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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).

Ramingining

Region: Arnhem
Full-time teachers: 23
Full-time assistant teachers: 4
Enrolments: 208
Average student attendance: 63
School years: Early to Senior
Indigenous students: 98%
Distance to main town: 580km east of Darwin by road.
Community population: 700-1000

Ramingining School is located in the community of Ramingining 580km east of Darwin. The population of Ramingining fluctuates between 700-1000 depending on the season and ceremonial activity. There are 17 clan groups that comprise the Yolngu cultural block of North East Arnhem Land in which Ramingining is located. These clans remain connected and are highly mobile for ceremonial and family reasons, resulting in fluctuating enrolment and attendance at the school. Ramingining is accessible by 4WD in the dry season only; all roads are closed in the wet season. The community can be accessed by regular passenger air transport services and has an all weather airstrip.

Ramingining School provides education for students from early years to senior years; the senior years program is supported through the NT Open Education Centre. The school focuses on the priorities of attendance, student achievement in numeracy, literacy and pathways to employment; as well as community engagement and participation. The past 10 years, has seen the school experience considerable growth in student numbers.

Ramingining has a signed Remote Learning Partnership Agreement in place and has also been identified as a Territory Growth Town (TGT) under the NT Government's A Working Future initiative. TGTs will become towns with comparable servicers 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.