Application Process and Forms – Uncertified Occasional/Supply Teacher FAQ’s


Please note: The Board endeavours to place a certified, qualified teacher in each classroom. When the need exists, the Board will consider placing uncertified teachers as supply.

Q: What are the requirements to supply as an uncertified teacher?

A: The applicant must be a baptized, practicing Roman Catholic and have specialized skills in technology or French.

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, 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: As 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 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 not verify application statuses with applicants.

Q: When will I get an interview?

A: The Board is unable to provide a timeframe to applicants for possible interview dates. Applicants will be contacted by the Board when they are scheduled for an interview.