Do you want to make a difference to indigenous children who need a great teacher?Are you a flexible, adaptable and passionate teacher of literacy and numeracy who can connect with kids and inspire a love of learning?Do you want to experience remote community life in the beautiful Northern Territory outback?Do you want to set yourself up financially with great remote allowances?The RoleWe are seeking a qualified and experienced early years (or primary teacher with early years’ experience) for a small, remote community school located 480kms SW of Alice Springs near Uluru commencing Term III, 2020. The role is offered as a contract until December with a permanent opportunity for the right person.Ideally, the new teacher will arrive in Alice Springs on Friday 3rd July for two weeks compulsory isolation before travelling to the community on the weekend before the 20th July. The isolation period is on full salary, with all experiences paid.The role is teaching a combined Transition to Year 2 (T-2) class of about 12 children.Strong behaviour management through rapport building and setting clear boundaries is crucial in this role. It’s a wonderful group of kids according to the Principal, and they need a dedicated teacher who will create clear boundaries and have high expectations of behaviour and achievement.This is a role where you will gain lots of experience and responsibility within a short time. You will form part of a close and focused team of educators lead by a dynamic and supportive principal within an innovative and highly supportive regional team of educational advisors.The SchoolThe school currently has 50 students enrolled and offers educational services from T-9. All students self-identify as Indigenous. Attendance is variable with an average of 40 students coming in on a daily basis. The school is run very efficiently and positively by the Principal who has created an ethos of achievement, community involvement, and reward for endeavour. Expectations of students are high with many supports in place for students to succeed and enjoy their success.Accommodation is provided in the nearby town of Yulara, which is 20kms away. Teachers must have their own car to travel to school each day.Community and locationThe school is located 480kms SW of Alice Springs within the boundaries of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park at the base of Uluru. The population is approximately 300 and the main language spoken is Pitjantjatjara.The community is accessible by road all year round. There is a general store, football oval, health and community agencies, a large aged care facility and a church. The community footy team is the Mutitjulu Cats.The school is located about 20kms from Yulara, a tourist resort town owned by the Indigenous Land Corporation and has a supermarket, post office, cafes and restaurants as well as extensive accommodation. It is served by an airport that has regular Qantas, QantasLink and Virgin flights to Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns and Alice Springs.About YouThe personal qualities we seek for teaching and working in this remote environment include resilience, adaptability, resourcefulness and a positive attitude and love of working with children who really need support behaviourally and academically.Experience teaching ESL would be an advantage and its crucial that you are a team player keen to join an existing team of motivated, friendly yet professional teachers.We are looking for someone who is confident, holds high expectations for behaviour and engagement, is committed to professional learning and contributes well as a team member.You will have a desire to make a difference and you will come with ideas and skills to support student engagement, in particular literacy and numeracy development.We welcome applications from Outstanding New Graduates who feel they have what it takes to succeed in this unique environment. Salary Package- Excellent salary (NT Government Teaching Award)- Fully-furnished accommodation provided- Remote teaching allowance of approx. $3800pa in addition to base salary- Retention bonus at end of 12 months- Laptop provided at no cost- All initial travel costs to the school paid- Relocation allowance - Twice yearly travel cost allowance- Three business days’ leave per annum (outside school holidays)- Salary sacrifice scheme- Special Study Leave- 4WD trainingIf you feel you have the right professional and personal qualities for this role, please Apply through Seek or email your CV and a covering letter directly to:Meredith DrynanTeacher Recruitment ConsultantTEACHER APPOINTMENTSmeredith@teacherappointments.com.au0450 125 657  Australia - WA Perth

Early Years teacher for remote NT school near Uluru: Semester Contract

Do you want to make a difference to indigenous children who need a great teacher?

Are you a flexible, adaptable and passionate teacher of literacy and numeracy who can connect with kids and inspire a love of learning?

Do you want to experience remote community life in the beautiful Northern Territory outback?

Do you want to set yourself up financially with great remote allowances?

The Role

We are seeking a qualified and experienced early years (or primary teacher with early years’ experience) for a small, remote community school located 480kms SW of Alice Springs near Uluru commencing Term III, 2020. The role is offered as a contract until December with a permanent opportunity for the right person.

Ideally, the new teacher will arrive in Alice Springs on Friday 3rd July for two weeks compulsory isolation before travelling to the community on the weekend before the 20th July. The isolation period is on full salary, with all experiences paid.

The role is teaching a combined Transition to Year 2 (T-2) class of about 12 children.

Strong behaviour management through rapport building and setting clear boundaries is crucial in this role. It’s a wonderful group of kids according to the Principal, and they need a dedicated teacher who will create clear boundaries and have high expectations of behaviour and achievement.

This is a role where you will gain lots of experience and responsibility within a short time. You will form part of a close and focused team of educators lead by a dynamic and supportive principal within an innovative and highly supportive regional team of educational advisors.

The School

The school currently has 50 students enrolled and offers educational services from T-9. All students self-identify as Indigenous. Attendance is variable with an average of 40 students coming in on a daily basis. The school is run very efficiently and positively by the Principal who has created an ethos of achievement, community involvement, and reward for endeavour. Expectations of students are high with many supports in place for students to succeed and enjoy their success.

Accommodation is provided in the nearby town of Yulara, which is 20kms away. Teachers must have their own car to travel to school each day.

Community and location

The school is located 480kms SW of Alice Springs within the boundaries of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park at the base of Uluru. The population is approximately 300 and the main language spoken is Pitjantjatjara.

The community is accessible by road all year round. There is a general store, football oval, health and community agencies, a large aged care facility and a church. The community footy team is the Mutitjulu Cats.

The school is located about 20kms from Yulara, a tourist resort town owned by the Indigenous Land Corporation and has a supermarket, post office, cafes and restaurants as well as extensive accommodation. It is served by an airport that has regular Qantas, QantasLink and Virgin flights to Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns and Alice Springs.

About You

The personal qualities we seek for teaching and working in this remote environment include resilience, adaptability, resourcefulness and a positive attitude and love of working with children who really need support behaviourally and academically.

Experience teaching ESL would be an advantage and its crucial that you are a team player keen to join an existing team of motivated, friendly yet professional teachers.

We are looking for someone who is confident, holds high expectations for behaviour and engagement, is committed to professional learning and contributes well as a team member.

You will have a desire to make a difference and you will come with ideas and skills to support student engagement, in particular literacy and numeracy development.

We welcome applications from Outstanding New Graduates who feel they have what it takes to succeed in this unique environment.


Salary Package

- Excellent salary (NT Government Teaching Award)

- Fully-furnished accommodation provided

- Remote teaching allowance of approx. $3800pa in addition to base salary

- Retention bonus at end of 12 months

- Laptop provided at no cost

- All initial travel costs to the school paid

- Relocation allowance 

- Twice yearly travel cost allowance

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

- Salary sacrifice scheme

- Special Study Leave

- 4WD training

If you feel you have the right professional and personal qualities for this role, please Apply through Seek or email your CV and a covering letter directly to:

Meredith Drynan

Teacher Recruitment Consultant

TEACHER APPOINTMENTS

meredith@teacherappointments.com.au

0450 125 657