Early Childhood Educator - Permanent Full time (2 positions), Anticipatory permanent & term positions

Kwanlin Dün First Nation
Kwanlin Dun First Nation
35 McIntyre Drive, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5A5, Canada (Whitehorse, YT)
Full time
Hours / week:
35 hours/week
Wage / Salary:
Not Disclosed
Date posted:
Closing date:


Dusk’a Head Start Family Learning Centre is seeking qualified Level III Early Childhood Educators to fill permanent position(s), and anticipated term and on call positions.  We are seeking qualified child care professionals who are kind, compassionate, and truly enjoy working with young children between 18 months and 5 years of age.   Cultural programming is delivered in our centre and daily meals and snacks are provided to children provided by the cook in our in facility kitchen.

Our Centre provides a holistic service, folding families/caregivers into the child development process while responding to special and individual child development needs, and building a strong sense of place, belonging and self-identity with respect to language and culture. The core program for the Centre is based on the Aboriginal Head Start Program with an emphasis on integrated early learning focused on whole family learning, aboriginal language and culture, and support for individual and special needs.

Interested candidates should have good work ethic and be interested in long term employment with our centre. 

KDFN offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package. We work 35 hour work weeks (7 hours per day) to support a healthy work life balance.

Qualifications: ·         Level III (3) Early Childhood Education designation*, and current successful experience working with children 18 months – 5 years of age (*Depending on pool of applicants lower levels may be considered with commitment to completing ones level III designation)
  • Experience planning, developing and implementing a variety of recreational, social, life skill and parenting programming and activities relevant to First Nation children which meet group and individual needs
  • Experience working effectively in a team environment
  Note:  An equivalent combination of education and considerable experience in the areas noted above will be equally considered.

            Conditions of employment / job requirements include:  Early Childhood Certification/Designation and a commitment to maintain and continue education (paid by the employer); An acceptable criminal records check; A valid first aid certificate; Medical clearance, ’fit to work’ designation &  TB test; Current immunization record.  A valid Yukon Class 5 Driver’s license is an asset.

Additional Information:
Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, at the KDFN Administration Building (35 McIntyre Drive), via fax (867-633-8414), or via email to resume@kdfn.net Note: For those submitting applications via email, you will receive a manual response stating that your email has been received. If you do not receive this response within two (2) business days, please contact the KDFN HR Department. For a full job description, please visit our website at http://www.kwanlindun.com/employment Note: The KDFN Hiring Preference Policy will be in effect – please be sure to clearly self-identify. An eligibility list may be established from this competition. We thank all those who apply however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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