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Teaching Divisions

Ontario teachers are initially certified with basic teaching qualifications in two of three consecutive divisions: Primary/Junior, Junior/Intermediate or Intermediate/Senior.

Teachers holding basic qualifications to teach in the Primary and Junior divisions are qualified to teach Kindergarten to Grade 6.

Teachers qualified to teach in the Junior and Intermediate divisions are qualified to teach in the Junior division, Grades 4 to 6. They are also qualified to teach in the Intermediate division, Grades 7 to 10, and are certified in a single subject taught in these grades.

Teachers qualified to teach in the Intermediate and Senior divisions require two subject specialties and are certified to teach Grades 7 to 10 and Grades 11 to 12.

Teachers with qualifications in Technological Studies have teaching specialties in one or more of the broad-based technologies.

Teachers who are of Native ancestry and hold a qualification in the Primary and Junior divisions can teach Kindergarten to Grade 6.

Teachers with qualifications in Native Language as a Second Language can teach a Native language in Kindergarten to Grade 12.

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