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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).

Borroloola

Region: Barkley
Full-time teachers: 17
Full-time assistant teachers: 6
Enrolments: 188
Average student attendance: 56
School years: Preschool to Middle
Indigenous students: 96%
Distance to main town: 850km southeast of Darwin by road.
Community population: 1000

Borroloola School is located in the township of Borroloola, 850km southeast of Darwin. The population is approximately 1000. There are four main clans: Garrawa, Mara, Yanyuwa and Gurdanji. The two main languages are Yanyuwa and English. Borroloola can be accessed by a sealed bitumen road all year round or via air through regular passenger transport flights.

Borroloola School provides education to students from preschool to middle years. The school is also responsible for the Gulf Group School (Kiana and Robinson River Schools) as well as the Homeland Learning Centre at Wandangulla, 20km east of Borroloola. Wandangulla is accessible by road in the dry season only. Borroloola School has an extensive attendance plan that focuses on the active engagement of students. In recruiting new staff, the school actively targets young enthusiastic people who are motivated about working with Indigenous students.

Borroloola 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.