Job Description
Kindergarten Teacher
Competition No.: 155 Hours Per Week: Full time
Close Date: 05/12/2022 12:00 AM Remuneration: As per NWTTA collective agreement
Location: N.J. MACPHERSON SCHOOL Instructions: Online
Duration: Term January 4, 2023 to June 27, 2023

Yellowknife Education District No. 1 invites applications for the following term position:



N. J. Macpherson School

Kindergarten Teacher

Full-time Term (100% FTEQ)

Term from January 4, 2023 to June 27, 2023


Minimum requirements include a Bachelor of Education Degree and eligibility for NWT Teacher Certification.


  • experience teaching in a Montessori classroom or interest in Montessori is preferred
  • strong classroom management skills
  • excellent communicator
  • experience with or interest in inquiry based learning
  • able to support social and emotional needs of students
  • understanding of self-regulation and co-regulation and what that looks like in a classroom setting
  • strong collaborator
  • embraces technology as a tool to enhance learning


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. Interested candidates can apply online or by emailing their resume, three references and cover letter to Randy Caines, Principal of NJ Macpherson School, at

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


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