New job Teacher in Nunavut


Company : Government of Nunavut
Salary : $78,036 - $122,360 a year
Location : Nunavut

Full Description

Reference #: TES21227942A

School: Tusarvik Elementary School

Community: Naujaat, NU

Start Date: August 5, 2020

Kivalliq School Operations invites applications for the following position:

Elementary Teacher, Grade 3

The status of this position is: Indeterminate

The position is 1.0 PY (full-time position.)

School Description: Tusarvik Elementary School has a population of approximately 330 students in a K-6 setting with a staff of 25.

[b]Required qualifications:[/b]

Bachelor of Education degree

Eligible for Nunavut Teaching Certificate

Fluent in Inuktitut and English (oral and written)

If there is no successful candidate this position may be offered as a one-year term under Letter of Authority Certification.

[b]Desired qualifications:[/b]

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

Ability to integrate local Inuit cultural values in classrooms

Experience and skills with engaging students outside of classroom

Planning skills (lesson, theme, unit, year, and student support plans)

Experience in working with young children

Please note: [b] No Government housing will be provided.[/b]

Salary and Nunavut Northern Allowance: The salary for certified applicants ranges from $78,036 prorated/annum to $122,360 prorated/annum. The Nunavut Northern Allowance for Naujaat is $21,894.00 prorated/annum.

The Department of Education, Kivalliq School Operations is committed to:

  • Promotion of the Inuktitut Language and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangiit
  • Local control of Education
  • Inclusive Education

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

Applicants currently employed by the Government of Nunavut to be appointed to this position must hold a valid Nunavut teaching certificate.

Before final appointment to the new position, external applicants must submit a current 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 the competition posts. Applicants will be required to provide an acceptable CRC and VSC before a written offer will be made.

At time of application, applicants who have taken their teacher training outside of Nunavut must include a copy of their current public school teaching certificate from a jurisdiction recognized by the Government of Nunavut, Department of Education.

Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

All job offers will be contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in Canada at time of application.

To apply, you must e-mail your resume and cover letter (Word document or pdf file). Ensure the subject of your email states the Reference [b]TES2122A[/b]. Email your application to:

This job advertisement is only authorized for external posting on the Education Canada Website ( If you are reading this on any other commercial job-posting site, it is not an authorized posting of the Government of Nunavut, Department of Education and Kivalliq School Operations.

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

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