New job Principal in Nunavut


Company : Government of Nunavut
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Nunavut

Full Description

Reference #: 09-2322

School: Qiqirtaq High School

Community: Gjoa Haven, NU

Kitikmeot School Operations invites applications for the following position: Principal

The closing date for this competition is: August 26, 2021

Start Date: Immediately

End Date: June 2024

The status of this position is: TERM

The position is 1.0 PY (full-time position)

School Description: Qiqirtaq High School is a grade 7-12 school with a population of 180 students and 27 staff.

Required qualifications:
Bachelor of Education degree

Eligible for Nunavut Teaching Certificate

Minimum 5 years experience as a classroom teacher

Desired qualifications:
Graduate training in Educational Administration

Experience with school time tabling and programming to meet student needs

Graduate training in Literacy and Assessment strategies consistent with Balanced Literacy

Experience working successfully with a local education authority

Experience in the use of educational software to maintain student records and record assessments

Experience in leading a school team to accommodate diverse learning needs

Successful leadership of school improvement initiatives

Demonstrated ability to plan effectively on both short and long term to deploy school resources

Experience in the site management of school resources

Demonstrated effective communication in all formats

Experience working successfully in a cross-cultural learning environment

Demonstrated ability to mediate conflict and promote consensus among stakeholders

Please note: Subsidized housing is available but sharing may be required.

The salary for certified teachers ranges from $78,036 prorated/annum. to $122,360 prorated/annum. The Principal administrative allowance is currently TBD.

The Northern Allowance for Gjoa Haven is $26,345 prorated/annum.

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

The promotion of the Inuit language of the community, and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit (Inuit Societal Values)

Local control of Education

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

Applications must be emailed (Word Document or PDF file) to

Note: Attachments over 10mb will not be accepted.

Ensure that the subject line of your email states the Reference #09-2322 . 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 Land Claims beneficiaries.

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 Kitikmeot School Operations.

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