Teacher - Jr High French Immersion and Math

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Location: Fort Smith

Department: South Slave DEC

Job Code: 15379

Wage: See "Salary Information" below.

Job: Full-Time

Term: Temporary

About the Job

Job 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.

This position is located at PWK High School (grades 7-12) in Fort Smith NT.

In addition to eligibility for NWT Teacher Certification, other requirements are specific to the position – specialization: Junior High French Immersiona and Math.

Interested applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and names of at least 3 references (must include current supervisor) to the email address or fax number below.

Al Karasiuk

Email: akarasiuk@ssdec.nt.ca

Fax: 867-872-3039


More Information

Term Position

This job opening is for a one year term (July 21, 2018 to July 20, 2019).


Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.

Salary Information

Dependent on qualifications and ranges from $78,600 to $128,000 per annum, plus a very attractive benefits package including a Northern Allowance of approx $6,000, relocation, and a school work year. For more information, the NWT Teachers' Association Collective Agreement is online: http://www.hr.gov.nt.ca/nwtta-collective-agreement.

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 Person;
  • 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 # 15379

Closing Date: Open Until Filled


GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

PWK High School
Ph. (867) 872-4795
Fax (867) 872-3039
E-mail:  akarasiuk@ssdec.nt.ca