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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:
||300km northwest of Alice Springs by road.
Yuendumu School is located in the community of Yuendumu, 300km northwest of Alice Springs. The population is approximately 1000, however fluctuates depending on the season and ceremonial activity. There are eight clan and skin groups in Yuendumu; the main languages spoken are Warlpiri and English. The community can be accessed via road although this can become impassable after heavy rain. The community can be accessed by air through chartered air services or seats can be purchased on the mail plane, subject to availability.
The school provides education to students from preschool to middle years. The vast majority of students in the school belong to the Warlpiri language group.
Yuendumu has been identified as a site under the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Service Delivery, as well 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.