New job 21 T162a - Chief Zzeh Gittlit School - 1.0 FTE - Temporary - High School Specialist in Yukon

21 T162a - Chief Zzeh Gittlit School - 1.0 FTE - Temporary - High School Specialist

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

Full Description

Chief Zzeh Gittlit School respectfully acknowledges that it is located within the traditional territory of the people of Vuntut Gwich’in First Nations.

Chief Zzeh Gittlit School (CZGS) is located in the community of Old Crow, Yukon Territory within Vuntut Gwitchin traditional territory. Old Crow is a remote, fly-in community in northern Yukon, 112 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle. Approximately 245 people live in Old Crow. Between 35-40 students attend CZGS and most are members of the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation. Students of Old Crow have access to a rich natural environment within easy access of the school. For more information about our school, please visit http://sec.yukonschools.ca/

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

Bachelor of Education or equivalent with qualifications at the Secondary level;

Teaching experience and/or pre-service practicum experience with senior mathematics and science courses;

Teaching experience and/or pre-service practicum experience with diverse student populations including those with IEPs and/or Student Learning Plans and/or Behavioral Plans;

Teaching experience and/or pre-service practicum experience teaching First Nation students;

Experience teaching in multi-grade settings at the Secondary level would be an asset;

Experience using online learning portals such as Moodle, MyBlueprint, etc. would be an asset.

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND SUITABILITY:
Strong classroom management, planning and organizational skills;

Ability to support and integrate self-regulation, trauma informed care, positive well-being, and restorative practices in the classroom and school setting;

Ability to support and implement Student Learning Plans and Individual Education Plans;

Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work positively with students, parents, staff members, administrators, and consultants;

Experience using and integrating technology as part of teaching, learning and assessment;

Willingness to support the Gwich’in Language program;

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

Willingness to live and participate as a member of a small fly-in community.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
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: http://yukoncommunities.yk.ca

If you have any questions, please contact:
Marilyn Marquis-Forster, Superintendent – Area 3

Marilyn.Marquis-Forster@yukon.ca

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