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09-13702 - Teacher: Elementary Generalist/Jr. High Generalist

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  • Full time , Part time

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Reference #: 09-13702

School: Arviligruaq Illiniarvik

Community: Kugaaruk, NU

Kitikmeot School Operations invites applications for the following position: Elementary Generalist/Junior High Generalist Teacher

Grade: 6-8

The closing date for this competition is: Open Until Filled

Start Date: August 19, 2024

End Date: June 13, 2025

The status of this position is: TERM

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

Located in the picturesque hamlet of Kugaaruk, Arviligruaq Ilinniarvik School serves the community of Kugaaruk. The school has a population of approximately 381 students in a K-12 setting with a staff of 45. The school and community are steeped in a rich history of Inuit culture.

Required qualifications:

Bachelor of Education degree or pending degree supported by letter from registrar indicating potential graduation date

Eligible for Nunavut Teaching Certificate

Desired qualifications:

Experience and / or training with current assessment methods

Evidence of differentiated instruction and inclusive practices

Experience and / or training in classroom management practices and the development of positive learning environments (eg. Restitution, Tribes, Positive Effective Behavior Supports, etc.)

Cross-cultural and/or northern teaching experience

Evidence of training and / or experience in the area of Balanced Literacy

Training and / or teaching experience in an ESL environment

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

Experience building literacy skills through various subjects

Experience engaging students outside the classroom

Please note: Subsidized housing is available but sharing may be required.

The salary for certified teachers ranges from $83,643 prorated/annum. to $131,151 prorated/annum.

The Northern Allowance for Kugaaruk is $26,639 prorated/annum.

The Department of Education, Kitikmeot School Operations is committed to:

The promotion of the Inuit language of the community, and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit (Inuit Societal Values)

Local control of Education

Inclusive Education Resiliency, adaptability and resourcefulness are assets to employment and northern life.

Applications must be emailed (Word Document or PDF file) to

Note: Attachments over 10mb will not be accepted.

Ensure that the subject line of your email states the Reference #09-13702 . Attach a cover letter and resume with the names of 3 current references (including your most recent supervisor).

Applicants from outside Nunavut must provide a copy of a current public-school teaching certificate from a jurisdiction recognized by the Nunavut Department of Education or proof of enrollment in the final year of a Canadian Bachelor of Education program. Applications that do not include this documentation will not be considered.

Current Government of Nunavut employees must hold a valid Nunavut teaching certificate and must submit a current Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) before appointment to the position can be finalized.

External applicants (not currently employed by the Government of Nunavut) must submit a current Criminal Record Check (CRC) and a Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) before appointment to the position can be finalized.

Note: CRC and VSC forms expire after 6 months, please ensure these are up to date.

All applicants must be eligible to work in Canada at the time of application.

Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Only applicants short-listed for an interview will be contacted.

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.

This job advertisement is only authorized for external posting on the Education Canada Website ( If you are reading this on any other commercial job-posting site, it is not an authorized posting of Kitikmeot School Operations.


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