• December 1, 2022
  • Permanent, Full-time

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Position:                    Learning Support Coordinator

Department:            Education & Social Development

Term:                         Permanent, Full-Time


Reporting to the Manager of Education, the Learning Support Coordinator will be responsible for the design, promotion and oversight of learning support services for youth within KDFN.  The scope of work will include evidence-based practice research; program development, implementation and assessment; student programming consultations; and the management of both individual and group tutoring sessions.  As the lead numeracy and literacy specialist, the Learning Support Coordinator will also carry a caseload for the provision of direct services as required.


A client-centered, team approach is central to quality service delivery and to the establishment and implementation of departmental mandates, as set out in the KDFN Strategic Plan.


Our ideal candidate will have excellent communications skills (with all levels), will be able to assume responsibility, prioritize and meet deadlines, and have the capability to set directions for others and evaluate progress. Cross-cultural sensitivity , awareness and understanding will be required for success in this role, along with good enthusiasm, a sense of humor and being a strong team player with good collaboration skills.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, or related field, or a combination of related education and work experience;
  • Experience teaching, tutoring or working with Yukon First Nation youth;
  • Strong working knowledge of language/literacy and numeracy skill supports, interventions and types of instruction;
  • Experience in budget management, staff supervision and supporting the delivery of projects and initiatives;
  • Experience monitoring and reporting on activities funded from various sources; solid writing skills are required;
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point) and various databases, search engines and outlook/email;
  • Knowledge of Kwanlin Dün’s history, culture, demographics, goals, aspirations and the community’s history with formalized education systems, residential school and on-going inter-generational effects is a requirement of the position.


Note:  An equivalent combination of post-secondary coursework, training, workshops and significant experience will equally be considered.


Conditions of Employment: Satisfactory pre-employment criminal records check (vulnerable sector); proof of 2 COVID-19 Vaccinations; standard First Aid & CPR-C (asset); Valid Class 5 Driver’s License, personal vehicle and driver’s abstract (class 4 an asset).


Job Requirements: willingness to work flexible work hours including some evenings and weekends; occasional travel locally to attend meetings or activities within the City of Whitehorse.


Salary:                       $76,531 – $112,793.41 per annum ($42.05-$61.97 per hour – Level 7)*

Closing Date:            Thursday, December 1st, 2022 by 4:30pm


*KDFN has a generous employer paid benefits plan and matching pension package that commences after 3 months of continued employment plus generous paid leave accruals.


Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Human Resources 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 manual response, please contact the Human Resources Unit at 633-7800.


Job description: https://www.kwanlindun.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Learning-Support-Coordinator-JD-Oct2022.pdf

We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Note: The KDFN Hiring Preference Policy will be in effect, so please be sure to clearly self-identify.
An eligibility list may be established from this competition to hire identical or similar positions in the future.

KDFN reserves the right to underfill this position.

To apply for this job email your details to resume@kdfn.net