Applying to LTO Positions

Applying for Positions

It is very important that you apply to LTOs through the internal process. If you do not apply through the internal process, you may be waiving your rights as an employee of the WRDSB. As such, your application might be overlooked.

When applying to LTOs through ApplytoEdcucation click on “Occasional Employees” and “View Openings.”

The rule of thumb is, if you are qualified for it, and can see it… apply to it!

Education Act

The hiring process was imposed by the government and is available online for review.https://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/120274

Seniority

Your start date as an Occasional Teacher with the WRDSB determines your seniority.

If two or more teachers have the same seniority, ranking among them shall be based on the number of full days of teaching in schools of the board. This includes daily and LTO work.

If two or more teachers have the same ranking under paragraph 2, ranking among them shall be based on the number of years of experience teaching.

If two or more teachers have the same ranking under paragraph 3, ranking among them shall be determined by drawing lots, witnessed by the president of the teachers’ bargaining unit or a person designated in writing by the president.

LTOs and Permanent Positions

The board shall interview the five teachers from the long-term occasional teachers’ list who apply and,

  •  have the required qualifications for the position;
  •  have the highest ranking
  •  have agreed to be interviewed.

If fewer than five teachers on the list satisfy the criteria the board is required under to interview only those teachers.

If the position is not filled by a teacher interviewed, the board shall not interview or make an offer to any other person to fill it before,

  • advertising the position to teachers on the board’s long-term occasional teachers list; and
  •  interviewing a selection of the teachers from the list who apply for the position and have the required qualifications for the position, and making an offer.

If the position is not filled by a teacher interviewed, the board shall not interview or make an offer to any other person to fill it before,

  • advertising the position to teachers on the board’s roster of occasional teachers; and
  •  interviewing a selection of the teachers from the roster who apply for the position and have the required qualifications for the position, and making an offer.

Rights of Unsuccessful Candidates

If following an interview a teacher is not placed on the long-term occasional teachers’ list or appointed or assigned to a long-term assignment or permanent position the teacher may request feedback on

  • his or her performance during the interview;
  • measures he or she could take to enhance his or her professional qualifications; and
  • other ways to improve his or her chance of being successful in a similar interview in the future.

 

Links

http://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/120274

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/Understanding%20Ontario%20Regulation%20274-12.pdf

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