to enable all students to reach high levels of achievement and to acquire the knowledge, skills, and values they need to become responsible members of a democratic society. Schools • Largest School Board in Canada • Maintain close working connection with colleagues Schools Located in the heart of every community in the City of Toronto Schools Located in the heart of every community in the 257,000 City of Toronto Students 16,000 Secondary and Elementary Teachers Schools 595 Schools Diversity 75+ Languages are spoken by students in TDSB Spanish Urdu Serbian Swahali Cantonese TDSB Programs Drama Music Athletics CyberARTS Computers French Immersion Technology Studies Specialized Art Programs Outdoor Education Centres International Baccalaureate Programs We Need : Outstanding Teachers Who Are Committed To What We Value We Need Outstanding Teachers Who Are Committed To What We Value: • Each and every student • A strong public education system • A partnership of students, schools, family, and community • The uniqueness and diversity of our students and our community • The commitment and skills of our staff • Equity, innovation, accountability, and accessibility • Learning environments that are safe, nurturing, positive, and respectful New Teachers are Supported Through: Job Embedded Supports for 5 Years New Teachers are Supported Through: Orientation / Mentorship / Job Embedded Learning Summer Institute for Beginning Teachers • Beginning Teachers are led in 29 Grade/Home Groups by experienced teachers and Instructional Leaders regarding classroom set up and first day/first week/first month planning for instruction Job Embedded Learning Initiative (JELI) • Up to 4 days (total) release time is provided for 1st and 2nd Year teachers for school-based professional learning with Mentors, Demonstration Classroom learning and central professional learning sessions (3 total days provided for newly hired LTOs) New Teachers are Supported Through: Job Associated Mentoring • Up to 2 days (total) release time is provided for 3rd, 4th, and 5th Year teachers for school-based professional learning with Mentors, Demonstration Classroom learning and central professional learning Demonstration Classroom Learning • Intentional, guided and focused observation of a demonstration teacher in practice with each visit comprised of orientation / observation / debriefing / action planning and follow up from a teaching and learning team member New Teachers are Supported Through: Embedded Online Support & Collaboration • Daily Online Support / Conferencing / Weekly BTinTDSB Blog & Podcasts / TEL Conferencing Key to Learn • Online access to professional learning designed for Teachers and includes wide range of courses in Leadership, Curricular, Personal and Skill Development Elementary Teaching Salaries * STEP Number of years of teaching experience A1 A2 A3 A4 0 44,826 46,910 50,739 54,333 10 74,552 77,878 87,882 92,878 * As per Salary Grid effective September 1, 2011 Based on QECO ratings Secondary Teaching Salaries * STEP Number of years of teaching experience Group I Group II Group III Group IV 0 45,709 47,834 51,738 55,404 10 76,021 79,414 89,614 94,707 * As per Salary Grid effective September 1, 2011 Based on OSSTF ratings TDSB Benefit Packages • 100% of Semi-Private and Extended Health Care are paid by TDSB and 100% of the first $35,000 of Life Insurance Coverage • A Comprehensive Dental Care plan is available covering Basic and Major Restorative services Application Checklist for Teaching Positions The Process • Contract and Occasional Teacher hiring is a continuous process • Applications are welcomed at all times • Applicants are advised to apply in the months of January & February 2011 in order to be considered for early scheduling of interviews. Application Checklist for Teaching Positions The Process Hiring Hotline 416-393-8880 www.tdsb.on.ca Application Checklist for Teaching Positions The Checklist Requirements for a complete Package To be completed on the internet on-line application at www.tdsb.on.ca Application Form Covering Letter Resume Teacher Evaluation (experienced teachers) or Practice Teaching Reports (Faculty of Education students) Certificate of Qualification* Letters of Recommendation (optional) *Faculty of Education Students must provide a copy of certification upon graduation. *Please contact the Ontario College of Teachers, 121 Bloor Street East, Toronto, Ontario M4W 3M5 (416) 961-8800, if further information is required regarding certification. Application Checklist for Teaching Positions Note: If you are unable to upload your supporting documents (certificate, teaching reports and reference letters) please mail them to: Elementary Secondary Recruitment Centre Recruitment Centre 5050 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor 5050 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor Toronto, Ontario Toronto, Ontario M2N 5N8 M2N 5N8 We appreciate the opportunity to review all applications; however, due to volume, only applicants selected to be interviewed will be contacted. Hiring Process 1. What happens after you have submitted your teacher application? • Application packages will be reviewed • If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by telephone • Interview process will commence mid-February Hiring Process 2. What happens after the interview? You will receive a letter after your interview indicating whether or not you have been successful for the Eligible To Hire list. Recommendations for the Eligible to Hire list are based on the results of your interview, reference checks and teacher evaluation reports. Hiring Process 3. Eligible To Hire Candidates • Candidates selected for the Eligible to Hire process will be placed on a list and will be contacted by administrators to discuss school vacancies.
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