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Senior Registrar, Teacher Certification

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Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$90,363 per annum for 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$15,016 per annum
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
02 June 2017

If there is no successful Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiary this position will be offered as a 3 year term.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Director, Educator Development, the Senior Registrar, Teacher Certification (Senior Registrar) is a key member of the team responsible for ensuring that educators hired in Nunavut meet established certification requirements and are certified accordingly. The Senior Registrar does so by overseeing the Teacher Certification Registrar unit and ensuring that the Nunavut Educator Certification Service (NECS) is operated in accordance with the Education Act, the Education Staff Regulations, the policies and procedures established by the Nunavut Educator Qualification Service (NEQS), and the requirements of the NTA Collective Agreement.

The Senior Registrar is responsible for the leadership, administration, and management of the educator certification process. You will investigate, analyze, and make decisions concerning the equivalency of territorial, national, and international post-secondary education systems, degrees, programs and courses; and ultimately makes decisions on a teacher’s certification status. You will also oversee all certification and re-certification (every one to five years) related activities for new and existing teachers.

The ideal candidate will have a strong working knowledge of professional issues/ challenges faced in the North including those related to teacher education, curriculum, pedagogy, professionalism and equity. You will have a strong understanding of the Education Act and Regulations, and applicable Collective Agreements with a sound understanding of Community-based and cultural based education.

To be invited to an interview you should have a post-secondary degree in Administration, Human Resources, Management, or Education with a minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in Administration, Human Resources, or Management.

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

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.

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

  • 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. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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