A: First, thanks so much for your interest. We know how much effort goes into preparing your application and we want you to know our Talent Acquisition Specialist will personally review it.
Shortly after you submit your application, we may ask you to complete a pre-recorded digital interview. If we believe you have the qualifications and skills required for the job, we’ll contact you directly to set up your first interview.
Our interview process may take a little time so please have patience. Every one of our positions is critical. Each new team member is selected with thoughtful care and consideration to ensure they’re set up for success and will thrive in our organization.
A: When it comes to the general recruitment process, each position is different. For example, you'll likely have a mix of in-person, phone and digital interviews. You may also be required to write a case study or complete an online assessment or technical test. No matter the position, our Talent Acquisition Specialist will stay connected with you to ensure you understand the timelines involved and what is expected of you throughout our process.
A: We strongly encourage you to complete it however it's not mandatory. As a global organization, we use the digital interview to more effectively collaborate on each job posting to ensure the right candidate for the job is chosen.
Think of it as an opportunity to bring your resume to life. We know these kinds of interviews can be tough, so we’re not asking for perfection. We just want you to be yourself so we can get a better sense of who you are, your skillsets and why you think you’d be a great addition to our team.
If you choose not to complete the digital interview, your application will be evaluated based on the other information we have on file.
A: We’re smart, creative and passionate people who want to make a difference. We also have entrepreneurial spirits and we’re not afraid to make bold decisions or try new things.
We’ve learned, the most impactful teams are the ones that bring out each other’s best selves. One of the ways we do this is through a strengths-based culture. We focus very little time developing people’s weaknesses. Oftentimes the greatest opportunities for growth, empowerment and maximizing impact lie in strengthening what we naturally do best. One of the ways we help our employees discover their individual strengths is through assessment tools, such as SuccessFinder.
We strive to create a workplace that reflects and celebrates the diversity of our employees. We want everyone to be their true self. We also care about the wellbeing of our people and their families and our culture reflects that. But don’t take our word for it. Check out what our employees have to say.
A: People join our team because they want to be part of a world-class organization that makes an impact.
We’re steadfast in our commitment to helping our people grow and unlock their full potential here. We provide everyone with opportunities to contribute to meaningful work. We also seek to understand career aspirations and goals to find new ways for them to learn, grow and contribute across the organization.
Our people are our greatest asset, and just like our investment strategy, we invest in our people for the long term. We provide ongoing professional (and personal) development opportunities and take great care in ensuring they’re properly compensated with competitive salaries, incentives, wellbeing benefits and retirement security that’s hard to beat.
Life at Ontario Teachers’
Held three times a year, our global virtual information sessions are the perfect way for you to ask your questions and get to know more about what it’s like to work here and the opportunities we have available on our team.
Our virtual workshops provide students with an opportunity to hear directly from our recruiters about what they look for in a candidate and how best to prepare for an interview. From your first digital interview to subsequent conversations with future team members, find out tips and tricks for coming out on top.