Permanent / Full-time


Inuit Values and Practices


Kuujjuaq, Québec

job posting end date

August 8th 2023

The Tutor/Teacher plays a crucial role in:

  • Managing the class and its students and ensuring that there is no gap in the learning process.
  • Ensuring the safety of students at all times.
  • Maintaining a clean, respectful, and orderly classroom and following educational procedures as directed by the school.
  • Working with other departments to ensure all services and activities offered by Isuarsivik are culturally relevant and safe.

Purpose of position

Under the direction of the Inuit Values and Practices Manager, and the day-to-day supervision of the Coordinator of Youth Services, the Tutor/Teacher is responsible for following lesson plans and supporting the evaluation of students based on learning outcomes. The Tutor/teacher monitors student performance and behaviour while maintaining a positive learning environment and supporting students’ wellbeing.

Essential duties
and responsibilities

  • For each student, liaises with their home community teacher and the school board to finalize their lesson plan for their times at the Centre, provides updates and prepares the reintegration plan.
  • Manages students properly and minimizes distractions while encouraging student participation.
  • Pays attention to each individual student, ensures they understand the learning material and clarifies any questions or concerns.
  • Supervises students in the classroom, during activities and during breaks.
  • Provides any assignments based on the lesson plan.
  • Monitors students’ performance and behavior, and reports anything they feel is of concern.
  • Communicates in a friendly and positive manner toward parents, students, clinical staff, and administrators.
  • Keeps records on attendance, accidents, and incidents.
  • Ensures the safety of students at all times.
  • Performs any other related duties if needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in education.
Work experience
  • 2 years of related experience.
Knowledge and Skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to follow and enforce rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to interact and guide students of all ages.
  • Ability to create lesson plans.
  • Knowledgeable about core subjects.
  • Patience, tolerance, and flexibility.
  • Must be punctual and reliable.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office or related software would be an asset.
  • Personal and professional experience in a cross-cultural setting.
  • Strong ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Ability to work outside standard hours.
  • Willingness to submit to a criminal record check.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak Inuktitut as well as English (mandatory).
  • Ability to read, write, and speak French (an asset).

Work environment

  • Isuarsivik is undergoing a major transition that requires flexibility, creativity, and adaptability.
  • The incumbent must balance multiple demands and urgent requests from guests, staff, and partners.
  • The incumbent must also be prepared to meet the personal and professional challenges associated with living in a northern, isolated community with limited resources.

Salary / Benefits

  • Working conditions are based on Nunavik’s health and social services network.
  • Salary will be determined depending on qualifications and experience.
  • Probation period.
  • Mentorship or training program available (if requirements are not met).

It is the Centre’s objective to favor and promote the employment of beneficiaries from one of the Inuit land claims agreements. Therefore, it is at the discretion of the Board to waive any of the qualification requirements and implement a training or mentoring plan if necessary.

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