Experienced practitioners show you how to establish an effective presence in the classroom and school, connect appropriately with students, and establish routines and procedures.
This resource for occasional teachers outlines student expectations, classroom and behavior management techniques, and useful instructional practices. To purchase a copy please visit
Written by occasional teachers for occasional teachers, The Occasion to Lead is a must-have resource that will provide you with hands-on knowledge about everything you would ever want or need to know about our profession.
Recent graduates, seasoned occasional teachers, and recently retired permanent teachers who have begun ‘supply’ teaching will find the handbook to be extremely supportive of this unique, demanding, and flexible profession.
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Part 1: Governance Overview (1386 KB)
Part 2: Professionalism (1730 KB)
Head of The Class: Making It Work (3520 KB)
The Heart and Art of Teaching and Learning is a book that is full of practical tips for beginning teachers on: setting up your classroom, classroom management, building inclusion, working with parents, meeting diverse learning needs, and occasional teaching.
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The Heart and Art of Teaching and Learning: Practical Ideas and Resources for Beginning Teachers
This resource addresses a number of issues pertaining to employment insurance including:
A Member's Guide to Employment Insurance