High School Math and Science Teacher

Job Summary

Location: Délįne
Department: Sahtu District Education Council
Job ID: 20640
Wage: See "Salary Information" below.
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Open until filled

Department Information

Sahtu Divisional Education Council

Job Information

The Sahtu Divisional Education Council is seeking an experienced senior high Math and Science teacher for an Indeterminate Position. Part of the teaching assignment is within an Alternate High School setting.
The candidate must have or be completing 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 background in teaching all levels of Mathematics in grades 8-12, but specifically senior high Mathematics at the -1 and -2 levels.
Experience in teaching, or flexibility to teach high school Science in small group settings or one-on-one in regular and alternate high school settings.
Working knowledge of the Alberta and Northwest Territories curricula.
Experience preparing students and administering diploma-level exams
Skills bridging students from secondary school to post-secondary options
Ability to Indigenize content and pedagogy to leverage student success
Current and relevant professional development specific to high school Mathematics and / or Science teaching and learning
Able to integrate virtual teaching and learning as and when needed
Strong collaboration skills as teachers work together to improve student academic outcomes in numeracy
Embrace strong connections with community and be open to engage fully in the rich cultural and extracurricular life of the school
Ehtseo Ayha School (JK – 12) – Deline
Teacher (1.0 Indeterminate) – Start date: August 30, 2021

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Sahtu HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
BOX 360 
Tel (867) 587-7150
Fax (867) 587-2173

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.

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 #20640 Closing Date: Open till filled

Salary Information

Dependent on experience and qualifications – ranges from $82 185.00 - $132 684.00 per annum, plus an extremely attractive benefits package including a Northern Living Allowance of approximately $27, 019.00 and relocation expenses. For information, the NWT Teachers’ Collective Agreement is available online at https://my.hr.gov.nt.ca/resources/terms-employment/nwtta-collective-agre...