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TFS is a leading independent educational institution that has been instrumental in the shaping of today’s Canada, as the first French immersion school in the country and pioneer of bilingualism. We are an extremely diverse community that sets out to develop multilingual critical thinkers who celebrate difference, transcend borders and strive for the betterment of humankind. Throughout our history, TFS students have been characterized by their academic ambition, as well as by their determination to acquire an international perspective on local and global affairs.

In pursuit of this mission, TFS recruits excellent educators who are deeply committed to the highest standards of teaching and learning, and who also share our passion for the all-round development of students as accomplished individuals and responsible citizens. Our teachers benefit from exceptional professional learning opportunities and a very competitive compensation package.

TFS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults, and all of our staff and volunteers are expected to undergo child protection screening.

We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement.

“TFS-Canada’s International School is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.”

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  • What we look for in our teachers

     
    • Academic qualifications and teaching credentials
    • Strong French or English language skills (where required), with bilingual skills (French-English) preferred
    • Ability to share subject knowledge with enthusiasm, inspire a love of learning and encourage students’ personal growth
    • Familiarity with trends in education and technology
    • Leadership and curriculum development skills
    • Recognition of, and respect for, diversity and individual differences
    • Dedicated team player who will contribute to TFS’ mission

  • What we offer our teachers

     
    • A stimulating work environment and the opportunity to deliver an enriched curriculum
    • The opportunity to work with colleagues from a variety of multicultural backgrounds
    • Students from diverse backgrounds who are intellectually curious and relish a challenging program
    • Extensive professional development opportunities
    • A competitive compensation/benefits package, including the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan
    • Superior working conditions
    • A beautiful, scenic campus in Toronto with historic buildings alongside state-of-the-art facilities and a wooded ravine
    • A well-established and welcoming campus for elementary students in Mississauga on the outskirts of Toronto

    If you are a qualified educator with superior teaching skills, a demonstrated commitment to co-curricular activities and the development of the whole child, please contact us to explore teaching opportunities at TFS. We may not have an immediate opening, but we are interested in speaking with you.
  • What we look for in our administration team members


    Our administration staff is chosen for the breadth and depth of their knowledge and skills and their determination to keep TFS at the forefront of teaching and learning. Occasionally, openings come up on our administrative team, in our branches or in the business office, admissions, advancement and alumni relations, human resources, IT, and marketing and communications departments.

Career Opportunities

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  • Advancement Communications Specialist

     
    Position: Contract - 2 years
    Position Type: .8 – 1 FTE
    Hours of work:  9am to 5pm (with one hour unpaid lunch), Monday to Friday
    Classification: TBD
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Start Date: Immediate
     
    About the position:

    Reporting to the Manager, Annual Giving and Communications, you have a passion for and strong experience in writing materials in support of various fundraising channels and activities. You will create compelling content for donors, parents and alumni. You will be working collaboratively with the Foundation team to write and edit communications required to promote the annual giving campaign and contribute to the development of new communications in support of a large comprehensive campaign. Through all stages of the donor cycle (identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship), your work will encourage engagement and philanthropic support to TFS – Canada’s International School. You will also provide support to our alumni communications, including social media and online content. This role is key to providing a positive donor experience, which will help to effectively acquire and retain donors, and engage alumni in personal and meaningful ways.
     
    You will be responsible for the following:
     
