Complete Application Checklist for Teachers:

The Waterloo Catholic District School Board is committed to providing reasonable disability related accommodations to enable individuals to participate in the recruitment and selection process.

Please contact extension 2368 at (519) 578-3677 of your needs in advance of any part of the process

Opportunities with the Waterloo Catholic District School Board (WCDSB) can be located on the WCDSB website or through Apply to Education

In order to be considered for opportunities, applicants are required to apply directly to a posting with a complete application as identified in the job posting.  Please see individual postings for qualifications and application requirements.

The postings that require candidates to apply exclusively via Apply to Education portal are free of charge to candidates.  For Apply to Education assistance, please contact 1-877-900-5627 or

(Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 7:00 pm EST.)

We encourage applicants who are using Apply to Education to sign up for the Job Alert feature found on the Apply to Education website. This feature will notify you when the WCDSB posts opportunities on

For current opportunities, please refer to the Current Opportunities located in the Careers section of the WCDSB website.

Your application package is subject to the terms of the WCDSB Privacy Policy, APC 036, on the website under “About Us –Governance, By-Laws, Policies and Administrative Procedures”

•Only those applicants with complete applications who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

Online Apply to Education Application Form

  • All Applicants

Cover Letter

  • All Applicants


  • All Applicants

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

  • All Applicants
  • New or soon-to-be graduates’ applications will be considered complete pending the receipt of this certificate.
  • New or soon-to-be graduates’ applications awaiting this certificate will be considered for an interview, but, if successful, will
  • be added to the list as an uncertified teacher until the certificate is received.

Copy of Catholic Baptismal Certificate

  • All Applicants
  • A copy of a Catholic confirmation certificate is sufficient ONLY if you were baptized in affiliation with a Christian denomination other than Catholic.

Diocese Pastoral Reference 

  • To be considered for long term occasional and permanent teaching assignments applicants must provide a Pastoral Reference
  • To be considered for daily occasional supply teaching assignments only a Pastoral Reference is not required however,  applicants are required to provide a copy of a Roman Catholic baptismal certificate from a Roman Catholic Church and a Declaration of Commitment.
  • These documents are available on the WCDSB website:

Teacher Performance Appraisal (TPA) Sum Report or Most Recent Performance Appraisals

  • All teachers who have had a TPA or formal performance appraisal

Practice Teaching Reports

  • All new or soon-to-be gradates from a Faculty of Education
  • Applicants who have not been employed in a permanent position for one (1) year or longer. Applicants who have not had a TPA or formal performance appraisal.

Undergraduate and If Applicable, Postgraduate University Transcripts

  • All new or soon-to-be gradates from a Faculty of Education
  • Applicants who have graduated fewer than five (5) years ago.
  • All applicants who are submitting practice teaching reports.

Two (2) Current Professional References

  • Employed by a School Board on a contract position within the last 24 months? – If YES, 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? – If YES, one reference must be a Faculty of Education Advisor or Associate Teacher.
  • Returning to a teaching from a leave greater than 24 months? – If possible, seek professional and/or academic references or alternative may be personal character references.