The Waterloo Region District School Board is seeking qualified Secondary Occasional Teacher candidates who provide evidence of meaningful experiences working with adolescents and/or youth. These experiences may include both paid and volunteer work. Appointments will be effective upon receipt of OCT certification confirmation and required documentation from successful candidates.

Faculty of Education students who are currently in their 2nd year are encouraged to apply to this posting.

Application Information:

Applications will be accepted from candidates in Good Standing with the Ontario College of Teachers.

NOTE that conditional offers will be made to successful applicants until such time as OCT qualifications are confirmed.

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 or most recent Teacher Performance Appraisal

Reference Letters (optional)


Available to commit to an entire school year of Occasional Teaching

In order to be eligible for the Secondary OT Roster, 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

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

If you are an existing Secondary Occasional Teacher with the WRDSB you DO NOT need to apply to this posting. Current WRDSB Elementary Occasional Teachers wishing to transfer to the Secondary Occasional Teacher Roster may apply, however if successful you will be removed from the WRDSB Elementary Occasional Teacher Roster.

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.

The Waterloo Region District School Board is committed to hiring people who believe in our vision and mission statement and will assist us in implementing our six key strategic directions.

Our Vision

Celebrating the gifts of each and every student by creating limitless opportunities for

them to flourish, grow and become their best selves.

Our Mission

Creating learning environments where all students excel as they become skilled, caring, and compassionate global citizens.

Strategic Directions

? Centering students

? Support for student and staff well-being

? Equitable opportunities and outcomes

? Strengthen connections through family and community engagement

? Increase student learning through engagement

? Collaboration and compassion for transformation

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

Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Waterloo Region District School Board
Posting Date:
10/15/2022 8:00:00 PM
Kitchener, Ontario