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Imagine Your Future
Want a challenge? A rewarding career? A position on a team that values respect, creativity, excellence and citizenship? Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board is the place for you.
At HWDSB, we have a mission: to provide the right education so each student grows into a lifelong learner who contributes to a changing, diverse world. 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 Resources 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.
Imagine what you could do at HWDSB.
How to Apply
New Teachers wishing to submit a teaching application to Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board must apply directly to www.applytoeducation.com (an external service provider). Mail-in applications will not be processed.
Individual school postings will not be posted on Apply to Education. When there is a vacant position the Principal will access Apply to Education to conduct a candidate search seeking candidates whose qualifications will best suit the needs of the school.
When applying to HWDSB through www.applytoeducation.com, your application package must include:
- Cover Letter
- Practicum Assessments or Principal Evaluations
- Copy of Ontario College of Teachers Certificate of Qualification (where possible).
We thank all applicants for their interest in Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board.
Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
We encourage all international applicants to have their academic credentials evaluated prior to applying for employment, in order to accurately interpret and compare to Canadian equivalents.
Click on the image to the left. This will take you to the World Education Services (WES), Canada website.
WES is a not-for-profit organization that is known for the quality and reliability of its evaluations and the timeliness of its service.
Conditions of Employment
Anyone offered a position with Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board will be required to successfully complete the Pre-Employment Screening Process for the Board. The Pre-Employment Screening Process includes the requirement to provide the Board with References, a Police Record Check satisfactory to the Board, a TB Test, a job related medical note and WHMIS training. In all cases, the required information and forms will be provided before the successful applicant will be allowed to assume their duties. Specific information about these requirements will provided at the time that any offer of employment is made.