Teaching Assistant and Designated Early Childhood Educator Hiring
How does the Peel District School Board hire new teaching assistants and designated early childhood educators?
The Peel board hires all teaching assistant staff and designated early childhood educators directly via VIP - teaching assistants and designated early childhood educators, the destination if you're interested in a teaching assistant and designated early childhood educators job.
On VIP - teaching assistant and designated early childhood educators, you can post your resume for consideration for a supply teaching assistant and designated early childhood educator position. To post your resume, you'll have to be registered on VIP. Registration is free of charge and gives you additional information that will help you in your job search.
Each time we need to hire additional supply teaching assistants and designated early childhood educators, we will search all of the resumes that have been posted on VIP -teaching assistants and designated early childhood educators, and select qualified candidates for interview. Interviews may be set up via telephone or email, so please be sure to keep your contact information in VIP - teaching assistants and designated early childhood educators up-to-date.
We appreciate the interest of all applicants, but will only be interviewing candidates, whose skills, experience and qualifications best meet the requirements of the position.
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- create and submit your online resume and cover letter
- read news and updates about our hiring timelines
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If you have technical problems accessing the site, contact the Help Desk of our Learning Technology Support Services department Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST by calling 905-890-1010 (or 1-800-668-1146) ext. 4357 (in Ontario). You can contact our Help Desk by email.
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Criminal Record Check
For the safety of students, successful candidates will be required to submit a satisfactory criminal record check prior to the commencement of any employment duties. Recent changes made by the RCMP have resulted in significant processing delays for some candidates. You may wish to start the process to obtain your criminal record check as soon as possible.
How do interested candidates find out if the board is hiring?
Supply teaching assistants and designated early childhood educators are hired throughout the year, with peak hiring occurring between May 1 and October 30.
From time to time, the board may also place advertisements in the Toronto Star newspaper. The ads, however, only indicate that the board is hiring teaching assistants and designated early childhood educators and refers interested applicants to the web site for more information and registration.
Does the board receive resumes and applications for teaching assistants and designated early childhood educators other than through Internet hiring?
No, the board does not receive applications or resumes for teaching assistant and designated early childhood educators jobs other than through VIP - teaching assistants and early childhood educators. Resumes delivered or mailed to our schools or Human Resources are not kept on file or processed.
What information can I include on my electronic resume on VIP?
VIP - teaching assistants and early childhood educators will provide you with the opportunity to highlight the same information as you normally could through a traditional print resume. We encourage you to provide detailed information on your qualifications and teaching assistant or designated early childhood educator credentials, as well as other important information about your experiences and skills. At any time, you will be able to update and revise your resume and personal information electronically on file in the VIP - teaching assistants and designated early childhood educators database.
What can I expect to happen at an interview in a school in Peel?
Usually, the interviews are held at the HJA Brown Education Centre with an Employee Relations Officer.
Each candidate will be asked to answer a set of questions, and the answers will be recorded for later consideration.
In keeping with the requirements of the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act, a reference consent form must be completed by each applicant. This allows the interviewers to contact the references for information.
Following the interview and reference check procedure, each candidate will be contacted and informed of the results of the interview.
Applicants may be asked to bring a variety of things to the interview, such as copies of proof of their educational qualifications and any additional certifications.
Commitment to Equity
The Peel District School Board is committed to equity in employment. We are committed to equitable hiring practices that allow us to hire qualified staff who reflect the full diversity of the Region of Peel. We will make any reasonable accommodation, based on any of the human rights protected grounds, to support candidates to participate in the hiring process.
When contacted, candidates will be provided with an overview of the various elements of the selection process, such as tests and skill demonstrations. We will provide employment accommodation (i.e. an accessible location, rescheduling of interviews that fall on holy days) if we are advised of an applicant's needs in advance of any part of the selection process.