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Director General

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Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$108,844 to $155,492
Northern Allowance: 
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
01 March 2019

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 directly to the CSFN Board of the Commission scolaire francophone du Nunavut (CSFN), the Director General (Director) is an employee of the Government of Nunavut, acting as the Chief Executive Officer of the CSFN and is responsible for overall operations.        

The Director General must show educational leadership in implementing policies and programs adopted by the Department of Education and the CSFN. The incumbent must observe all the laws, regulations and relevant agreements, notably the Education Act, the Financial Administration Act, the Public Service Act, the CSFN’s by-laws and regulations, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and the collective agreements between the Government of Nunavut and the Nunavut Teachers Association and the Nunavut Employees Union. The position is responsible for the École des Trois-Soleils (ETS), located in Iqaluit. The incumbent will advise, support, and supervise the CSFN ensuring that policies, programs, curricula, and services meet CSFN standards. The Director General maintains communication and relations with the large number of groups within the Territory and outside of Nunavut.

The successful candidate must possess as a minimum a Bachelor’s Degree in Education (a Master’s degree in Education will be considered an asset) along with a Certificate of Educational Leadership in Nunavut (CELN) or commitment to complete the CELN; and be eligible and apply for the Nunavut Teachers’ Certificate.

The incumbent must have a minimum of five (5) years of successful K-12 educational administration and management experience as a Principal or as a Regional Office Administrator, including a thorough knowledge of elementary and/or secondary classroom teaching practices; an excellent knowledge of the process of learning French as a first language, as well as a second language. It is essential for the successful candidate to have experience in budget management; policy development and drafting; curricula development and implementation, and personnel management.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English, and French. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land, and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.


Department of Finance (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 975-6222
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