• KwänlinWhitehorse
  • Takhini River
  • Dä̀kwä̀kä̀daHaines Junction
  • ShadęlChampagne
  • Tthe yänlinCanyon
  • Lu ghäKlukshu

Competition #22-23-24 Early Childhood Educators

Sep 29, 2022

Shadhäla Äshèyi yè Kwädän, Champagne and Aishihik First Nations or CAFN, is located in the Yukon Territory and northern B.C. We have one of the most spectacular workplaces in the Yukon and CAFN is one of the First Nations leading the way in Self-Government in Canada.
Our people (dän) are deeply connected to Dákeyi (our land). We are actively building Dän K’e (our culture and beliefs) back into all that we do.
Through our offices in Dakwäkäda (Haines Junction) and Kwänlin (Whitehorse) our goal is to hire CAFN Citizens as well as skilled people from the Yukon, Canada and beyond, who will help us continue to grow and innovate our Self Government. We are a competitive employer with strong family and cultural values and generous benefits, and we welcome your interest in advancing our Self Government through employment with our nation.

Regular Full Time and Auxillary On-Call positions 
Salary: Level 4A – $24.89
With ECE Level 3 – 6B -$33.05
Location: Haines Junction

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Daycare Manager, this position will be responsible for promoting good health in children and ensuring a safe, healthy physical environment while creating a learning environment that meets the emotional, physical, social and cognitive needs of young children. The Early Childhood Educator is responsible for maintaining good communication with parents, staff and community; and performs other duties as necessary. The position actively participates in ongoing program initiatives intended to integrate early learning with whole family learning and CAFN language and culture.

The Early Childhood Educator will role model a healthy lifestyle including active living and participation in cultural and traditional activities in order to set a good example for members of the community.

Education and Experience:
Grade 10 education with Level I Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certification is required. Level II or III Early Childhood Education Certification is preferred. Experience working with children, preferably in a daycare setting. Some knowledge of Southern Tutchone language would be an asset. A combination of education, training and/or experience may equally be considered.

Conditions of Employment:
• Level 1 certification in Early Childhood Development in Yukon (or higher)
• Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Check prior to starting employment
• Valid First Aid Certificate with Level C CPR training
• Food Safe Certificate
• Medical clearance, “fit to work” designation
• Current immunization record – TB test
• Valid Class 5 Yukon Driver’s License would be an asset
• All Champagne and Aishihik First Nations employees are expected to conduct their duties in a harmonious and cooperative manner intended to enhance the First Nations efforts to build a strong and harmonious government.

CAFN is an equal opportunity employer, however, qualified Aboriginal applicants will be given priority in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preference Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission.

Please note that selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume. We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Job description: JD_Early-Childhood-Educator-_Sept-27-2019

Deadline: Open until filled

Send current resume and supporting documents to:
Monique Martin
Human Resources Officer
Phone: (867) 456-6888 ext 340
Cell: (867) 334-6272
mmartin@cafn.ca