New Job 23 T120A -J.V. Clark School - 1.0 Fte - Temporary Learning Assistant Teacher In Yukon

23 T120A -J.V. CLARK SCHOOL - 1.0 FTE - Temporary Learning Assistant Teacher
23 T120A -J.V. CLARK SCHOOL - 1.0 FTE - Temporary Learning Assistant Teacher

23 T120A -J.V. CLARK SCHOOL - 1.0 FTE - Temporary Learning Assistant Teacher

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Salary : Details not provided
Location : Yukon

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J. V. Clark School is located in Mayo, Yukon. Mayo is located about 325 km northeast of Whitehorse. It is home to the First Nation of Na-Cho Nyak Dun (FNNND) where Northern Tutchone is spoken. J. V. Clark School is a K to 12 school with approximately 60 students. Beautiful scenery and extensive history make Mayo a significant tourist destination. The community is well-known for canoeing, hiking, big-game hunting and fly-in fishing as well as other recreational activities like mountain biking. The school is known for its innovative approach to engaging students and for partnering with outside agencies to provide opportunities for students to reach their goals.


Please clearly demonstrate on your cover letter and resume, how you meet the following qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor of Education and experience in Special Education;
  • Experience working with and facilitating collaborative multi-disciplinary School Based Team supporting classroom teachers in identifying and programming for students with diverse learning needs including;
  • Experience demonstrating opportunities to maximize student potential in both inclusive classrooms and special education teaching experiences;
  • Experience in the use of formal and informal assessments tools, planning with and supporting classroom teachers to implement recommendations;
  • Experience using a student information system to record and update Individual Education Plans, Student Learning Plans; Behaviour Plans and Safety Plans.


  • Ability to work with educational assistants and teachers in the development and implementation of Individual Education Plans and Student Learning Plans;
  • Has a philosophy of inclusive education and excellent interpersonal, communication and collaborative skills working with parents, staff members, consultants and related agencies;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills working with students, parents, administration, other staff members and consultants;
  • Willingness and ability to work as a member of a team to promote, support and work collaboratively with all staff members on multiple school goals and initiatives (such as Restorative Practices);
  • Ability to work as a member of a professional team and willingness to participate in the total school program;
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to the culture and aspirations of Yukon First Nations people and a culturally diverse student population;
  • Willingness to live in a small, rural community and to participate in community life.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with First Nations government, Educational Support Workers (ESW), community Elders and families;
  • As a culturally diverse territory, commitment by all Yukon educational professionals to establish authentic relationships, and the incorporation of local First Nation knowledge and traditional teachings, reconciliation and implementation of First Nation history, contemporary education issues, our culture and world view into curriculum and the school is necessary.


  • To be a Teacher in Yukon, you must hold a Teacher Certification in another Canadian province/territory first;
  • Successful applicants will be required to undergo a Criminal Record Check including a Vulnerable Sector Check;
  • Relocation may be available;
  • In communities outside Whitehorse, there may be affordable, shared, though sometimes modest, rental accommodation provided by Yukon Housing Corporation. If not available, candidates will need to find their own private accommodation. Private accommodation may be limited. For more information on rural communities in the Yukon, visit: