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Posted: 
2024-05-22
Job Type: 
Full Time
Employment length: 
Permanent
Language requirements: 
English
Education requirements: 
College/CEGEP
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
Job industry: 
Education
Job Location: 
Whitehorse
Nurturing Yukon learners through community wisdom. Empower and inspire learners, families and communities to lead necessary change in education and society through Yukon First Nations ways. Assignment: High School Learning Assistant Teacher (LAT)Start Date: The 2024/25 school calendar will be finalized in April 2024.ST. ELIAS COMMUNITY SCHOOL (SEC) Dakwkda / Haines Junction Home to the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations people, St. Elias Community School is one of 11 Yukon schools who have joined the newly established First Nation School Board (FNSB) in the Yukon. Southern Tutchone is the traditional language of the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations people. St. Elias Community school is a K-12 school with approximately 140 students. We are actively seeking a committed and qualified educator who is dedicated to living and being an active member within the Haines Junction community. 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 Haines Junction. For more information about our school, please visit our website at St. Elias Community School and the First Nation School Board website.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 a specialization in Secondary Education and coursework and/or experience in Special Education;Experience working with and facilitating collaborative multi-disciplinary School Based Team supporting classroom teachers in identifying and programming for students with diverse learning needs;Experience demonstrating opportunities to maximize student potential in both inclusive classrooms and special education teaching experiences;Understanding of and experience delivering differentiated 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.Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability Ability to work collaboratively and maintain an authentic relationship with the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations people, community Elders, families, and students, promoting greater community involvement in school-based activities and educational programming; Eagerness to learn about and integrate Champagne and Aishihik First Nation culture & worldview, and the Southern Tutchone language, in the classroom;Keenness to live, work, and participate as an active trusted member of the Haines Junction community as a whole; 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 developmentally responsive approaches and supports; 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; Demonstrated ability to develop, support and implement Student Learning Plans, Behaviour Plans, Safety Plans and Individual Education Plans; Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with parents and caregivers. 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 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:www.travelyukon.comTo chat further about the role, reach out to Lauren! Lauren Chapman , Teacher Recruitment Co ordinator Lauren.Chapman@yukon.ca If you have questions regarding e-recruitment or how to apply, reach out to E-recruitment! Client Support, E-recruitment.clientsupport@yukon.caPlease apply as soon as possible as this is open until filled, using the following link: https://yukongovernment4.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/51634 Shw nthn | Mhsin cho | Gunalchsh | Gnlchish | Sg snl' | Mhsi' choo | Mhsi' cho | Tsin'ii choh