Digital Skills Instructor

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Until Filled

Part-Time + Travel



A. Job Summary:

This position includes travel to Yukon communities and is primarily responsible for providing computer and employment literacy instruction for the Digital Skills for the Work World Program. The Digital Skills Instructor will work specifically in the topics of employment, basic computer use, Internet, Microsoft Office, and other related duties. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Digital Skills Instructor will assist clients in becoming computer and employment literate.

B. Primary Duties:

  • Coordinate, plan, organize, conduct both theoretical and practical lessons in areas of Microsoft Office, Internet, and computer and employment related instruction
  • Instruct/develop programs and courses
  • Consult and liaise with other instructors as needed, to integrate program/ course content or to team-teach
  • Client case management including maintaining accurate records of student assessment, progress reports, attendance, background information, terminations, final reports, and placemen/employer requests, etc.
  • Assign and review work of students
  • Research and maintain effective curriculum through reviewing, writing instructional materials, learning material aids, and assessing audio­visual resources for content and accuracy
  • Work closely, and maintain excellent relations with, Yukon College
  • Work closely and maintain excellent relations with program contributors
  • Assist YLS staff and/or contractors, instructors and/or facilitators
  • Interview and assess clients
  • Report status and progress of program and make recommendations
  • Plan the course schedules and assignments, and ensure that the appropriate administrative practices are followed
  • Stay current in subject area, employment trends, the latest technologies and in adult education & ensure program/course relevance by participating in relevant professional activities and liaising with other instructors/institutions
  • Provide support to tutors, volunteers and clients
  • Provide information on Yukon Learn Society
  • Review literacy materials and tools for use recommendations
  • Research technologies that will be useful to learners
  • Attend meetings as required
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Educational background, and/or experience and/or training with a strong knowledge of technology, education, employment and literacy issues as it relates to Yukon adults
  • Good understanding of popular devices (such as smart phones, tablets, computer software, and other emerging technologies)
  • Strong knowledge of issues surrounding learning disabilities
  • Knowledge of the social conditions and dynamics prevailing in Yukon communities
  • Ability to operate computers and instruct clients in the most recent devices, software & telephone, fax, photocopier, calculator, LCD projector, overhead etc.
  • Time management skills
  • Coordination and planning skills
  • · Ability to prepare personal work-plans, classroom lesson plans
  • Ability to work in a cross cultural setting
  • Good organization skills
  • Interviewing techniques
  • Ability to liaise with various agencies, institutes
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others
  • Willingness to travel frequently within the Yukon by motor vehicle or air to instruct in the communities
  • Valid Yukon Class 5 Driver’s Licence
  • Completion of a Criminal Record Check

C. Other Duties:

D. Qualifications:

Office Equipment Skills:

Management Skills:

Interpersonal Skills:

E. Personal Suitability:

This position requires an individual who is genuinely interested in employment, technology, education and literacy issues as it related to Yukon adults. The ideal candidate has the ability to establish cooperative working conditions, diplomacy, tact and good judgment when dealing with learners, tutors, contractors, facilitators and community members, and must maintain confidentiality, and be dependable and trustworthy.


Additional Application Instructions

Send your cover letter and resume to Julie Anne Ames via email at or hand deliver to Yukon Learn at 2158-B 2nd Ave, Whitehorse.