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 Manager, Planning, Reporting, & Evaluation the Education Analyst is responsible for supporting the Department to effectively and efficiently delivering on its commitment to provide programs and services to Nunavummiut that encourage and support self-reliance, lead individuals towards productive decisions for themselves and their communities, and position graduates of the Territory’s education system to access local employment opportunities. The incumbent actively contributes to achieving these objectives by analyzing and monitoring the Department’s Education Program / System to ensure fidelity, reach, and consistency across Nunavut. Using their knowledge of and experience in Nunavut schools, this position is pivotal to facilitating an Education Program / System that is responsive to the educational needs of Nunavummiut and positions learners to function as citizens of the world.
The incumbent is responsible and accountable for: functioning as one of the Department’s contacts on the strategic and operational needs of the Education Program / System; conducting research to identify educational program and system (e.g., curriculum, teaching techniques, teaching resources and supports) best practices in comparable jurisdictions; assessing the responsiveness of the Education Program / System, including the inclusive education initiative to commitments, standards, objectives / goals, learner and educator needs and public demand; actively participating in committees, project management boards, school improvement, committee and representing the Division at meetings, seminars, workshops and conferences.
The successful candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Education or in a related discipline such as Social Sciences. In addition you must have as a minimum 3 years of teaching experience or education project work (where project work exposed the candidate to informing the delivery of curriculum), as well as 2 years of experience working in program design and/or evaluation. Teaching experience in Nunavut and a Master’s Degree would be considered assets.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official languages would be considered an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit would also be considered an asset.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.
Term until February 4, 2022. Current Indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees that apply and are successful on this term position may be offered an internal transfer assignment for the duration of the term, pending managerial approval.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.