Tantalus Community School is located in the Village of Carmacks on the traditional territory of Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation. Situated at the confluence of Yukon and Nordenskiold rivers, Carmacks is 180 kilometers north of Whitehorse on the Klondike Highway. The Village of Carmacks offers amazing hiking and recreation opportunities as well as amenities such as gym and weight room, indoor pool, youth centre, golf course, and, coming soon, a multi-functional indoor arena.

Tantalus Community School nurtures and educates around 112 students. Tantalus School strives to offer high quality instruction using the British Columbia curriculum while integrating a project and inquiry based approach. Our school Mission Statement is: Tantalus Hats Edan Ku prepares students to contribute, self-sufficient and self-confident members of society. With Parents & Guardians and our School-Community, students learn though engagement and in a safe learning environment. Programs reflect our Northern Tutchone values of caring, sharing, teaching, and respect.

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;

Recent successful teaching experience (or practicum) using a differentiated and inclusive approach to address the needs of a wide range of student abilities;

Experience implementing Student Learning Plans, Student Behaviour Support Plans or Individual Education Plans would be an asset;

Training and/or experience in the delivery of primary literacy and numeracy program initiatives would be an asset;

Experience providing interactive learning and experiential learning would be an asset;

Experience integrating First Nations ways of knowing and doing into curricular areas would be an asset.

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND SUITABILITY:

Strong planning and organizational skills;

Experience using a balanced literacy approach;

Ability to administer diagnostic, formative and summative assessments;

Ability to adapt and modify curriculum to meet a range of learning needs, 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 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;

Use of project based learning to support curricular outcomes;

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

Class IV driver’s 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

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JOB INFORMATION
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Employer:
Yukon Education
Posting Date:
6/13/2022 8:06:48 AM
Location:
Carmacks, Yukon
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