Instructor/Coordinator, Watson Lake

Employment opportunity number
Continuing Studies, Southern Workforce and Business Development
$45.03 to $54.79 per hour based on 75 hours bi-weekly
Term to March 28, 2025
Watson Lake Campus
Closing date

Yukon University is seeking a Basic Adult Education Instructor / coordinator to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching basic adult education courses to students of all ages and backgrounds. The instructor will be responsible for developing and delivering lesson plans, assessing student progress, and providing feedback to students. The position will also assist with day-to-day operations and coordination duties on an as needed basis.

This is a full-time term position until March 28, 2025, with strong possibility of extension for the right candidate.


  • Develop and deliver lesson plans for basic adult education courses.
  • Assess student progress and provide feedback to students.
  • Work with students of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Collaborate with other instructors and staff members to ensure the success of the program.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities to stay current with best practices in adult education.
  • Recruit and register students, track student progress, provide learner support. 
  • Help support campus operations and university outreach tasks when required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field.
  • Experience teaching basic adult education courses.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with students of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other instructors and staff members.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to the following email address: Please include “Instructor/Coordinator, Watson Lake” in the subject line of your email.

Thank you for considering Yukon University as your next employer. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Quoting the employment opportunity number, please send your cover letter and resume to:

Human Resource Services
Yukon University, Box 2799
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5K4
Fax: 867 668 8896

Applicants should clearly outline all relevant qualifications since selection for interview will be based on applications submitted. A statement of qualifications, which outlines the selection standards, and a position description are available in PDF format for all Bargaining Unit positions, by following the links above.

Please be prepared to provide official transcripts upon request.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.