Application Process and Forms – Certified/New Grad Teacher Application FAQ’s



Q: How do I apply to the Waterloo Catholic District School Board?

A: The Board will only accept applications submitted through Apply to Education at  All documents must be uploaded to the Apply to Education Web site. The Board does not require or accept any hardcopy documents. All references, including the pastoral reference, and transcripts may be opened, scanned, and uploaded by the applicant or sent to Apply to Education to be scanned and uploaded.

Q: Should I visit schools in your Board and hand them my application?

A: No,our application process is centralized through Human Resource Services, we ask that applicants only submit their application through Apply to Education.

Q: What documents does the Board require in a complete application?

A: Click here for a complete checklist.*

Q: When should I apply?

A: .We encourage all applicants to sign up for Job Alert feature found on the Apply to Education website. This feature will notify you when the WCDSB posts jobs on Applicants are required to apply directly to the particular posting of interest including supply teaching positions.

Q: Will the Board contact me regarding my   application status?

A: As applicants are able to log in to their Apply to Education account and review their own application package, the Board does notverify application statuses with  applicants. Applicants do receive a confirmation e-mail from Apply to Education when the applicant submits their application to the Board and any job postings.

Q: When will I get an interview?

A: Only successful applicants will be contacted by the Board .

Q: Does the Board conduct phone/skype interviews?

A: No, the Board is unable to provide phone/skype interviews for applicants.

Q: I have had a successful first-stage interview with the Board but the Ontario College of Teachers has not certified me yet. May I still supply teach?

A: Yes, you may supply teach with us as an uncertified, emergency supply teacher. Until the issue date of your certification, you will be paid the uncertified supply teacher rate of pay and be called to supply after the certified supply teacher list has been exhausted. Once you are certified, you will be placed on the certified supply teachers list and paid the certified supply teacher rate of pay.

Q: For what positions does the Board post and when?

A: The Board does not post externally for any positions unless we deem the need for specific qualifications.