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We are one of three schools in Arviat, a community of about 2,700 people located near the geographic centre of Canada. Our school has about 190 students from grade six to grade eight.
The school works closely with our parents, community members and the District Education Authority (DEA) to provide our students with a safe and inclusive learning environment, as well as a bilingual education in both Inuktitut and English.
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At Qitikliq Middle School (QMS) the staff strive to create and maintain a safe and respectful place for all students to learn and grow.
We typically have a student population of about 190 youth every year, although the numbers can fluctuate annually.
Our students are predominantly Inuit and both Inuktitut and English are widely used at home and at the school.
In general our students are fun-loving, energetic and come to school eager to learn.
A variety of extracurricular activities are offered each school year, depending on the interest of our students and the availability of our staff.
For more details, please contact the school directly.
Our staff at Qitiqliq Middle School are hardworking, expert at what they do, and committed to providing students with a high-quality education.
Currently, our school has about 18 teaching and/or administrative positions and 7 support positions (such as our secretary and the custodial staff). However, the numbers of positions and the teaching assignments can vary annually.
The school follows the curriculum set by the Nunavut Department of Education. We offer a wide range of programming including academic core courses such as language arts, math and science, as well as practical arts and team time.
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.