Do you want to make a difference to a diverse group of students who need an inspiring teacher?Are you able to engage with kids quickly and effectively, building trust and rapport as the basis of high-quality education?Do you want to experience outback life in the vibrant and social Northern Territory town of Katherine?Do you want to set yourself up financially with subsidised accommodation, relocation and flights paid?The RoleWe are seeking a qualified English and history teacher for a large and well-resourced secondary school in Katherine, commencing ASAP. The role is offered as a 1-year contract with an ongoing opportunity for the right person.The position is teaching mainly English to Years 7 & 9 students with a Year 9 History class as well. In future years, there would be the opportunity for this load to vary.The SchoolThe school has an enrolment of about 600 students from 7-12, with a 54% indigenous population and about 100 students coming in each day from remote communities. The school caters to students from very low academic levels as well as to gifted and talented students. There is great diversity in the school, and staff strive to provide the right conditions for learning for all these students.There are 38 teachers on staff plus a leadership team of six. As well, there are about 20 support staff. This is a well-resourced school with a very dynamic, caring Principal who has turned a very difficult school into one where staff and students are happy and thriving.A vibrant social atmosphere among staff exists. There are Friday get-togethers and other regular social events on the staff calendar. The Principal is seeking a teacher with self-sufficiency, flexibility, a positive can-do attitude and a keenness for a new adventure.There is the opportunity to gain leadership experience quickly, as there a Year Level Coordinators and ST1 positions available.LocationThe school is located in Katherine. Katherine is a vibrant town with many amenities and activities available to teachers.  There are places of natural beauty nearby (Katherine Gorge, swimming holes) and there are regular events like film festivals, art shows and sports all of which are a big part of the culture. Katherine is a great place to live!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.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.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)- Subsidised accommodation- All initial travel costs to the school paid- Relocation allowance (for 12 month+ contract)- Salary sacrifice schemeIf 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

Middle Years English / History teacher | Katherine High School | 2020 contract

Do you want to make a difference to a diverse group of students who need an inspiring teacher?

Are you able to engage with kids quickly and effectively, building trust and rapport as the basis of high-quality education?

Do you want to experience outback life in the vibrant and social Northern Territory town of Katherine?

Do you want to set yourself up financially with subsidised accommodation, relocation and flights paid?

The Role

We are seeking a qualified English and history teacher for a large and well-resourced secondary school in Katherine, commencing ASAP. The role is offered as a 1-year contract with an ongoing opportunity for the right person.

The position is teaching mainly English to Years 7 & 9 students with a Year 9 History class as well. In future years, there would be the opportunity for this load to vary.

The School

The school has an enrolment of about 600 students from 7-12, with a 54% indigenous population and about 100 students coming in each day from remote communities. The school caters to students from very low academic levels as well as to gifted and talented students. There is great diversity in the school, and staff strive to provide the right conditions for learning for all these students.

There are 38 teachers on staff plus a leadership team of six. As well, there are about 20 support staff. This is a well-resourced school with a very dynamic, caring Principal who has turned a very difficult school into one where staff and students are happy and thriving.

A vibrant social atmosphere among staff exists. There are Friday get-togethers and other regular social events on the staff calendar. The Principal is seeking a teacher with self-sufficiency, flexibility, a positive can-do attitude and a keenness for a new adventure.

There is the opportunity to gain leadership experience quickly, as there a Year Level Coordinators and ST1 positions available.

Location

The school is located in Katherine. Katherine is a vibrant town with many amenities and activities available to teachers.  There are places of natural beauty nearby (Katherine Gorge, swimming holes) and there are regular events like film festivals, art shows and sports all of which are a big part of the culture. Katherine is a great place to live!

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.

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.

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)

- Subsidised accommodation

- All initial travel costs to the school paid

- Relocation allowance (for 12 month+ contract)

- Salary sacrifice scheme

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