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Teach For Canada recruits teachers for full-time classroom positions in a First Nation in northern Ontario. Applications are currently closed and will reopen in the fall of 2018 to start teaching in September 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 partner information
  • Teaching: Detail teaching certification, qualifications, and trainings
  • Resume: Attach a resume and additional comments
  • Approach: Reflect on how you fit with the seven Teacher Selection Criteria.



“I encourage other Indigenous teachers to also apply to Teach For Canada because we need you a lot up here; you bring so much of your history, so much of your stories that you develop in your own territory. This isn’t my territory but I respect it because this is my family, these are my brothers and sisters, I cherish them just as much as I would in my own home territory.”

Roxanne Martin
Lac Seul First Nation, Grade 3/4 (2015-2017)