Expression of Interest - Intern-Early Childhood Coordinator

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Closing date: Jan 17, 2019

Location: Yellowknife

Department: ECE Early Chilhood Development

Job Code: 16413

Salary: $67,607 - $80,691

Job: Full-Time

Term: Temporary

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About the Job

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.

Job Information

Reporting to the Director, Early Childhood Development and Learning, this position is responsible for providing research services to the Early Childhood Development and Learning division as well as providing support to the regional Early Childhood Consultants through research to inform the development of policies and programming, as well as the implementation of territorial programs such as the Early Childhood Staff Grant and the Early Childhood Scholarships.
The Intern – Early Childhood Coordinator will ensure that professional academia research principles, procedures, practices and methodologies are applied to all research assignments.  This research support is required for effective operation of the unit, including developing and conducting research projects, providing research information and other information necessary to support legislation, policies, development and delivery of programming in Early Childhood Education in the Northwest Territories. 
Typically, the above qualifications are attained by completion of Bachelor’s Degree in the field of Early Childhood Development or related areas or completion of an Early Childhood Diploma as a developmental position.

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 

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Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $34.65 per hour (approximately $67,607 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.00

Term Position

This job opening is for a one (1) or two (2) year Internship.

Criminal Records Check

Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal records check.  Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.

Affirmative Action

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

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 # 16413       

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


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

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