Schools Closed to Students

The Ministry of Education has announced that all schools will remain closed to students beginning April 19. Please do not send your child to school. Remote learning will continue during this closure.

How to Apply

Step 1: Register

Go to the Apply to Education website

  1. Click on Create an Account.

  2. Select the statement: “I am registering as an External applicant or Occasional Employee.

  3. Select your Position Category (e.g. ‘Teachers, Principals & Superintendents’, ‘ECE, EA/TA, ERW, Secretarial, Custodian’ or ‘Management and Professional’).

  4. Fill out your personal information and create a username and password.

  5. Type the verification code and say ‘YES’ to the terms of agreement and click on the ‘Register’ button.


Step 2: Complete an Application

  • In order to apply to job posting at YRDSB and make your Portfolio visible, please go to the Purchase Creditssection and pay the $14.99 annual fee (external candidates only).  

  • Once the credit is applied to your account, you are required to complete your Portfolio before applying to any job posting

Please note: You will not be able to proceed with applying to job postings until the following sections are completed in your portfolio: Personal Info, Who Can View My Portfolio, Qualifications, Experience, References, Resume, Cover Letter and Supporting Documents.


Step 3: Apply to a Posting

  1. Click on the Position name for a posting you wish to apply to

  2. Scroll to the bottom of the posting and answer any job related questions

  3. Click the Apply button

Note: You can upload a resume and cover letter specific to the posting before you click the Apply button. Once a posting has closed you will not be able to update your application and/or uploaded documents.

  1. Log into your account

  2. Under the Job Postings tab, click on Search Jobs

  3. Click the + sign to the Left of Ontario and then scroll down to Greater Toronto Area

  4. Check mark the white box for York Region District School Board

  5. Click Yes to receive Job Alerts and then name your Job Alert (e.g. YRDSB)

  6. Click Search to complete this process

You will receive 3 Confirmations of your application:

  1. A pop up advising you have applied successfully

  2. An email confirmation that you have applied

  3. The Job will appear in your Job Application Log under the Job Postings tab

  • If you forgot your username and/or password, click on ‘Forgot Your Login?

  • Your details will be emailed to you

For questions about Apply to Education: