New job 21 T095 - Khàtìnas.axh Community School - 1.0 FTE - Permanent - Grade 4/5/6 in Yukon

21 T095 - Khàtìnas.axh Community School - 1.0 FTE - Permanent - Grade 4/5/6

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 specialization in elementary/intermediate education;

Recent teaching experience at the grade 4-6 range;

Experience in assessment for learning and differentiating instruction;

Experience with balanced literacy included modeled, shared, guided and independent reading and writing practices and vocabulary strategies and methodologies;

Experience incorporating outdoor educational experiences and field trips into the curricular studies;

Recent experience working with First Nation students and families in an educational setting/environment would be an asset;

Experience providing interactive learning experiences through the use of technology (such as: Epson Bright Links, Promethean Board and an iPad) would be an asset;

Experience and/or knowledge of Special Education, self regulation, restorative practices and trauma-informed care would be an asset.

Strong classroom management and organizational skills;

Ability to create and manage a classroom environment that is inviting, safe, inclusive, and supportive;

An appreciation and understanding of the unique needs of intermediate aged students;

Willingness to support the philosophy, values, and beliefs of the school;

Ability to deliver appropriate Individual Education Plans;

Ability to deliver curriculum through outdoor experiential activities;

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

Strong communication and interpersonal skills and proven ability to establish and maintain a harmonious relationship with students, parents, administration, other staff members, consultants and the wider community;

Strong understanding of Yukon First Nation ways of knowing and traditional cultural values;

Ability to work collaboratively with Yukon First Nation governments, Community Education Liaison Coordinator, council officials and families;

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

Willingness to live, work and participate as a member of 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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