New Job 23 T082A - Chief Zzeh Gittlit School - 1.0 Fte - Permanent - Vice Principal In Yukon

23 T082A - CHIEF ZZEH GITTLIT SCHOOL - 1.0 FTE - Permanent - Vice Principal
23 T082A - CHIEF ZZEH GITTLIT SCHOOL - 1.0 FTE - Permanent - Vice Principal

23 T082A - CHIEF ZZEH GITTLIT SCHOOL - 1.0 FTE - Permanent - Vice Principal

Company : Toronto Catholic District School Board
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Yukon

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Job Description

Chief Zzeh Gittlit School respectfully acknowledges that it is located within the traditional territory of the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation.

Chief Zzeh Gittlit School (CZGS) is located in the community of Old Crow, Yukon 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. Gwich’in is the traditional language of the Vuntut Gwitchin people.

Chief Zzeh Gittlit School is a K-12 school with approximately 40 students. CZGS is one of 11 Yukon schools that have joined the newly established First Nation School Board (FNSB) in the Yukon. 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 and the FNSB to make positive, progressive changes to education outcomes for learners of Old Crow. For more information, please visit Chief Zzeh Gittlit and the First Nation School Board - Yukon ( website.

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

  • Bachelor of Education and commitment to continued education;
  • Experience as an educational leader, providing teachers and school-based staff with instructional leadership, support and mentorship;
  • Recent teaching experience that takes a student-centered, strength-based, holistic and land-based approach, and,
  • Experience teaching in a rural First Nation community would be an asset.

NOTE: Candidates who have education, training and/or experience equivalent to the education criteria listed above will be equally considered.


  • Strong and effective leadership skills; demonstrated ability to motivate teachers and create a strong collaborative team;
  • A philosophy of inclusive education and excellent interpersonal, communication and collaborative skill working with parents, staff members, consultants and related agencies;
  • Eagerness to learn the Gwitchin language and passionate to learn about and gain an understanding of Vuntut Gwitchin First Nations culture;
  • Desire and passion for developing and maintaining strong and respectful relationships and trust with students, their families, and the community as a whole
  • Ability to work collaboratively with Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation government, Educational Support Workers (ESW), community Elders, and families;
  • Ability to implement restorative practice and positive behavioral interventions and supports;
  • Ability to implement effective support systems to assist at-risk students (e.g., mentorship opportunities, study groups);
  • A solid knowledge and understanding of the needs of both elementary and high school learners;
  • Able to support and implement enhanced programming in the K–12 curriculum;
  • Solid communication and engagement skills, promoting community involvement in school-based activities, the use of the facilities and educational programming;
  • Work with the community to create codes of conduct and define disciplinary policies and communicate procedures to students, staff parents and the 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 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 08, 2023
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Old Crow YT
Employment Start Date
August 17, 2023