Special Education Teacher

Job | Posted 2 months ago
Start Date
Position Areas
Special Education


The Yukon Flats School District anticipates openings in the area of Special Education. Positions vary from either a single site-based position and a multi-site itinerate position. The Yukon Flats region encompasses a vast geographical area in Northeastern Alaska where the District operates 6 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 2019 school-year is available upon request or at www.yukonflats.net; menu-District-Policies-YFEA Negotiated Agreement. A new 2018 salary is presently being negotiated. Though specific position/school site openings are yet to be determined, the School District is accepting and screening applicants for the anticipated openings. Interested candidates  may e-mail directly a captivating Letter of Interest and accompanying Resume to Gale Pratt, SpEd Director at gale.pratt@yfsd.org or (907) 662 2515 X 29.  


Posted By

Yukon Flats School District

P.O. Box 350 , Fort Yukon, AK 99740

At the following locations

Fort Yukon School

255 Main Street PO Box 129, Fort Yukon, AK 99740

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $20,209

% ELL Students


State Average: 11%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 16.91

% IEP Students


State Average: 14%



State Average: 314