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Teacher - Elementary

Job Summary

Location: Ulukhaktok
Department: Beaufort-Delta Education Council
Job ID: 18520
Wage: See "Salary Information" below.
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Open until filled

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Inuvik HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
BOX 1869
Tel (867) 678-6600

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

Job Information

The Beaufort Delta Education Council actively promotes:
•    Awareness of and sensitivity to cultural diversity and heritage
•    Use of data to inform decisions to improve student success and achievement
•    Integration of computer based learning technology into the classrooms
•    Outcome based instruction and assessment
•    Sustained commitment to Literacy and Numeracy
•    Working creatively and collaboratively with a variety of partners in education
•    Strong communication, interpersonal and team building skills

Candidates must have completed a Bachelor of Education and eligibility for a Northwest Territories Teaching Certificate.

The following criteria will be important considerations in the hiring process:
•    Strong background in teaching in the core subject areas of Secondary Mathematics curriculum
•    Recent teaching experience in a K-12 environment
•    Excellent classroom management skills
•    Knowledge of, or commitment to become knowledgeable of the prescribed NWT Curricula and related areas
•    Experience using data to inform instructional decisions
•    Training in Numeracy
•    Understanding of and experience in the integration of technology into classroom instruction
•    Willingness to share housing with other staff.

Apply to:            
Beaufort Delta Divisional Education Council
Bag Service # 12
Inuvik, NT X0E-0T0

Department Information

Beaufort Delta Divisional Education Council
Ulukhaktok, NT

More Information

Term Position

This job opening is for a term to June 25, 2021

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID #18520   Closing Date: Open till filled


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 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.

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

The salary for this position can range from $80,180 - 129,448.00 per annum plus an annual Northern Allowance.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.