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2/3 Teacher

Job Summary

Location: Tulita
Department: Sahtu District Education Council
Job ID: 17061
Wage: See "Salary Information" below.
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Open until filled

Job Information

The Sahtu Divisional Education Council is seeking an experienced Grade 2-3 teacher for the 2019/20 school year. This position is a TERM contract from August 26 to December 20, 2019 (inclusive).
The candidates 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 Elementary Education and teaching in the core subject areas of English Language
Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies
- Training in Literacy and Numeracy, especially Fountas & Pinnell Reading Assessments and Math Makes
- Excellent classroom management skills
- Knowledge of, or commitment to become knowledgeable of the prescribed NT Curricula in related areas
- Differentiated Instruction
- Understanding of and experience in the integration of technology into classroom instruction
- Strong collaboration skills are sought as teachers work together to implement classroom instruction
The candidate should embrace strong connections with community and be open to engaging fully in the rich cultural and extra-curricular life of the school.

GNWT Inquiries

Renee Closs
Assistant Superintendent
Sahtu Divisional Education Council
Phone: (867) 587-3450; Fax: (867) 587-2551
Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Department Information

Sahtu Divisional Education Council
Chief Albert Wright School
Tulita, NT

More Information

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.
Priority for Northwest Territories Teachers' Association positions shall be granted as follows:

  • Priority 1: Teachers on approved leave;
  • Priority 2: Teachers who have received official lay-off notice;
  • Priority 3: Indigenous Aboriginal Persons;
  • Priority 4: Indigenous Non-Aboriginal or Resident Disabled Person;
  • Priority 5: Indeterminate Teachers eligible for Transfer or Promotion and not included in Priorities 3 & 4;
  • Priority 6: Term teachers not included in Priorities 3 & 4;
  • Priority 7: NWT Resident Teachers not employed by the GNWT or included in Priorities 3 & 4;
  • Priority 8: Teachers who are not residents of the NWT and who are not included in Priorities. 

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.


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

Salary Information

Salary: dependent on qualifications - ranges from $780,180-129,448 per annum, plus a very attractive benefits package including a Northern Living Allowance of approximately $25,428, and relocation expenses. For more information, the NWT Teachers' Collective Agreement is online:

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID #17061  Closing Date: Open till Filled

Term Position

This job opening is a Term position from August 26, 2019 to December 20, 2019