    • Write, edit and update compelling content for donors, parents and alumni that reinforces the case for support including, but not limited to, annual giving appeals (email, letter), funding proposals, gift announcements, impact reports, content for digital media
    • Work closely with the Manager of Annual Giving and Communications to develop the Foundation’s communication strategy
    • Working closely with the School’s communications department, assist in the development and execution of an integrated social media strategy for the campaign and alumni community, ensuring that all channels and related messaging are aligned.
    • Collaborate with the Major Gifts team to develop major donor communication strategies. Support the development of cases for support and sophisticated lead and major gift proposals
    • Contribute to new communications vehicles in support of the campaign (e.g. newsletters, blogs).
    • Write speeches for senior leadership for donor, parent and alumni events.
    • Conduct primary research, conduct interviews, write, edit and proof internal and external communications (i.e. funding priority descriptions, donor/volunteer stories, impact stories).
    • Help coordinate the development and production of print and electronic communication related to all aspects of the Foundation’s work.
    • Work closely and proactively with departments and branches across the school to understand TFS’ unique value propositions and effectively make the case for support or demonstrate impact of support, as appropriate.
    • Help execute the plan and calendar for all Foundation communications to donors, parents and alumni at all stages of the donor cycle. Develop work back schedules and creative briefs.
    • Be available and eager to attend and assist at events and initiatives across the campus.

    What we offer:

    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development
     
    Who we are looking for:

    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
    • Post-secondary degree in Communications, English, Journalism or related field
    • Proven track record over 5 or more years in creating a variety of compelling donor communications and adept at connecting with an audience at an emotional, yet highly sophisticated, level that aligns with the case for support and the institutional voice and brand
    • A high degree of comfort and experience in adapting writing style to fit the author, audience, and voice of the piece, with a passion for effective story-telling
    • Ability to synthesize concepts and ideas into clear, concise and compelling written and designed documents.
    • Experience writing professionally in French (European) would be a definite asset
    • Prior experience in an academic environment would be an asset
    • Exceptional grammatical skills, with a comfort in providing editing support for leaders in the Foundation
    • An eye for detail, extremely organized and the ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines with high standards of quality and accuracy
    • A flexible self-starter, receptive to challenges, who maintains a positive, professional and collaborative attitude
    • Creative problem-solver who will bring a fresh perspective to the team
    • Tact and diplomacy skills in addition to awareness and ability to work within an environment that requires confidentiality
    • Effectively manages time and thoughtfully thinks through how to bring a project to fruition.  Ability to work effectively under pressure of high volume and multiple deadlines.
    • Enjoys building relationships of trust across a diverse organization
    • Proficient in word processing and internet search.  Experience working with web-authoring technology and desktop and web publishing tools are an asset.
    • A professional who believes in the mission of the school
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • Advancement Services Specialist

    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full time
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    Branch:Foundation
    Start Date: October 1st, 2019
     
     
    An opportunity for impact
     
    The Advancement Services Specialist is a new position within the newly formed TFS Foundation, which was created to lead the largest comprehensive campaign in the school’s history.  Ours is a small and diverse community of highly committed parents and alumni with higher than average net worth. Within that context, we offer the opportunity to truly get to know and understand our community and what motivates them to engage and contribute.  
    As a key member of the Foundation this position has responsibility for a broad scope of
    information management and data analysis services in support of a Campaign focused on
    individual major gifts. 
     
    About the position
     
    The Advancement Services Specialist oversees the information management and systems of the Foundation to enable the team to meet its fundraising objectives as it heads into a major capital campaign. Enabling the effective management and use of parent, prospect, donor and alumni information to build relationships through all stages of the donor cycle (identification, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship), is central to success in this role. Creating and executing on analysis and reporting needs that support pipeline activities, revenue monitoring and event management is a key requirement. You will conduct prospect research and manage, analyze and interpret all information housed in the database, digital platforms and records related to Advancement activities.  You will develop and update guidelines and policies related to management and use of information and systems. Additionally, you will be responsible for the creation and tracking of gifts and pledges, and measurement of key performance indicators on a regular basis. 
     
    Reporting to the Manager of Annual Program & Alumni Relations, the key responsibilities of this role include:


    • Database and Digital Systems Management:
      • Responsible for timely and accurate processing of all gifts, including the generation of pledge reminders, acknowledgements and tax receipts, ensuring compliance with the school’s Finance team and Canada Revenue Agency guidelines.
      • Act as the database administrator for the Foundation and complete regular maintenance on the data stored within Raiser’s Edge, including monthly, quarterly and annual processes to ensure data integrity and security.
      • Develop business processes and systems to increase efficiency and to ensure consistency with TFS – Canada’s International School’s policies and procedures and best-practice  standards. 
      • Update and maintain the major gift pipeline and moves management reporting framework utilizing the prospect module of Raiser’s Edge.
      • Train the team on using the database effectively and to maintain excellent data standards.
      • Manage integration with other related systems including student information system, digital alumni community, web-based transaction systems and third-party reporting tools.
     
