Expression of Interest - Intern - Teaching and Learning

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Closing date: Jan 17, 2019

Location: Yellowknife

Department: ECE Teaching & Learning

Job Code: 16378

Salary: $67,607 - $80,691

Job: Full-Time

Term: Temporary

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About the Job

Limited Competition

Intern placements are available to Northern graduates.  A northern graduate is an individual who has graduated with a diploma or degree from a designated post-secondary institution within a 24 month period prior to applying to the Internship Program or will complete all academic requirements for his/her program within 6 months of applying to the Internship Program. Applications to any intern job posting will only be accepted if you are registered to the Internship Program. For more information on the updated Internship Program including eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit 

Job Information

Reporting to the Director of Teaching and Learning (TL), the Intern position is located in Yellowknife and is responsible for providing research, communication, administration, program and digital teaching materials development and delivery support to the TL Division.

The incumbent will ensure that professional and academic research principles, procedures, practices and methodologies are applied to all work related assignments. The incumbent will also provide support for program development and implementation by creating documents and presentations, facilitating presentations and coordinating meetings related to the development and delivery of multi-media, professional learning materials.

The incumbent will work both independently and with working  groups  and  must  have  a strong understanding of specialized research methodologies, including knowledge of precise research theories  and principles in obtaining and maintaining accurate information and administrative  databases.  The specialized knowledge areas vary in content and complexity, and include JK-12 legislation, regulations, programming and policies and university-level research topics.

The incumbent is responsible for making educated, informed decisions as they relate to the implementation of assignments. The incumbent will work in consultation with TL Division Coordinators and Education Renewal working groups to determine how research and materials development are to be completed and, within the scope of the guidelines, will implement and complete the assigned research and provide required reports and finished products. This understanding and knowledge is critical to sound decision-making for the diverse responsibilities within the Division.

Providing research and minor administrative duties, the incumbent deals daily in-person, by electronic mail or by telephone, with a variety of contacts including department staff, staff from 10 education bodies, the Northwest Territories Teachers' Association (NWTTA), Aurora College staff, officials from other government departments and representatives from Aboriginal governments and organizations, non-governmental offices, industry and the general public. Efficient research has a direct impact on the quality of the operational effectiveness of the division.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
The completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education through relevant Teacher Education Programs (TEP), with specialized training or experience in multimedia material development.

Department Information

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.

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GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

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

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 16378        

Closing Date: January 17, 2019 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time

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.

Affirmative Action

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

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $34.67 per hour (approximately $67,607 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.

Term Position

This job opening is for a one or two (2) year internship.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term positions.