Employment with OVS

Teaching Opportunties | Course Developers

Teaching Opportunties

If you’re an educator at heart and would like to be part of a team of experienced Ontario certified teachers committed to providing a thriving educational environment, we encourage you to apply for an online teaching position with Ontario Virtual School.

OVS is looking for energetic teachers who are experts in their field to motivate and inspire our students.

OVS requires teachers in a variety of subject areas with flexible start dates. Go to the OVS website to see course offerings.

In addition, we require teachers to develop and/or teach French Immersion: Grade 9/10 History, Civics, Career Studies, Geography, Visual Arts, Information & Communication Technology, Individual & Family Living.

NOTE: Successful candidates will be added to a pool of teachers and assigned a course when enrollment reaches the minimum requirement.

Successful candidates will:

  • follow the Ontario College of Teachers Professional Standards
  • be a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • have OCT certification in Intermediate and Senior Divisions
  • have a working knowledge of the Ontario Secondary Curriculum and Growing Success
  • foster a caring and professional rapport with students in an online environment

Successful candidates will also have:

  • A demonstrated passion and commitment toward continued professional growth and development
  • Strong communication skills with students, parents, and administrators
  • Demonstrated experience using technology

Experience and creativity in the subject matter is more important than technical experience online as we provide all the technical training and IT support for a successful experience.

Apply directly to Principal Gary Michael at Gary Michael

You must include:

  • An introductory email clearly showing your OCT #
  • A cover letter as a separate attachment
  • Your resume as a separate attachment
  • Your most recent Teacher Performance Appraisal or Practicum Reports (if no TPA) as a separate attachment
  • At least one professional reference who is different from the person(s) who completed your TPA or practicum report (your permission to contact is understood). Include the phone number, e-mail address and current position.

NOTE: Incomplete applications will not be considered.

We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Course Developers

Ontario Virtual School (OVS) is seeking ten (10) energetic and motivated course developers who are OCT certified with qualifications in International Languages.

Course developers will work closely with the Director of Program Development of OVS to support the creation of dynamic, interactive and engaging course materials for the following Level 3 University Preparation International Languages courses:

Arabic LYADU
Cantonese LKCDU
Japanese LKJDU
Korean LKKDU
Mandarin LKMDU
Punjabi LIPDU
Russian LRRDU


  • Identify, design, and develop appropriate learning materials for technology mediated learning;
  • Create fully online asynchronous course, including navigation, assessments, text and visual content etc.;
  • Complete course creation within a 4-6-month timeframe;
  • Implement the principles of Universal Design for Learning as outlined in Learning for All (Ontario Ministry of Education, 2013) during development of materials;
  • Maintain alignment of all teaching materials with the course document Classical Studies and International Languages (Ontario Ministry of Education, 2016);
  • Ensure all materials are AODA and WCAG compliant and follow copyright law.
  • Potentially teach the course once it has been created.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Excellent knowledge of current theories and practices in post-secondary teaching;
  • Ability to effectively design, develop and integrate technology to meet curricular needs;
  • Demonstrated skill and good judgment in selection of appropriate teaching materials;
  • The ability to produce quality written documentation;
  • Excellent research and critical thinking skills;
  • Have OCT certification with qualifications in International Languages;
  • Experience teaching the course is an asset.

Apply directly to OVS Principal Gary Michael at

You must include:

  • Your resume
  • A cover letter prominently displaying your OCT #
  • The name and code of the course you are applying to develop
  • Your most recent TPA (Teacher Performance Appraisal) or teacher candidate evaluation
  • Two professional references (your permission to contact is understood). Include the phone number, e-mail address and current position for each reference. At least one reference must be from your most recent supervising administrator.
  • A 4-slide PowerPoint targeted at delivering the language at the appropriate level.
  • OVS will provide additional technical training for the course development.

NOTE: Incomplete applications will not be considered.

We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.