Adult Language Teacher - Term

Vuntut Gwitchin Government
Vuntut Gwichen First Nation
P.O. Box 94, Old Crow, Yukon, Y0B 1N0, Canada (Old Crow, YT)
Hours / week:
Not Specified
Wage / Salary:
Not Disclosed
Date posted:
Closing date:


Employment Opportunity

Term - Adult Language Teacher (Full Time or Part-Time)


Location: Old Crow, YT

Reporting to the Language Specialist, this position is responsible for learning language and managing language teachers and teaching adult language courses.


Main Duties

  • Assist with curriculum development, language nest and other language initiatives
  • Recruit and train Gwitch'in language teachers
  • Schedule, coordinate all preparations, and conduct adult language classes
  • Coordinate and manage co-teachers
  • Track student assessments and analyze data


Job, Knowledge and Skills:

  • Grade 12 or equivalency, and relevant Vuntut Gwitchin cultural and language experience
  • Knowledge of Vuntut Gwitchin heritage and cultural values
  • Basic Knowledge and understanding of modern Gwich’in language – oral and written
  • Teacher Training in Direct Acquisition Method is considered an asset
  • A commitment to attend training for teaching methods and language teaching, and complete levels of the Gwich’in language
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Ability to assume responsibility and meet deadlines
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work with Elders and speakers and learners
  • Ability to use email, Word, Excel, and video or audio systems
  • Ability to increase Gwich’in speaking through classes or mentoring


                Working Conditions:

This position is generally located in an office environment. Some field trips in varying seasons are required.          

Local Application Deadline: December 9, 2022 or Until Filled

Send Applications and/or resumes to:

We thank all those who apply – Priority will be given to citizens of the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation

Additional Information:
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