The Yukon Flats School District has 2 openings for
Principal/Teachers. Principal/Teachers have combined duties of
teaching and the administration of the school. The Yukon Flats
region encompasses a vast geographical area in northeastern Alaska
where the District operates 7 village schools ranging is student
population from 12 to 120 students. It's nothernmost village,
Arctic Village, is nestled at the base of the Arctic National
Wildlife Refuge in the foothills of the Brooks Range. It's other 6
villages are located either along the Yukon River or navigable
tributaries to the Yukon. The population is primarily
Gwich'in Athabascan with a strong cultural base in subsistence
activities, tradition, and a connection through their Native
language and Elders to a remarkable historic past. The School
District promotes a strong curriculum of high expectations for its
students, balancing contemporary knowledge, technology, and western
culture with the extraordinary local cultures of its communities.
YFSD offers highly competitive salaries and an excellent health
benefit package. Experienced teachers may bring into the salary
placement, 6 years of prior certified experience. The present
salary schedule for the 2012-13 school-year is available upon
request or at www.yukonflats.net; menu-Employment.
Principal/Teachers work a 195 day contract and receive a $10,000
stipend added to the Teaching Salary Schedule. Besides a Type A
Teaching certificate, a Type B Administrative certificate and/or
experience as a Principal or Principal/Teacher in rural Alaska is
preferred. The present Principal/teacher openings are at Arctic
Village and Venetie. The School District is accepting and screening
applicants for these openings.
Interested candidates may e-mail directly a captivating Letter
of Interest and accompanying Resume to Lance Bowie, Superintendent:
email@example.com with the Subject: "Principal/Teacher
Position." Also, applicants may FAX the same to 907-662-3094 to the
attention of Dr. Bowie.