Job Summary

Location: Fort Providence
Department: Dehcho District Education Council
Job ID: 17829
Wage: See "Salary Information" below.
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Open until filled

Department Information

Dehcho Divisional Education Council

Job Information


• Must hold, or be eligible for an NWT Teaching Certificate;
• Must hold an NWT Principal Certification or enroll in the training program;
• Should have 5 years minimum five years experience teaching at various levels;
• Must provide leadership in a professional, cooperative and supportive manner;
• Should have training and teaching experience in cross-cultural and multi-grade classroom situations.
• Must demonstrate active and consistent professional development;
•Must promote the involvement of parents in a positive and supportive manner;
•Should promote and provide leadership for an inclusionary model of education;
•Should have proven experience of at least three years as an educational leader in the role of principal, assistant principal, or other administrative position;
•Should have training and teaching experience in a cross-cultural, classroom situation;
•Should have knowledge of and/or experience with Balanced Literacy, Effective Behavior Support and FAS strategies will be given preference;

More Information

Term Position

This job opening is for a 1-5 Year Term


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

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.


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

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

For more information or to submit applications, interested parties should contact:

Patrick Phillipps                              

Assistant Superintendent                          

Dehcho Divisional Education Council

Fort Simpson, N.W.T.                           

X0E 0N0

FAX: 867 695 7359

Telephone: 867 695 7311 (W)