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Posted: 
2021-10-26
Job Type: 
Full Time
Employment length: 
Permanent
Language requirements: 
English
Education requirements: 
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
Job industry: 
Education
Job Location: 
Whitehorse
J. V. Clark School is seeking a dynamic and passionate educator who is committed to improving outcomes for all learners. Join our remarkable team of dedicated educators in Mayo, Yukon. 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;

Experience teaching (including practicum) Physical Education, and Applied Design, Skills and Technology at the secondary level (8-12);

Experience in using assessment for, as, and of learning to inform practice is considered an asset;

Experience in leading programming for students with diverse needs is considered an asset. DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND SUITABILITY: Strong classroom management and organizational skills;

Strong planning and communication skills for co-teaching with educators and support specialists;

Ability to incorporate Yukon First Nation Ways of Knowing, Doing, and Being, and local culture into curriculum and instruction;

Ability to adapt and modify curriculum to meet a range of learning styles and abilities while incorporating cultural values and traditions into curricular components;

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

Ability to support the development of the BC core competencies;

Strong communication and interpersonal skills working with students, parents, administration, and other staff members;

Current knowledge in effective literacy practices;

Ability to work as a member of a professional team and a willingness to participate in the total school;

Program in a time of rapid and continuing change;

Ability to work independently and motivate learners;

Knowledge and sensitivity to the culture and aspirations of Yukon First Nation students;

Willingness and ability to plan, organize and manage secondary students learning in other courses such as: introductory computer courses, social justice, careers, drama and media arts;

Willingness to live, work and participate as a member of a small rural community;

Class IV drivers license would be considered an asset. 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