Teach For Canada recruits teachers for full-time classroom positions in a First Nation in Northern Ontario and Manitoba. Applications are now closed and will re-open for the 2020/2021 school year in fall 2019.

Generally, applicants complete the following in a Teach For Canada application to see if they are the right fit to teach in the North:

  • Qualifications: Confirm teacher certification in Canada, working status, SEP participation, and availability to relocate
  • Basics: Add contact details, languages, and where you heard about Teach For Canada
  • Teaching: Detail teaching certification, qualifications, and trainings
  • Resume: Attach a resume and additional comments
  • Written response: Reflect on what motivated you to teach in a northern First Nation
  • Optional survey: Share information to help us improve our process


Questions about applying? Email selection@teachforcanada.ca for more information.


“If every teacher had the opportunity to come and experience teaching in the North they should. Because you learn a lot about the way children learn, you learn about yourself the kind of teacher that you are, and you learn how to be flexible how to appreciate what’s around you.”

РAngela Fiorletta, Reading Intervention Teacher, North Spirit Lake First Nation