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7 Feb 2020

Full-Time Full-Time, Two year term DIRECTOR

Tåîchô Government Behchokö, Northewest Territories

Job Description

Tåîchô Government

Tåîchô Government invites all suitable qualified candidates, to apply for the

Full-Time, Two year term DIRECTOR
Early Childhood Program
Behchokö, NT

The Director, Early Childhood Program is responsible for the management, coordination and support of programs related to the implementation of Early Years framework. The document “Early Years: The Tåîchô Government Early Childhood Strategy and Framework” sets out the Tåîchô Government’s aspirations and desired outcomes for its
youngest citizens and those of the future, by collaboratively working with other employees, the Tåîchô Community Services Agency, the Government of the NWT, contractors and researchers, and the Director is also accountable for providing planning and management of early years programs; coordinating and project leadership for
implementation of the strategy and framework; drafting legislation and policy; public awareness, communicating effectively with parents, community members and elders; leadership to department employees; evaluating and making recommendations for changes to early childhood education programs; representing the department,
supervising one manager, 15 to 20 staff and a budget of approximately $2 million per year.

Skills and knowledge required:

  • a University degree in education, and five to ten years of related work experience, or some combination of education and experience that is equivalent to the employment standard and that provides the required knowledge and abilities
  • familiarity with current early childhood education theories and practices relating to daycares and Family Resource Programs
  • familiarity with the TCSA/GNWT school program from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 3
  • amiliarity with the background and content of the Tåîchô Agreement, the Tåîchô Implementation Plan, Early Childhood Framework and Strategies and the Tåîchô Intergovernmental Services Agreement
  • strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work as part of a team
  • strong time management skills and the ability to work in stressful situations
  • familiarity with the Tåîchô language, culture and way of life
  • ability to understand, speak, read and write the Tåîchô language is an asset
  • willingness to learn the Tåîchô language

Salary: $105,469.00 – $128,328.20
Closing Date: March 3, 2020
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Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time. Advertised until: 2020-03-08

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