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2018 - Home Tutor - Newcastle Waters Station


Reference: 3789905

  • Qualified Teacher or experienced Home Tutor for iconic NT property
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Air-Conditioned accommodation
  • Prepared meals

The family is an outgoing, fun, horsey, country family living on the Barkly in Newcastle Waters (NT). The four children consist of a girl in Year 4, a boys in Year 3, Year 1 and Transition.

Successful applicants will need to be bright and bubbly, proactive, and display a can-do attitude to join our team. Most importantly they need to be genuinely interested in and enjoy teaching children. Tertiary qualifications will be highly regarded.

Duties will include:

  • Coordinate and supervise the daily school lessons and educational program.
  • Assist individual children with the social, emotional or behavioural skills that are needed.
  • Maintain regular contact with teachers via the phone, email and reporting system.
  • Actively engage with and provide feedback to parents.
  • Encourage participation in and develop extra-curricular activities, such as arts and crafts and sport.
  • Attend extra-curricular activities in a supervisory role, both on-station and off-station.
  • Perform other duties and assume responsibilities as assigned.


  • Previous Teaching experience or Governess Experience Preferred.
  • Manual Driver's license (own vehicle would be an advantage).
  • Working with Children Check or relevant State equivalent.
  • A love for the outdoors and station life - experience around horses would be looked upon favourably.
  • Current Senior First Aid
  • Successful applicant/s will be subject to a National Police Check and the CPC Medical Health Questionnaire.

School Room

The air-conditioned school room is well equipped with stationery, arts and craft supplies, books and development toys, and has two computers for children's lessons.

A genuine commitment to stay to the end of the school year is preferred to ensure continuity of the children's education.

This is not your normal 8am - 3pm teacher's job. Join us in the uniquely Australian experience of working on one of CPC's cattle stations in the Australian Outback.

Applications Close: 22 Dec 2017