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Employment Opportunity

Early Childhood Educators - Level II or III

Salary: TBD - to commensurate with experience and level

Position Type: Full Time; Perm & Term

Closing Date: TBD

Description

Dusk’a Head Start Family Learning Centre is growing! We are seeking more team members who are qualified Level II (2) or III (3) Early Childhood Educator to fill newly approved permanent position(s), and/or anticipatory term opportunities.

We are looking for contributing individuals to add to and enhance programming at Dusk’a. If you love working with children 18 months to 5 years of age, are compassionate, kind and truly enjoy working with young children we would love to hear from you! Cultural programming is delivered in our Centre and daily meals and snacks are provided to children by the in-house 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.

Qualifications:
• Level II (2) or Level III (3) Early Childhood Education designation, and experience working with children 18 months – 5 years of age
• 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 successfully in a team environment.

Please provide a copy of your Level II or III Early Childhood Education designation with your application. Your application may be rejected if this is not provided.

Conditions of employment / job requirements include:
Early Childhood Level II (2) or III (3) Certification/Designation and a commitment to maintain and continue education (paid by the employer); An acceptable pre-employment 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

Salary& Benefits: to commensurate with experience and level
After 3 continuous months of employment, a generous 100% employer paid benefits package with an optional employer matched Pension Plan, Critical Illness coverage and a TFSA are available.

NOTE: Wage scale is currently under review and may increase


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 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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.

Questions about this position may be directed to Cody-Anne McArthur, Manager, Dusk’a Head Start Learning Centre at 633-7800 ext 302, or the KDFN HR Unit at 633-7800.

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

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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