Job Description
Competition No.: 74 Hours Per Week:
Close Date: 25/11/2021 12:17 PM Remuneration:
Location: N.J. MACPHERSON SCHOOL Instructions:

Yellowknife Education District No. 1 invites applications for the following full-time term position at N.J. Macpherson School: 


Half-Time (0.5) Physical Education Teacher & 

Half-Time (0.5) Academic Support Teacher 

Math and Literacy Focus (Grades 2-5) 

Term from January 5, 2022 to June 24, 2022 


Ideally, this position will provide academic support in literacy and numeracy for students in the Grades 2-5 range. This could include, but is not limited to, guided reading and writing groups, building emergent literacy skills, math centres and numeracy fundamentals. 


Requirements for this full-time position include: 

  • Bachelor of Education Degree & NWT Teaching Certificate 

  • Minimum five (5) years teaching experience (preferably at elementary level) 

  • Understanding of district-based assessments  

  • Ability to work collaboratively with classroom teachers on research-based learning practices and strategies 

  • Ability to work in a team environment 

  • Commitment to confidentiality and professionalism 

  • Ability to work independently with students 

  • Understanding and experience working in inclusive schooling environments 

  • Understanding of Differentiated Instruction 

  • Understanding and experience working with diverse learners 

  • Shows initiative in programming and working with school supports 

  • Understanding of how to use and apply various levels of academic support 


A cover letter, resume and the names, titles and email addresses of three (3) references will be accepted electronically by Randy Caines, interim principal of N.J. Macpherson School, at until the position is filled. 


Candidates must have an original acceptable Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) in place. The original VSC must be dated within 90 days of the date the application is received. This is a condition of employment, and must be in place prior to commencing work in any school.  Candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID 19. This is a condition of employment and must be in place prior to commencing work in any school.


Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Preferred Certificates :
  • Three References: email/name
  • Attach Resume & Cover letter
  • Vulnerable Sector Check
Required Education and Training :
  • none
Preferred Education and Training :
  • none