Job Description
Competition No.: 258 Hours Per Week: Full time
Close Date: 03/04/2024 05:00 PM Remuneration: As per NWTTA collective agreement
Location: SIR JOHN FRANKLIN H.S. Instructions: Online
Duration: Term to June 30, 2024

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


Indigenous language Instructor Student Mentorship (EA)

Term until June 30, 2024

 École Sir John Franklin High School

Full-time (1.0) Term position


The Indigenous Language Student mentor is not required to have prior knowledge of the  Wiiliideh language, but must have an open mind and willingness to learn and be mentored. The Indigenous language instructor student mentorship position is an education assistant position.


-Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team 

-Willingness to be mentored by the classroom language instructor

-Willingness to enroll in Language classes 

-Willingness to participate in the Indigenous language instructor Employment Plan (ILIEP)

-Provide the Indigenous language Instructor with support implementing the Our Languages Curriculum.

-Willingness to participate and assist with cultural events and activities at the school level

-Using the gradual release of responsibility model, the ideal candidate will eventually be confident and competent to transition to an Indigenous language instructor position


Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


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.

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