Criminal Record Check
Information for the applicant - 2017-18 school year
All new employees, volunteers, service providers, individuals requiring a placement for professional certification and others (the "applicant") are required to provide a Criminal Record Check that is satisfactory to the board prior to the commencement of any duties. The Criminal Record Check must meet all of the conditions outlined below:
Must have been completed by a police service within the preceding 6 months
Must include a Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS) including
record suspensions (formerly pardons) for sexual offences
Must be an original
It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the above conditions are met. Any cost related to obtaining the Criminal Record Check is the sole responsibility of the applicant.
The original copy of the Criminal Record Check, and any additional information requested, will become the property of the Peel District School Board, and will not be returned, copied or forwarded to any other institution or individual. The original Criminal Record Check should be hand delivered, if possible, to Human Resources Support Services, 2nd floor, 5650 Hurontario Street, Mississauga, ON L5R 1C6, in a sealed envelope addressed to Eileen Martak, Acting Employee Relations Officer, Recruitment and Retention. The envelope should be marked confidential, include the applicant's full name and nature of duties (employment, volunteer, placement, etc.), and the words "Criminal Record Check". This is an important document.
The Board's recommendation to select an individual for duties is conditional upon the receipt and review of an original Criminal Record Check. The applicant must obtain a Criminal Record Check
reside. Police Services usually require the applicant to complete a form and provide one or two pieces of photo identification before they access the CPIC (Canadian Police Information Centre) database electronically. Searches completed by any private company or organization other than a police service
Please be advised of the following:
Should the applicant submit a Criminal Record Check showing evidence of a police record, confirmation of his/her duties will be postponed pending a review of the information. A police record will not necessarily disqualify the applicant. The Peel District School Board reserves the right to request the applicant to provide additional information with regard to his/her application for duties. The final decision will be made by the Director of Human Resources Support Services in consultation with the "Criminal Record Check Management Review Committee".
lengthy. Some searches can take in excess of 12 weeks to complete.
- Some police services include information regarding police contact under the
Act as part of the VSC process; others do not. The Peel District School Board treats all information it receives through the Criminal Record Check and VSC process consistent with its obligations under the Ontario
Code. Unless and until the Board policy is changed,
- Many police services can provide the applicant with multiple originals if requested at the time of application (if required e.g. student placements/service providers).
Below are the requirements which are unique for some particular Police Services:
If you live in: You must:
Police Vulnerable Sector Check form directly from Peel Police Headquarters,
7750 Hurontario St., Brampton or at the Square One Community Station, 100 City Center Dr. (east side, outside near transit loop).
Volunteers only: obtain a
Form A and Community Organization and Volunteer Authorization Letter from the school where you wish to volunteer.
obtain a criminal record search that meets the conditions outlined by presenting a completed "Consent to Disclosure of Personal Information" form
AND/OR "Request for Vulnerable Sector Check" form.
Please contact Human Resources Support Services at the Peel District School Board (H.J.A. Brown Education Centre) at
905-890-1010, ext. 2832
to obtain this form. The form must be presented to the detachment when requesting the Criminal Record Check so that the appropriate search can be completed.
obtain a criminal record search that meets the conditions outlined by presenting a completed "Consent to Disclosure of Personal Information" form.
Please contact Human Resources Support Services at the Peel District School Board (H.J.A. Brown Education Centre) at 905-890-1010, ext. 2832
to obtain the form. The form must be presented to the Toronto Police Service when requesting the Criminal Record Check so that the appropriate search can be completed.
In addition to a Criminal Record Check, all new employees are also required to submit an "External Applicant Disclosure Form" prior to the commencement of employment.
Please contact your hiring coordinator to obtain this form.
If you require further information, please call 905-890-1010, ext. 2832.