Resources for Current Teachers/Principals

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.