja are the main languages spoken. The community can be accessed via road, 4WD is recommended and the road can become impassable during heavy rain. Areyonga can also be accessed via air through chartered air services only.

Areyonga School is part of the Lasseter Group School and provides education services to students from early years to middle years and instruction in English and Pitjantjatjara. All staff members are Indigenous with the exception of the teacher linguist.

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.