    • Prospect Research and Management:
      • Conduct prospect research on potential major gift prospects including wealth indicators and the development of profiles for use with Board level volunteers.
      • Contract with vendors to analyze and segment prospects and community members to enable targeted relationship management.
      • Work with the team to determine requirements for prospect and pipeline analysis and management, gift analysis and event management and develop accurate, user-friendly reports. 
      • Analyze information across platforms to Identify potential volunteers within the community with specific experience and skills. 
     
    • Reports:
      • Manage all requests for information from Raiser’s Edge and develop queries, exports and reports required for reconciliation, audit, analysis, strategic planning, donor recognition programs, etc.
      • Provide regular status reports and program summaries to senior staff and Board volunteers on progress, highlights and issues related to all types of prospect activity, relationship management and donor giving.
      • Liaise with the Business Office to reconcile charitable donations on a monthly basis, and provide support in preparation for the annual audit.


    • Donor Services:
      • Support the Manager and President in the creation and management of the Foundation budget, including expenditure coding and tracking.
      • Develop processes for the team to manage donor recognition and stewardship to ensure all obligations are tracked, monitored and met, including the generation of all donor recognition lists and stewardship financial reports.
      • Produce mailing and invitation lists and support the coordination of all mailings and email blasts, including but not limited to annual giving solicitations, invitations to events and other communication activities.
      • Respond to queries regarding charitable gifts. 
     
    • Other :
      • Provide support and input into the development of the operations plan for the Foundation and develop protocols in response to new strategic directions and projects. 
      • Make recommendations on software and systems that will improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Department.
      • Work collaboratively with key functional areas and leads including Finance, IT, Major Gifts, Annual Giving, Events, etc. 
      • Maintain a working knowledge of significant industry trends and database features. 
     
      
    What we offer


    We operate in a fast paced, stimulating and multilingual environment as a small, dynamic team where relationships and mutual support are fundamental to how we operate and achieve our goals. Beyond this exceptional environment, TFS offers competitive employment packages, including:

    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development and personal growth
    • Working in a school environment that is supportive of parents/families, we offer generous vacation time and flexible working conditions during summer months and during other scheduled school holidays (i.e. Winter break )
     
    To find out more about the TFS offer, please visit our website.
     
     
    Who we are looking for

    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:

    • Bachelor’s degree is required with 3-5 years’ experience in database administration and management in a fundraising environment.
    • French is an asset.
    • Experience and expert knowledge of CRM systems and processes is a requirement.
    • Experience with Raiser’s Edge is an asset. 
    • Excellent analytical and research skills and the ability to problem-solve using sound judgment and discretion. 
    • Keen understanding of donor needs, constantly striving to improve the donor experience.
    • Appreciation and understanding of various gift vehicles and their charitable tax implications.
    • Ability to work effectively with all levels within the organization and build collaborative relationships. 
    • Outstanding organizational skills and high level of accuracy with the ability to multi-task and work under pressure to meet deadlines. 
    • Ability to work autonomously and as a member of a team in a fast-paced, high volume and professional environment, managing multiple priorities.
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills. 
    • Goal-orientation with excellent communication and project management skills.
    • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office
     

    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided. 
  • Alumni Relations Officer

    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full time 
    Hours of work: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday
    Location: Toronto Campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 
    Branch: TFS Foundation
    Start Date: November 2019

     
    About The Position 

    Reporting to the Director of Philanthropy, the Alumni Relations Officer will be responsible for creating a robust alumni program and implementing an effective engagement strategy to build alumni relationships and a culture of philanthropy among TFS’ 2,900 alumni. The Alumni Relations Officer will be responsible for executing strategic events and programs, communication initiatives and launching digital platforms to grow engagement among the alumni community. As an integral member of the TFS Foundation, you will be a main point of contact for our alumni community members, the TFS Alumni Association Executive, and the Alumni Recognition Committee.
     
