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Team Lead, Iqqaqqaukkaringniq
This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Reporting to the Director, Curriculum Development, the Team Lead, Iqqaqqaukkaringniq is responsible for overseeing the development, adaptation, review, revision and replacement of curricula in the Iqqaqqaukkaringniq Curriculum Strand (science, technology, innovation, mathematics, and practical arts) for the entire Nunavut school system for K-12. The incumbent coordinates and leads the review, development , adaptation and the replacement of curricula in these disciplines and must work closely with staff from other divisions in piloting, resource development, training, implementation and support for these curricula in schools as required.
The incumbent will ensure the development of curricula in these areas including determining the cultural foundation for Iqqaqqaukkaringniq curricula in Nunavut, researching related curricula from other jurisdictions, adapting these or using them as a guide to develop a Nunavut specific set of curriculum documents. This will involve working with Elders and community members with specific expertise in these areas, and may involve coordinating or participating in a working group of educators to determine competencies or outcomes required.
The knowledge, skills and abilities are required to successfully fulfill the requirements of this position may come from having a Bachelor’s Degree in Education with a major in a related field (a Master’s Degree in curriculum, or related field would be an asset), and eligibility for a Nunavut Professional Teacher’s Certificate. In addition, 3 years of experience in writing or adapting curriculum, and 5 years working in schools or at the regional level. Experience in a northern jurisdiction and the ability to communicate in an Inuit language are seen as an asset.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
An Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies