09-02130 Paatsaali High School Teacher

School: Paatsaali High School

Community: Sanikiluaq, Nunavut

Qikiqtani School Operations invites applications for the following position:

Teacher -English as a second language

Grade: 7-12

The closing date for this competition is Open Until Filled

Start Date: August 29, 2022

The status (and end date, if applicable) of this position is: Indeterminate

The position is 1.0 (Full time)

Please note: Subsidized staff housing is available BUT sharing may be required.

School Description: Paatsaali High School is 7-12 school with approximately 135 Students

Required qualifications:


Must be eligible for Nunavut Professional Teaching Certificate

Desired qualifications:

• Subject knowledge, training, and experience relevant to the assignment

• Ability to communicate in Inuktitut (verbal and written)

• 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

• Skills / training using education-related information technology ie SMART Board Applications

• Planning skills (lesson, theme, unit, year, and student support plans)

technology ie SMART Board Applications

• Planning skills (lesson, theme, unit, year, and student support plans)

• Student Support Teacher – Educational and/or experience working with students with special needs coordinating and developing IEP’s and IAP’s Planning and corrdinating the work of Student Support Assistants

• Teaching one Physical Education course. Requires experience and/or education in recreational and/or physical education.

Salary: $80,791 to $126,679

The Northern Allowance for Sanikiluaq, Nunavut is $20,293

Qikiqtani School Operations is committed to:

Promotion of the Inuktut Language and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit (Inuit Societal Values)

Improving Student Literacy

Inclusive Education

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

Applications must be emailed (Word Document or PDF file) to jobapps@gov.nu.ca

Note: Attachments over 10mb will not be accepted.

Ensure that the subject line of your email states the Reference #PAA 2223 02130 B. Attach a cover letter and resume with the names of 3 current references (including your most recent supervisor).

Applicants from outside Nunavut must provide a copy of a current public-school teaching certificate from a jurisdiction recognized by the Nunavut Department of Education or proof of enrollment in the final year of a Canadian Bachelor of Education program. Applications that do not include this documentation will not be considered.

Current Government of Nunavut employees must hold a valid Nunavut teaching certificate and must submit a current Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) before appointment to the position can be finalized.

External applicants (not currently employed by the Government of Nunavut) must submit a current Criminal Record Check (CRC) and a Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) before appointment to the position can be finalized.

If selected for an interview, your interview questions will follow the behavior descriptive model as described in the attached link Behavior Description Interviewing (gov.nu.ca)

Note: CRC and VSC forms expire after 6 months, please ensure these are up to date.

All applicants must be eligible to work in Canada at the time of application.

Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Only applicants short-listed for an interview will be contacted.

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.

Human Resource Officer: Rachel Smale

Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Government of Nunavut
Posting Date:
7/1/2022 8:00:00 PM
Sanikiluaq, Nunavut