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Kindergarten Teacher

Job Summary

Location: Tuktoyaktuk
Department: Beaufort-Delta Education Council
Job ID: 20206
Wage: See "Salary Information" below.
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Open until filled

Department Information

Beaufort Delta Divisional Education Council

Job Information

The Beaufort Delta Divisional Education Council actively promotes:

  • Awareness of and sensitivity to cultural diversity and heritage
  • 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 require the completion of a Bachelor of Education Degree and be eligible for a Northwest Territories Teaching Certificate.

The following criteria will be important considerations in the hiring process:

  • Strong working background in Elementary teaching particularly in a Northern environment
  • Recent teaching experience in a K-12 environment
  • Excellent classroom management skills
  • Knowledge of, or willingness to become familiar with, the prescribed NWT Curricula
  • Prepared to implement play-based curriculum as a program of studies
  • Training in Literacy and Numeracy
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Experience in multi-grade classrooms

GNWT Inquiries

Beaufort Delta Divisional Education Council

Bag Service # 12

Inuvik, NT X0E 0T0

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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. 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 # 20206

Reference BDEC-2021-15         

Closing Date: Open until filled

Salary Information

Salary is dependent on verified education and experience (ranging from $82,185 to $132,684 per annum) plus an annual northern allowance based on the NWTTA Collective Agreement.