The Nunavut RCMP have charged a teacher in Qikiqtarjuaq with one count of sexual assault and two counts of sexual interference.

The charges were laid Monday in the community.

mi-qikiqtarjuaq-map

About 500 people live in the hamlet of Qikiqtarjuaq, Nunavut. (Google)

The teacher, whose name has not been made public, was released by a justice of the peace with conditions to abide by, such as having no contact with people under the age of 16.

This is the third teacher in Nunavut to be charged with sex offences in the past month.