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Instructor, Nunavut Teacher Education Program-Two Positions

Nunavut Arctic College
Kimmirut, Pond Inlet
Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$94,010-$106,685 per annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$24,214/$19,122 per annum
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
21 July 2017

Type of Employment:10 month Term

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Program Manager Nunavut Teacher Education Program (NTEP), the incumbent is responsible for the development, delivery and evaluation of courses and programs for the student teachers registered in the College’s Teacher Education Program. The incumbent will deliver lessons using a variety of instructional strategies and will review and utilize course materials and content to enhance courses. The Instructor, NTEP provides ongoing evaluation, support and guidance to students. Planning, delivering and analyzing course content is also an ongoing responsibility.

The Nunavut Teacher Education Program is offered in partnership with the Faculty of Education, University of Regina. The incumbent will be required to meet various student needs and meet the standards established by the College and the University of Regina. The incumbent must implement effective organizational measures to meet program requirements and reporting deadlines. The applicant must also be prepared to travel to other communities for periods of up to 20 days, two to three times a year.

A Bachelor of Education degree is preferred. Applicants with an undergraduate degree in a field appropriate to NTEP offerings may be considered as equivalent. .A Master’s degree, or a Master’s or Doctoral degree in a field appropriate to NTEP Program offerings is preferred, but consideration may be given to individuals who have demonstrated evidence of successful teaching at the post-secondary level in a field appropriate to NTEP offerings. The Instructor, NTEP must also have a minimum of 5 years teaching experience, 3 years of which must be teaching grades within Kindergarten to Grade Twelve. The incumbent should also have instructional experience in adult education and or experience in teacher education. Computer literacy, strong communication skills, flexibility and good organizational skills are also important. In addition to the screening process of Nunavut Arctic College, all candidates will have their resumes submitted to the University of Regina to ensure they meet the teaching standards and the minimum qualifications of our partner institution in the Nunavut Teacher Education Program. Assets include experience in professional counselling, cross-cultural experience, preferably in the North, and fluency in both written and oral Inuktitut along with an understanding of Inuit Cultural Traditions.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

Current indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees, who apply and are successful on this term position competition, may be offered a competitive transfer assignment for the duration of the term.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
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  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.