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Early Childhood Resources Coordinator

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Type of employment: 
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This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$92,196 per annum, 37.5 hours/week
Northern Allowance: 
$15,016 per annum
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
01 March 2019


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.

As a member of the Early Childhood Development unit, the Early Childhood Resources Coordinator develops play based early childhood resources, programs, and material for utilization across Nunavut. Furthermore the Coordinator ensures Nunavut’s children are positioned for success and ensures that Inuit cultural components are reflected in programs as a means of supporting language revitalization, enhancement, and promotion. The Coordinator is charged with the responsibility of developing culturally appropriate resources, materials, etc. to support early childhood development in Nunavut.

Key responsibilities for this position include: organizing and overseeing applicable funding programs, keeping current with research and educational/early childhood theory, and sharing / promoting that information with other staff; undertaking reviews of existing Early Learning and Childcare  programs to identify needs for programs that improve early childhood development; Designing and developing resources, materials, programs, etc. following the established resource development pathway (i.e., process / procedures) in place in the Early Childhood Resources unit; Identifying opportunities, both within and external to the Early Childhood Resources unit, to enhance service delivery and improve overall efficiency and effectiveness.

The successful candidate should have 1 years of experience in Early Childhood Education  with a Degree in Arts, Education, Social Sciences, or similar related field coupled and experience in program / resource development and implementation. A Degree in Arts, Education, and Social Sciences with a focus on Early Childhood Education would also be considered an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience may be considered.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official languages would be considered an asset.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.


Department of Health (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 1000, Station 1000
Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 975-5732
Toll free: 1-800-663-5738
Fax: (867) 975-5744