Tuesday, 25 Feb 2020

English Teacher, Alookie Elementary School, Pangnirtung, NU Canada $76,506 Per Year

Alookie Elementary School English Teacher, Indeterminate

School: Alookie Elementary School

Community: Pangnirtung, Nunavut

Qikiqtani School Operations invites applications for the following position:

Reference # ALO 1920 14591 A

Closing date: Open Until Filled

Start Date: August 2019

The position is full-time (1.0) Indeterminate

School Description: Alookie School is a K-5 school with approximately 180 students

Required qualifications:

  • B.Ed.
  • Must be eligible for Nunavut Professional Teaching Certificate

ESL training

Desired qualifications:

  • Subject knowledge, training and experience relevant to the assignment
  • Experience and / or training with current assessment methods
  • Evidence of differentiated instruction and inclusive practices

• Experience and / or training in classroom management practices and the development of positive learning environments (eg. Restitution, Tribes, Positive Effective Behavior Supports, etc.)

  • Cross-cultural and/or northern teaching experience
  • Evidence of training and / or experience in the area of Balanced Literacy
  • Training and / or teaching experience in an ESL environment

• Evidence / experience building positive relationships with students, colleagues, parents, stakeholders

• Skills / training using education-related information technology ie SMART Board Applications

  • Planning skills (lesson, theme, unit, year, and student support plans)
  • Inuktut language proficiency is an asset

Please note: Subsidized staff housing is available, unless otherwise specified; sharing may be required.

Salary: $76,506 – $119,961

The Northern Allowance for Pangnirtung, Nunavut is $19,077

Qikiqtani School Operations is committed to:

  • Promotion of the Inuktut Language and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit (Inuit Societal Values)
  • Improving Student Literacy
  • Inclusive Education

Resiliency, adaptability and resourcefulness are assets to employment and northern life.

To apply please 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:


Note: Attachments over 10mb will not be accepted.

Ensure you put the position number that you are applying for in the subject line of your email. Attach a cover letter and resume with the names of 3 current references (including your most recent supervisor).

Applicants from outside Nunavut must provide a copy of a current public-school teaching certificate from a jurisdiction recognized by the Nunavut Department of Education or proof of enrollment in the final year of a Canadian Bachelor of Education program. Applications that do not include this documentation will not be considered.

Current Government of Nunavut employees must hold a valid Nunavut teaching certificate and must submit a current Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) before appointment to the position can be finalized.

External applicants (not currently employed by the Government of Nunavut) must submit a current Criminal Record Check (CRC) and a Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) before appointment to the position can be finalized.

Note: CRC and VSC forms expire after 6 months, please ensure these are up to date.

All applicants must be eligible to work in Canada at the time of application.

Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Only applicants short-listed for an interview will be contacted.

The Government of Nunavut is committed to a more representative workforce to best serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit.

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