Secondary Occasional Teacher – All Qualifications

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board

Job Details

We are adding Intermediate / Senior teachers to our occasional teacher roster! Candidates may be also be considered for Long Term assignments.

Successful applicants hired to the secondary occasional roster can immediately apply to long-term occasional assignments!

At HWDSB, we have a mission: we empower students to learn and grow to their full potential in a diverse world. HWDSB is committed to learning, equity, engagement, and innovation. We have more than 7,000 employees and every one of them contributes to our student achievement in their own way.

We are proud of our staff and we celebrate their work as well as their outside accomplishments. We encourage staff to grow as professionals and as leaders. Our Human Resource Services Department offers tremendous supports such as training, in-services and mentoring. HWDSB also believes in a healthy workplace, and is always looking for ways to create a positive, supportive workplace.

We encourage you to review our website and HWDSB Strategic Directions to see our directives and what we wish to accomplish in the coming years.

Hourly Rate:

Daily rate of pay start at $248.50 (includes 4% vacation pay)

Individual wage for Long-Term Occasional work is based on QECO Rating Statement and Grid Placement.


Hamilton and surrounding Region (Ancaster, Binbrook, Dundas, Flamborough, Waterdown, Stoney Creek/Winona)

How to Apply

Please apply directly on ApplyToEducation. Mail-in applications will not be processed.

When applying to HWDSB through ApplyToEducation, your application package must include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Practicum Assessments or Principal Evaluations
  • Copy of Ontario College of Teachers Certificate of Qualification (where possible).

Method of interview: Panel interviews via MS Teams platform.
Posting close date: October 22, 2023
Expectation of interview dates: Interviews will be held on October 18, 19, 20 AND November 1, 2, 3 2023.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Job Qualifications:
Candidates must be registered and in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers.
New graduates pending OCT certification are welcome to apply!
Secondary Teachers must hold qualifications in Intermediate and/or Senior divisions
Availability and commitment to work a minimum of 10 full days per school year

During the shortlisting of applicants, consideration will be given to:

diversity and equity;
merit and additional qualifications and experience; and
early career educators

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