Job Description
Competition No.: 70 Hours Per Week: 37.5
Close Date: 03/11/2021 04:00 PM Remuneration: to be negotiated
Location: BOARD ADMINISTRATION OFFICE Instructions: email
Duration: 7.5 Months


Interim Assistant Superintendent

November 15, 2021 -June 30, 2022

Due to a temporary vacancy in employee services, the Superintendent of Schools is accepting applications from internal educational leaders who are interested in the position of Interim Assistant Superintendent of Yellowknife Education District No. 1. The successful candidate will provide strong, innovative leadership in a team-oriented setting. An ability to effectively communicate and to work easily and productively with the Board, Superintendent, staff, parents, education partners, and the community is essential. A leader who is student focused will find this an exciting opportunity.  

This position will be of interest to a highly skilled individual who is compassionate, inspiring, collaborative, and accountable The successful candidate will be a visionary who sets high standards, successfully leads change efforts, and seeks continuous improvement.

The Interim Assistant Superintendent will be responsible for personnel functions assigned by the Superintendent consistent with Board policy and administrative procedures. These functions include, but are not limited to, the development, implementation, administration and assessment of employment practices; labour and employee relations; workforce planning and all aspects of human resources management.

The ideal candidate will have:         

  • experience as a Principal.
  • completed a Master’s degree in education from a recognized university.
  • been an employee of YK1 for a minimum of five years.
  • strong skills in the areas of human resources, curriculum implementation, fiscal management and educational leadership.
  • a strong understanding of indigenous culture and history.
  • a commitment to public education and to meeting the needs of all learners.

This is an interim contract with a start date of November 15, 2021 and end date of June 30, 2021.


Please forward electronically, a cover letter and curriculum vitae to:

Dr. Cindi Vaselenak, Superintendent of Schools, Yellowknife Education District No. 1

All applications must be received before 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 3, 2021.  Interviews to take place Friday, November 5, 2021. 


Required Certificates :
  • Attach Resume & Cover letter
Required Education and Training :
  • none
Preferred Education and Training :
  • none