Important information regarding job applications

We are pleased to launch our new Teacher Recruitment System. To avoid any inconvenience to applicants who submitted applications through the previous system please be aware that we are not able to transfer those applications to the new system. Previous applicants are asked to resubmit their application in the new system if they still wish to be considered for employment.

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We thank you for your patience and look forward to receiving an application from you.

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).

Timber Creek

Region: Katherine
Full-time teachers: 5
Full-time assistant teachers: 1
Enrolments: 46
Average student attendance: 78
School years: Early to Middle
Indigenous students: 96%
Distance to main town: 280km west of Katherine by road.
Community population: 700

Timber Creek School is situated 280km west of Katherine in the community of Timber Creek. The community is a regional service centre for local Indigenous communities, cattle stations and tourists. The population of Timber Creek is approximately 700 and the main language groups are Ngarinyman and Ngaliwurru. The community can be accessed via road all year round. Timber Creek can be accessed via air through chartered air services only.

Timber Creek School is part of the Katherine Group School. The school offers a breakfast program and implements the Accelerated Literacy program.

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.