This posting is open only to Graduating Faculty of Education Students.

The Waterloo Region District School Board is seeking applications from current Faculty of Education students scheduled to graduate in Spring/Summer 2023 for our Secondary Occasional Teacher Roster. Conditional offers to be placed on the Secondary Occasional Teacher Roster will be made to successful applicants until such time as OCT qualifications are confirmed.

Upon graduation, candidates must have as a minimum, one Intermediate and Senior Qualification and one other additional qualification at the Senior level in a different subject area. Candidates qualified in Technical Studies require just one Intermediate and Senior Qualification.

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Communication to applicants selected for an interview will be via email. Please ensure your email address on your ApplytoEducation account is accurate. Human Resources staff will only respond to inquiries from applicants selected for an interview.

Application packages should include:

Covering Letter (covering letters may be addressed to Dear Sir or Madame)


Practice Teaching Reports


Available to commit to an entire school year of Occasional Teaching upon graduation

Intermediate/Senior as recognized by the Ontario College of Teachers, as well as Basic Qualifications in more than one (1) teachable.

NOTE that interviews will be conducted, in part, in French for ALL applicants with French OCT qualifications.

Social Insurance Number (SIN), Date of Birth, and proof of educational qualifications will be required at the time of an offer of employment.

In the event that the WRDSB makes an offer of employment, please be advised that it is the practice of the Board that your employment will not start until the Board has received a police check and the Board is satisfied that there are no criminal convictions which would preclude your employment.

In accordance with Section 29(2) of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, this is to advise that the information you provide on this form is collected under legal authority of the Education Act, and will be used as necessary for the recruitment, selection and employment purposes of the Board.

Recognizing the significant impact that COVID-19 is having on our world and our ways of doing business, the Board recognizes that the recruitment/selection process may need to be modified to ensure individual and community safety. We are all working through what is an unprecedented time for our schools and our communities. To that end, the Board will be engaging in a different method of interviewing candidates for vacancies. This may include but is not limited to a Google Hangout video-conference interview. Hiring Teams will provide further information to candidates upon request for an interview.

Applicant Self-Identification Form

The information collected on this form is used to monitor WRDSB’s progress toward our equity goals including our commitment to diversity in WRDSB recruitment and hiring practices.

We 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 1014_- Privacy Protection and Access to Information). Information on this form is collected pursuant to Ontario’s Education Equity Action Plan (Ministry of Education), PPM 165 and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA). Access to this form is restricted to specific individuals in Human Resources. Access, use and disclosure of the data is governed by MFIPPA and ethical research practices. Applicant Self-Identification data will be attached to your Apply to Education applicant profile as long as you are employed with the WRDSB.

If you prefer not to answer any of the Self Identification 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

The Waterloo Region District School Board is committed to equity in employment. We are committed to fair and equitable hiring practices that allow us to hire qualified staff who reflect the diversity of the community we serve, who will foster the success and well-being of our students and who demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion in the classroom.

We actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including, but not limited to:

First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples;

members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin;

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.

We will make any appropriate accommodation based on any of the human rights protected grounds, to support candidate participation in the hiring process.

Upon request, we will provide reasonable accommodations in the hiring process to support applicants with disabilities.

While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Waterloo Region District School Board
Posting Date:
1/9/2023 7:00:00 PM
Kitchener, Ontario