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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).

Ngukurr

Region: Katherine
Full-time teachers: 19
Full-time assistant teachers: 5
Enrolments: 238
Average student attendance: 60
School years: Preschool to Secondary
Indigenous students: 99%
Distance to main town: 320km southeast of Katherine by road.
Community population: 1500

Ngukurr School is located in the community of Ngukurr, 320km southeast of Katherine. The community has a population of approximately 1500, however this fluctuates depending on the season and ceremonial activity. Whilst Kriol is the main language spoken, there are up to five other languages also spoken. The main traditional owners are members of the Ponto clan, with Manbilila clan members also having a role; there are seven other clans that reside in and around Ngukurr. All these clans are connected and are highly mobile for ceremonial and family reasons. The community can be accessed by 4WD during the dry season only. Ngukurr can be accessed via air through chartered air services only and has an all weather airstrip

Ngukurr School provides education to students from preschool through to secondary. The school offers a vocational educational training program for its middle and senior years students. Ngukurr School also implements the Accelerated Literacy program.

Ngukurr 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.