Supportive Child Care Worker
Kwanlin Dün First Nation

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Posted: 03-21-2019

Closes: Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 4:30 pm


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Kwanlin Dun First Nation
35 McIntyre Drive
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 5A5
Ph: (867) 633-7800
Fax: (867) 668-5057


Position: Supportive Child Care Worker
Department: Education
Term: Full Time Casual for 6 months with possibility of extension

Kwanlin Dün First Nation (KDFN) is seeking a Supportive Child Care Worker. Reporting to the Manager of Dusk'a Head Start Family Learning Centre (the Centre), the incumbent will be responsible for creating a caring, stimulating, safe and enjoyable learning environment that meets the individual special needs of the child, with functional direction from the early childhood educator overseeing the specific age group.

As an active team member within the Centre, the successful applicant will demonstrate superior program development and intervention skills, maintains effective working relationships with parents/caregivers, colleagues and allied professionals, and adheres to childcare policies, regulations and best practices. Knowledge of whole family learning, Aboriginal Head Start, aboriginal culture and history are required in order to be successful in the position, as is a knowledge of or willingness to learn Kwanlin Dün history, culture, goals and aspirations.

This is not a training and development opportunity.

· Current Level II (2) Early Childhood Education Certification;
· Current experience delivering children's programming specific to the individual needs in an integrated multi¬cultural setting;
· Recent experience planning, developing and implementing a variety of recreational, social, life skill and parenting programming and activities relevant to First Nation children which meets individual needs in the group setting;
· Experience working effectively in a team environment;
· Demonstrated work ethic and the ability to maintain professional confidentiality; and
· Experience working under the guidance of individualized plans (or similar) and collaborating with allied professional organizations (Child Development Centre) to guide, develop, implement and make recommendations to revise programs and activities that meet the child's needs in a larger group setting.

Note: An equivalent combination of education and considerable experience in the areas above may be considered.

Conditions of Employment:
· Early Childhood Certification with a willingness to maintain and continue education
· An acceptable criminal records check
· A valid First Aid and CPR certificate
· Medical clearance, 'fit to work' designation & TB test
· Current immunization record
· Valid Yukon Class 5 Driver's license is required, Class 4 license is desirable

Salary: $21.00 per hour contingent on Level II ECE Certification

Closing Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 4:30 pm

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, at the KDFN Administration Building (35 McIntyre Drive), via fax (668-5057), or via email to

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 confirmation within two (2) business days, please contact the KDFN HR Department at 633-7800.

For a full job description, please visit the KDFN Administration Office or access one on our website at

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

Note: The KDFN Hiring Preference Policy will be in effect.
An eligibility list may be established from this competition.


Positions open: 1
Hours per Week: Full Time Casual for 6 months with possibility of extension
Wage: $21.00 per hour contingent on Level II ECE Certification

Full Time Casual

Application Process

Applicants must include:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Apply to: Human Resources
Fax: +1 ((867)668) 5057
In Person:
Human Resources, at the KDFN Administration Building (35 McIntyre Drive)