Reference #:IN22236198B

School: Inuglak

Community: Whale Cove, Nunavut

Start Date: August 10, 2022

End Date: June 06, 2023

Kivalliq School Operations invites applications for the following position:

Learning Coach - All grades

Key Assignments: Literacy

The Learning Coach is a trusted guide, facilitator and co-learner who models and supports the use of effective, evidence-based instructional practices in literacy. Learning coaches help classroom teachers refine their teaching by observing, coaching, and mentoring them in the classroom. The role of the learning coach is to:

model effective instructional strategies and ways to use professional resources to improve instructional strategies

model how to use assessment tools effectively and support teachers to assess student reading achievement and use data to plan for instruction

work with the principal and school team to interpret data from benchmark assessments

help develop and revise a school literacy plan as part of school improvement planning lead professional training sessions in areas determined by the priorities and goals in the school’s literacy plan work collaboratively with principals and other teachers in the territory to develop and share effective practices

The status of this position is: Term

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

School Description: Inuglak School has a population of approximately 170 students in a K - 12 setting with a staff of 19.5.

Required qualifications:

Bachelor of Education degree

Teaching certification acceptable for Nunavut teaching certificate

Minimum of two years teaching experience

Desired qualifications:

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

Experience in reading processes, acquisition, assessment and instruction using balanced literacy strategies

Experience in collaborative support to students in the effective implementation of formative assessment and differentiated instruction

Experience with formative and summative assessment implementation, reporting and analysis

Experience planning, directing, facilitating and/or reviewing workshops and professional development modules for adult learners

Experience in modeling and/or coaching instructional strategies for teachers

Teaching experience in an ESL environment

Cross-cultural and/or northern teaching experience

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 Whale Cove is $21,564 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 # IN22236198B.

Email your application to:

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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:
7/1/2022 8:00:00 PM
Whale Cove, Nunavut