Job Summary

Location: Fort Liard
Department: Dehcho District Education Council
Job ID: 17831
Wage: See "Salary Information" below.
Employment Type: Part-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Open until filled

Department Information

Dehcho Divisional Education Council

Job Information

The applicant:
• must hold, or be eligible for a Professional N.W.T. Teaching Certificate;
• must work as a team member in planning, delivery and assessment of programs and students;
• must demonstrate the ability to work with students, in multi level situations, and promote the involvement of parents in a positive and supportive manner;
• must hold, or be eligible for a Professional N.W.T. Teaching Certificate;
• should have training and teaching experience in a cross-cultural, classroom situation;
• must demonstrate a student centered, holistic, interdisciplinary approach to teaching;
• knowledge of and/or experience with Self-regulation,
• should have demonstrated abilities in student motivation co-curricular and extra-curricular involvement.

More Information

Term Position

This job opening is for a Term to July 2020.


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)


Part-time position

This Job opening is for a Part-time position 18.75 hours of work per week.