    The Alumni Relations Officer is responsible for the following: 

    • In conjunction with the Director of Philanthropy, develop and implement the alumni relations strategy to achieve annual engagement and philanthropy goals with alignment to TFS’ upcoming Capital Campaign.
    • In conjunction with the Director of Philanthropy, manage the alumni relations budget and execute programs within available resources by monitoring and tracking expenses within the budget.
    • To create and implement innovative programs to achieve engagement goals such as:
      • Launch digital platforms for alumni engagement and communication 
      • Identify and coordinate mentorship opportunities between alumni, young alumni  and current students
      • Manage alumni awards and the awarding process, in working with key nominating and selection committees
      • Plan and execute impactful, high quality alumni events and act as main contact with vendors
      • Work with colleagues from the TFS Archives to leverage resources and create  exceptional alumni experiences
    • Evaluate program performance through measurement and tracking and make recommendations for changes to enhance engagement effectiveness and philanthropic affinity.
    • Collaborate with the Major Gifts team to identify and cultivate potential donors, while providing exceptional stewardship to current alumni donors. 
    • Lead content development for the school’s and alumni’s communications (including blogs, newsletters, reports, social media posts, etc.).
    • Maintain current and accurate information in Raiser’s Edge.
    • Other projects/duties as assigned.  

    What We Offer

    We operate in a fast paced, stimulating and multilingual environment as a small, dynamic team where relationships and mutual support are fundamental to how we operate and achieve our goals. Beyond this exceptional environment, TFS offers competitive employment packages, including:
    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development and personal growth
    • Working in a school environment that is supportive of parents/families, we offer generous vacation time and flexible working conditions during the summer months and during other scheduled school holidays (i.e. Winter break )

    To find out more about the TFS offer, please visit our website.

     
    Who We Are Looking For

    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal individual for this position will have the below:  

    Experience in:
    • Strategic planning and program execution.
    • Alumni Relations and/or fundraising.
    • Working in Independent Schools is an asset.
    • Knowledge of Canadian philanthropic environments and understanding sector trends.
    • Event planning, execution and management.
    • Develop and manage social media content and platforms.
    • Budget management and expense tracking.
    • Recruiting, managing, and motivating volunteers. 

    Qualifications:
    • Relevant university degree and/or post graduate certificate (or equivalent) in fundraising, event management and/or alumni relations.  
    • 5 years of experience in alumni relations, fundraising and/or program management with a proven track record of success. 
    • Consideration will be given to a combination of education and experience. 

    Required competencies:
    • Fluent in English; knowledge of French or Mandarin is an asset.
    • Outstanding communication skills (written and verbal).
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships across multiple constituencies.
    • Excellent problem solving skills and solution orientation; sound decision-making ability with a positive "can do" attitude. 
    • Experience with Raiser’s Edge, Graduway and Net Directories is an asset.
    • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).   
    • Strong event management skills, with attention to details.
    • Strong time management and project management skills; ability to establish priorities, plan and manage multiple activities with coinciding deadlines.  
    • Continuous improvement orientation through excellent data measurement and analysis.
    • Ability to calmly and effectively work in a fast paced environment and be adaptable to changing needs.
    • Working with and supporting volunteers, committees and colleagues.
    • Works well independently and as a team player.

