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Primary Teacher - Nyangatjatjara College

Job No: 105918
Location: Docker River

  • 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 $70,000 - $100,000 plus a range of benefits!

About the Opportunity

Nyangatjatjara Aboriginal Corporation (NAC) currently has a rewarding opportunity for a Teacher to join their team on a full-time basis.

You will be responsible for teaching a broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum that is appropriate for the individual needs of all students. You will implement teaching strategies that cater for the needs of primary remote Aboriginal students. This is a primary teacher position, with responsibility for a class of Year 3-6 students.

Your key duties will include:

  • Setting up of your classroom;
  • Preparing and teaching balanced programs and lesson plans in an engaging and encouraging manner;
  • Conducting oral and written assessments, as well as monitoring the overall progress of each student; and
  • Communicating effectively with parents and other staff.

This is an incredible opportunity to work with remarkable kids in a beautiful place. NAC are 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' when it's not always fun;
  • Maintains professional standards in tough circumstances; and mostly,
  • Is truly passionate about the education they are providing. 

The successful candidate will be a fully qualified teacher with demonstrated experience working with students, and hold registration (or eligibility to obtain) with the Teacher Registration Board of NT.

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

You'll be joining a small but strong team dedicated to providing the students with the most passionate and skillful teachers possible. 

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 $70,000 - $100,000 (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, NAC provides ongoing professional development opportunities, with access to paid study leave to ensure your skills are up to date.

Above all, you will benefit from joining a supportive and flexible organisation truly dedicated to supporting Anangu with education opportunities. You'll join a company with a friendly workplace, and work closely with a supportive and involved CEO. 

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


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.

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