Toronto District School Board
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Interviews at Toronto District School Board

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Toronto District School Board.
Interview experience
Based on 180 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 179 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 169 interviews
More than one month

Interview process at Toronto District School Board

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 5.

Interview process length
More than one month
30%
About two weeks
24%
About a month
21%
About a week
15%
About a day or two
10%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
62%
Background check
51%
Written test
37%
Problem solving exercises
36%
Group interview
32%
Least reported steps
Drug test
5%
Take-home/sample work
2%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Toronto District School Board

  • Interview with the principle and vice principle asking questions on program development
    Shared on 7 October 2019 - PSW EDUCATOR - Toronto, ON
  • Long and tedious, with beginning teachers having to supply and do LTOs for a long time before getting hired full time.
    Shared on 8 January 2019 - Elementary Teacher - Toronto, ON
  • Standard interview type of process
    Shared on 21 September 2018 - Child and Youth Worker - Toronto, ON

Interview questions at Toronto District School Board

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Lots of pedagogical questions and very politically correct attitudes are looked for.
    Shared on 8 January 2019 - Elementary Teacher - Toronto, ON
  • Most of questions were about student diversity and classroom teaching and learning strategies.
    Shared on 23 November 2018 - Science Educator - Toronto, ON
  • Mostly about training and classroom management.
    Shared on 26 July 2018 - Long term Occasional teacher - Toronto, ON

Interview tips at Toronto District School Board

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)45%
  • Formal (business suit)29%
  • They didn’t have a dress code13%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)11%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Toronto District School Board

  • Just be fun and engaging.
    Shared on 17 March 2019 - Summer Camp Counselor - Toronto, ON
  • Be yourself and know yourself, cause they sure do ask a lot of questions about you and your work ethic.
    Shared on 17 December 2018 - TDSB Student Caretaker - Toronto, ON

The first interview at Toronto District School Board

How candidates got an interview
  • Paper application35%
  • Other25%
  • Other online job site16%
  • Recruiter contacted me6%
  • Campus placement6%

How candidates received their first interview at Toronto District School Board

  • I applied online and received a phone call.
    Shared on 21 June 2020 - Teacher, High School - Toronto, ON
  • I got my first interview at the Toronto District School Board by showing them my confidence and character traits.
    Shared on 14 July 2019 - Lunchroom Supervisor - Grenoble p.s
  • I applied on the TDSB site.
    Shared on 11 November 2018 - Deaf & Hard of Hearing Educational Assistant - Toronto, ON