How to Apply
What is the deadline for the submission of my application for the 2014 Fall Session?
We are still open for admissions. To find out more information about our closing dates for our programs please click here.
What are the admission requirements?
Admission to the MT Program requires the following:
- The academic requirements is an appropriate bachelor’s degree with high academic standing (equivalent to at least mid-B or better in final year) from a recognized university.
- Experience working with groups of children, preferably age-appropriate to the division to which you are applying.
- English Language Proficiency maybe required by applicant.
The Junior/Intermediate concentration requires one Teaching Subject. The Intermediate/Senior concentration requires two Teaching Subjects. Carefully review the list of available Teaching Subjects and prerequisites. Prerequisites are satisfied only by completed courses and/or courses documented in-progress (i.e. transcript). Provide intended Teaching Subject(s) only if you are confident the required prerequisites are fulfilled. If you are unsure, consider alternative Teaching Subjects or an alternative concentration.
What do I need to submit with my application?
You will include the following information:
- Transcripts: Official transcripts of an academic record from each and every university that you attended
- Letters of Reference: Two supporting letters of reference, one academic and one professional
- Resume: Within the resume or curriculum vitae applicants are requested to list, in chart form, the extent of their experience working with children. The chart should include dates, locations of experience, role and number of hours working with students. Please download the template by clicking here. The template should be inserted within your resume.
- Statement of Intent: In this statement, applicants should describe three significant teaching and/or teaching-related experiences they have had, especially with groups of children. With reference to these experiences, applicants should identify insights gained about teaching and learning and explain how, based on these insights, they might contribute to the education of students in today's schools.
- Change of Name: 2 photocopies of a certificate of change of name where applicable.
Be sure to provide supporting documents in a timely manner. Please provide a valid email and phone number on your online application that you will be regularly checking. If chosen for an interview applicants will be contacted by email and/or phone.
Does the Criminal Record Check need to be submitted with my application?
No, but you will need to submit the following upon admission into the program:
Vulnerable Police Sector Police Screening: The MT program require successful completion of practice teaching in schools. School Boards require teacher education candidates on practice teaching assignments in Ontario schools to complete a satisfactory police record check prior to having direct contact with students. Without a satisfactory criminal record report, the schools will not allow teacher education candidates to participate in practice teaching. Teacher candidates who cannot obtain a satisfactory criminal record report will be unable to complete the requirements of the Master of Teaching degree. Click here for important information about procedures
Accepted applicants for September 2014 will need to have a completed vulnerable police sector check by July 18, 2014.
How do I apply to the MT Program?
You can apply on-line click here