Job Posting

Preschool teacher

Dawson (YT)


Hourly: min. $21 for 40.0 hours per week

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Anticipated Start Date:

As soon as possible


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Terms of Employment:

Permanent   Full-Time

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Employer Details


Dawson Childcare Association

Job requirements




Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training; Completion of university


Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Early Childhood Education Diploma or Degree; First Aid Certificate



Experience an asset


Work Setting

Child care centre


Children's Ages

3 years; 4 years; 5 years


Early Childhood Education Skills

Plan and develop child care and nursery school programs; Provide supervision and guidance of daily activities, field trips and special activities; Provide opportunity for creative expression through the mediums of art, dramatic play and music; Assess the developmental level of children; Establish guidelines for behaviour


Early Childhood Educator Assistant Skills

Conduct and monitor activity programs designed for young children; Prepare craft materials and assist children to use them; Guide children in development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits; Prepare and serve snacks; Arrange transition periods such as lunch and rest for children; Observe children and report on observations to supervisor; Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings


Additional Skills

Assist in maintaining records of children; Maintain day care supplies and equipment; Leadership skills; Interpersonal skills; Light cleaning duties


Security and Safety

Criminal record check; Medical exam


Work Conditions and Physical Capabilites

Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling


Essential Skills

Reading text; Numeracy; Communication; Working with others; Decision making; Critical thinking; Job task planning and organizing; Continuous learning


Other Information

Applicants require 2 year post secondary Early Childhood Development diploma recognized by Yukon Child Care Services as qualifying for Level III status.

How to Apply

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