Reference #: JAHS22237317B

School: John Arnalukjuaq High School

Community: Arviat, Nunavut

Start Date: August 17, 2022

Kivalliq School Operations invites applications for the following position:

Teacher, Student Support Grade 9-12

Key Assignment(s): Student Support

The status of this position is: Indeterminate

The position is 1.0 PY (full-time position.)

School Description: John Arnalukjuak High School has a population of approximately 230 students in a grade 9 - 12 setting with a staff of 32.

Required qualifications:

Bachelor of Education Degree (Special Education Certificate/degree or equivalent courses)

Teaching certification acceptable for Nunavut teaching certificate

A minimum of three years teaching experience

Experience supervising staff (student support assistants) who supports students with profound needs

Experience developing and implementing individual education plans for students with exceptionalities in a collaborative context

Desired qualifications:

Minimum of three years in role of Special education/student support teacher

Experience and / or training with current assessment methods

Evidence of differentiated instruction and inclusive practices

Experience and / or training in classroom management practices and the development of positive learning environments (eg. Restitution, Tribes, Positive Effective Behavior Supports, etc.)

Cross-cultural and/or northern teaching experience

Evidence of training and / or experience in the area of Balanced Literacy

Training and / or teaching experience in an ESL environment

Evidence / experience building positive relationships with students, colleagues, parents, stakeholders

Please note: Government housing may be provided, and sharing may be required.

Salary and Nunavut Northern Allowance: The salary for certified applicants ranges from $80,791 prorated/annum to $126,679 prorated/annum. The Nunavut Northern Allowance for Arviat is $21,113 prorated/annum.

The Department of Education, Kivalliq School Operations is committed to:

• Promotion of the Inuktitut Language and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangiit

• Local control of Education

• Inclusive Education

Resiliency, adaptability and resourcefulness are assets to employment and northern life.

Applicants currently employed by the Government of Nunavut to be appointed to this position must hold a valid Nunavut teaching certificate.

Before final appointment to the new position, external applicants must submit a current Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) that are dated no more than six months prior to the position start date, as indicated on the competition posts. Applicants will be required to provide an acceptable CRC and VSC before a written offer will be made.

Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

All job offers will be contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in Canada at time of application.

To apply, you must e-mail your resume and cover letter (Word document or pdf file). Ensure the subject of your email states the Reference# JAHS22237317B.

Email your application to:

This job advertisement is only authorized for external posting on the Education Canada Website ( and ApplytoEducation ( If you are reading this on any other commercial job-posting site, it is not an authorized posting of the Government of Nunavut, Department of Education and Kivalliq School Operations.

The Government of Nunavut is committed to a more representative workforce to best serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Land Claims beneficiaries.

Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Government of Nunavut
Posting Date:
8/25/2022 8:00:00 PM
Arviat, Nunavut