New job 21 T094 - JOHNSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - 1.0 FTE - Permanent - Kindergarten in Yukon

21 T094 - JOHNSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - 1.0 FTE - Permanent - Kindergarten

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

Full Description

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

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

Experience in preschool programming focused on Montessori/Play Based education (such as Early Learning Programming);

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

Experience in the use of current, research based practices for assessment strategies in pre- literacy and numeracy programming would be an asset;

An appreciation and understanding of the unique needs of primary/kindergarten/pre-school aged students;

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

Strong classroom management, planning and organizational skills that include implementation of social/emotional pedagogy;

Knowledge and understanding in Positive Behaviour Intervention Strategies (PBIS) and character education programming to meet exceptional learning and behavioural needs;

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 and cultural practices into the curriculum;

Ability to develop a play based environment;

Willingness to support and implement school wide philosophies and initiatives;

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

Willingness to live and participate in a small rural community.

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:

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