The OCDSB is currently accepting applications for the

Secondary Occasional Teacher list

Open to New & Upcoming Graduates

If you are already an active member on our Secondary OT list, or have completed a successful interview in the Fall and are awaiting your approval, you are not required to apply again.


Must be in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers as of August 31, 2023

Must hold two (2) teachable subjects (which exist within the OCDSB). Please note that French and Technological subjects are exempt from requiring two (2) teachable qualifications.

On-Line Portfolio:

All applications are to be submitted through ApplytoEducation online.

Please enter as much information as possible in your on-line portfolio as this will be used for the initial screening process (i.e. personal contact information, teachable subjects including those which you are formally qualified with the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT), language skills, teaching experience including start and end dates, education history, lived experiences, etc).

Enter your OCT number in the Qualifications page of your Apply to Education (ATE) portfolio.

Upload your resume/cover letter, additional documents, teaching qualifications/licenses, diplomas/certificates, practicum reports, teaching evaluations, reference letters and transcripts.

Within your ATE portfolio:

Click on “Who Can View My Portfolio

On the right of the OCDSB, click on “Edit Preferences”, and indicate “Yes” to the question “Do you wish to be considered for occasional teaching?”

NOTE: An original Police Records Check including Vulnerable Sector Screening, dated within six months is required upon hire.


You must provide two (2) professional references that are available to be contacted by phone or e-mail. They must be able to attest to your teaching abilities in the classroom. By providing us with your references, you are giving us consent to contact them at any time during this process.


We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. If selected for an interview, you will receive an email including the interview date/time, location and process details. Interviews are expected to take place in March/April 2023.

The Interview and selection process for the Occasional Teachers list will follow the OCDSB Equitable Recruitment and Hiring Procedure.The OCDSB is committed to an equitable and inclusive workplace that is reflective of the full diversity of students it serves. Guided by its Equitable Hiring Procedures that puts into practice the fair and transparent principles of the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), the OCDSB welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including women, persons with disabilities, racialized, Indigenous and persons of any gender identity and sexual orientation.

Accommodation Requests:

Applicants who may require an accommodation (e.g. lengthened question review period, physical accommodations) at any point in the interview/selection process are asked to contact


All applicants will receive an emailed acknowledgement confirming that their application has been received from ApplytoEducation.

The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is committed to equity for all students and staff and to delivering the highest quality education through a qualified workforce that reflects the diversity of the students and communities it serves. The District seeks to be proactive in attracting Indigenous, Black and minoritized candidates.

Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Ottawa-Carleton District School Board
Posting Date:
1/9/2023 4:05:00 AM
Multiple cities, Ontario