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Team Lead - Iqqaqqaukkaringiq: Readvertisement

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Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
from $99,743 to $113,159 per annum
Northern Allowance: 
$21,113 per annum
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
01 December 2017

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 Director, Curriculum Development, the Team Lead, Iqqaqqaukkaringiq is responsible for overseeing the development, adaptation, review, revision and replacement of curricula in the Iqqaqqaukkaringiq Curriculum (Strand science, technology, innovation, mathematics and practical arts) for the entire Nunavut school system K-12.  This position is considered a management/supervisory position with two coordinators as direct reports.  The incumbent coordinates and leads the review, development, adaptation and the replacement of curricula in these disciplines and must work closely with staff from other divisions in piloting, resource development, training, implementation and support for these curricula in schools as required.

The incumbent will ensure the development of curricula in these areas including determining the cultural foundation for Iqqaqqaukkaringiq curricula in Nunavut, researching related curricula from other jurisdictions, adapting these or using them as a guide to develop a Nunavut specific set of curriculum documents.  This will involve working with Elders and community members with specific expertise in these areas, and may involve coordinating or participating in a working group of educators to determine competencies or outcomes required.

The knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully fulfill the requirements of this position would require a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education with a major in a related field such as science, technology, innovation, mathematics and practical arts (a Master’s Degree in curriculum, or related field would be an asset).  Eligibility for a Nunavut Professional Teacher’s Certificate is required.  In addition, 3 years of experience in writing or adapting curriculum, and 5 years working in schools or at the regional/district/department level.  Experience in a northern jurisdiction and the ability to communicate in an Inuit language are seen as an asset.

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.

An Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies


  • 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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