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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).

Maningrida

Region: Arnhem
Full-time teachers: 44
Full-time assistant teachers: 14
Enrolments: 389
Average student attendance: 39
School years: Early to Senior
Indigenous students: 95%
Distance to main town: 550km east of Darwin.
Community population: 2700

Maningrida School is located in the community of Maningrida, 550km east of Darwin. The population is approximately 2700, however can fluctuate depending on the season and ceremonial activity. There are seven main languages spoken in the area; the dominant languages are Ndjebbana, Burrara, Nakara, Kunwin’ku, Gurrgoni and Rembarrnga and Jinang. English is spoken to various degrees of proficiency but not by all residents. The Kunibidji are the traditional owners on the land where Maningrida is located. Road access via 4WD is only possible in the dry season. Maningrida can also be accessed via regular passenger air transport services and has an all weather airstrip.

Maningrida School offers education to students from early years through to senior years as well as providing education services to twelve Homeland Learning Centres (HLCs). The HLCs are varying distances from Maningrida with varied accessibility (often seasonal) to each site and they deliver education to small groups of students unable to attend the central school in the area. Significant work is being undertaken by the school in regards to community engagement and vocational education and training. The school is a SSABSA registered school and has successful NT Certificate of Education completers each year.

Maningrida 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.

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.