Position: Elementary Contract 90% Junior SSC/Prep including Primary ASD Prep
Qualification: Candidates must have Special Education qualifications
At the York Region District School Board, we can offer you a challenging and rewarding career in public education. We support our teachers in their commitment to ensuring student success. We recognize the key difference that teachers make in the lives of our learners.
To be considered for this opportunity, please complete the following on-line application to the attention of: The Recruitment Team. For further information regarding this posting, please email Lynne Cohen, Principal, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Candidates must be members in good standing or in the process of becoming Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) qualified with the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) prior to the start date, and be enrolled or have completed their Special Education based on Ontario College of Teachers qualifications;
If you are external to the YRDSB, you will be prompted to provide at least three (3) professional, supervisory teaching references (including full name, position title, work location/organization, and email address) in the job posting screening section of the online application. We do not contact references prior to practicum/interview.
If you are an internal YRDSB employee, please be sure to include all of your previous teaching experiences in your application as well as two (2) references one of which must be a YRDSB administrator .
As a condition of employment, successful candidates will be required to submit a current original Police Vulnerable Sector Check from the police jurisdiction in which they reside prior to commencing employment with the Board. Police Vulnerable Sector Check documents are only valid if issued within the last six months. Candidates are not advised to obtain this document prior to an offer of employment.
Examples of referees could include the following:
Principal/Vice-Principal that has supervised you and can speak to your teaching practice in the panel to which you are applying;
Faculty Advisor/Coordinator or Practicum Advisor that has observed and evaluated your teaching practice in a classroom setting;
Host/Mentor Teacher that has supervised you and can speak to your teaching practice in an elementary/secondary setting; and/or
Professional reference who can speak to your teaching practice.
Applications emailed or given directly to the Hiring Managers will not be accepted nor acknowledged.
To be considered for posted Long Term Occasional positions, applicants are required to register with Apply to Education in order to submit an online application prior to the closing date identified on the posting. All postings will close at 11:30 p.m. on the Posting Closing Date.
Register with Apply to Education (or log into your account, if you have already registered)
Complete a portfolio (which includes a covering letter, a résumé, and professional references)
Apply to this job posting
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Statement
The York Region District School Board (YRDSB) believes in giving each and every applicant an equal opportunity to succeed on their own merit and we strive to hire staff that reflect and support the diverse perspectives, experiences and needs of our students and our communities. We remain committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. We know that diversity underpins excellence, and that we all share responsibility for creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive Board-community. Therefore, in pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across the organizational hierarchy in actualizing the Board’s priorities, goals and principles outlined in the Director’s Action Plan.
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;
African, Black and Black Caribbean peoples (in alignment with Anti-Black Racism Strategy);
South Asian, East Asian, Southeast Asian, Middle East/West Asian, Latino/Hispanic (in alignment with YRDSB Workforce Census to address disproportionalities identified).
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.
At YRDSB, we recognize that many of these identities intersect and therefore, equity, diversity and inclusion can be complex. We value and respect the contributions that each person brings to enriching the Board and are committed to ensuring full and equal participation for all in communities that we serve.
Accessibility and Accommodation Statement
We also recognize our duty to accommodate and foster a culture of inclusion. Consistent with the principles of dignity, individualization and inclusion, we will make any appropriate accommodation based on any of the protected grounds in the Human Rights Code to support candidate participation in the hiring process. When contacted, candidates will be provided with an overview of the various elements of the hiring process, such as skills assessments, written practicum, presentation, interview, etc. We will provide accommodations during the hiring process. If an accommodation is required, please inform the Recruitment and Retention Team in advance of any part of the process. All information received relating to a candidate’s required accommodation will be addressed confidentially by the Recruitment and Retention Team.
will be screened based on the required education, experience and qualifications
as noted in the posting. Only those candidates meeting these criteria will
be eligible to participate in the selection process and only qualified
candidates will be contacted.
On-line applications are collected centrally at the Education Centre - Aurora and are monitored by Human Resource Services. Only candidates selected to participate in our selection process will be contacted. All other applicants are thanked for their interest.
Important Note for YRDSB Employees: If you have a current accommodation in place through Disability Management, it is advised that you contact your Case Manager prior to moving forward in the hiring process to review your accommodation requirements. If invited to participate in the hiring process, and you are unable to perform the essential/bona fide requirements (e.g. physical, cognitive requirements), please notify the Recruitment Team by emailing email@example.com to review next steps (in the email please reference the job title you are applying to).