|Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Coordinator|
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Coordinator
Company : Government of the Northwest Territories
Salary : $114,000–$137,000 a year
Location : Northwest Territories
The Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) provides the residents of the Northwest Territories with access to quality programs, services and support to assist them in making informed and productive choices for themselves and their families with regard to education, training, careers, employment and labour, child development, languages, culture and heritage.
Located in Yellowknife, and reporting to the Director of Curriculum Development and Student Assessment (CDSA), you will be responsible for Junior Kindergarten to grade twelve (JK-12) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) curriculum and programs, as well as, managing, supporting, promoting and actively encouraging: student-centered/family-centered, culture-based, process-orientated, research-based, interactive, experiential, competency-based, cognitively challenging, inclusive education in accordance with the NWT Education Act, the NWT Official Languages Act, the NWT Day Care Act, regulations, Departmental philosophies, guidelines, Frameworks and Action Plans, Ministerial Directives, curricula, and inter-jurisdictional initiatives.
You will lead, manage and coordinate the development, implementation, in-service and evaluation of STEM curriculum and programs for all educational jurisdictions in the NWT. You will also provide leadership within the education system by advising education bodies and other groups/agencies with respect to CDSA and Departmental priorities by participating and providing leadership in inter-divisional working groups.
Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
- Enrolment in, or completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field, and five (5) years of related work experience, including a minimum of two (2) years of specific science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics teaching experience within a Northern context. Preference will be given to a candidate who has JK-12 Northern classroom teaching experience, and is eligible for NWT teacher certification. Proficiency of the incumbent in at least one NWT Indigenous language or French would be an asset.
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
YELLOWKNIFE CENTRE 5TH FLOOR
BOX 1320 YELLOWKNIFE NT X1A 2L9
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445
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