Employment at Yukon College

Coordinator/Faculty Advisor, YNTEP
Competition Number: HR 17.37
School of Health Education and Human Services
Salary: $38.53 to $45.87 per hour (Based on 75 hours bi-weekly)Term Position from: April 18, 2017 to May 17, 2019
Ayamdigut (Whitehorse) Campus

Initial Review Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Statement of Qualifications (pdf)
Job Description (pdf)

Reporting to the chair, School of Health, Education and Human Services (HEHS), the YNTEP coordinator/faculty advisor is responsible for coordination and instruction within the Yukon Native Teacher Education Program (YNTEP), a Bachelor of Education program credentialed by the University of Regina and delivered fully in Yukon, with an emphasis on teaching in rural, Yukon First Nation communities. The main function of the position is the coordination of all aspects of the program, including reviewing curriculum; relationship building with external stakeholders in the K-12 teaching community in the Yukon, the Department of Education Public Schools and Yukon First Nations; and acting as liaison between Yukon College and University of Regina’s Faculty of Education, including coordinating meetings of the YNTEP Program Advisory Committee. This position is also responsible for teaching and supervising student teachers and advising students in the areas of academic requirements and professional growth, as required. The coordinator/faculty advisor will also bring current research and best practices in teacher education, indigenous education and teaching and learning in a post-secondary environment into the program.

The ideal candidate will have a Master’s or doctorate in Indigenous Education, Teacher Education, Indigenous Teacher Education or related field, with direct experience in teaching in the K-12 sector, preferably in an indigenous context, and/or direct experience teaching in post-secondary sector. Knowledge of indigenous cultures and cultural diversity theory and practice in the delivery of educational programming is required. Experience coordinating educational programs or projects, and developing community links and partnerships with First Nations Communities is required. A valid driver’s license is also required.

For additional information please contact:
Sue Starks, Chair, School of Health, Education & Human Services
Email: sstarks@yukoncollege.yk.ca
Phone: (867) 668-8774

Quoting the competition number, please send your resume to:

Human Resource Services
Yukon College, Box 2799
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5K4
Fax #: (867) 668-8896
Email: hr@yukoncollege.yk.ca

Applicants should clearly outline all relevant qualifications since selection for interview will be based on applications submitted. A statement of qualifications, which outlines the selection standards, and a position description are available in PDF format for all Bargaining Unit positions, by following the links above.

Please be prepared to provide official transcripts upon request.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.