Director of Schools


Director of Schools

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Job Position: Director of Schools

Company: Government of Yukon

Expected salary: $111735 – 153449 per year

Location: Whitehorse, YT

Director of Schools Job Details:

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This competition is to fill 1 permanent position and 1 anticipatory position each working 75 hours bi-weekly.
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Our goal is to support all learners in developing the essential skills, knowledge and personal qualities that they need to thrive in life.

The Department of Education Schools Division is a team committed to supporting learners in developing the essential skills, knowledge and personal qualities that they need to thrive in life. We provide collective leadership to 17 elementary and secondary schools and programs in the Yukon, ensuring each school community is supported in providing the best learning experience to every student. We collaborate with Yukon First Nations governments and various education stakeholders, including school councils, families, non-governmental organizations and other partners to strengthen our education system.

Who we are looking for:

This position reports to the Superintendents in the Department of Education.
In this dynamic role, you will guide school staff in areas such as professional growth, school operations, strategic projects, educational program implementation and teacher evaluations. This position is a key member of the Schools Division team and provides support, guidance and advice to the Superintendents, Assistant Deputy Minister, school administrators and program leads.

To be successful in this leadership role, you will be committed to working in a fast-paced environment with a collaborative approach. You will have a strong ability to engage with multiple, distinct teams of Department of Education staff and education professionals to support key initiatives being implemented at a school level.

Important application requirements:

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet each of the following qualifications. Emphasize how your work experiences and related duties align with the essential and asset qualifications listed below. Note that selection for further consideration is based solely on the information you provide in your resume.
For more information on how to prepare and submit your resume visit this resource page on

Essential Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Public Administration, Social Sciences, Business or equivalent
  • Experience managing human and financial resources
  • Experience building productive relationships with key partners and stakeholders
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in an education setting will be considered an asset

Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above may be equally considered.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

To best support the achievement of key strategic and business objectives, candidates may be assessed on:

  • Demonstrating client focus – Creates a client-focused culture for the entire organization and engages others in providing outstanding service to internal and external clients
  • Influencing others – Generates commitment while inspiring others. Builds coalitions internally and externally, to reach the organization’s goals by using a variety of methods and adapting influence approaches, and by effectively using knowledge of how the organization really work
  • Taking action and achieving results – Focuses, commits, and applies resources to identify and achieve appropriate results.
  • Modeling interpersonal accountability and personal responsibility – Demonstrating strong self-awareness through deliberate learning from past experience and self reflection.

Additional information

Conditions of Employment:

  • RCMP Security Clearance, including Vulnerable Sector
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license

Job Requirements:

  • Travel in and out of the territory on a regular basis is a requirement of the position. Evening and weekend meetings are common.

Contact details:
If you have questions about our position or the recruitment process, please contact: Karizza Concepcion, Human Resources at

What can we offer you?

We offer a competitive salary, and the chance to immerse yourself in a team of experienced professionals.
We will work with you to develop a performance plan to help you meet your future aspirations, while also meeting branch priorities, as you continue to expand your skills.
You will love what the has to offer! If that’s not enough, we also offer a full package, , and pportunities.

Eligibility List

6 months

Post Date

14 February 2024

Close Date

27 February 2024

Job Description

How to Apply?

If you believe you’re a great fit for the role of Director of Schools Apply Now!

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