Kitikmeot School Operations, Department of Education, Government of Nunavut
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The Department of Education, Government of Nunavut, is seeking applicants for term and indeterminate teaching positions in the Kitikmeot region, starting August 2018. Kitikmeot School Operations is responsible for schools in the following communities: Kugaaruk, Taloyoak, Gjoa Haven, Cambridge Bay and Kugluktuk.
The following teaching assignments may be available: • Elementary Generalist Teacher
• Middle School Generalist Teacher
• High School Generalist Teacher
• Learning Coach
• Student Support Teacher
Assignments of appointees may change due to operational requirements.
In compliance with Article 7.02 of the Nunavut Teacher’s Association Collective Agreement, all positions will be posted as individual competitions with defined closing dates. Applicants interested in specific competitions must apply in accordance with the instructions indicated in the post. Applicants applying in response to this general posting will only be considered if the specific competition is unsuccessful.
Language of instruction requirements (Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun and/or English) will be clearly noted in the individual postings.
The Government of Nunavut offers a competitive salary, supplemented by a northern living allowance, which varies by community. Salaries range from $75,006 to $117,609. Nunavut Northern Allowance ranges from $19,716 to $30,424. Teachers in Nunavut are public service employees and enrolled in the federal superannuation plan.
The Government of Nunavut pays for relocation from any point in Canada as outlined in the Nunavut Teachers’ Association Collective Agreement. Subsidized staff housing is typically available for every position, although sharing of accommodations may be required. In some communities other rental accommodation may be available.
All teachers are members of the Nunavut Teachers’ Association.
Required qualifications: Applicants must be certified and in good standing as a teacher within another Canadian jurisdiction. Your application must include a copy of your current certification. This requirement is waived for applicants who have completed their teacher training in Nunavut.
Applicants in the final year of a Bachelor of Education at a Canadian University must provide proof of enrollment with a graduation date that precedes the position start date.
The ideal profile of a successful candidate will include: • Knowledge on how students learn
• Knowledge of content and how to teach it
• Cross Cultural Experiences and Knowledge of the Nunavut Context
• Evidence of Planning for and Implementing Effective Teaching and Learning including Differentiated Instructional Practice
• Evidence in the Creation and Maintenance of Supportive and Safe Learning Environments
• Evidence of Effective Assessment, Feedback and Reporting on Student Learning with emphasis on Balance Literacy
• Evidence of Engagement in Professional Learning
• Evidence of Positive Engagement in Professional Learning Communities, Parents/caregivers groups and the Community
Applicants must submit a Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) that are dated no more than six months prior to the position start date, as indicated on individual competition posts. Applicants will be required to provide an acceptable CRC and VSC before a written offer will be made.
Applicants currently employed by the Government of Nunavut must hold a valid Nunavut teaching certificate.
All applicants must be eligible to work in Canada at the time of application.
If you wish to submit your resume and relevant documents to this general posting you may do so, however you will not be considered for individual competitions unless the individual competition was unsuccessful.
To apply, email your resume (in Word or PDF), a copy of current certification or proof of enrollment in the final year of a Canadian Bachelor of Education program, along with the names of three references (including the name of your most recent supervisor) to:
1. Your preferred level (elementary, middle, or high school);
2. Your area of subject expertise 3. Your preferred communities;
The subject line of your email should include: GP1819Kitikmeot
Only applicants who have been selected for interviews will be contacted.
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