Teach in the Territory - Secondment for TCE Staff

Job No: TCE541
Location: Catholic Education - Northern Territory

Teach in the Territory with Catholic Education Northern Territory!

Catholic Education Northern Territory is seeking applications from suitably qualified and enthusiastic teachers and school leaders to fill a number of positions in Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary education across our Aboriginal Catholic Community Schools.

We offer initial two-year contract positions to successful applicants (2021-2022 years) in the following schools:

Bathurst Island:

  • Murrupurtiyanuwu Catholic Primary School (Pre-school-Yr 6)
  • Xavier Catholic College (Secondary)

Wadeye: Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Thamarrurr Catholic College (Pre-School - Yr 12)
Daly River: St Francis Xavier Catholic School (Pre-school – Post Primary)
Santa Teresa: Ltyentye Apurte Catholic School (Pre-school – Middle Years)

Interested applicants may use any of the following portals to access our advertisements for these positions:

CEO NT Website

Our Aboriginal Catholic Community Schools are well resources and have a proud history in the provision of education to local people. There are a number of Aboriginal teachers in each of the schools as well as a strong presence of Aboriginal people in administrative and classroom support.

There is still, however, an on-going need for experienced teachers who are prepared to continue the work begun by dedicated religious in earlier years and carried on by generous lay people in more recent times. I write to ask you to consider if you may be one of those prepared to help with this work of the church. Offers of employment are usually made for two years.

Townsville Catholic Education Office will consider the release of staff who may be interested in secondment and are subsequently selected to work in our Aboriginal Catholic Community Schools.

The Secondment process means that the teachers would be on a loan from their school for the two year period. Your school or system would need to provide a guarantee of employment at your present school or within the system when you return after two years. A letter approving the secondment needs to be supplied to the Director of Catholic Education, Diocese of Darwin.

Release on this basis would guarantee a position in your present school at the conclusion of your two-year appointment. Long Service Leave (LSL) and other entitlements would also be preserved at your current employment and your LSL will be enhanced from your service in our Aboriginal Catholic Community Schools.

Some staff may prefer to negotiate a two-year contract in our schools and to resign from their present position. A contract does not guarantee ongoing employment within our system or with other Catholic schools.

If you decide to respond to our call for assistance:

  • Discuss the matter with your Principal
  • Interested applicants are invited to make initial enquiries with Delna Vaghaiwala on (08) 8984 1400 or email: recruitment@nt.catholic.edu.au

Once confirmed with your Principal, you can apply by completing a written application outlining professional qualifications and experience for this position and send to the below:

Email: recruitment@nt.catholic.edu.au
Phone: (08) 8984 1400

The first round of applications close on Monday 3rd August 2020. 

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