Community Adult Educator

Job Summary

Location: Fort Providence
Department: Aurora College
Job ID: 22704
Salary: $104,910 - $125,307
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Oct 7, 2022

Department Information

Aurora College's mission is to demonstrate leadership in the delivery of relevant and meaningful education and research rooted in strong connections to Northern land, tradition, community and people.

Job Information

The Community Adult Educator (CAE) works in collaboration with the Regional  Program Head and other college colleagues and is responsible for facilitating and providing academic and administrative leadership for the effective delivery of a full range of literacy, academic, skills-based and Developmental Studies programming at the Community Learning Centre (CLC). This is done by effectively managing, planning, coordinating and assessing of the community’s educational needs. The CAE also instructs in a variety of subject areas.

•    Knowledge and understanding of adult education theory and practice
•    Knowledge of and skills in the use of computer programs such as word processing, spreadsheet, database, email, photography and Internet programs
•    Knowledge of the organization and structure of the College and the relationships between the college and various partners in the communities and across the NWT
•    Knowledge of and experienced in basic academic career counselling/coaching
•    Knowledge of northern communities, cultures, and cross cultural processes
•    Familiarity and experience with the use of  current distance education techniques
•    Ability to communicate both  orally  and in written forms
•    Proven leadership, management, organizational and time-management skills
•    Budgeting skills and the ability to anticipate long-term financial needs and requirements for program delivery
•    Proven decision-making skills  and the ability to problem solve independently
•    Ability to maintain professional standards and accreditation through professional development activities
•    Ability to conduct an effective learning needs assessment in the community
•    Proven ability to be adaptable and flexible in effective teaching approaches
•    Stress management skills with the ability to recognize the need for and practice the skills when needed

•    Completion of a Bachelor of Adult Education or Bachelor of Education
•    Two years of positive and progressive work experience  in adult instruction
•    Adult Education Certification or Coursework

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Dehcho HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
9602  100 STREET
BOX 240
Tel (867) 695-7233
Fax (867) 695-3254

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.

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 # 22704         

Closing Date: OCTOBER 7, 2022 - 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $53.80 per hour to $64.26 per hour (approximately $104, 910 - $125, 307) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $9, 021.