New job 20 T203a - JOHNSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - 1.0 FTE - Temporary - Learning Together Program (.50) and Core French (.50) in Yukon

20 T203a - JOHNSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - 1.0 FTE - Temporary - Learning Together Program (.50) and Core French (.50)

Company : Yukon Education
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Yukon

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Situated in the rolling hills of southeast Yukon, Watson Lake offers many ways to enjoy the outdoors. There are lakes and rivers for fishing and boating. Local trails are maintained for hiking, snowmobiling, quadding and bike riding. Mount Maichen Ski Hill is located within the town and offers downhill skiing, snowboarding and lessons as well as rentals. A snack bar offers light snacks and beverages and many local events are held year-round on the premises. Lucky Lake is located 6 miles away and sports a sandy beach, baseball fields, and a waterslide. It is a great spot to spend the day swimming and enjoying outdoor activities. Best of all, the spectacular Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) illuminate the night sky with dancing displays of colour and a recreation complex with an indoor hockey rink, bowling alleys, curling rink and many more amenities. Watson Lake is home to the famous Sign Post Forest and incredible Northern Lights Space and Science Centre and the gateway to the exciting history and breathtaking scenery of Yukon.

Bachelor of Education or equivalent with a specialization in early childhood or primary education;

Experience in preschool programming focused on Play Based education (such as Learning Together) or at the primary level;

Experience teaching at the primary/kindergarten level in classrooms with a wide range of abilities and learning styles;

Experience and/or training teaching Core French at the elementary level;

Strong communication and interpersonal skills working with students, parents, administration, other staff members and consultants;

Strong classroom management, planning and organizational skills;

Ability to deliver differentiated, integrated and student-centered teaching;

Ability to lead early learning activities, including stories, music and art, to help children grow linguistically, physically, socially and emotionally;

Ability to work as a member of a professional team and willingness to participate in the total school program;

Ability to be flexible to support students in unique situations;

Ability to integrate experiential learning opportunities in the curriculum;

Ability to develop a play based environment;

A knowledge of and sensitivity to the culture and aspirations of the First Nations people of Yukon and a culturally-diverse student population;

To be a Teacher in Yukon, you must be certified in another Canadian province/territory first.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a security/vulnerable sector check.

Relocation assistance is available.

In communities outside Whitehorse, there may be affordable, 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:

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