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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).

Milingimbi

Region: Arnhem
Full-time teachers: 22
Full-time assistant teachers: 8
Enrolments: 282
Average student attendance: 64
School years: Early to Middle
Indigenous students: 100%
Distance to main town: 440km east of Darwin. On Milingimbi Island.
Community population: 1500

Milingimbi School is in the community of Milingimbi on Milingimbi Island, 440km east of Darwin. The population is approximately 1500 and the main languages spoken are Gupapuyngu, Djambarrpuyngu and Wangguri. The island is accessed by regular passenger air transport services and has an all weather airstrip.

Milingimbi School offers education to students from early years to middle years as well as providing education services to three Homeland Learning Centres (HLCs). The HLCs are varying distances from Milingimbi 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. The school recognises cultural diversity and inclusivity. Milingimbi School student population is over 98 per cent.

Milingimbi has a signed Remote Learning Partnership Agreement in place and has also 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.