Secondary Occasional Teachers

(wage based on Qeco Rating Statement and Grid Placement)

We are adding Intermediate / Senior teachers to our occasional teacher roster! Candidates may be also be considered for Long Term assignments.

At HWDSB, we have a mission: to provide the right education so each student grows into a lifelong learner who contributes to a changing, diverse world. We have more than 7,000 employees and every one of them contributes to our student achievement in their own way.

We are proud of our staff and we celebrate their work as well as their outside accomplishments. We encourage staff to grow as professionals and as leaders. Our Human Resources Department offers tremendous supports such as training, in-services and mentoring. HWDSB also believes in a healthy workplace, and is always looking for ways to create a positive, supportive workplace.

Imagine what you could do at HWDSB.

HWDSB invites applications for Intermediate/Senior qualified teachers to be on the Secondary Occasional Teacher Roster.

Candidates must be certified by the Ontario College of Teachers (in good standing). New graduates pending OCT certification are welcome to apply!

How to attach a document with your application:

Go to Portfolio (use the dropdown menu at the top)

Scroll down to Additional Documents (last item on the list)

You will be given the option to upload your document

Please note: You do not submit your resume/application letter here, that goes in the job posting area.

During the shortlisting of applicants, consideration will be given to:

diversity and equity;

merit and additional qualifications and experience; and

early career educators

QUALIFICATIONS: Ministry Requirements as outlined in The Education Act

A traditional question and answer interview will be conducted through the MS TEAMS platform with a panel of Secondary and/or System Principals.

Employment Equity Statement


District School Board (HWDSB) is committed to building inclusive

learning and working environments where students see themselves

reflected in the curriculum, staff population, physical surroundings and

the broader community.


mission is to empower students to learn and grow to their full

potential in a diverse world. Guided by this mission, HWDSB strives to

build a workforce that embodies the values of human rights, equity,

diversity and inclusion, while reflecting and welcoming the diverse and

distinct identities, experiences and needs of our students and our



seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and

inclusion, and who will contribute to the vision of creating inclusive

and equitable outcomes. HWDSB especially invites and welcomes

applications from:

Indigenous Peoples (e.g. First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples;)


of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race,

ancestry, colour, religion and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin;

(e.g. Black and racialized communities, immigrant communities, etc.)

Persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities;

Persons who identify as women; and

Persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions. (i.e. Two Spirit and LGBTQIA+)


part of HWDSB’s commitment to employment equity and removing barriers

to groups that have faced and continue to face barriers in employment,

we invite all applicants to complete a voluntary question(s) that

collects identity-based information. The voluntary question(s) is on the

Apply to Education application page for this position.


is committed to providing accommodation throughout the recruitment and

selection process, based on any human rights protected grounds. If you

require accommodation, please notify us in advance and we will work with

you to meet your needs.

Land Acknowledgement


located on ancestral Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Confederacy land as

determined by the Dish with One Spoon treaty. The Dish with One Spoon

wampum belt represents the treaty relationship between the Haudenosaunee

Confederacy and Anishinaabe with respect to sharing the land and

resources thereon. The intent of this agreement is for all nations

sharing this territory to do so responsibly, respectfully and

sustainably in perpetuity. We respect the longstanding relationships

with the local Indigenous communities, the Mississaugas of the Credit

First Nation and the Six Nations of the Grand River.

Applicant Self-Identification Form


information collected on this form is used to monitor HWDSB’s progress

toward our equity goals including our commitment to diversity in HWDSB

recruitment and hiring practices.


are committed to the security and confidentiality of information under

our control, and to the protection of privacy with respect to personal

and confidential information that is collected, used, disclosed and

retained in the system (Policy 1.6 - Privacy). Information on this form is collected pursuant to Ontario’s Education Equity Action Plan (Ministry of Education) and in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA).

Access to this form is restricted to specific individuals in Human

Resources. The Research and Analytics Department will use aggregate data

from all the forms (not individual data) for internal reporting. Their

access and use of the data is governed by MFIPPA and ethical research practices.

Applicant Self-Identification Forms will be maintained in the Human

Resources job competition file and securely destroyed 1 year after the job posting for candidates not selected for an interview and 6 years after the

job posting for candidates interviewed, in accordance with general records retention principles.


you prefer not to answer any of the questions, you can select “prefer

not to answer”. This in no way affects your application or the applicant

selection process. If you have questions or concerns about this form

please contact

Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board
Posting Date:
7/1/2022 8:00:00 PM
Hamilton, Ontario