Numeracy/Literacy Interventionist

Job Summary

Location: Fort Good Hope
Department: Sahtu District Education Council
Job ID: 22080
Wage: See "Salary Information" below.
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Open until filled

Department Information

Sahtu Divisional Education Council

Fort Good Hope, NT

Job Information

Required education and recommended knowledge, qualifications and experience: Must hold or be eligible for an NWT Teaching Certificate
Bachelor of Education degree
Ability to Indigenize content, resources and pedagogy to leverage student success Current and relevant professional development specific to numeracy and literacy teaching and learning
Strong collaboration skills as teachers work together to improve student numeracy and literacy outcomes
Embrace strong connections with community and be open to engage fully in the rich cultural and extra-curricular life of the school
Strong background in teaching all levels of Numeracy / Mathematics, JK - 9, with ability to model current best practices and to coach / support teachers in implementation of best practices.
Ability to diagnose Numeracy gaps and intervene to address learning gaps, JK - 9, including gathering / using evidence and data to determine next steps in teaching and learning growth.
Liaise closely with the Sahtu Numeracy Contractor to implement Sahtu numeracy programming and curriculum-aligned numeracy assessments.
Ability to coach teachers and support learners in developing mathematical thinking, mathematical vocabulary and hands-on exploration of math concepts through integration of manipulatives and real-life everyday connections.
Establish numeracy routines, such as daily number talks, curriculum-informed numeracy games and cross-curricular connections and learning centres.
Ability to celebrate numeracy achievements with families and engage interest through numeracy family fun nights and everyday real-life numeracy connections.
Strong background in reading and writing instruction; employ / model / coach innovative whole classroom approaches with differentiation integrated for diverse learners.
Strong skills in direct reading instruction using the Comprehensive (Balanced) Literacy framework and utilizing divisional tools and resources such as Fountas and Pinnell Reading Assessments, Literacy Place, Fountas and Pinnell Classroom and Levelled Literacy Intervention.
Ability to coach teachers in implementation of Sahtu literacy programming and literacy intervention.
Strong skills in writing instruction and methodologies that value creativity and student voice while using evidence and data to inform next steps in writing instruction and learning growth.
Ability to celebrate students' literacy success with families and engage interest through fun literacy events for families and community.

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

Term Position

This job opening is for a term from August 29, 2022 to June 30, 2023

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.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 22080     Closing Date: Open until filled.

Salary Information

Is dependent on experience and qualifications and ranges from $84,669 -
$136,694 per annum, plus an attractive benefits package including a Northern Living Allowance $27,491 and relocation expenses.