The Teaching Profession

Teacher Assignment in Ontario Schools: A Resource Guide

The resource guide is a practical, plain language reference for all those involved in the assignment of teachers to teaching positions in Ontario's publicly funded schools and is designed to support the implementation of Regulation 298 (Operation of Schools – General). It explains when teacher assignments require mutual agreement and when a Temporary Letter of Approval (TLA) must be obtained, and gives examples of effective practices for teacher assignment

This guide was first released in May 2010. A revised edition dated March 2011 is now available in PDF format (382 KB). Readers should check the website periodically for future updates to the document.