    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
     
  • Childcare Assistant

     
    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full Time 
    Hours of work:  8:30 am to 3:30pm
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch:La p’tite école(Age 2 – Grade 1) 
    Start Date: September, 2019
     
     
    About the position
     
    Reporting to the Branch Principal and/or her delegate, and working with classroom and resource teachers, you will be responsible for the following:

    • Assisting educators
    • Helping educators prep activities and materials that support lesson plans; posting on the bulletin boards
    • Participating in lessons, outings and field trips as needed
    • Supervising, engaging, guiding and providing in-class support to students alone or in groups as required by the educator
    • Conferencing with educator to plan and debrief activities, sharing student observations
    • Supervising and helping students during snack, lunch, bathroom, nap and recess time; getting ready before and after recess – clothes, shoes, etc. (Ability to bend, crouch, kneel)
    • Helping maintain a tidy, clean, healthy, safe and secure environment; monitoring students re. allergies (food, hand washing, etc.)
    • Monitoring student behavior and using positive discipline
    • Replacing in the classroom during meetings
    • Using appropriate language (reinforce French language) and interactions, modeling positive behavior
    • Maintaining a collaborative relationship with all stakeholders
    • Performing other related duties as assigned 


    What we offer
     
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:

    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development
     

    Who we are looking for
     
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
     
    • Excellent French skills (oral and written)
    • Minimum 2 years’ relevant experience with children (pre-school, primary and junior levels)
    • A clear Health and Vulnerable Sector check
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, respectful and diplomatic communication skills with
    • Sstudents, parents and staff
    • Strong work ethic and effective time management skills
    • Independent and reliable team player, flexible with the ability to work in a demanding environment and to transition easily depending on the situation
    • Proven effective conflict resolution and problem solving skills
    • Discretion
    • Trained as an Early Childhood Educator (ECE) would be an asset
    • Valid First Aid/CPR Certification would be an asset
    • Valid Food Handler’s Certification would be an asset 
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
     
     
  • Etude supervisor

    PositionCasual
    Hours of work:  4pm to 6pm, Monday to Friday
    Location: Toronto Campus - 218Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    Branch: Senior School (Grade 6 – Level V) 
    Effective from: immediately until June 19th, 2020
    Hourly Rate: $24.52
     

    About the position
    Reporting to the Principal or/and his delegates, you will be responsible for the following:
    • supervising and guiding children to complete their homework assignments
    • providing a secure environment
    • preparing snacks
    • any other related duties such as keeping records of attendance up to date
     
    What we offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development
     
    Who we are looking for
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
    •  Excellent French skills (oral and written)
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • Executive Director, The Learning Forum


    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, THE LEARNING FORUM
    Toronto, Ontario

    The pioneer of French immersion in Canada, TFS is Canada’s International School. The country’s largest independent school – serving students from age two to university entrance - TFS teaches the curricula of the Ministries of Education of France and Ontario within the framework of the International Baccalaureate. Co-educational, non-denominational, and located in one of the world’s most diverse cities, TFS develops critical thinkers who celebrate difference, transcend borders, and strive for the betterment of humankind.

    The Learning Forum at TFS is an acknowledged and valued leader in providing comprehensive, integrated learning and social-emotional support and guidance services along each step of the student’s learning journey. As Executive Director of The Learning Forum, you will lead a 20-person department that is integral to the School and woven into its very fabric. The Learning Forum’s programmes implement research-informed best practices for learning well, and support personalized/differentiated instruction for students with specific learning profiles. A focus on wellness and building social-emotional skills is foundational to The Learning Forum’s programmes.
     
    A member of the Head of School’s Council determining the strategic direction of the School, the next Executive Director of The Learning Forum will have strong academic credentials, including a Bachelor of Education, teaching experience, qualifications or experience in special education and/or counselling, and a Master’s degree. A respected educational leader with a successful record of team management in an independent or international school, you have a deep, research-based knowledge of pedagogical approaches and learning strategies, and an appetite for innovation. You have some facility in understanding and speaking French, an international perspective, and an appreciation for the diversity of the School’s faculty, students, and staff. Ideally, you understand the French and Ontario curricula as well as the IB continuum.
     
    Embracing the School’s values of integrity, discernment, respect, and engagement, you will be a passionate supporter of TFS students and a valued resource to their families. This is an opportunity to join a remarkable team, as part of a School that is empowering some of the country’s most promising young people as they prepare for success in today’s global world.
     
