Category: Employment

Finding Job Opportunities

In this section of the site you will find advice and reference information on where and how to find job opportunities. Go to the end of this introduction to see links to related articles. What do you need to know


Applying for a Job

This section includes tips and advice on resume writing, cover letter writing, and communicating with the potential employer. Go to the end of the introduction to see links to related articles. Why do you need to read about resume and


Personal Support Worker – Employment

Introduction Exercise One Exercise Two Introduction – Maria considers personal support worker position This article is a continuation of the fictional account of Maria, a registered nurse from overseas who is now looking for employment in Toronto. Her story is


Understanding the Education System in Ontario

The links in this article will help you explore the education system in Ontario and better understand how it works. This will allow you to show more clearly how your experience is relevant to the needs of students and schools


Becoming a Licensed Engineer in Ontario

Becoming a licensed engineer in Ontario will require hard work and a serious financial investment. You need to plan your steps carefully. Start with researching the licensing procedure, and with contacting organizations which can assist you with guidance and advice


Glossary of education related acronyms

A-G | I-O | P-Y AEP Annual Education Plan CLBA Canadian Language Benchmarks Assessment CMEC Council of Ministers of Education, Canada CODE Council of Ontario Directors of Education CYW Child and Youth Worker DSB District School Board EA Educational Assistant


Educational Assistant – Sample job posting

Sample job posting: PLEASE NOTE that this sample posting is for members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, local 1238.EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT – Itinerant High Needs – North AreaLevel of Pay – $16.77 – $17.85 Job Status – Permanent, 32.5


Educational Assistant

Educational Asistent

Occupational Profile What is an Educational Assistant (EA)? Related job titles Major duties Qualifications and requirements Compensation Who are the employers? Where to find job postings? Professional associations and contacts More relevant links What is an Educational Assistant? Educational Assistants


Becoming a Licensed Physician in Ontario

Becoming a licensed physician in Ontario may require several years of hard work, and a serious financial investment. You need to plan your steps carefully. Start with researching the licensing procedure, and with contacting organizations which can assist you with


Glossary of Job Search Terms

What information can you find in a job ad? Job ads or postings contain information about the: • employer (company/firm/organization values, working conditions, etc.) • position (e.g. job title, responsibilities, etc.) • application procedures; how to apply for the position