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Grade 3-4 Teacher

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Summary Information:
Employer: Sahtu Divisional Education Council
Position Type: Teaching
Categories: Elementary (Primary)
School / Org: Sahtu Divisional Education Council
Location: Fort Good Hope, Northwest Territories
FTE: 1.0
No. of Positions: 1
Salary: Range $79,386 - $128,166 + $26,245 Allowance
Reference #: 3-4
Posting Date: Monday, 14 May 2018
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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The Sahtu Divisional Education Council is seeking an experienced Grade 3-4 teacher for a TERM position for the 2018/19 school year.

The candidates must have or be completing a Bachelor of Education Degree and be eligible for a Northwest Territories Teaching Certificate.

The following criteria will be important considerations in the hiring process:
-Strong background in Elementary Education, particularly in a Northern environment
-Experience teaching in the core subject areas of English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies
-Recent teaching experience in a JK-12 environment
-Excellent classroom management skills
-Knowledge of, or commitment to become knowledgeable of the prescribed NT Curricula in related areas
-Differentiated Instruction
-Experience using Fountas & Pinnell Reading Assessment and Math Makes Sense programs
-Understanding of and experience in the integration of technology into classroom instruction
- Strong collaboration skills are sought as teachers work together to implement classroom instruction.

The candidate should embrace strong connections with community and be open to engaging fully in the rich cultural and extra-curricular life of the school.

Chief T'Selehye School (JK-12) - Fort Good Hope

Teacher (1.0 TERM) - Start date: August 21, 2018 and ends June 27, 2019.

Salary: dependent on qualifications - ranges from $79,386-$128,166 per annum, plus a very attractive benefits package including a Northern Living Allowance of approximately $26,245, and relocation expenses. For more information, the NWT Teachers' Collective Agreement is online:

Interested candidates are required to submit the following documentation to

Cover letter, resume and names of at least 3 references (must include current supervisor)

A Criminal Records Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Check, is a prerequisite to employment.

Renee Closs, Assistant Superintendent
Sahtu Divisional Education Council
Phone: (867) 587-3450
Fax: (867) 587-3469

Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Chief T'Selehye School is looking for an energetic teacher who is capable and willing to tackle a true Northern Adventure. If you have a student-centered philosophy of education this place is for you. Chief T'Selehye School is a JK-12 school with an enrollment of 145 students. We are looking for teachers with cultural sensitivity as well as knowledge and experience of how to set up well-balanced literacy and numeracy programs, the principles of self-regulation and social emotional learning and effective behaviour management. We believe in the development of the whole person via progressive and dynamic programming such as experiential on-the-land camps.

We are in the community of Fort Good Hope, which is a fly-in community, with winter-road access, in the Sahtu Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada. The two principle languages are North Slavey and English. We are located on a peninsula between Jackfish Creek and the Rabbit Skin River on the east bank of the Mackenzie River, about 145km northwest of Norman Wells. If you are an avid outdoors person this is the place for you. Fort Good Hope is on the 66th parallel but still below the tree line. This unique characteristic offers a diverse variety of wildlife, and on any given day you can access caribou, muskox and moose. The three rivers that run through Fort Good Hope offer an abundant variety of fish species ranging from Walleye, Northern Pike to Arctic Grayling and many others. You might say this is a hunter and fisher-person's paradise. Fort Good Hope also offers many other outdoor activities for those of you that just want to enjoy the hiking, canoeing, biking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and quading trails abound the area for you to explore. The community has a recreation centre, league hockey, women's and men's fitness and wellness programs.

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