EdTalent Job Fair Spring 2020

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EdTalent Job Fair Spring 2020

Friday, March 6, 2020

9:30AM – 2:30PM

Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

123 Queen St W, Toronto, ON

Focus on hard-to-fills

We target hard-to-fill positions for Teachers, EAs, ECEs, OTs, PTs and SLPs.

Meet 5,500+ candidates

This is Canada’s largest education job fair and the only event you can recruit for all positions you hire for.

Schedule interviews on-site

You can interview candidates that interest you on-site.

EdTalent Job Fair Pricing

  • ApplyToEducation Canadian Client: Early Bird $1,499, Regular $1,999
  • Canadian Employer: Early Bird $1,999, Regular $2,499
  • International School: Early Bird $2,499, Regular $2,999
  • International Recruiter and School Networks: Early Bird $3,999, Regular $4,999

Space is limited, so book early to secure a booth!

Each booth includes lunch & refreshments for 2 attendees. Additional attendees are $50/person.

Event Cancellation Policy
All cancellation requests must be received, in writing, by February 21st. You will receive a full refund of fees paid. Refunds will not be issued for no-shows or cancellation requests received after this date.

Hotel Booking: Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

The special rate of $239 will be available 3 days before and after the date of the event. Subject to availability.

Call the Reservations Team toll free at 1 888 627 7175  and ask for the ‘Apply to Education Job Fair March 2020’ Group Rate. If you prefer to book online, please visit the link below:

Book your group rate for Apply to Education Job Fair Spring 2020

The cut-off date is February 5th, after which date, the Sheraton will continue to accept new requests subject to hotel availability and prevailing rates.

Candidate statistics from the Fall 2019 EdTalent Job Fair

Position Candidates
Elementary Teacher 1,940
Secondary Teacher 1,453
French Teacher 343
Principal/Headmaster 134
SpecEd Teacher 621
Clerical/Admin 765
ECE 855
Educational Assistant 1,333
Library Tech 239
Specialist 295

83 SCHOOLS RECRUITED AT EdTalent fall 2019

The following schools recruited to fill 1,500+ positions.

Greater Toronto Area School Boards
  1. Dufferin-Peel Catholic
  2. Durham
  3. Durham Catholic
  4. Peel
  5. Toronto
  6. Toronto Catholic
  7. York Catholic
  8. York Region
Ontario School Boards
  1. Avon Maitland
  2. Conseil Scolaire Viamonde
  3. Greater Essex County
  4. Halton Catholic
  5. Hamilton-Wentworth
  6. Keewatin-Patricia
  7. Limestone
  8. Ottawa-Carleton
  9. Peterborough VNC Catholic
  10. Renfrew County Catholic
  11. Simcoe Muskoka Catholic
  12. Superior Greenstone
  13. Upper Canada
  14. Upper Grand
  15. Waterloo Catholic
  16. Waterloo Region
  17. Wellington Catholic
BC School Boards
  1. Make a Future – Careers in BC Education
  2. School District #28 – Quesnel
  3. School District #33 – Chilliwack
  4. School District #34 - Abbotsford
  5. School District #35 – Langley
  6. School District #36 – Surrey Schools
  7. School District #37 – Delta
  8. School District #39 – Vancouver
  9. School District #41 – Burnaby
  10. School District #46 – Sunshine Coast
  11. School District #48 – Sea to Sky
  12. School District #52 – Prince Rupert
  13. School District #60 – Peace River North
  14. School District #82 – Coast Mountains
  15. School District #91 – Nechako Lakes
Alberta School Boards
  1. Edmonton Catholic Schools
  2. Golden Hills School Division No. 75
  3. Northland School Division
  4. Rocky View Schools
Quebec School Boards
  1. Central Québec School Board
  2. Cree School Board
  3. Kativik School Board
New Brunswick School Board
  1. Anglophone West School District
First Nation Schools
  1. Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education
  2. Attawapiskat First Nation
  3. Bigstone Cree
  4. Cross Lake Education Authority
  5. Eabametoong First Nation
  6. Grassy Narrows School
  7. Innu Education
  8. Nelson House EA
  9. Nisichawayasi Nehetho
  10. North Caribou Lake FN Education
  11. Oneida Nation of the Thames
  12. Pikangikum Education Authority
  13. Pukatawagan Education Authority
  14. Shibogama First Nation Council
  15. Webequie First Nation
  16. Wunnumin Lake EA
Independent Schools, International Schools & Recruiters
  1. Al-Hekma International School
  2. Appleby College
  3. Catholic Independent Schools Vancouver
  4. CIS Ontario
  5. Emirates National School
  6. Engage Education
  7. Foresight International Education Center
  8. Head Starts in Learning
  9. IntEd Consulting
  10. Maple Leaf Educational Systems
  11. Mulgrave School
  12. Network of International Christian Schools
  13. NOIC Academy
  14. Prep Academy Tutors
  15. Queen’s University – Overseas Recruiting
  16. Randstad Education
  17. St. George’s School
  18. Surrey Christian School
  19. TeacherActive
  20. Teach For Canada

