Do you want to make a difference to young children and families requiring support to engage in positive learning experiences?Do you want to receive expert training in this critical area?Do you want to experience remote outback life in the NT?Do you want to set yourself up financially with a salary of more than $119,000 + super + remote benefits?The RoleWe are seeking a passionate, resilient and experienced (2 years +) Early Childhood trained teacher for a remote education and training position in the Northern Territory. The position is based in a small remote community school located approximately 250kms north of Tennant Creek.The role is a 1-year contract commencing as soon as possible and is classified as a Level 1 Senior Teacher attracting a salary of more than $119,000pa + super + remote benefits.The Families as First Teachers (FaFT) Family Educator designs, develops and implements services to support early learning and parenting to meet the needs of a specific community, as part of the school, working with Birth-3 aged children in the community.The FaFT program is an early learning and family support program for vulnerable and disadvantaged Indigenous families with children prior to school entry (Birth-3 years). The FaFT Family Educator works as part of the school with local Indigenous staff and community to develop and deliver a range of place-based programs for remote Indigenous families and support their successful transition to preschool.FaFT programs work across agencies to promote optimal child development, family engagement in early learning and family support that is respectful of Indigenous parenting and cultural issues.Essential CriteriaRegistration with the Teacher Registration Board of the Northern Territory (TRB), NT Working with Children Notice (Ochre Card) and Drivers Licence (or ability to obtain all of these)Early Childhood qualification and/or demonstrated relevant experience in early childhood education and ability to deliver high quality early childhood programs.Proven ability to develop critical relationships with families and community partners and schools for successful implementation of responsive place-based programs and demonstrated sound judgement.Demonstrated capacity to bring an analytical and strategic approach to the delivery of programs to address community needs.Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Indigenous societies and cultures and the impact of issues affecting the early learning and development of young Indigenous children.An ability to interact effectively with people from diverse cultures.Relevant experience in the development and delivery of adult capacity within the local community (desirable)Possess Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (desirable)About YouYou will be a qualified early years teacher with experience of working with disadvantaged children and their families where engagement and connection have been lacking.You will be passionate about early intervention and the importance of the collaboration of families and teachers to support children’s development.You will enjoy running a pre-school playgroup for the local communityYou will be skilled in communicating with parents and other family members to engage them and their children in learning.You will have the ability to establish positive working relations with people from diverse professional, cultural and linguistic backgrounds.You will be adventurous, resilient and adaptable with a positive attitude and a love of working with children and families who need significant support.You will be good in hot weather! Salary Package- Senior Teacher 1 salary of $119,239 + benefits- High quality on-the-job training and ongoing professional support- Fully-furnished accommodation provided (you pay only for power)- Remote teaching allowance- Retention bonus at end of 12 months- Laptop provided at no cost- All initial travel costs to the school paid- Relocation allowance - Annual travel allowance- Three business days’ leave per annum (outside school holidays)- Salary sacrifice scheme- Special Study Leave- 4WD trainingIf you feel you have the passion plus the professional and personal qualities we seek for this role, please apply through Seek or email your CV and a covering letter (addressing the Essential Criteria) directly to:Meredith DrynanTeacher Recruitment Consultantmeredith@teacherappointments.com.au | 0450 125 657Please feel free to call for a confidential chat before applying. Australia - WA Perth

Early Years Teacher & Trainer for Families: Remote NT school: Start ASAP

Do you want to make a difference to young children and families requiring support to engage in positive learning experiences?

Do you want to receive expert training in this critical area?

Do you want to experience remote outback life in the NT?

Do you want to set yourself up financially with a salary of more than $119,000 + super + remote benefits?

The Role

We are seeking a passionate, resilient and experienced (2 years +) Early Childhood trained teacher for a remote education and training position in the Northern Territory. The position is based in a small remote community school located approximately 250kms north of Tennant Creek.

The role is a 1-year contract commencing as soon as possible and is classified as a Level 1 Senior Teacher attracting a salary of more than $119,000pa + super + remote benefits.

The Families as First Teachers (FaFT) Family Educator designs, develops and implements services to support early learning and parenting to meet the needs of a specific community, as part of the school, working with Birth-3 aged children in the community.

The FaFT program is an early learning and family support program for vulnerable and disadvantaged Indigenous families with children prior to school entry (Birth-3 years). The FaFT Family Educator works as part of the school with local Indigenous staff and community to develop and deliver a range of place-based programs for remote Indigenous families and support their successful transition to preschool.

FaFT programs work across agencies to promote optimal child development, family engagement in early learning and family support that is respectful of Indigenous parenting and cultural issues.

Essential Criteria

  • Registration with the Teacher Registration Board of the Northern Territory (TRB), NT Working with Children Notice (Ochre Card) and Drivers Licence (or ability to obtain all of these)
  • Early Childhood qualification and/or demonstrated relevant experience in early childhood education and ability to deliver high quality early childhood programs.
  • Proven ability to develop critical relationships with families and community partners and schools for successful implementation of responsive place-based programs and demonstrated sound judgement.
  • Demonstrated capacity to bring an analytical and strategic approach to the delivery of programs to address community needs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Indigenous societies and cultures and the impact of issues affecting the early learning and development of young Indigenous children.
  • An ability to interact effectively with people from diverse cultures.
  • Relevant experience in the development and delivery of adult capacity within the local community (desirable)
  • Possess Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (desirable)

About You

  • You will be a qualified early years teacher with experience of working with disadvantaged children and their families where engagement and connection have been lacking.
  • You will be passionate about early intervention and the importance of the collaboration of families and teachers to support children’s development.
  • You will enjoy running a pre-school playgroup for the local community
  • You will be skilled in communicating with parents and other family members to engage them and their children in learning.
  • You will have the ability to establish positive working relations with people from diverse professional, cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
  • You will be adventurous, resilient and adaptable with a positive attitude and a love of working with children and families who need significant support.
  • You will be good in hot weather!


Salary Package

- Senior Teacher 1 salary of $119,239 + benefits

- High quality on-the-job training and ongoing professional support

- Fully-furnished accommodation provided (you pay only for power)

- Remote teaching allowance

- Retention bonus at end of 12 months

- Laptop provided at no cost

- All initial travel costs to the school paid

- Relocation allowance 

- Annual travel allowance

- Three business days’ leave per annum (outside school holidays)

- Salary sacrifice scheme

- Special Study Leave

- 4WD training

If you feel you have the passion plus the professional and personal qualities we seek for this role, please apply through Seek or email your CV and a covering letter (addressing the Essential Criteria) directly to:

Meredith Drynan

Teacher Recruitment Consultant

meredith@teacherappointments.com.au | 0450 125 657

Please feel free to call for a confidential chat before applying.