Teacher Qualification and Certification
For information on applying for NWT teacher certification, please contact :
Registrar, Teacher Certification
Department of Education, Culture and Employment
Government of the Northwest Territories
3rd floor, Lahm Ridge Tower
4501 50th Avenue
P.O. Box 1320
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2L9
Phone: (867) 767-9353 Ext: 71266 Fax: (867) 873-0199
In addition, an individual must be a Canadian Citizen, Landed Immigrant or provide proof of a work visa. Obtaining and organizing a visa is the responsibility of each individual.
A central employment agency for recruiting teachers is not available in the NWT. Each Divisional Education Council/Authority/Services Board has a recruiting unit and should be contacted for available teaching positions.