FAQs

How Do I Make Myself Unavailable?

Log on to Smartfind, go to the Schedule tab, then Unavailable Dates. Be sure to include all days, full or part, for which you are unavailable to work. Also, if you are going to be unavailable to answer calls from the system be sure to use the Temporary Do Not Call tab which is found read more...

How can I access Professional Learning?

Group Professional Learning opportunities will be provided through our Local throughout the school year. Information on upcoming workshops or opportunities will be sent via email to our members and will also be posted under the Professional Learning Icon on our website. Please note: there is no funding for individual professional development.  AQ courses can be read more...

What Happens If I Don’t Follow My Collective Agreement?

Members who do not follow the Collective Agreement between their school board and ETFO Local run the risk of having disciplinary actions brought forth against them. Educate yourself on what a Collective Agreement is-http://www.etfo.ca/bargainingandagreements/pages/default.aspx Our Collective Agreement between or Local ETFO and AMDSB will be posted shortly on First Class.

Reactivation

Article 8-Union Dues and Assessments As per 8.05 in our Collective Agreement, By April 1, the board will post a reactivation package to the Elementary Occasional Teacher First Class Conference.  Occasional Teachers MUST complete and return the package to the Board by April 30 in order to be eligible to remain on the list for read more...

When Is My Offence Declaration Due?

In early April the AMDSB will post a reminder notice and link in the Elementary OT Icon on First Class which is to be completed by ALL Occasional Teahers’ no later than April 30 of each school year. *It is the responsibility of the Occasional Teacher to check the Elementary OT Icon on First Class read more...