Institutional Instructor

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: Justice
Job ID: 19314
Salary: $92,976 - $111,072
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Dec 4, 2020

Department Information

The mandate of the Department of Justice is to administer justice, including policing, community justice, victims services and corrections in the Northwest Territories. This mandate will be carried out in a manner which respects community and indigenous values and encourages communities to assume increasing responsibilities.

Job Information

Provides educational services, within established guidelines, in order to provide safe and secure custody, rehabilitation and reintegration of persons in custody. As part of the division team, will ensure the ongoing provision and evaluation of program and services within the Corrections Mission, Vision and Value statement. 

The Institutional Instructor reports to the Program Coordinator and is located in Yellowknife. This position will be responsible for the educational programs for persons in custody. The incumbent will instruct one to eight persons in custody per class. The incumbent is regulated by the NWT Teachers Act and the NWT Corrections Act. 

A Bachelor's Degree in Education or a related field with two years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a NWT teaching certificate. Awareness of northern Aboriginal traditions and values would be an asset.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445

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

More Information

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.


Immunization Status

The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.

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.


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


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 19314

Closing Date: December 4, 2020 - 23:59, Mountain Time


Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $47.68 per hour to $56.96 per hour plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.00 per annum.