The KPR Way & Our Culture

Working at KPR 

Welcome to stimulating, dynamic and safe schools. Welcome to an environment where staff members are valued and given opportunities for leadership and growth. Welcome to friendly communities that offer the best of city, small town, rural and cottage living. In short, welcome to the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board.

We have 74 Elementary Schools and 13 Secondary Schools, as well as 3 Adult/Alternative Educational Learning Sites to serve our urban and rural communities, and employ approximately 3,500 teaching and education services staff.

Our priorities, are clearly outlined in our strategic plan entitled “Excellence in Learning, Life and Community", which can be viewed here.

The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board is committed to equity and inclusion in the recruitment and hiring of qualified staff.  We welcome applications from all members of our diverse society.

Recruitment opportunities for permanent and occasional teaching, educational assistants, child and youth workers, early childhood educators and clerical support staff are posted on Apply to Education Network (ATEN) at and, if applicable, posted on this website.

Please refer to the respective employment groups menu links on the left side of this page.

Come join us and benefit from: 

  • a Board and senior administration that value and support all employees

  • development and leadership opportunities to help you grow and advance professionally and personally

  • leaders committed to equity, and to recognizing and rewarding excellence

  • salaries and benefits competitive with boards across the province

  • a defined benefit pension plan (OMERS)

  • safe, friendly neighbourhoods for raising families

  • schools and programs offering a diversity of quality educational programs

  • the chance to live, work and play in one of the most beautiful areas in Ontario

  • the best in arts, sports and recreation, both locally and just 90 minutes away in Toronto 

  • affordable housing and low cost of living. 

Please note that while we appreciate all applications, only those to be interviewed will be contacted, and we do not retain unsolicited applications.

You can contact our recruitment office for recruitment-related inquiries, including requests for accommodations in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code throughout the recruitment and selection process.

The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value equity, diversity, inclusiveness and the dignity and humanity of each individual in our policies, practices, programs and interactions. In KPRDSB this means: 

  • inviting all qualified applicants to apply for all external postings

  • identifying and removing barriers in employment policies and practices to encourage full productivity

  • in all aspects of employment

  • preventing and prohibiting discrimination and harassment

  • providing employment accommodation

  • valuing the importance of diversity, fairness and equitable employment practices

  • adhering to the Human Rights Code