New Job Early Learning Program Specialist In Yukon

Early Learning Program Specialist
Early Learning Program Specialist

Early Learning Program Specialist

Company : Yukon Government
Salary : $90,020–$104,504 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

This competition is (1) two-year term position working 75 hours biweekly

Temporary Assignments (TAs) may be considered, please ensure you have your supervisors’ approval prior to applying if you are considering a Temporary Assignment

Living in Yukon Thriving in Life

Our goal is to support all learners in developing the essential skills, knowledge and personal qualities that they need to thrive in life.

Reporting to the Director of Early Learning and Child Care, this position works within a dynamic team to provide leadership in the development and implementation of new programs and services to fulfill a number of priority initiatives including those outlined the Canada-Yukon Canada Wide-Early Learning and Child Care Agreement. The Early Learning Program Specialist provides leadership, builds relationships in meaningful ways, and supports the continued improvement and development of system-wide inclusive, culturally appropriate, and high quality early years programing and supports in the territory.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a growth mindset with the ability to develop respectful partnerships with various internal and external partners.

Important application requirements

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet each of the following qualifications. Emphasize how your work experiences and related duties align with the essential qualifications and desired knowledge, skills and suitability competencies listed below. Note that selection for further consideration is based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

For more information on how to prepare and submit your resume visit this resource page on

Essential Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in Early Childhood Education, Early Learning, or Education. Other post-secondary education with significant experience in the Early Learning sector may be considered.
  • Experience engaging and partnering with a variety of partners, stakeholders, and professionals.
  • Experience facilitating professional development opportunities and/or delivering instruction or mentorship in an adult learning environment.
  • Experience leading projects and teams, and/or working in a leadership role
  • Experience planning, developing, and supporting the implementation of new programs and/or services.

Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above may be equally considered.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

To best support the achievement of key strategic and business objectives, candidates may be assessed on:

  • Modeling Interpersonal Skills and Personal Responsibility
  • Influencing others
  • Thinking strategically
  • Taking Action and Achieving Results
  • Leading Change and Innovation
  • Promoting Common Values and Ethics

Additional information

Conditions of Employment:

Security Clearance, including Vulnerable Sector Check
Valid Class 5 Drivers licence
Standard First Aid

Job Requirements:

Willingness to travel within the Yukon on occasion

Contact details:

If you have any questions about this position, please contact: Ruth Lane, Manager, Quality Early Learning Programs at [email protected]

If you have questions about our recruitment process, please contact: Karizza Concepcion, Human Resources at [email protected]

Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
13 April 2023
Close Date
26 April 2023