    All responses to Caldwell Partners are confidential. Please indicate your interest in Project 190607 at www.caldwellpartners.com/apply.php



  • Facilities Manager

    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full time 
    Location: Toronto campus
    Branch: Facilities
    Start Date: November 2019
     
     
    About the position

    Reporting to the Executive Director, Facilities and Operations, the Facilities Manager, will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and maintenance, capital improvements, managing personnel, and finances for the Facilities department. The incumbent will be responsible for development and implementation of programs to ensure that the school is compliant with all legislation relevant to physical plant operations; leadership, direction and development of staff; and providing an inviting, safe and sustainable learning environment for the school. 
     
    Specific Accountabilities:
    • Maintenance and Operations Responsibilities include:

      • Manages on-site operations and maintenance contracted staff.
      • Oversees Custodial contracted staff and ensure quality assurance program is maintained and efficient operation is achieved.
      • Manages the in-house grounds staff as well as the contracted summer and winter maintenance contractors.
      • Completes routine inspections of facilities, and ensures the facilities are kept a level representative of the institution.
      • Assists in the development of an annual plan for demand and preventative maintenance that leverages the opportunities throughout the year.

    • Project Management Responsibilities include:

      • Identifies deferred maintenance and facility renewal for the campus, plans, schedules and coordinates with customers for the need and execution of maintenance, renovations and facility renewal projects.
      • Assists the Executive Director in project development and execution of the school’s capital plans and projects.
      • Assists in the development of Request for service prequalification, Request for Proposals, and Requests for Quotations for both operations and project works.
      • Provides assistance in project management for projects including researching requirements, hire consultants, develop project specifications and tender documents, budget control, scheduling and compliance supervision, completes final inspection and compiles deficiency lists on work/projects assigned.  Ensures all required permits are obtained and works closely with City Building Officials, Fire Department, and Ministry of Labour. Reviews, verifies, co-ordinates and consults with requesters on renovation and remodeling requests on-site inspections to ensure that the quality of work is being performed during the construction process.  

    • Safety and Security Responsibilities include:

      • Development and implementation of security policies, protocols and procedures
      • Control budgets for security operations and monitor expenses
      • Plan and coordinate security operations for specific events
      • Coordinate staff when responding to emergencies and alarms
      • Review reports on incidents and breaches, Investigate and resolve issues
      • Reviews, evaluates and enhances the health and safety programs; represents the department at the School’s Joint Health and Safety Committee.

    • Additional Responsibilities:
      • Coordinates facilities rentals and events.
      • Assists in providing staff training programs for continuous improvement in building maintenance and operations.
      • Assists in the maintenance of drawing data bases, equipment records, and intuitional standards.
      • Researches existing drawings, surveys job sites and makes determination and/or computations to produce as built originals.  Verification will be conducted by taking field measurements and calculating areas to identify the amount of space being used for various activities i.e., office, classroom, laboratory etc. (facility space audit).
      • Assists in the development of the Facilities budget and implements preventive maintenance programs within allocated budgets.
      • Reviews, evaluates and enhances energy conservation initiatives.
      • Maintains and modifies existing drawings consistent with up-to-date information.
      • Supports both the Toronto and West campus in all aspects.

