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CBVRCE - NSTU Substitute Teacher (All School Sites)

Date: Jul 17, 2020


Thank you for your interest in pursuing a teaching career with the Cape Breton Victoria Regional Centre for Education.  The CBVRCE is located in both Cape Breton County and Victoria County and includes 39 schools in our jurisdiction.  Please note that only new substitutes to our Regional Center need apply.  Substitutes who taught with us in the previous school year are not required to reapply.  Please email if you have a question regarding your current substitute status with us. 


Please complete the following instructions in order to apply to be a substitute teacher with the Cape Breton Victoria Regional Centre for Education:


  • Complete your employment and education history as per Sucess Factors Application process.
  • Upload original course transcripts from all universities attended (downloaded copies from the internet will not be accepted).
  • Upload two written references from individuals who have observed the quality of your teaching or pre-service teaching (i.e. teacher, principal, university supervisor/advisor).
  • Upload a completed Direct Deposit form and void cheque.  
  • Complete the Child Abuse Registry Search Form A and send it to the address listed on the bottom left corner.  (Please note that the form must be filled out and signed with blue ink.)  You will need to attach a photocopy of your driver's license or health card when sending off the form to the Deparment of Community Services.  Once you receive a letter from the Department of Community Services stating that your name does not appear on the register, we will require a copy of the letter before processing your application for substitute teaching.  Please upload or drop off to the CBVRCE Regional office.
  • Upload or drop off to the CBVRCE office a completed Criminal Records Check, including the section for persons working with "children" and "vulnerable" persons, by the local police department or RCMP.  A criminal record check dated within the last three (3) months may be sufficient provided it includes all criminal charges or convictions of which you are aware at the time of submission.  Please note that you will have to pick this form up, they do not mail it to our office.  We will require a copy of this completed form before processing your application for substitutie teaching.
  • All potential substitute teachers with the Cape Breton Victoria Regional Centre for Education are required to read/view and adhere to all policies as per the Statement of Understanding. The Policies can be found here.  The signed Statement of Understanding form must be uploaded or dropped off at CBVRCE Regional Office
  • In addition, please read the Employee Confidentiality Agreement document that is included and sign where indicated and attach with your application.  The signed Employee Confidentiality Agreement be uploaded or dropped off to CBVRCE Regional Office.
  • To Potential French Substitutes - Please be advised that all new French substitutes are required to undergo an OPI (Oral Proficiency Interview) in order to be considered for long-term employment with the CBVRCE.  This requirement is being established to ensure an appropriate level of French language proficiency.  The OPI will assess language competency according to the New Brunswick oral proficiency scale. Please contact Suzanne Aucoin at or (902) 577-4938 to arrange an interview time.  Please Note: If you have already had an OPI assessment completed with another provincial regional center or you have received a DELF (Diplôme d’études en langue française) certificate (minimum of Level B2), please provide the results to the Human Resources Department of the Cape Breton Victoria Regional Centre for Education.




Please Note: It is the policy of the Board to provide equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons and to prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, plysical handicap or marital status.  The Cape Breton Victoria Regional Centre for Education strives to achieve a workforce which reflects the qualified pool and the racial and ethnic divesity in the area served by the Centre.


Salary is as per the NSTU Collective Agreement

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