Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Thammarrurr Catholic College

Post date: Oct 17, 2016 12:04:11 AM


Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Thammarrurr Catholic College

Wadeye, Northern Territory


Housing provided

OLSH Thamarrurr Catholic School is located in the Indigenous Community of Wadeye, approx. 350km south west of Darwin. OLSHTCS is a bilingual school (Murrinhpatha and English) and the school employs a high number of local indigenous staff as teachers, assistant teachers and support staff.

The school encourages a cultural link with the Thamarrurr community through the Thamarrurr program and our Cultural/Literacy Production Centre for language resource production. OLSHTC is the largest Indigenous Community Catholic School in the Northern Territory with an enrolment of over 640 students from preschool to Year 12.

Wadeye, although remote, has regular flights to and from Darwin, and has several community services within the town. There are plenty of opportunities within the community to fully embrace Australian Indigenous culture.

For enquiries please telephone 08 8978 2477 John Young, Principal, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Thammarrurr Catholic College.

Applicants for this position will need to submit an application letter and current resume; including 3 recent professional referees to: john.young@nt.catholic.edu.au

Applications close at 4.00pm, 31 October 2016