    What we offer
     
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development
     

    Who we are looking for
     
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
    • A three years’ diploma/degree from an accredited post-secondary institution with major studies in Engineering, Management or a related field.  A diploma/degree in Mechanical, Electrical engineering or Architecture is preferred.
    • Accreditation as a Certified Facilities Manager, Facilities Management Professional, or Building Environmental Systems training is preferred.
    • Five years of progressive management experience in plant and building maintenance, preferably in an institutional setting of 500,000 sq.ft. or larger and significant experience in the field of plant and systems operations, (CMMS, BES) facilities management and/or construction.
    • Demonstrated experience in managing a large and diversified work force.
    • Sound knowledge of applicable building, fire and safety codes, acts, regulations, and basic engineering practices. For example, WHIMS, Elevating Devices Act, Workers’ Compensation Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act; computerized maintenance and environmental systems, commercial and industrial heating, air conditioning, ventilation, plumbing and electrical systems and the use of uninterrupted power supplies (UPS.)
    • Knowledgeable in the preparation and management of budgets.
    • Excellent customer service, communication and human relations skills to interact effectively with the School’s multi-cultural/international/ able students, staff, and the public, including all levels of trades and management personnel.
    • Excellent organizational, time management, problem-solving skills; a team player/leader, excellent track record in communicating with and motivating staff.
    • Access to a reliable vehicle is required for travel to other campuses.
    • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD, MS Suite, MS Project, and understanding of any CMMS preferred.
    • French is an asset. 

     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • Lunchroom Supervisors

    PositionLunchroom supervisors - Casual
    Hours of work:  11am to 1.30pm, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
    Location: Toronto Campus - 318 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    Branch: Senior School (Grade 6 – Level V) 
    Effective from: immediately until June 19th, 2020
    Hourly Rate: $20.64
     
    About the position
    Reporting to the Principal and/or his delegates, you will be responsible for supervising children during their lunch breaks whilst providing them with a secure environment. You may assist other lunchroom supervisors as and when needed. 

    What we offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development

    Who we are looking for
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
    •  Excellent French skills (oral and written)
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
     
  • Maths and Sciences Teacher

    Position: Permanent 
    Position Type: Full time
    Language of Instruction: Bilingual (French and English)
    Start Date: September 1, 2019
     
    What we offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development 

    Who we are looking for
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
     
    • Excellent French and English skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed.)
    • Minimum of 2 to 4 years of a solid and proven experience of teaching math and science, preferably at the primary-intermediate level
    • Participation in IB Workshops 
    • Knowledge of both the French and Ontario programs, as well as the pedagogical frameworks of the PYP and MYP programs of the IB
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • Shop Assistant

     
    Position:Casual
    Position Type:  Part time
    Hours: 8am to 12am
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Start : September 2019

    About the position
    Reporting to the Manager of the TFS Shop, the duties and responsibilities of this position will include the following:
    • Greet customers to the Shop and provide assistance with merchandise selection
    • Advise customers on use and care of merchandise, and provide advice concerning specialized products
    • Prepare merchandise for sale / purchase
    • Process sales transactions using the mode of payment (cash, credit/debit card) selected by the customer if required
    • Assist in display of merchandise
    • Maintain sales / merchandise ordering records in accordance with internal control procedures for inventory control
    • Operate computerized inventory record keeping and re-ordering systems
    • May be required to lift heavy objects, climb ladders or stand for an extended period of time
    • Other duties as assigned
    Due to the nature of this role, the individual is expected to be flexible with their working hours.

    Who we are looking for
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
    • Excellent communication skills in English
    • Demonstrate sales ability and product knowledge
    • Customer service skills:  Respectful, attentive to customer’s needs
    • Ability to work well with others
    • Ability to speak in French and/or Mandarin would be an important asset
     
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • Supply Teachers - Junior School

    Position: Short Term Occasional Replacement
    Language of Instruction: French
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch:Junior School(Grade 2-5)
    Start Date: Occasional as needed
     
    Who we are looking for
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
     
    • Excellent French skills (native-like fluency)
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed. or equivalent)
    • Minimum two years of teaching experience at the primary level (Grade 2-5)
    • Primary Years Program (PYP) training and experience are great assets
    • Being certified by the French Ministry of Education is also a great asset
     
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé here. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • Supply Teachers - West Campus

    Position: Short Term Occasional Replacement
    Language of Instruction: French
    Location: West Campus - 1293 Meredith Avenue, Mississauga, Ontario, L5E 2E6
    Branch: West Campus(PK - Grade 7)
    Start Date: Occasional as needed
     
