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Maths and Science Teacher

Job No: 120784
Location: Katherine East

  • Rewarding opportunity for a passionate Teacher to join a modern & diverse High School!
  • Attractive salary circa $75,198 - $107,801 plus super!
  • Relocation allowance provided to support your move to this vibrant & unique region!

About Katherine High School

Servicing a region larger than the state of Victoria, Katherine High School (KHS) is a comprehensive high school located in Katherine East. Students come from a diverse range of socio-economic levels and backgrounds and, of their 540 total enrolments, the school has an indigenous population of 61%.

With spacious grounds and excellent facilities, including basketball, tennis and netball courts, a large air conditioned gymnasium, and specialist learning areas for Art, Hospitality, Technology, Science and Music; they are well equiped to support students in a wide variety of areas and interests. Additionally, thanks to the Katherine region's stunning natural environment, they are able to offer a highly successful and well supported Outdoor Education program to their Senior Years students.

Students at KHS can enjoy a range of extracurricular activities, including support from major football codes for their sport programs, and each year the school enters a team to compete in the Battle of the Bands competition.

About the Opportunity

Katherine High School is currently looking for an Upper Primary or High School qualified Teacher to join their team in Katherine East, NT.

This role will see you teaching General Mathematics to High School Students, as well as Middle School Maths and Science, with a focus on working with students who have diverse learning needs.

To be successful, you will be a fully qualified Teacher who holds, or is eligible to obtain, registration to teach in the Northern Territory.

It's essential that you are comfortable supporting students from a range of socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, and are able to adapt your approach to the needs of each individual. Any experience working with disengaged youth, or indigenous or ESL students will be highly regarded.

Strong interpersonal skills will be crucial, including the ability to effectively communicate with, motivate and inspire students, and to develop effective working relationships with parents, senior management and staff.

Importantly, KHS is looking for someone who is resilient and committed to closing the gap in indigenous education, genuinely invested in making a positive impact on the students in their care.

About the Benefits

This is a rare opportunity to join a team of skilled educators in a dynamic teaching and learning environment, and help to support students to reach their full potential. 

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive base salary circa $75,198 - $107,801 plus super, depending on your skills and experience.

Relocation expenses will be covered for candidates coming from outside the Katherine region, and an additional relocation allowance will be provided. 

Teaching in the Northern Territory is a highly rewarding experience, and Katherine is a truly vibrant part of the world, offering fantastic national parks, regular festivals and more. 

About the Katherine Region

A region full of misty waterfalls, untouched gorges, and stunning landscapes, Katherine is the crossroads of Australia's north, where the outback meets the rainforest. The Northern Territory’s third largest town and a thriving modern regional centre, it offers something for everyone, locals and tourists alike.

With plenty of facilities, including a modern shopping complex, boutique stores, a hospital, schools, and several sportsgrounds, you get all of the convenience of a modern town and still have adventure at your doorstep. Explore world-famous national parks, canoe along the mighty Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, or take a dip and unwind at the Katherine Hot Springs.

This is a rare opportunity to join an a diverse and passionate school that's dedicated to supporting their students and staff as they continue to grow - Apply Now!

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