New Job 23 T029B - Johnson Elementary School - 1.0 Fte - Permanent - Grade 3-4 Teacher In Manitoba

23 T029B - JOHNSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - 1.0 FTE - Permanent - Grade 3-4 Teacher
23 T029B - JOHNSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - 1.0 FTE - Permanent - Grade 3-4 Teacher

23 T029B - JOHNSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - 1.0 FTE - Permanent - Grade 3-4 Teacher

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

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Job Description

Home to the Liard First Nation people, Johnson Elementary School is one of 8 Yukon schools that have joined the newly established First Nation School Board (FNSB) in the Yukon. Dene zā́gī - Kaska is the traditional language of the Liard First Nation people.

Johnson Elementary School is a K – 7 school with approximately 130 students. We are actively seeking committed and qualified educators who are dedicated to living in and being an active member of the community, and who can adapt well to a remote lifestyle. Our educational professionals value authentic relationships and are committed to working with students, community, administration, the Liard First Nation Education team and the FNSB to make positive, progressive changes to education outcomes for learners of Watson Lake. For more information, please visit the Johnson Elementary School website and the First Nation School Board website.

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

  • Bachelor of Education or equivalent;
  • Experience teaching in an intermediate classroom (Grades 3 and up);
  • Understanding of and experience delivering early learning pedagogy is an asset;
  • Experience teaching in a multi-grade class is an asset;
  • Experience integrating self-regulation and social-emotional care practices in the classroom is an asset;
  • Experience working with Indigenous learners in a culturally diverse community is an asset.


  • Eagerness to learn about and integrate Liard First Nation (Kaska Dene) culture & worldview, and the Dene zā́gī (Kaska language) in the classroom;
  • Keenness to live, work, and participate as an active member of the Watson Lake community;
  • Ability to work collaboratively and maintain an authentic relationship with the Liard First Nation government, Daylu Dena Council Educational Support Workers (ESW), community Elders, and families, promoting greater community involvement in school-based activities and educational programming;
  • Strong classroom management, planning and organizational skills, with the ability to motivate learners;
  • Solid understanding of a philosophy of inclusive education, excellent interpersonal, communication and collaborative skills working with parents, staff members, coaches, the First Nation School Board and other partners;
  • Demonstrated ability to implement restorative practice and positive behavioral interventions and supports;
  • Demonstrated ability to implement effective support systems to assist at-risk students (e.g., mentorship opportunities, study groups);
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, deliver and analyze in the integration of project-based learning to support curriculum outcomes;
  • Strong understanding and experience with implementing on-the-land curriculum;
  • Knowledge of, and the ability to implement, science of reading approaches to literacy;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, support and implement Student Learning Plans, Behaviour Plans, Safety Plans and Individual Education Plans;
  • Knowledge of, and the ability to implement, developmentally responsive approaches;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with parents and caregivers, establishing cooperative and authentic connections to support the best school experience possible;
  • Desire and passion for developing and maintaining strong and respectful relationships and trust with students, their families, and the community as a whole;


  • To be a Teacher in the Yukon, possession of a Teacher Certificate that is in good standing in another Canadian province/territory is necessary.
  • Successful applicants will be required to undergo a Criminal Record Check including a Vulnerable Sector Check.
  • Relocation support may be available.
  • In communities outside of Whitehorse, there may be affordable, though modest, rental accommodation (sometimes shared) provided by Yukon Housing Corporation. Private accommodation is limited. If not available, candidates will need to find their own private accommodation, with assistance, where possible, from the First Nation School Board. For more information on rural communities in the Yukon, visit:


Posted On
May 16, 2023
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Watson Lake
Johnson Elementary
Employment Start Date
August 17, 2023
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter