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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).

Yuendumu

Region: Barkley
Full-time teachers: 14
Full-time assistant teachers: 4
Enrolments: 118
Average student attendance: 56
School years: Preschool to Middle
Indigenous students: 96%
Distance to main town: 300km northwest of Alice Springs by road.
Community population: 1000

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.

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.