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Teachers in the Northern Territory (NT) teach approximately 34,000 children in 153 government schools spread across 1.35 million square kilometres. 71 per cent of schools are located in remote and very remote areas, with 44 per cent of the NT’s total student population attending those remote schools. Some 44 per cent of students in the NT speak a language other than English at home.

Did you know that when you teach in a remote school in the Northern Territory there are additional incentives and benefits. Use our interactive incentive and benefits calculator to calculate how much you may be entitled to, based on your personal circumstances and location.

For information on every school in the NT, see the Education Directory.

Schools are grouped into six regions.

Urban or Remote