Education Operations Coordinator

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Closing date: Mar 23, 2018

Location: Yellowknife

Department: ECE Education Operations & Dev

Job Code: 15228

Salary: $104,618 - $124,898

Job: Full-Time

Term: Temporary

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About the Job

Job Information

Reporting to the Director of Education Operations & Development (EOD) and located in Yellowknife, the Coordinator is responsible for providing operational support, development, monitoring and accountability for the Junior Kindergarten to Grade twelve (JK-12) education system in the NWT, as well as managing, supporting, promoting and actively encouraging: student-centered / family-centered, culture-based, process-orientated, research-based, interactive, experiential, competency-based, cognitively challenging, inclusive education in accordance with the NWT Education Act, the NWT Official Languages Act, the NWT Day Care Act, regulations, ECE departmental philosophies, guidelines, Frameworks and Action Plans, Ministerial Directives, curricula, and inter-jurisdictional initiatives.

The Coordinator is expected to work collaboratively with the Early Childhood Development and Learning (ECDL), Teaching and Learning (TL), Health, Wellness and Student Support (HWSS), and Culture and Heritage (CH) Divisions, and the Indigenous Languages and Education Secretariat (ILES), in addition to other GNWT Departments, and colleagues and educators from across the NWT, Yukon, Nunavut, and other jurisdictions in Canada, often in a team­ based approach following current foundational frameworks and their corresponding action plans, and directives.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

Enrolment in, or completion of a Master's Degree in Education or related field, and eight (8) years of related work experience, including a minimum of five (5) years of successful JK-12 Northern classroom teaching experience. Preference will be given to a candidate who has school board or school administration experience within a Northern context, and is eligible for NWT teacher certification. Proficiency of the incumbent in at least one NWT Indigenous language or French would be an asset.

Department Information

The Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) provides the residents of the Northwest Territories with access to quality programs, services and support to assist them in making informed and productive choices for themselves and their families with regard to education, training, careers, employment and labour, child development, languages, culture and heritage.

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Term Position

This job opening is for an eighteen (18) month term.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Management and Recruitment Services
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Yellowknife Centre 5th Floor  
P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Fax: (867) 873-0445

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 15228        

Closing Date: March 23, 2018 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time


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.


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.



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


Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $53.65 per hour to $64.05 per hour (approximately $104,618 - $124,898) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.