Secondary Occasional Teacher (Intermediate/Senior) – 2022/2023
City : Aurora
Category : Occasional/TTOC
Industry : Education
Employer : York Region District School Board
Position: Secondary Occasional Teacher
Work Location: Various locations
Application Deadline: This posting may close at any time throughout the 2022/2023 school year, as hiring is determined by system needs.
By completing our Secondary Occasional Teacher (Intermediate/Senior) on-line
application, you are taking the first step towards joining an
educational community that is committed to ensuring everyone has the
opportunity to experience success.
We encourage all Secondary Occasional Teachers to apply. Our current high need areas include Business, Special Education, Technology, French, Visual Arts and Geography . We anticipate interviews to be scheduled throughout the coming months. These Secondary Occasional Teaching opportunities will be effective this school year (2022/2023). Please
note successful candidates will be added to Secondary Occasional
Teacher Roster as spots become available throughout the school year.
applications will be screened based on the required education,
experience and qualifications as noted in the posting and as reflected
in their application. Only those candidates meeting these criteria will
be eligible to participate in the selection process and only qualified
candidates will be contacted.
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. We are looking for
strong, capable teachers who have the desire "to advance student
achievement and well-being through public education, which motivates
learners, fosters inclusion, inspires innovation and builds community".
The skills, talents and dedication that you bring will make our system
stronger in its ability to meet the learning needs of students today and
well into the future.
At YRDSB, if you are added to the Occasional Teacher Roster, Social
Science courses are categorized as either Family Studies or History. If
your second teachable falls under Social Science (e.g. psychology,
history, law, family studies, etc.) we request that you include a copy
of your transcript(s) in your online application as this may be required
in determining your eligibility. If all of your courses fall under
Family Studies or History, you would be required to obtain an additional
qualification outside of Social Science in order to be considered for
the Secondary Occasional Teacher Roster.
Qualifications & Requirements:
In order to be considered for Secondary Occasional Teaching, you must have a minimum of qualifications in both Intermediate and Senior. The current requirements include qualifications in Intermediate and Senior in two (2) subject areas (e.g. I/S - subject area #1 & I/S - subject area #2). Requirements may change based on system needs.
If you are Primary/Junior qualified only, please do not submit an application to Secondary Occasional teaching. We would encourage you to review and apply to the active job postings, including the Elementary Occasional Teaching job posting.
you are a current YRDSB employee (permanent or temporary/term) and are
successful through the OT selection process, you will be required to
remain in your current position until the next approved natural break
(i.e. Winter Break, March Break, End of Term One, End of Semester).
you are not currently a member in good standing with the Ontario College
of Teachers (OCT), your application may still be considered although
you would not be eligible to be added to the Occasional Teacher Roster
until membership is confirmed.
you are applying to both Elementary and Secondary Occasional Teaching
at YRDSB, you will only be eligible to be on one (1) of the two (2)
Occasional Teaching Rosters. Therefore, it is important that you
prioritize which list you prefer (Elementary or Secondary) as once you
accept a position on the Occasional Teacher Roster, your application
will be inactivated from the other teacher job posting(s).
In the application process,
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.
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 a secondary setting; and/or
Professional reference who can speak to your teaching practice.
For candidates applying to teach French:
Candidates are encouraged to review the Teach en français page on our Board website for additional information regarding our Hiring Process, Resources, and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).
French Language Assessment (FLA):
the first stage of the selection process for all teachers interested in
teaching French as a Second Language (FSL) with the York Region District
assessment is used to assess the four language skills: listening,
speaking, reading, and writing and is completed by YRDSB French Language
must complete or currently have a successful French Language Assessment
and be deemed to have language skills appropriate for our French
Additional Information for French 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 French as a Second Language (FSL), or equivalent, based
on Ontario College of Teachers qualifications.
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 students and 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 the Board’s 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 the communities that we serve.
Accessibility and Accommodation Statement
We also recognize the 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. 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.
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 or an Enhanced Police Information Check (E-PIC) through Sterling Backcheck prior to commencing employment with the Board. The Police Vulnerable Sector Check and Enhanced Police Information Check (E-PIC) 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.
On-line applications are collected centrally at the Education Centre - Aurora and are monitored by Human Resource Services. All applications will be screened based on the required education, experience and qualifications as noted in the posting. Only candidates selected to participate in the selection process will be contacted. All other applicants are thanked for their interest.
The personnel file of all applicants will be reviewed as part of the selection process.