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Classroom Teacher

Job No: 105555
Location: Imanpa

  • Bring your teaching experience to this incredibly rewarding opportunity!
  • Join an organisation dedicated to supporting Indigenous Australians with education and employment opportunities!
  • Based in regional NT - Get to know spectacular parts of outback Australia that most people will never see!
  • Attractive salary circa $73,000 - $105,000 plus a range of benefits!

About the Opportunity

Nyangatjatjara College (NC) currently has a rewarding opportunity for an Upper Primary School or Lower Secondary Teacher to teach classes of students who are acutely socio-economically disadvantaged, based in the Imanpa Community. A role is also available for the partner of the candidate as a classroom support assistant.

You will be responsible for teaching a broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for senior students. You will also be responsible for facilitating and encouraging a learning experience for students whilst taking part in the review, development and management of activities relating to curriculum, policies, and organisation of the school. 

Supporting between 5-10 students, the day to day of the role will be to provide lesson planning and support to the students based across all levels of learning.

More specifically, some of your key duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Planning and preparing engaging lessons to improve student learning outcomes;
  • Teaching students according to their educational needs;
  • Assessing, recording, and reporting on the attendance, progress, and development and attainment of students;
  • Providing oral and written assessments and reports for individual students;
  • Taking part of the school's staff professional development program; and
  • Working as a member of a team to contribute to effective working relations within the school.

About You

The successful candidate will be a fully qualified teacher and have demonstrated experience working with junior or senior students. You will also hold (or be eligible to obtain) registration with the Teacher Registration Board of NT, a First Aid Certificate, a Manual NT Driver's License, a Northern Territory Working with Children Card (Ochre Card) and be willing to undergo a criminal history check.

This is an incredible opportunity to work with remarkable kids in a beautiful place. NC is seeking a teacher who:

  • Has a sense of humour and a can-do attitude;
  • Is patient and empathetic;
  • Always puts their students ahead of themselves;
  • Has the courage to 'keep going';
  • Maintains professional standards in tough circumstances, and mostly,
  • Is truly passionate about the education they are providing. 

The Classroom Support Assistant will have or be willing to obtain:

  • A Cert III in Education Support Assistant;
  • A Current First Aid Certificate;
  • A Northern Territory Working with Children Card;
  • A Current Manual NT Drivers Licence; and
  • A Four Wheel Drive accreditation.

A dedication to providing effective learning programs and an understanding of teaching strategies to cater for the cultural needs of your students is essential. 

About the Benefits

This is an incredible opportunity to become involved with a dynamic, supportive and social workplace, and get to experience the true Australian outback, something most people never get to experience!

For your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive salary circa $73,000 - $105,000 based on your skills and experience! Additionally, you'll be able to greatly increase your take-home salary with access to up to $15,900 in salary sacrificing options! There is also a remote area allowance and retention bonus available to further increase your earning potential.

Relocation assistance is available, and you'll be provided with your own private accommodation with all utilities, including internet, paid for by the organisation. Annual flights home to your city of repatriation will also be provided to allow you to stay in contact with family and friends.  

In addition, NC provides ongoing professional development opportunities, with access to paid study leave to ensure your skills are up to date.

About the Organisation and Region

Nyangatjatjara College (NC)

Nyangatjatjara College (NC) opened its doors for the first time on July 21st 1997. In the first five years of its life, the college grew from one building to multiple temporary buildings at four campuses based in the communities it serves. 

NC provides secondary education across three remote communities, and primary education in one (Docker River). All of their students are Anangu and almost all speak Pitjantjatjara as their first language. They are the only secondary education provider in the Northern Territory south of Alice Springs.

About the Region

This region of Australia is home to the real outback, with stunning countryside steeped in culture and history. You'll get to enjoy all this environment has to offer with magnificent national parks and all the space to enjoy the peace, tranquility and beauty of the land and its people. This part of the country is where Uluru, one of the world's true natural wonders, can be found.

If you are looking for a role in which you can drive positive change - Apply Now!

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