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Team Lead

Yellowknives Dene First Nation
November 4, 2022
Yellowknife, NT
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The Yellowknives Dene First Nation (YKDFN) is governed by a Chief and Council which has offices in Dettah and Ndilo. The YKDFN Chiefs and Council affirm our sacred obligation to serve our people and our commitment to live balanced contemporary lifestyles with culture and traditions important to our community, to speak our traditional language, and to protect our natural resources and Treaty Rights.  For Chiefs and Council to lead the YKDFN requires having qualified personnel to achieve a prosperous future for our citizens.  The incumbent works within this context to provide effective and efficient level of support and assistance.


The Yellowknives Dene First Nation is committed to providing efficient programs and services for the people of Wiìliìdeh. We are looking for an individual to join the Early Learning & Child Care department who takes pride in being organized, has excellent inter-personal skills, is self-motivated, team oriented and a good communicator with a positive attitude.

The Team Lead is in charge of overseeing the general supervision and management of infant, toddler and preschool classrooms, and work under the direct supervision of the Director of Early Learning and Childcare.


Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

  • 3+ years experience working with young children (birth-6 years)
  • Early Childhood Education Certification (recognized by the Ministry of Education and College of ECE) mandatory.
  • Must be willing to obtain and maintain CPR-CAED and Standard First Aid Certification.
  • Lesson planning skills and experience.
  • Criminal Records Check required.

A detailed Job Description for this position is available upon request. 

The Yellowknives Dene First Nation offers a competitive wage with excellent comprehensive group pension, Northern Travel allowance and insurance coverage benefits, along with a fun work environment with exceptional diverse cultural oriented people. To be considered, a cover letter and resume must be submitted to the Human Resources office by closing date of November 25, 2022.


Human Resources Division

Yellowknives Dene First Nation

Chief Drygeese Conference Centre

Dettah, NT                                                                                         


We thank all who apply and advise that only those short listed will be contacted. 

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