special education teacher (sen) - early childhood and primary in Darwin

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job details

darwin, northern territory
education & training
job type
working hours
au$ 70,000 - au$ 90,000 per year
reference number
georgia jefferson, randstad
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job description

This purpose built and high equipped school is offering the rare opportunity to join their team and work alongside a team of experienced special educational needs teachers. Not only will you your own classroom, but you will be able to move between a specially designed campus and mainstream school setting to give students the best quality education they deserve!

Amongst the other benefits, this highly professional school, offers ongoing support and training, relocation interstate or internationally and competitive salary, with a strong sense belonging and small classroom sizes.

The school has recently undergone refurbishment and has brand new resources, state-of-the-art facilities and offers teachers everything they need to be successful!

What's in it for you?

  • Collaborative teaching style with additional support teachers!
  • Incredible support and hands on approach from principal
  • Full-time assistant in your classroom
  • Rare challenging yet rewarding teaching opportunity central to Darwin!


Teaching years 1 to 3, your primary responsibility is to deliver creative and structured lesson plans based on the students in your class, in accordance with the State-based Guidelines and Curriculum.

With classroom sizes between 6 and 8 children, you can build strong relationships with your students, encouraging them through important learning milestones and ensuring they have the best education no matter their learning ability!

Through daily observations, and applying your knowledge and expertise you will ensure the individual needs of all students are met. You will also be part of a supportive and fun teaching team, enabling you to grow and develop as a SEN teacher.

This role is a 6 month contract with the opportunity of a permanent position for the right teacher!


  • an Early Childhood Degree or ACEQCA approved equivalent allowing you to teach 0 to 12 years old
  • OR a Primary Degree with the ability to teach pre-primary
  • a current NT Ochre Card or willingness to apply
  • SEN experience and knowledge - (physical, mental and behavioural)
  • a love of early childhood education
  • experience developing stimulating lesson plans for mixed ability classes
  • the skills to lead and organise other teachers, working collaboratively
  • a proven ability to build and nurture respectful and mutually-beneficial relationships with children and their families


If you have any questions or would like to know more about this role and others, please call Georgia / Vincent on 08 8923 4388 or email georgia.jefferson@randstad.com.au / vincent.walsh@randstad.com.au

Our commitment to safeguarding children and young people.

Randstad Education is committed to the safety and well being of all children and young people. We take steps to achieve this through our candidate application process. All applicants are required to provide a valid state-based Working with Children Check which is thoroughly screened. In some circumstances, a Federal Police Check and an International Police Clearance is also required. Your consultant will be able to advise if this is applicable to you. Lastly, references are conducted in relation to the applicant's interactions with children using an online platform that has an inbuilt fraud alert. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people.

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Are you looking for a permanent position in education or know someone who is? Sign up to Randstad Education or refer a friend and you could earn a $250 voucher! Call 1300 360 014 to find out more. Conditions apply.


Primary Teacher - Primary - Teacher - Early Childhood - Early Childhood Teacher - ECT -SEN - Special - Special Education - Special Education Needs - Darwin - Northern Territory - School Teacher - Childcare


Valid Teachers Registration NT
Valid Ochre Card
First Aid desirable

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree