Tips for rookie teachers
September 29, 2016
The first month of school is under your belt and as a new teacher, you’re likely finding your groove. We’ve got a few tips to help you fire up your pension while you’re getting your career going.
Sign up for an Ontario Teachers’ online account. Call us (1-800-668-0105) and we’ll set you up. You’ll find a ton of information about maximizing credit through transfers or buybacks. You can also make sure your service record is up-to-date.
Speaking of keeping track of your service – if you’re an occasional teacher, download Classtime, our app, to keep track of where and when you work, as well as when you get paid.
Once you have a year of service, you’ll be able to use the pension calculator in your online account. It’s never too early to start exploring different retirement scenarios and getting a sense of the role your pension will play in your retirement.