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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:
||Preschool to Middle
|Distance to main town:
||580km southwest of Katherine by road.
Lajamanu School is located in the community of Lajamanu, 580km southwest of Katherine. The community has a population of approximately 1200 and the main language is Warlpiri. Lajamanu can be accessed all year round via road, although access may be difficult during the wet season due to flooding and condition of the road. The community can also be accessed via regular passenger air transport services and has an all weather airstrip.
Lajamanu School provides education to students from preschool through to middle years. The school implements the Aboriginal Literacy Strategy; explicit teaching in terms of shared reading, guided reading and guided writing. The strategy is further supported through the school's use of the First Steps program.
Lajamanu has been identified as a site under the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Service Delivery, as well as a Territory Growth Town under the NT Government's A Working Future initiative.