EdRecruit Pre-Job Fair Workshop

Thursday, March 5, 2020

 Become A Top Employer in Education

In advance of EdTalent we will be offering a highly interactive workshop to take your recruiting to the next level.

Introducing EdRecruit: Best Practices for Engaging and Recruiting New Grads in Education, and all other non teaching positions.

EdRecruit is designed to improve the success of anyone involved in the hiring of teachers and non teaching positions within the k-12 school system. Learn best practices from other organizations, discover new approaches, and engage with a leading expert in campus recruiting.

Workshop facilitated by Industry expert and award-winning speaker, Graham Donald, President of Brainstorm Consulting.


Graham Donald

Founder & President

Brainstorm Strategy Group Inc.

Graham Donald is one of North America’s leading experts on attracting, recruiting, and engaging students and graduates.

He founded Brainstorm Strategy Group in 2003 where he supports major employers and post-secondary institutions’ success through research, training, and strategic consulting. His clients include KPMG, PwC, TD Bank, University of Toronto, Deloitte, GE, McGill University, HSBC, UBC, Rutgers University, Kraft, and many others.

He chairs several conferences annually including Future Workforce, the Campus Recruiting Forums in cities across Canada and the USA, the Canadian Career Development Summit, and the Strategic Enrolment Marketing & Management Forum.

He is also the lead researcher for the annual Brainstorm Student Career Interests Report which provides insights into the career preferences and intentions of university and college students across Canada. Over the past 15 years he has engaged more than 200,000 students in this research.

He is currently focused full-time on training and advising leaders in career development and student recruiting through Brainstorm Strategy Group. He received both his BA and MBA from the University of Toronto


9:30 – 10:00     Registration

10:00 – 10:15   Welcome & Introductions

10:15 – 11:15   Understanding Gen Z and Today’s Education Students

  • Gain a deeper understanding of Gen Z and the characteristics that drive their career decision-making.
    • Who are the next generation of teachers? How do they differ from Millennials?
    • What are their career goals?
    • How will they choose their next opportunity?
    • What do student’s value in a prospective employer?

11:15 – 11:30   Networking Break

11:30 – 12:30  Leveraging Employer Branding & Your Employer Value Proposition

  • Take a deeper look at what your organization has to offer from an employer brand standpoint.
    • What is an employer brand and how does it affect recruitment?
    • What is the Employer Value Proposition (EVP) that your board offers prospective hires?
    • How can a school board connect and convey its offers to persuade the right candidates to accept?

12:30 – 1:30     Lunch

1:30 – 2:45      Developing Key Messages & Engaging Stories

  • Work on developing more effective messaging to create interest among prospective teachers and non teaching candidates.
    • The focus will be on both first impression – how to initiate a connection – as well as on creating deeper interest and even engagement through impactful stories that will connect with candidates.

2:45 – 3:00       Networking & Refreshment Break

3:00 – 4:15      10 Strategies for Engaging Job Candidates in the 2020s

4:15 – 4:30       Discussion of Next Steps & Closing Remarks

Location: The location will be confirmed by February 14.  Sheraton Hotel or Apply To Education Headquarters.


Early Bird pricing ends February 5th, 2020

  • Single person – $595
  • 2 to 4 people – $495 per person
  • 5 to 10 people – $395 per person

Regular pricing

  • Single person – $695
  • 2 to 4 people – $595 per person
  • 5 to 10 people – $495 per person
For more information on EdRecruit contact Nathan at 416-932-6789 or nlaurie@applytoeducation.com