Apply for a job as a Yukon First Nations language teacher

  • Salary
  • Before you apply
  • How to apply

  1. Salary

    We use the pay grid for Yukon First Nations language teachers to determine salaries.

    If you're hired, we assess a salary based on your:

    • education; and
    • experience.

  2. Before you apply


    To be eligible for a job as a Yukon First Nations language teacher, you must be a:

    • Canadian citizen; or
    • permanent resident.

    Yukon First Nations language teacher selection

    We hire Yukon First Nations language teachers based on:

    • criteria listed in the job posting; and
    • teacher qualifications, including:
      • education;
      • knowledge;
      • skills and abilities; and
      • personal suitability.

    Security clearance

    Once we hire you, you must complete and submit a vulnerable sector check. Follow these steps.

    1. Visit your local police detachment with 2 pieces of identification.
    2. Follow the instructions the police detachment gives you to complete the process. The fee for a vulnerable sector check can vary. Ask the police detachment about the cost. 
    3. Bring the original vulnerable sector check to Department of Education's Human Resources Branch. In person: Education Building (entrance to parking is on Hospital Road), 1000 Lewes Boulevard in Whitehorse. We’re open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

    Your vulnerable sector check is valid for 2 years from the date the police verifies the search. You must keep it current, even if it expires in the middle of a school year.

  3. How to apply

    We'll post Yukon First Nation language teacher jobs on the Yukon government’s e-recruitment page when a role becomes available. Consult the Education e-recruitment how-to guide for step-by-step instructions on how to navigate the system. Follow these steps to apply.

    1. Create an e-recruitment profile or login to your existing account.
    2. Add or update your résumé and cover letter.
    3. Go to “View All Jobs” and find the Yukon First Nation language teacher job posting.
    4. Select “Apply to this Job”.
    5. Follow the on-screen instructions.

    What's next

    After you complete your application, you'll receive emails:

    • confirming your profile has been set up; and
    • notifying you that you’ve successfully applied on the job posting.


For questions, email or phone 867-393-7132 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, extension 7132.