This employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit who reside in Cambridge Bay only.
Reporting to the Principal, the Illinniarvimmi Inuusilirji provides support and guidance to students, promotes the relevance of education in the community and fosters mutual understanding between the community and the school.
The Illinniarvimmi Inuusilirji is an active member of the education staff and school team and is a community resource person and student advocate who supports, promotes, and involves students, parents and the community as partners in education.
The Illinniarvimmi Inuusilirji promotes self-fulfillment and success for life for students and is a cultural resource to the school staff.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are typically met by someone that has completed Grade 12 or an Adult Basic Education equivalent to Grade 12 or higher and has five (5) years or more years of experience at the community level. An ideal candidate should also have a First Aid Certificate, Completion of the Suicide Prevention Training (ASIST) and Mental Health First Aid Training and computer literacy including with programs such as Word and Excel.
This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktut, English and French. Applicants may submit their resume in any of the official languages of Nunavut. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official languages would be considered an asset. Knowledge of Inuit communities, culture, land, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, Inuktut and experience working in a northern cross-cultural environment are also considered assets.
Acceptable combinations of education and experience may be considered for this position. We encourage you to apply if you have equivalent years of education and/or experience equal to the education and experience requirements listed above.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.
- The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a representative workforce, therefore priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit who self-identify as being enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement in accordance with the Priority Hiring Policy.
- Government of Nunavut employees serving a probationary period must obtain and provide written authorization from the deputy head of their employing department. The authorization from the deputy head must accompany your application for your application to be considered.
- Possession of a criminal record may not disqualify candidates from being considered. An assessment of the criminal record will be measured against the scope and duties of the position. This is only a requirement for positions that require a satisfactory criminal record or vulnerable sector check.
- Applicants may submit their resume in any of the Official Languages of Nunavut.
- Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
- The onus is on candidates in receipt of foreign post-secondary education credentials to have their foreign credentials assessed through a recognized Canadian education institution. Failure to do so may result in the rejection of their application.