Teacher, Junior Kindergarten & Kindergarten

Job Summary

Location: Fort Providence
Department: Dehcho District Education Council
Job ID: 17745
Wage: See "Salary Information" below.
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Open until filled

Job Information

Deh Gah Elementary & Secondary School is a Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12 school. The 100 students are predominantly Dene and Metis. School programs support
language and cultural heritage of the students in an inclusive environment that respects the diverse styles and needs of all learners.

• Must hold, or be eligible for a N.W.T Professional Teaching Certificate;
• Have training and/or experience in Junior Kindergarten to Grade Six curricula.
• Ability to work as a team member in planning, delivery and assessment of programs and students.
• Demonstrate a holistic, inter-disciplinary approach to teaching in an inclusionary classroom.
• Ability to work with students, in multi level situations.
• Training and teaching experience in a cross-cultural, classroom situation.
• Knowledge of and/or experience with the NWT integrated play based Kindergarten Curriculum.
• Knowledge of and/or experience with Daily 5, Differentiated Instruction, and Self Regulation.

Department Information

Dehcho Divisional Education Council

More Information

Term Position

This job opening is for a Term to July 2020.

Salary Information

Salary is pro-rated dependent on verified education and experience (ranging from $80,180 to 129,448 per annum) plus an annual pro-rated Northern Allowance based on the NWTTA Collective Agreement


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

  • 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

Application Procedure:
Interested and qualified applicants will submit a resume, complete with 3 references; the names of previous and current supervisors with a copy of the most recent performance review. Current and previous employers will be contacted for references. Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check from the RCMP if they are contacted for an interview. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem the candidate disqualified from the competitive process. Applicants must clearly indicate
their Affirmative Action Status in their application.

Closing Date: November 8,2019

Submit application information to:
Patrick Phillips
Assistant Superintendent
Dehcho Divisional Education Council
Box 376
Fort Simpson, N.T.
Fax: 867-695-7359