Welcome to the e-profile of Arnaqjuaq School!
Our school is located Hall Beach. Hall Beach is a small town that sits on the Fox Basin in Nunavut. Inuit also call it Sanirajak, which means "the place along the coast." The population of Hall Beach is about 825 people. Most residents in Hall Beach speak Inuktitut.
Our staff at Arnaqjuaq School is friendly, welcoming and strives to provide our students with high quality programming, along with a safe and inclusive learning environment for all.
If you are a new hire, we look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to our school in the near future. If you are a job seeker, casual visitor, or parent, we hope you will also find our school profile informative and useful!
Through our commitment to the Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit principles, the mission of Arnaqjuaq School is to ensure that all our students are in a safe and inclusive environment and will develop the skills, confidence and cultural pride required to pursue their dreams, realize their ambitions, become lifelong learners and contribute to their community.
We have about 232 students at our school, from kindergarten through to grade 12. In general, our students are energetic, curious and welcoming individuals.
The majority of our students are of Inuit descent, and in many cases Inuktitut is their first language. That being said, both Inuktitut and English are used in the community and at school.
We offer a range of extracurricular activities to students every school year. These are often based on their interest and the availability of our staff to provide the programming. Contact the school directly for more details.
The numbers and types of positions vary slightly each school year. However, we typically have about 17 teachers, two administrators and eight support staff.
In general you will find the staff at Arnaqjuaq School to be knowledgeable, friendly and helpful.
As in any school in Nunavut, we follow the curriculum set by the Department of Education and also stipulated under the Education Act.
We teach core academic courses such as English language arts, math, and science to ensure students meet the needed course requirements to graduate.
For more details on our programming, please contact us directly.
Here is a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) from teachers (in general) that you may want to discuss further with your principal or colleagues, some of this information may be readily available on this website, while for...
Check with your principal or vice-principal to find out if an orientation will be organized for new and returning staff.
The Department of Education and the Nunavut Teachers' Association are currently developing a formal mentor program. It will be available to new teachers at a later date.
If you are interested in a mentorship, please check with your principal to see if informal mentoring is a possibility.