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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).
|Full-time assistant teachers:
|Average student attendance:
||Early to Middle
|Distance to main town:
||400km south of Alice Springs by road
Finke School is located 400km south of Alice Springs in the community of Apatula on the western edge of the Simpson Desert. The population of the community is approximately 250 and the main languages spoken are Arrernte, Yankunyjatjara and Pitjantjatjara. The community can be accessed via road, 4WD is recommended and access can be dependent on weather conditions. Apatula can also be accessed by air via charter services only.
Finke School is part of the Lasseter Group School and provides education services to students from early years to middle years. Student attendance is relatively high in partly due to enthusiastic support given by the community. English is a second language but is widely spoken in the community. The whole school program is English only.