PDSB23-132, PDSB23-133

Teacher of the Deaf On Call Supply Opportunities – Pool Hiring (PDSB23-132, PDSB23-133)
Posted on 08/01/2023

Positions available for 2023/2024 School year

A rewarding opportunity awaits you with The Ministry of Education, Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch in one of our two (2) Schools for the Deaf: 

  • Ernest C. Drury School for the Deaf – Milton
  • Robarts School for the Deaf – London

Our schools are dedicated to providing quality education to Deaf and Hard of Hearing students.  Currently we are looking for innovative educators who are in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers and who are available for on-call/supply work.

NOTE:  PDSB is currently inviting applications from OCT qualified teachers who are interested and willing to obtain the Deaf Specialist. Less than ASL fluency required for the position may be supported with an ASL/English Interpreter in the classroom while the successful candidate becomes fluent in ASL.  

Competition – PDSB23-132 – Teacher of the Deaf, Supply Positions available, Milton

Competition – PDSB23-133 – Teacher of the Deaf, Supply Positions available, London


  • Valid Certificate of Registration and Qualifications from the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT);
  • Deaf Specialist/Teaching Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (NOTE:  PDSB will consider teacher candidates who are currently engaged in completing the requirements for the specialist qualification and/or who express a willingness to obtain);
  • Primary/Junior and/or Intermediate/Senior division qualifications;
  • Experience in teaching Deaf/hard of hearing students in academic and in programs for students with multiple exceptionalities preferred;
  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) preferred. (NOTE:  PDSB will consider teacher candidates who express a willingness to obtain ASL language fluency).


  • Ability to teach Deaf students in academic programs and programs for students with multiple exceptionalities;
  • Ability to develop/modify lesson plans, and/or create IEPs as needed to successfully teach Deaf students;
  • Ability to apply an in-depth knowledge of the principles of teaching Deaf students;
  • Ability to effectively manage a classroom and students using a variety of behavioural management techniques;
  • Ability to write and present education materials and lesson plans using excellent interpersonal and communication skills including proficiency in ASL and English;
  • Ability to apply an in depth knowledge of bilingual-biliteracy-bicultural education for Deaf students;
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team and working with students with multi exceptionalities.

LOCATION: Ernest C. Drury School for the Deaf, 255 Ontario Street S, Milton, Ontario

Robarts School for the Deaf, 1515 Cheapside St, London, Ontario


Please submit a cover letter, your resume outlining qualifications, experience and an up to date copy of your Ontario College of Teachers Certificate of Registration and Qualification.  Your cover letter must clearly identify the Competition File # and the School location that you are applying.

Please submit your application to the following email address: [email protected]

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Additional Information:

  • Vulnerable Service Sector Screening Requirement


In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual’s employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.

Posting Date:   August 1, 2023

Closing Date:   June 28, 2024

Clearance No:  N/A            


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