Teacher - Diamond Jenness Secondary School

Job Summary

Location: Hay River
Department: South Slave Divisional Education Council
Job ID: 19869
Wage: See "Salary Information" below.
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Mar 12, 2021

Department Information

South Slave Divisional Education Council

Job Information

The South Slave Divisional Education Council is looking for positive and committed educators capable and willing to embrace the implementation of three key priorities/initiatives in the South Slave schools and classrooms: literacy, numeracy and social responsibility.

This position is located at Diamond Jenness Secondary School, Hay River, NT -  Term Teacher - High School

In addition to eligibility for NWT Teacher Certification, other requirements are specific to the position – specialization: Must have a specialization, will be dependant of the specialization of the Assistant principal (hiring in progress)

Interested applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and names of at least 3 references (must include current supervisor) to the email address or fax number .

Please submit applicants to:
Diamond Jenness Secondary School
Tel (867) 874-6538
Fax (867) 874-3163

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Diamond Jenness Secondary School
Tel (867) 874-6538
Fax (867) 874-3163

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

More Information

Term Position

This job opening is for a Term August 2021 until July 2022

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.

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 # 19869

Closing Date: March 12, 2021


Salary Information

Dependent on qualifications and ranges from $82,185 to $132, 684 per annum, plus a very attractive benefits package including a Northern Allowance of approx $4,593, relocation, and a school work year. For more information, the NWT Teachers' Association Collective Agreement is online: https://my.hr.gov.nt.ca/resources/terms-employment/nwtta-collective-agreement