Job Description
Program Support Teacher
Competition No.: 244 Hours Per Week: Full time
Close Date: n/a Remuneration: As per NWTTA collective agreement
Location: K'ALEMI DENE SCHOOL Instructions: Online/via email
Duration: 2023/2024 School year

Yellowknife Education District No. 1 & Ndilo District Education Authority

Invite applications for the following term position:


K’àlemi Dene School

Program Support Teacher
Full-time (100% FTEQ) 
1 Year Term Assignment - 2023/24

Minimum requirements for this position include a Bachelor of Education Degree, NWT Teaching Certificate, and a minimum of 5 years of successful teaching experience.

Successful candidates will further need:

  • Knowledge of the Inclusive Schooling Directive

  • Understanding of the various educational programs in the NWT

  • Experience modifying and individualizing programming based on student goals, strengths, and needs

  • Knowledge of current flexible instructional strategies and practices that support inclusive classrooms

  • Experience using a wide variety of NWT curriculum

  • Knowledge of utilizing class profiles to inform practices

  • Understanding of the response to intervention model

  • Understanding of universal design for learning and tiered support

  • Experience working with students with complex needs

  • Knowledge and understanding of district based assessments

  • Knowledge and willingness to implement research based practices that support formative assessments

  • Willingness to support teachers, support assistants and school teams

  • Able to effectively collaborate with providers of support services (outside agencies)

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Experience with collaborative school and/or district based teams

  • Comfortable with using technology to support and engage students and educators

  • Experience in educational leadership

  • Experience in team teaching and co-planning

  • Knowledge of Indigenous Language and Education


Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume, cover letter, and three reference (names and phone numbers) to Landon Kowalzik, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources, via email at and Meagan Wowk, Principal, K’àlemi Dene School, via email at, by 4:00 PM, Tuesday, July 11, 2023.

Only those applicants short-listed for an interview will be contacted.  All YK1 Employees are required to undergo a CRC/Vulnerable Sector Check.

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