Careers

Western Québec is a progressive, creative and forward-looking educational organization. Its nearly 1300 dedicated and hard-working staff are committed to providing quality education and top notch services to almost 9000 students across a territory of 90 000 square kilometres. That’s twice the size of Nova Scotia!

The Western Québec School Board applies an Equal Access Program and encourages women, members of First Nations and members of visible and ethnic minorities to apply.

Already a Western Québec employee? Have a look at our Staff page.

Teaching Opportunities

Come teach at Western Québec! This is your opportunity!

What you get:

  • Academic and specialized programming which is among the best in the province
  • Innovative problem solving encouraged
  • Leadership Training Partnerships with Universities and Industry
  • Individual attention of a “smaller” board
  • Opportunity for mobility and advancement
  • Opportunity for varied teaching experience (Northern, Rural and Urban areas)
  • Support of a principal in every school
  • Full use of Technology–Internet Tele & Video-Conferencing, etc.
  • Ongoing Professional Development
  • Excellent working conditions and full contractual benefits
  • Variety of school organizations: Kindergarten-Cycle 5 (grade 11), Cycle 4 (grade 7)-Cycle 5 (grade 11), Junior Highs
  • Variety of school size: everything from 40 students to 1,100 students

Our schools offer tons of life-changing programs, quality services and fun extracurricular activities. Take a look at our Schools section!

The Western Québec School Board is currently seeking to hire qualified teachers for supply teaching positions, both full-time and on call, in our anglophone public schools located in Gatineau. We encourage new graduates living in the Gatineau and Ottawa regions to apply.

Since Western Québec is an English-language school board, most of our supply positions do not require fluent French. A teaching licence (brevet, OCT or other) from a Canadian university is required.

Submit an online application to have your name within a bank of replacements throughout the Western Québec School Board. All of our schools will have access to that bank, and selection is done at the school level.

How to apply – Please check if you fit all of our requirements by completing this online form (2-3 minutes). When completed, you will be given instructions on how to submit an application.

Please ensure you provide all necessary documents: resume (with current address), a recent security background check, and a copy of your diploma/licence.

Support Opportunities

Submit an online application to have your name within a bank of replacements throughout the Western Québec School Board. Select from a variety of support staff positions. Selected candidates will be contacted in order to provide replacement services for regular employees who are absent for a short period of time.

For more information on what each job entails, take a look at the classification plan.

Minimal requirements for Support Positions:

Please ensure you provide all necessary documents with your application: resume (with current address), recent security background check, a copy of certification related to the particular field of interest (if applicable), and a completed Support Staff Form. Send it all by email to hr@wqsb.qc.ca with “Support Staff Replacement Bank” in the subject line.

Professional Opportunities

There is currently no open position in this job category.

For more information on what each job entails, take a look at the classification plan.

Management Opportunities

There is currently no open position in this job category.

Security Background Check

You need to have a clean record to work or volunteer in our schools. In order to apply, you will need to provide a recent Security Background Check (two years or less).

For more information on this procedure, please read Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Checks.

The Board cannot be of assistance with this requirement.