New Job Numeracy And Literacy Teacher In Northwest Territories

Numeracy and Literacy Teacher
Numeracy and Literacy Teacher

Numeracy and Literacy Teacher

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Salary : $84,669–$136,694 a year
Location : Northwest Territories

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Sahtu Divisional Education Council.

Job Information

The Sahtu Divisional Education Council invites well prepared and highly motivated teacher applicants to apply for a Literacy and Numeracy Interventionist position at Mackenzie Mountain School in Norman Wells. Come for a year; explore your options, and quite possible you will want to stay for a career and call this home!

The Sahtu region of the Northwest Territories offers diverse teaching opportunities where positive relationships with students, families, colleagues and communities are very often the deciding factors that keep exemplary teachers in our midst for many years. Spectacular outdoor recreation in all seasons, wide open natural spaces, healthy lifestyles and topnotch renumeration are part of the package, along with small class sizes in small community schools. Endless opportunities to develop and deepen teaching and school leadership skills attract motivated educators willing to learn as much as they teach. Land and place are central in the lives of our students and our teachers learn the community language and culture. Growing Forward Together, we prioritize Indigenous language, culture and worldviews infused in teaching and learning that develop healthy competent and engaged community members and citizens of Norman Wells and the Northwest Territories.
The Sahtu Divisional Education Council is seeking an energetic, collaborative and highly motivated Numeracy / Literacy Interventionist for a term position, January 16, 2022 to June 30, 2023, with a possible extension into the 2023 - 2024 school year.
The candidate 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 teaching all levels of Numeracy / Mathematics, JK - 9, with ability to model current best practices and to coach / support teachers in implementation of best practices.
Ability to diagnose Numeracy gaps and intervene to address learning gaps, JK - 9, including gathering / using evidence and data to determine next steps in teaching and learning growth.
Liaise closely with the Sahtú Numeracy Contractor to implement Sahtú numeracy programming and curriculum-aligned numeracy assessments.
Ability to coach teachers and support learners in developing mathematical thinking, mathematical vocabulary and hands-on exploration of math concepts through integration of manipulatives and real-life everyday connections.
Establish numeracy routines, such as daily number talks, curriculum-informed numeracy games and cross-curricular connections and learning centres.
Ability to celebrate numeracy achievements with families and engage interest through numeracy family fun nights and everyday real-life numeracy connections.

Strong background in reading and writing instruction; employ / model / coach innovative whole classroom approaches with differentiation integrated for diverse learners.
Strong skills in direct reading instruction using the Comprehensive (Balanced) Literacy framework and utilizing divisional tools and resources such as Fountas and Pinnell Reading Assessments, Literacy Place, Fountas and Pinnell Classroom and Levelled Literacy Intervention.
Ability to coach teachers in implementation of Sahtú literacy programming and literacy intervention.
Strong skills in writing instruction and methodologies that value creativity and student voice while using evidence and data to inform next steps in writing instruction and learning growth.
Ability to celebrate students' literacy success with families and engage interest through fun literacy events for families and community.

Salary is dependent on experience and qualifications and ranges from $84,669 -
$136,694 per annum, plus an attractive benefits package including a Northern Living Allowance $21,401 and relocation expenses.
A vulnerable sector check is a requirement.
For information, the NWT Teachers’ Collective Agreement is available online
Sahtú Divisional Education Council
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 1-867-587-2551
When submitting your application, please include a cover letter, resume and three (3) references including your most current supervisor and if you qualify under the GNWT Affirmative Action Policy.
We appreciate all applicants for their interest in this position. However, only applicants who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Sahtu HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
BOX 360
Tel (867) 587-7150
Fax (867) 587-2173
[email protected]

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.