Jobs at the Department of Education
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We are looking for teachers for all grades, Kindergarten through Grade 12. We are especially seeking teachers with special expertise, for positions such as
positions in the rural communities
Find current vacancies and submit your application at Apply to Education.
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Visit school websites
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Yukon provides a generous subsidy for successful applicants moving to Yukon. In some cases, we can offer subsidized housing in rural communities.
Yukon enjoys one of the lowest and most favourable pupil-teacher ratios in the country. This is because schools need to be staffed based on programming requirements rather than on enrolment
. Yukon teachers have an enviable opportunity to build relationships and make a difference in children's lives.
Teachers who wish to apply to teach in one of the Yukon's 28 schools
- hold or be eligible for certification in a Canadian province and
- be eligible for Yukon certification
Pay and benefits
The Department of Education offers competitive salaries
and excellent benefits.
Pay is based on the following qualification:
- years of post-secondary education
Yukon Education negotiates a Collective Agreement
with the Yukon Teachers’ Association (YTA).
The Department of Education and the Yukon Teachers' Association work together to provide professional development on an ongoing basis. Opportunities include
- in-service training days
- courses in Yukon and elsewhere
- teaching exchanges to Australia
- paid educational leave
- Yukon Mentorship Program for Beginning Teachers
For other jobs with the Department of Education, visit the Government of Yukon's Employment page.
The Government of Yukon is one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2017. This is the fourth year in a row that YG has been named as a Top 100 employer. The annual competition recognizes organizations that offer their employees the best places to work, and are leaders in attracting and retaining quality employees. Find out more >>>
The Yukon government has been selected as one of Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers. This designation recognizes employers that do the most to help their employees balance work and family obligations. The Yukon government was identified as a leader in Canada for the programs and initiatives that are in place to help employees balance family and work commitments. The editors' detailed reasons for Yukon government selection can be viewed online at on the popular job-search engine Eluta.ca.