Elementary Teacher

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Location: Hay River

Department: Commission Scolaire

Job Code: 15649

Wage: See "Salary Information" below.

Job: Full-Time

Term: Temporary

About the Job

Department Information

Commission scolaire de francophone TNO offers French education services at the pre-school, elementary and high school levels.

Job Information

The Commission scolaire francophone Territories du Nord-West has the following opening for a teaching position at École Boréale in Hay River for the 2018-2019 school year:

Elementary Teacher (1.0 FTE)

Necessary Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Education degree.
  • Northwest Territories teaching certificate or eligible for certificate.
  • Must be able to speak/write in fluent French but Bilingualism (English/French) will be considered an asset.
  • Extensive subject knowledge.
  • Ability to work as an effective member of a school team.
  • Organizational skills, initiative and innovation.
  • Familiarity with and experience in the effective use of technology.
  • Experience teaching in northern communities and knowledge of Indigenous cultures is an asset


Send Applications to:


Please quote 01-2018-EB in the subject line.


More Information

Term Position

This job opening is for a 1 year term position commencing the 2018-2019 school year on August 23, 2018.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

Salary is pro-rated dependant of verified education and experience (ranging from $78,600 - $126,897) plus an annual pro-rated Northern Living 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 layoff notice;

Priority 2: Indigenous Aboriginal Persons;

Priority 3: Indigenous Non-Aboriginal or Resident Disabled;

Priority 4: Indeterminate Teachers eligible for Transfer or promotion and not included in priorities 1 & 2

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 # 15649        



GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Hay River HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
#209, 62 Woodland Drive
Ph. (867) 874-5085
Fax (867) 874-5095
E-mail:  jobshayriver@gov.nt.ca