Job Description
Competition No.: 165 Hours Per Week: Full time
Close Date: 20/01/2023 04:00 PM Remuneration: As per NWTTA collective agreement
Location: ALL SCHOOLS Instructions: Via email
Duration: 2023/2024 School year

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


Teaching positions 2023-2024

Early Immersion (JK-12), Intensive French (6), 

Post-intensive French (7-12), Core French (1-8)


For any vacancies that may arise in the French Immersion, Intensive French and Core French programming.


We invite all Qualified French teachers in YK1 who are on Term Contracts and who are interested in continuing to teach in one of the YK1 schools in 2023-2024 to submit their applications by January 20th, 2023 (inclusive). Please also indicate the desired level(s) and subject area(s). Any applications submitted after this date will be considered during the next hiring round, which will take place in Spring, if necessary.


We also invite all Qualified French teaching staff on Indeterminate Contracts who are interested in applying for other assignments in the area of French Programming to submit a letter of interest outlining the grade levels/subject areas/school(s) that they might be interested in being considered by January 20th, 2023.


Candidates will be interviewed between February 20th and March 7th, 2023.


Following the interviews, YK1 will offer contracts to the successful candidates for the 2023-2024 school year by March 10th, 2023.


Starting the hiring process for French teaching staff earlier in the school year enables:


  • the Board to fill positions as early as possible with internal employees before considering external candidates;

  • candidates on fixed-term contracts who are selected to have a contract for the next school year can receive contracts as early as March rather than having to wait until June;

  • candidates who are not selected are able to start looking for a position outside of YK1 as soon as possible


Anyone interested in applying should indicate their interest in writing and send in an updated resume, where appropriate. In general, the update will consist of professional development activities undertaken and any participation in committees or major teaching activities.  Electronic applications only please to

Reminder:  the application deadline is 4:00 pm on January 20th, 2023.


If you need any further information about available positions or French programs information, please do not hesitate to contact:,

  • Landon Kowalzik, Assistant-Superintendent, or

  • Jean-Marie Mariez, Supervisor of Instruction - French Programs

Required Education and Training :
  • none
Preferred Education and Training :
  • none