Advanced Science Teacher (Chemistry, Physics, Biology) - High School - SSDEC - Diamond Jenness Secondary School (Grades 8 - 12) - Hay River

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Location: Hay River

Department: South Slave DEC

Job Code: 15200

Wage: See "Salary Information" below.

Job: Full-Time

Term: Temporary

About the Job

Department Information

The South Slave Divisional Education Council is looking for positive and committed educators capable and willing to embrace the implementation of three key priorities/initiatives in the South Slave schools and classrooms: literacy, numeracy and social responsibility.

In addition to eligibility for NWT teacher certification, other requirements are specific to the position.  Interest applicants are asked to submit cover letter, resume and names of at least 3 references (must include current supervisor) to the email address or fax number identified.


Job Information

Diamond Jenness is a Grade 8-12 school with 359 students and a veried program of studies.  We are proud of our strong Arts program and our strong commitment to academics and technical training.  The school maintains high academic standards and expectations for student attendance and achievement.  Diamond Jenness has the highest percentage of student membership in the Schools North Apprenticeship Program of any school in the NWT where students work with employers to gain both school and apprenticeship credits, and our students have established a tradition of winning awards at the territorial and national level for excellence in visual arts.

Teacher- (High School) - Specialization - Senior Advanced Science (Chemistry, Physics, Biology)

Please submit applications to:


Fax:  (867) 874-3163


More Information

Term Position

This job opening is for a 1 Year Term at the commencement of the 2018-2019 school year


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

Salary is pro-rated dependent on verified education and experience (ranging from $78,600 to $126,897 per annum) plus an annual pro-rated Northern Allowance based on the NWTTA Collective Agreement.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.


Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check if they are contacted for an interview.  Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

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 Persons;
  • 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.

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 # 15200



GNWT Inquiries

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Hay River HR Client Service Centre
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Government of the Northwest Territories
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Ph. (867) 874-5085
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