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12 Dec 2022

Indeterminate Director, Early Childhood

Tlicho Government –  Northwest Territories

Job Description

Employment Opportunity
Regular Competition

Tłıc̨hǫ Government invites all qualified candidates to apply for the Director, Early Childhood position. Tłıc̨hǫ Government is committed to attracting and recruiting the best possible candidates for available positions. The principles of fairness, qualifications and Tłıc̨hǫ citizenship guide the hiring of Tłıc̨hǫ Government employees.

POSITION TITLE: Director, Early Childhood
DEPARTMENT: Early Childhood
LOCATION: Behchokǫ̀, Gameti, Wekweeti or Whati, NT
STATUS: Indeterminate
CLOSING DATE: January 13, 2023

Under direction of the Tłıc̨hǫ Executive Officer, the Director of Early Childhood is responsible and accountable for the management, coordination and support of programs related to the implementation of Early Years: Early Childhood Strategy and Framework for guiding the Tłıc̨hǫ communities’ youngest citizens. The Director achieves this by collaborating with employees, Tłıc̨hǫ Community Services Agency, Government of the Northwest Territories, Government of Canada, contractors and researchers; The Director is responsible for drafting legislation and policy; advocating for the importance of years; providing public awareness, communicating with parents, community members, and elders; providing leadership to department employees; evaluating programs; making recommendations for changes; and representing the department.

• A university degree in early childhood education, and 5 years of related work experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Knowledge of, and experience with traditional Tłıc̨hǫ child rearing practices, Tłıc̨hǫ language, culture & way of life
• Familiarity with current early childhood practices relating to daycares, family resource programs and TCSA/GNWT school programs up to grade 3
• Knowledge of the Tłıc̨hǫ Agreement, Tłıc̨hǫ Implementation Plan, Early Childhood Framework and Strategies, and Tłıc̨hǫ Intergovernmental Services Agreement
• Strong interpersonal, communication, time management and teamwork skills
• Able to work in stressful situations, employ conceptual thinking and effectively solve problems

How to Apply

To apply, submit your resume + cover letter or to request Job Description, email:

Human Resources, Department of Corporate Services, Tłıc̨hǫ Ndek’aowo / Tłıc̨hǫ Government
P.O. Box 412, Behchokǫ̀, NT, X0E 0Y0 • Tel: 867.392.6381 • Fax 867.392.6862 •

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Indeterminate. Advertised until: 2023-01-11

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