Grade 4/5 Teacher Elizabeth Mackenzie Elementary School - Behchoko

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Location: Tlicho Community Services Agen

Department: TliCho CSA

Job Code: 16291

Wage: See "Salary Information" below.

Job: Full-Time

Term: Temporary

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About the Job

Job Information

The appropriate candidate will be prepared to actively promote self-regulation, culture-based education, and an inquiry-based learning model in the classroom. Candidates must be prepared to embrace a culture of ongoing professional growth and dialogue through Professional Learning Communities for the purpose of continuously striving for high levels of student learning. All classrooms are inclusive and comprise students who span varying ability levels so ideal applicants will be experienced in offering individualized student support plans and differentiated instructional strategies accordingly. There is a region-wide focus on literacy that aligns directly to the regional strategic plan in education, so the successful applicant must be prepared to include literacy strategies in their instruction across all subject areas.The most appropriate candidate will be an exemplary educator with cross-cultural experience and a strong commitment to community, students and a cross-cultural team environment.

Flexibility, organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and a willingness to become involved in the Tlicho way of life outside of the school are a must.

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Term Position

This job opening is for a Term position to the end of the 2019 school year.

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $78,600  to $126,897 per annum plus an annual Northern Allowance of $5,080.00.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check if they are contacted for an interview.  Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Priority 1: Teachers who have received official lay-off notice;

Priority 2: Indigenous Aboriginal Persons

Priority 3: Indigenous Non-Aboriginal or Resident Disabled Person;

Priority 4: Indeterminate Teachers eligible for Transfer or Promotion and not included in Priorities 2 & 3;

Priority 5: Term teachers not included in Priorities 2 & 3;

Priority 6: NWT Resident Teachers not employed by the GNWT or included in Priorities 2 & 3;

Priority 7: Teachers who are not residents of the NWT and who are not included in Priorities.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 16291    

Open until filled.

GNWT Inquiries

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Management and Recruitment Services
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Yellowknife Centre 5th Floor  
P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Fax: (867) 873-0445