Behaviour Advisor Department of Education


Professional 2, Remuneration Package Range $100,943 – $120,736 (including salary $86,204 – $103,377)
Professional 3, Remuneration Package Range $124,413 – $139,147 (including salary $106,568 – $119,351)
Selection will be made at the P2 or P3 level depending on the experience and / or qualifications of the successful applicant.
Student Wellbeing & Inclusion Programs & Services – Clients Services
Several vacancies are available in various locations throughout the Northern Territory.

Are you an allied health or teaching professional who is passionate about ensuring all children are welcomed into an inclusive environment and can learn to their full potential?

About the team:

Work in a multidisciplinary team supporting schools in regional networks to implement best practice wellbeing and inclusion approaches to improve learning outcomes for students with diverse needs.

About the role:

The Behaviour Advisor implements regional support for school improvement through the delivery of requested services that improve the wellbeing and safety of children and students.

This position uses knowledge of wellbeing, safety and behaviour approaches to provide advice, coaching, mentoring and professional development to school leaders, teachers and support staff.

This position will carry a caseload of children and students referred by school leaders and will work with colleagues from within a multidisciplinary team to ensure effective plans are developed and strategies are implemented to ensure optimum engagement with education.

To be successful you will need to have a tertiary qualification in education, social work, psychology, speech pathology or occupational therapy and registration with the relevant professional association or ability to obtain.

What you’ll get in return:

  • Attractive salary package + 6 weeks recreational leave, 3 weeks personal leave and recreation leave loading allowance
  • Study and professional learning opportunities to develop your career and professional practice
  • Work with a dynamic multidisciplinary team
  • Real opportunities for long term employment with the Northern Territory Government
  • Relocation allowance for suitable intrastate and interstate candidates

Office-based conditions apply to this position. The applicant must hold or be able to obtain a Working with Children Notice Clearance and an NT driver’s licence. Visits to remote schools may necessitate travel by four-wheel drive vehicle on unsealed roads or light aircraft and include overnight stays in remote communities of up to four days. Four-wheel drive training will be provided by the NT Department of Education.

About the location: 

For further information about these vacancies, please contact Karen O’Donohue, Assistant Director Professional Practice Access and Participation on 0499 790 435 or [email protected] 

Quote vacancy number: 43682
Closing date: 06/09/2023

Applications should address the Selection Criteria in a one page cover letter. For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit 



Department of Education

Job Salary

Full time