Permanent Elementary Core French Teachers

Waterloo Catholic District School Board


The Waterloo Catholic District School Board serves over 30,000 learners and provides services to students in 50 schools (Kindergarten to Grade 12 and adult learners) across the Waterloo Region.

The Board conducts intentional recruitment and selection as it seeks to achieve a state of greater equity for employees and students and to diversify its workforce.

All qualified applicants are welcome and encouraged to apply and applicants may choose to indicate if they are from a group who has experienced racial or social discrimination. Self-identification data will be used as a consideration in this posting.

Aggregate data will be stored anonymously to support improvements to the Board’s hiring processes.


We invite applicants that meet ONE of the following criteria:

Qualified Ontario College of Teacher (OCT) Educators in Good Standing

New Faculty of Education Graduate from 2023 and you are awaiting your OCT Number

New Faculty of Education Graduate that will be graduating in 2024

Internationally Trained educators who have achieved their Ontario College of Teacher accreditation OR in progress of working through the accreditation process.

Working knowledge of the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations, Ethical Standards for the Teaching Profession, and the Standards of Practice for the Teaching Profession

Proficient knowledge & understanding of Ontario curriculum, evaluation & assessment techniques

Current in understanding of research, integrating technology and best instructional practices

Effective classroom management skills and ability to create a welcoming and safe Catholic learning environment for all student

How to Apply

All applications must be submitted through Apply to Education. To start the application process please select “apply now”.

As part of the application experience, you will be prompted to upload mandatory documents as part of your application process. Please find below the list of mandatory documents that are required to complete the application process.

List of Mandatory Documents:

Cover letter and resume

FSL qualifications

Ontario College of Teachers’ Certificate of Qualification (OCT Number) if applicable

Most Recent Teacher Performance Appraisal (if available)

Practice teaching reports

University transcripts (including post-graduate if available)

Two professional references:

Employed by a School Board on a contract position within the last 24 months – one reference must be the most recent, immediate supervisor.

Faculty of Education student within the last 12 months and not been employed by a School Board on a contract position – one reference must be a Faculty of Education Advisor or Associate Teacher.

Returning to a teaching from a leave greater than 24 months – professional and/or academic references or alternative may be personal character references.

Declaration of Commitment form – Click here for the Declaration of Commitment Form

Most recent teacher performance appraisal summative reports OR practice teaching reports (if applicable)

For more information regarding the application process, please review the WCDSB Application Checklist WCDSB Application Checklist.

Interview Process.

Shortlisted candidates receive an interview invitation by email.

Please monitor your spam/junk email folders.

The successful candidate will be required to produce a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Criminal Background Check. For further information on Criminal Background Checks, please refer to policy APS 038 on the website of the Waterloo Catholic District School Board.

To request this file in large print, please email .

If you require a disability related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at (519) 578-3677, extension 2368 to discuss your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Responses to inquiries will be provided within 72 hours.

At WCDSB, we are committed to respecting your privacy, and will take appropriate measures to protect any personal information you may share with us through the job application process.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to determine qualifications for employment. For more information about the Board’s Privacy Policy, please contact our Privacy Officer at 519-578-3660 Ext. 2381.