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First Nation Education Advocate - Term

Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government

 Competition # 011-04-2023

First Nation Education Advocate - Term

Department: Education
Location: Robert Service School – Dawson Y.T.
Posting Date: April 24, 2023
Standard Hours Bi-Weekly: 75
Start Date: Immediately
End Date: March 31, 2024
Salary: Level 5 Step 1 ($2,534.66 bi-weekly)

Closing Date: Until Filled

Under the direction of the Education Manager, the First Nation Education Advocate (FNEA) is responsible for providing direct support for First Nations youth who have been identified to require additional supports with their academic and social emotional wellbeing at school. The FNEA in addition to being a support in the classroom and throughout the school will also act as a liaison between home and school to increase student participation, academic outcomes and learning success. The focus of the FNEA will include but not be limited to, education and completing required curriculum as directed by Robert Service School. Studies may be completed at Yukon University through Moodle (online courses) with the supervision of the FNEA.
An Eligibility List may be established from this competition – the duration of the eligibility list may be up to 12 months. The eligibility list may be used to fill future permanent full-time, permanent part-time, temporary full-time, temporary part-time, term, or auxiliary on-call vacancies within the same department and classification based on the organizational needs by going the next highest ranked candidate until the eligibility list expires.

If this opportunity interests you, please submit a cover letter & resume clearly demonstrating the qualifications below, as selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide. Applications will not be accepted without a cover letter and resume.

Essential Qualifications:
  •  Grade 12 with certificate/diploma in education, human services, social work, psychology, justice or other related field. An equivalent combination of education, knowledge and experience may be considered.
  • Strong academic skills and the ability to provide academic support to K-12 students
  •  Knowledge of TH traditions, culture and values.
  •  Knowledge of educational, cultural and social issues affecting First Nations people.
  •  Experience developing, organizing and delivering programs.
  •  Experience with case work and administrative duties.
  •  Experience working with children and youth.

  •  Conflict management skills
  •  Ability to manage challenging behaviors
  •  Knowledge of TH Final and Self Government Agreements
  •  Knowledge TH Education Priorities

Conditions of Employment:
  • Criminal record check with vulnerable sector screening.
  •  Class 5 driver’s license with a clear driver’s abstract.
  •  Standard First Aid Certification

A detailed job description is available upon request.

For more information, contact Human Resources
Phone: (867) 993-7100 – EX: 126 or 133 Fax: (867) 993-6553 Email: hrjobs@trondek.ca 
Mail: Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government, P.O. Box 599, Dawson City, Yukon, Y0B 1G0
Physical Location: 1242 Front Street, Dawson City, Yukon

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
“To work together, to speak with one voice and to serve Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Citizens
in the pursuit of a strong, healthy, and united future.”

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