    Who we are looking for
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
     
    • Excellent French skills (native-like fluency)
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed. or equivalent)
    • Minimum two years of teaching experience at the primary level (Grade 2-5)
    • Primary Years Program (PYP) training and experience are great assets
    • Being certified by the French Ministry of Education is also a great asset
     
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé here. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • Teacher - Educational Assistant - West Campus

    Position: Long Term Occasional Replacement 
    Position Type: Full time
    Language of Instruction: Bilingual [French and English]
    Hours of work37.5hours
    Location: West Campus - 1293 Meredith Avenue, Mississauga, Ontario, L5E 2E6 
    Branch:West Campus (PK - Grade 7)
    Start Date: January 2020
     
     
    About the position

    Reporting to the Principal and/or his delegates, (and working in collaboration with the teachers and resource teachers) you will be responsible to:
    • Work collaboratively with the homeroom teacher and specialist
    • Work directly with a group of students under your own supervision
    • Facilitate educational activities/ workshops depending on the program in place
    • Collaborate with teachers for the welfare of students using positive discipline
    • Use appropriate language and interactions, modeling positive behavior
    • Provide support to designated teachers in the classroom with students
    • Assist in the preparation and storage of equipment used for teaching
    • Supervise lunches and/or recess
    • Replace occasionally in the classroom during meetings
    • Participate in in-house professional development
    • Perform other duties as required



    What we offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development
     

    Who we are looking for
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
     
    • Excellent French and English skills (oral and written)
    • Diploma in early childhood education (ECE) from an Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology, or a 3years CEGEP Program or an academic qualification considered equivalent
    • Minimum 2years of relevant experience with children (pre-school, primary and junior levels)
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, respectful, and diplomatic communication skills with students, parents and staff
    • Strong work ethic and effective time management skills
    • Independent and reliable team player, flexible with the ability to work in a demanding environment and to transition easily depending on the situation
    • Proven effective conflict resolution and problem solving skills
    • Discretion
     
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • Technology Integration Teacher - La p'tite école

    Position: One year contract
    Position Type: Full time or part time
    Language of Instruction: French
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: La p’tite école (Age 2 – Grade 1)
    Start Date: August 19, 2019
     
     
    About the position
     
    Reporting to the Executive Director of Innovation and Technology and under the day-to-day supervision of the Principal of La p’tite école, you will be responsible for the following:
    • Collaborate with teachers and teacher assistants to support their use of technology in the delivery and assessment of French language learning specifically and all learnings throughout the school year
    • Collaborate with teachers and teacher assistants to support their use of technology for differentiation in the classroom throughout the school year
    • Maintain and share a bookable team teaching and PD calendar
    • Deliver appropriate and accessible professional development for integration of technology providing structure and training to teachers/staff through individual, group and blended learning IT PD sessions
    • Contribute digital support resources in all areas of the curriculum to Branch and Learning Forum websites, providing platform support and training for school administrators and teachers
    • Teach French as a second language using technology and/or other resources
    • Support teachers’ use of digital classroom and communication tools including Google Apps and Notebook
    • Pilot and recommend innovative hardware and software solutions in support of teaching and learning at TFS, including collaboration with internal and external stakeholders
     
    What we offer
     
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development
     
    Who we are looking for
     
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect, and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows: 
    • Excellent French skills (oral and written, native-like)
    • Knowledge of the English language
    • Ability to teach French to non-French speaking students
    • Certified Teacher (B.Ed) is an asset
    • Knowledge of IPad in education, smart notebook software and notions on the document camera
    • Demonstrated commitment to technology integration driven by pedagogy
    • Innovative and motivated in finding ways to enhance the quality of the French language in school
    • Committed to being involved and engaged in school life
    • Strong desire to be an inspiring, motivated and values-driven educator
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
     


     

CONTACT US – HUMAN RESOURCES

Hawa Sacko-Touré
Recruitment & Retention Coordinator
Phone: 416-484-6533, ext. 4374
hsackotoure@tfs.ca
Please do not email us your résumé; be sure to use the link provided in the job descriptions.

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