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Primary School Teachers

Job No: 114247
Location: Canteen Creek

  • Experience life and teaching like never before!
  • Join an organisation dedicated to educating students in a remote community!
  • Attractive remuneration $73,335 - $80,692 plus super, fully-furnished accommodation with utilities included & more benefits!

Your New Career

Canteen Creek School has multiple opportunities for full-time Primary School Teachers to join their team in Canteen Creek, NT. Being offered is one 12-month long contract and one 6-month long contract, both with the possibility of extension. 

You will be responsible for the planning and implementation of teaching strategies that are consistent with a values-driven growth mindset. You will be in charge of planning, preparing and explicitly delivering quality and effective teaching and learning programs which are consistent with the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers and relevant curriculum policies, work programs and educational trends. 

This is an incredible opportunity to engage and inspire remarkable children in an unforgettable teaching experience.

About You

The successful candidates will hold relevant tertiary qualifications in Teaching, and hold or be eligible for registration with the Northern Territory Teacher Registration Board. Recent graduates who have the passion to learn and create change are encouraged to apply. Additionally, families are strongly encouraged to apply as there are employment opportunities available for a partner at the school– Assistant teaching, general school maintenance or cleaning.

These positions will be well suited to flexible and personable teachers/individuals who can adapt to changing circumstances.

You will have knowledge of and the ability to implement effective and inclusive teaching and learning processes to establish a challenging learning environment in which students are encouraged to work towards attainment of their potential. Well-developed interpersonal skills in relation to collaborating with colleagues, young people and parents in a cross-cultural environment will also be required.

Importantly, Canteen Creek School is seeking teachers who are:

  • Empathetic, resilient, self-motivated, adaptable and culturally responsive;
  • Supportive of students through interaction in a variety of settings and through the active development of nurturing learning environments and effective behaviour management practices;
  • Works well in a team; as all of the work is collaborative, reflective, and ever-changing;
  • Plan and teach to meet diverse cognitive, social, emotional and physical student needs; and
  • Has a sense of humour and knows how to have fun and has a zest for life. 

Please Note: The community is only accessible by 4WD and as such, a current Driver's License will be essential and having your own 4WD vehicle would be advantageous. 

About the Benefits

If you are looking for an experience to live and teach like never before, to help play an active part in engaging and reuniting young people with education, this is a fantastic opportunity for you! You will be tested every-day and for this reason your adaptability and drive will help you succeed in educating an inspiring students in this remote community. 

For your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration circa $73,335 - $80,692, based on your skills and experience, plus super. Additionally, you will enjoy small class sizes with well-behaved, motivated students who are ready to learn! You will have access to an Assistant teacher and a Prowise board for each class, as well as the students having their own Ipads to facilitate further learning. 

A further range of ongoing benefits will include:

  • Remote area allowance and retention payment, to increase your take home pay;
  • 6 weeks Recreation Leave;
  • Special Study Leave;
  • Fares out of isolated locations (FOIL); and 
  • 4WD training. 

The successful candidate will also be supplied with rent-free, fully contained 3-bedroom or 2-bedroom accommodation, including all amenities, this would be perfect for a family and is ready to move in straight away!

Living and working in Canteen Creek - Is it for you?

Canteen Creek is located 270kms south east of Tennant Creek. It currently caters for 65 students from Pre-school to Year 9.  Currently there are three families living and working at Canteen Creek School who support each other and mix socially. They are committed to facilitating high quality educational outcomes for all students in a caring, inclusive environment. They're a small community in a remote location, some distance from the nearest major town. Are you ready to take on a unique and exciting career change in a fun and supportive community?

Please note: Canteen Creek School is unable to offer sponsorship or assist with work visas and for this reason you will need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident to apply for this role. 

If you have a passion for engaging with and reuniting young people with education then don't miss this rewarding career path - Apply Now!

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