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Employment Opportunity

Literacy Support Worker

Salary: $18.00 per hour

Position Type: Part-Time Casual

Closing Date: Thursday September 28, 2017 by 4:30pm


Reporting to Manager, Education, the Literacy Support Worker is responsible for providing after school reading and story-telling to individuals and small groups, as well as assisting with homework club.

The outcome of the literacy support initiative is to improve the reading skills of Citizens of Kwanlin Dün First Nation who are in the elementary grades.

The Literacy Support Worker will be a positive role model and leader to the KDFN children and youth partaking in the initiative, they will be creative thinkers and have basic problem solving abilities and demonstrate patience and understanding. Respect and ability to pass along KDFN cultural and historical knowledge will also be required.

Qualifications and experience:

• Grade 11 to 12 education, or Yukon College programs are an asset;
• Experience working with school aged children one on one and in small groups;
• Experience reading and storytelling;
• Ability to engage with and relate well with KDFN primary aged children;
• Knowledge of KDFN history, culture, demographics, goals and aspirations;
• Knowledge of the social structure in KDFN, KDFN children and families, the social conditions and dynamics prevailing in the community.

Job Requirements: Satisfactory criminal records check with vulnerable sector completed; valid Yukon driver’s license is an asset; availability to be scheduled after school programming throughout the school year (approximately 3:15pm to 6:00pm select weekdays).

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, at the KDFN Administration Building, via fax or via email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Note: For those submitting applications via email, you will receive a response within two (2) business days stating that your email has been received. If you do not receive this response, please contact the KDFN HR Department. Only successful applicants will be contacted further.

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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