The Peel District School Board (PDSB) serves 155,000+ students and approximately 17,000 employees. We have 257 schools, 217 of which are elementary and 42 are secondary. In PDSB, 87% of students are racialized, non-white, representing 162 different ethnic backgrounds. Students in Peel have 121 different first languages. Student diversity also exists in terms of gender and gender expression, sexuality and in terms of ability and faith. A responsive and empathetic understanding of the lived experiences of the students and communities we serve is vital to those who will take on leadership roles within the PDSB. The workforce consists of teachers, office and clerical staff, custodial staff, education assistants and professional staff. The workforce is largely unionized with the majority of employees belonging to numerous bargaining units.
The Board’s strategic plan includes four pillars: High Expectations for achievement; Parent, community and staff engagement; Equity and inclusion; and Safe, positive healthy climate/well-being. Although Equity and Inclusion is a separate pillar within the strategic plan, equity and inclusion is also the lens through which all areas of the strategic plan must be seen, internalized and understood. The Board is committed to equity, inclusion, and dismantling systemic inequities that lead to marginalization and oppression of students from specific identity groups and with certain lived experiences.
This is a 1.0 LTO position teaching Special Education ( ISSP) starting immediately until June 29, 2021. The platform being used for distance learning is Google Classroom and/or Brightspace. This position includes supporting some students Online.
Successful candidates must be in "Good Standing" with the Ontario College of Teachers by the start date of the assignment
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.
We are also committed to inclusion and anti-oppression practices while also supporting the continuous growth and development of an equitable and empowered education system at the PDSB.
When contacted, candidates will be provided with an overview of the various elements of the selection process; such as, test and skill demonstrations. We will provide employment accommodation (i.e. an accessible location, rescheduling of interviews that fall on Days of Significance) if we are advised of an applicant's needs in advance of any part of the selection process.
Criminal Background Check
Successful candidates must provide a satisfactory Criminal Background Check prior to commencing employment. Please review the requirements at http://www.peelschools.org/jobs/crc/Pages/default.aspx
We appreciate the interest of all applicants, but will only be contacting candidates whose skills, experience and qualifications best meet the requirements of the position.