NT Cattle Station Opportunity - Enthusiastic Governess Required POSITION FILLED

NT Cattle Station Opportunity - POSITION FILLED


Our family of six are currently seeking a motivated, enthusiastic and compassionate person to join our team as the governess in 2019.

With a grade 6 & Pre-School boy to teach the days are full and fun. Our grade 8 boy is off to boarding school and we also have a 3yr old at home too. We are based in the Northern Territory 170km south of Katherine on a cattle station owned by AAco.

A very rewarding and competitive package is on offer to the right applicant. This diverse role offers loads of opportunity to learn, develop and adventure in the NT.

The Position

We are seeking an experienced Governess who has a passion for children and teaching.

Katherine School of the Air (KSA) offers a fantastic program that is well set out and delivered in a timely manner to ensure a smooth teaching mode. You’ll receive great support from the teachers and administrative staff at KSA.

You will have two boys to teach, one of whom is very independent in his studies and the other is only in school for a few mornings a week leaving ample time for prep, delivery and engagement.

This is a diverse role that offers more than just the school room. Part of the role includes supporting the Managers Assistant which can involve varying tasks from babysitting after school to assisting with social event planning.

We offer a very competitive financial package. Full board and keep are included. You’ll have your own air conditioned room in the staff quarters. There is free WiFi and a social club along with jaw dropping views!

A full position description can be obtained by contacting us using the details provided below.


• Previous experience in a similar role preferred.

• Experience with tutoring distance education classes an advantage.

• Computer literate.

• Drivers Licence.

• Working with Children Check.

• Organisation skills to deal with the multi-tasking required in a school.

• Good communication skills.

• Adaptability.

• Attention to detail.

• Resourceful approach.

• Good time-management skills.

• Confidentiality.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Creating a nourishing and rich learning environment that encourages and empowers the students.

  • Delivering structured lesson plans that align with the Katherine School of the Air to engage your students.

  • Creating a positive and stimulating school room that motivates students to want to attend school and try their best.

  • Participating in other station activities outside of the school room to demonstrate teamwork.


Delamere Station (AAco) is located in the Victoria River District south of Katherine NT.

This is a spectacular place to work with scenery that takes your breath away and people that are fun, adventurous and caring. Being close to town offers many opportunities for social outings and sporting fixtures. Our immediate neighbors are all very social so there is always something on in between musters.

Why You Should Apply

If you are passionate about children and education, seeking adventure in the NT and love remote living then this is the position for you. We love nothing more than opening our doors to welcome newcomers to our team and share the true NT experience with them. There are many perks working for a large corporate company check us out here: https://aaco.com.au/people-careers/working-with-aaco

Please note that this role is not suitable for 417/ working holiday visa holders.