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Language Nest Assistant

Casual – Full-time – 6-month contract with possibility of extension
Salary: LT-5 – $25.15 to $35.80 per hour (depending on experience)


This position is required on a temporary basis to assist in the Language Nest during the development of the Language Department (6 months)


The Language Nest Assistant will assist the Language Nest Officer (LNO) with:

  • Material development for new curriculum
  • Review and feedback of new curriculum
  • Coordinating bridging programs to Kluane Lake School and parents
  • Coordinating Language Revitalization presentation
  • Participation in cohort for community-level language lessons
  • Delivering curriculum to Daycare Staff under direction and guidance of LNO
  • Childcare support for Daycare Staff during their study time
  • Supporting integration of language programming in After School program
  • Implement language projects as directed by the LNO

Qualifications and Skills

  • Cultural competency in Kluane First Nation traditional way
  • Willingness to complete KFN Proficiency level 1 within 3-month probation
  • Computer skills; comfortable with Microsoft Office and setting up materials for print
  • Strong organizational, communication and facilitation skills
  • Ability to work independently without supervision

Please submit applications to:  no later than 5:00 pm on closing date. Thank you for your application, however, only qualifying candidates will be contacted.

Candidates who do not possess all the qualifications

may be considered for appointment on an underfill basis

Posting date:   November 1, 2021.   

Internal Closing Date: November 8, 2021 | External Closing Date: November 15, 2021

NOTE: Current employees, KFN citizens and community members will be considered as Internal Applicants.