Yes, all candidates who are external to the UGDSB must register at https://ugdsb.simplication.com. Please call 1-877-900-5627 or email the Apply to Education’s Customer Support team at [email protected] (Mon-Fri 7:30am – 7:00pm ET) if you require assistance. Once registered, you can apply to any positions that you are interested in. You will not need to purchase credits to apply.
Do I need an Ontario College of Teachers Certificate to be considered for teaching positions?
Yes, only qualified teachers will be considered for teaching positions.
I am a new grad but my paperwork has not been processed by the Ontario College of Teachers, can I apply for a teaching position?
Yes, but you should be in Good Standing with the Ontario College of Teachers by the time the position is to start.
Do I need to be on the supply list before I can apply for a Long Term Occasional and Contract position?
You do not need to be on the Occasional Roster to apply for a Long-Term Occasional position or a Permanent Contract position. Adherence to local collective agreement language can affect the short-listing of applicants for certain positions.
How long are positions posted?
Secondary teaching positions are posted for five (5) business days and elementary teaching positions are posted for three (3) business days.
Is a Police Record Check required prior to applying for a teaching position?
Once an individual has been hired for a position, we require a Criminal Records Check including a Vulnerable Sector Screening, conducted less than six (6) months prior to the commencement of employment.
Does the Upper Grand District School Board attend job fairs?
At this time, the Upper Grand District School Board does attend many job fairs throughout Ontario and in some other provinces.
Does the Upper Grand District School Board conduct “Pool Hiring”?
Typically pool hiring has only been conducted for Elementary French teachers.
If the Board determines that they require to Pool Hire, this will be stated in the posting.
I have been applying for positions and have not been contacted for an interview. What should I do?
Consider volunteering in some local schools on a regular basis. This will allow you to demonstrate, and build on, your skills as a teacher while connecting with others in the teaching profession.
How do I know the appropriate people received my resume?
Apply to Education will give you a confirmation that your resume has been sent. Once you have sent your resume through ATE, Principals have access.
Do Principals have access to view my resume if I don’t apply to the positions available?
No, Principals can only see applications submitted specifically for the positions that they have posted.