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7 Jun 2022

Full-Time Executive Director

Yellowknife Day Care Association (YKDA) –  Yellowknife, NT

Job Description

Yellowknife Day Care Association (YKDA)

Full-time
Executive Director
Yellowknife, NT

About the YKDA and the Executive Director role
The YKDA serves the community of Yellowknife by providing high-quality early childhood education
through developmentally and culturally appropriate, play-based, inclusive programming. The Executive
Director reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for managing and motivating a staff team of
28. The Executive Director is also responsible for:
• overseeing the day-to-day operations of the daycare facilities;
• ensuring the safety of employees and children;
• liaising with member families and external organizations; and
• supporting the Board of Directors.

The YKDA operates in a new purpose-built facility with nine classrooms, a dedicated staff room, full
commercial kitchen, an office, and three outdoor play areas that serve up to 104 children aged 1 to 4 years
old. YKDA also manages a separate facility with 30 afterschool children 4 to 8 years old.

Qualifications and experience:
The successful applicant will demonstrate the following qualifications and competencies in their cover
letter and resumé:
• completion of post-secondary education in a relevant field
• human resource management experience
• strong written and oral communications skills
• project and time management skills
• competency with Microsoft Office and Google Drive
• financial management skills
• cultural awareness
• an understanding of relevant legislation and best practices in early childhood education.

Compensation and benefits:
The YKDA offers a competitive benefits package and salary, ranging from $89,900 to $119,900 per year
in addition to support for professional development. Salary is negotiable based on qualifications and
experience.

How to Apply

How to apply:
Interested candidates should submit their cover letter and resumé by Sunday, June 19 to:
Attn: Allan Twissell at NorthWays Consulting
RE: Executive Director, YKDA
Email: northwayscareers@northwestel.net

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest.

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000. Advertised until: 2022-07-07

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