Yukon Government - Department of Education - Human Resources
Whitehorse, YT
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French Immersion Grade 8/9 Generalist

Jobs category
Job status
Temporaire ou occasionnel
May 4 2021
Starting date
August 19 2021

Temporary August 19, 2021 to June 15, 2022

Job Description

Qualifications and requirements


Please clearly demonstrate on your cover letter and resume, how you meet the following qualifications and experience:

 ·         Bachelor of Education or equivalent;

·         Fully fluent in English & French;

·         Experience teaching and/or Pre-Service Practicum experience at the middle or secondary level

·         Experience teaching in a French or bilingual setting at the middle or secondary level


 ·         Experience incorporating indigenous ways of knowing and doing into classes

·         A knowledge of and sensitivity to the culture and aspirations of the First Nations people of Yukon and a culturally diverse student population;

·         Ability to use course content as a vehicle to build French Second Language skills

·         Ability to teach secondary courses/ classes in both English and French

·         Experience building fundamental literacy and/ or numeracy skills in students

·         Experience incorporating a wide range of formative and summative assessment tools

·         Strong classroom management, planning and organizational skills;

·         Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work positively and collaboratively with students, staff and the school community;

·         Experience working with, and effectively supporting, students with learning difficulties

·         Experience incorporating and utilizing technology and online learning platforms


 ·         French proficiency level desired: C1;

·         If you are interested in the teaching position, please indicate clearly in your resume that you are bilingual (oral and written skills) and your proficiency in both official languages. French Language Proficiency will be tested as part of the assessment process;

·         As English is the administrative language in the Government of Yukon, your cover letter and resume must be submitted in English;

·         To be a Teacher in Yukon, you must hold a Teacher Certification in another Canadian province/territory first; 

·         Successful applicants will be required to undergo a security/vulnerable sector check; and

·         Relocation may be available.

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