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Instructor, Carpenter Program – 2 positions

Nunavut Arctic College
Rankin Inlet
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This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$94,010 to $106,685
Northern Allowance: 
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
30 June 2017

2 Year Term.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

This position is located in Rankin Inlet, Kivalliq Campus and reports to the Senior Instructor of Trades Programs. The position is responsible to the adult population of Nunavut’s communities and works with various individuals, organizations, Industry and government departments in order to deliver the accredited apprenticeship trades program and meet all standards and requirements of the Nunavut Apprenticeship, Occupational & Certification Board.

The primary responsibility of the Instructor, Carpenter Program is to plan, instruct, evaluate and report on student learning in Nunavut’s Apprenticeship Accredited Carpenter program, for all apprenticeship levels and provides delivery and support for the Carpenter Pre-apprenticeship program.  In addition, the incumbent provides planning, instruction, reporting & delivery of Nunavut’s Apprenticeship Accredited Housing Maintainer Serviceman program, for apprenticeship level 3.  With Nunavut wide implications, the Instructor for the Carpenter Program monitors applicable trades programming and designs the trade’s curriculum. Decisions and recommendations made by the incumbent will directly impact the operation of the Nunavut Trades Training Strategy, in a significant area of trades preparatory planning, and capacity building for Nunavummiut.

The successful incumbent is required to have an Interprovincial Journeyperson Carpenter certificate. Applicants must holds or be eligible to hold a Canadian Teaching Certificate or a Certificate in Adult Education. Several years of positive and progressive work experience in the area of instruction is required. The incumbent is required to have related experience teaching adults in learning settings. Solid working knowledge of computer programs such as; word processing, spreadsheet, database, e-mail and Internet programs is also required.

2- 3 years’ experience teaching vocational-technical students, along with relevant instructional responsibilities that reflect delivery of adult educational programming may be considered. An Industrial Arts Instructor Certificate and 2- 3 years teaching in Nunavut may be considered.

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language and knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit would be a definite asset.

Current indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees, who apply and are successful on this term position competition, may be offered a competitive transfer assignment for the duration of the term. 

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
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  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.