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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 welcomes applications from Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, persons of all sexual orientations, genders and religions, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

TFS 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, pluralism 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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  • Business Office - Bilingual Administrative Coordinator


    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full time
    Classification: BO5
    Location: 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 – On site
    Branch: Business office
    Start Date: September 2022
      


    About the role
     
    Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer is responsible for the main reception for TFS and office administration duties for the Business Office.  This role responsible for handling front office reception and administration duties including: greeting guests,  answering phones, issuing insurance certificates, contract management, and assisting the CFO as required.


     Major duties and responsibilities 
    1. Operate Central Switchboard and act as message centre and receptionist for the
    Administrative Office and School.
    1. Provide administrative assistance to the Business Office and building 306.  Main responsibilities include but are not limited to:
    • Courier and mail management
    • TFS Staff Directory
    • ID Cards and Parking Tag management
    • Facilities Rental Contract Administration and Invoicing
    • Assisting in the business office for filing, vendor management and receivables as required
    • General contract management (maintaining a system for all contracts including renewals)
    • Insurance management – issuing certificates of insurance
    • Office supply management
    • Finance duties in gathering invoice information for key departments
    • Answer all calls internal and external.
    • Provide information at all different levels, (Ex. Calendar dates, Staff names, Titles and positions, parking, trips, events, deadlines etc.
    • Act as telephone back-up during various department functions and meetings.
     
    3.     Responsible for administration supporting 306 and the Business Office including but not limited to:
    •  Responsible for management  of all Mail (internal and external)including couriers and postage machine maintenance
    •  Assist in AP and AR as required including cash receipts;  cheques, processing of childcare forms and issuing receipts
    • Prepare letters for the business office as required to parents and vendor
    • Assist in registration as required
    • Catering orders for the business office and board meetings as required
    • Responsible for maintaining all off-site storage records, recycle bins and documentation for the whole school on all campuses
    • Maintains absence management calendars for the business office and summer vacation schedules for the summer
    • Business Office and 306 supply ordering including stationary, letterhead, paper, photocopier supplies and standard office supplies ID card and Parking sticker distribution and management for all staff and students.
    • Order business cards and name cards for the whole school
    • Provide support to the business Office regarding filling and preparation of envelopes and statements for payment.
    • Maintain a calendar of all Bookings for the 306 Boardroom.
    • Maintain and create staff directory
    • Facility management contract administration including invoicing and collections
    • Set up meetings and assist CFO in various projects
    • Assist in electronic contract management and documents
    • Coordinate and create student lists for extra circular activities 
    • Calendar management for the CFO
    • Working with the Assistant to the Head of School as required
    • Finance duties in gathering invoice information for key departments
    • Other duties as required
     
     
     What we offer

    TFS is an exceptional place to work, and our offers are generous as well as competitive in the marketplace in terms of: 
    • A competitive compensation
    • An attractive group insurance package and participation in a RRSP plan or OTPP from the first day of employment
    • Generous vacation policy and additional paid time off
    • A stimulating working environment
    • Multiple professional development opportunities
    • A rewarding career where you can make a difference
     
    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:
    • Clerical/receptionist or Administrative Asssitant designation, diploma or certification from a Community College program or the equivalent.
    • Minimum of 5 years' progressive experience working as receptionist and/or as a bilingual administrative assistant in a mid-size environment.
    • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (intermediate level for Word and Excel).Experience with Google suite of applications an asset
    • Bilingualism required (French & English): oral and written.
    • Excellent customer service skills and communication skills
    • Professional pleasant presentation over the phone,
    • Polite, punctual, flexible
    • Able to exercise initiative, and be proactive in finding solutions
    • Will be required to work in a busy environment with constant interruptions requiring multi-tasking skills,
    • Use discretion and good judgment;
    • Be accurate in data processing tasks
     
    In accordance with TFS policies, all employees must complete a successful Vulnerable Screening Check with Police Services.

    TFS welcomes applications from Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

    TFS has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring vaccination for all eligible members of the community including new employees.  New employees will be required to provide their proof of vaccination to the HR department on their first day of employment. 

     Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé here as soon as possible. Please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
     
  • General TFS posting

     
    As we are planning our recruitment for the 2021-2022 school year, we wanted to share this general invitation posting. 
    Although we may not have definitive openings at this moment in all branches, TFS will recruit for:
    ·       Certified teachers, on détachement or disponibilité for the PK to grade 6 levels homeroom teachers and specialist teachers (English, Physical Education, Arts, Music, IT Integration) in our P’tite Ecole, Junior and West Campus
    ·       Certified teachers, on détachement or disponibilité, for the College or for the Lycée (Secondary School with specialty in Math, Sciences, Language, Arts, Music, Physical Education etc.)
    TFS is looking for excellent pedagogues, deeply committed to the quality of teaching and learning but also passionate about the overall development of students as accomplished individuals and responsible citizens. 
     

    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.
  • Marketing - Events Manager

    Position: Permanent  
    Position Type: Full time – 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week 
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: Marketing Communications
    Start Date: Immediate 
     
     
    About the role
     
    Reporting to the Director, Community Engagement and working in close collaboration with the Head of School and department and project leads across campus, the event manager will be responsible for supervising and organizing TFS’ signature events, acting as a coordinator for event scheduling and supporting and advising departments on the logistical planning of departmental events. The manager will be responsible for the following: 


    Main duties
     
    • Planning events on behalf of the Head of School from start to finish according to the requirements, target audience and objectives in collaboration with the Head of School or other event partner.
    • As a member of the Community Engagement committee, managing the event calendar and event approval process for the school.
    • Working with the marketing communications team to ensure branding and promotion are timely, attractive and accurate.
    • Supporting fundraising and donor stewardship, school-based informational events, etc. through developing and providing toolkits for event management and being the main point of contact between departments and the facilities and catering staff to coordinate their support of the event.
    • Managing event budgeting and ensuring invoices are approved and processed according to school policy.
    • Liaising and negotiating with vendors and developing a list of preferred vendors to be shared as a resource to departments.
    • Creating event management committees made up of colleagues and volunteers, assigning tasks and managing their work to completion.
    • Creating workback schedules, allocating resources in planning events; managing “day of” execution. 
    • Obtaining permits when needed.
    • Developing event feedback surveys; compiling post-event reports and making recommendations for future improvements.
    • Participating in meetings and/or events outside of regular business hours as required.
    • Provide direct leadership, guidance and mentorship to the Event Coordinator.
    • Performing other duties as assigned.


    What we offer

    TFS is an exceptional place to work, and our offers are generous as well as competitive in the marketplace in terms of: 
    • A competitive compensation
    • An attractive group insurance package and participation in a RRSP plan or OTPP from the first day of employment
    • Generous vacation policy and additional paid time off
    • A stimulating working environment
    • Multiple professional development opportunities
    • A rewarding career where you can make a difference
     
     
    Who we are looking for
     
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect, and engagement. The ideal candidate has: 
    • Diploma or degree in marketing, public relations, business or hospitality
    • Experience in coordinating or managing large and small event
    • Superior project management skill
    • Proficiency in various event-related software (Canva, Monday.com, Raiser’s Edge NXT, Mailchimp, etc.
    • Communication and marketing skill
    • Good leadership skill
    • Highly organized multi-tasker with strong time management skill
    • Expert interpersonal and collaboration skill
    • Knowledge of the local industry and area an asse
    • Bilingualism (English/French) is preferred
     
    TFS welcomes applications from Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

    TFS has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring vaccination for all eligible members of the community including new employees.  New employees will be required to provide their proof of vaccination to the HR department on their first day of employment. 

     Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé here as soon as possible. Please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • TFS Foundation - Alumni Officer


    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full-time
    Hours of work: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday (with 1 hour unpaid lunch)
    Location: 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario
    Branch: Foundation
    Start Date: As soon as possible
     

    About the Position 

    Reporting to the Director, Foundation Operations, the Alumni Officer will be responsible for managing a robust alumni program and implementing an effective engagement strategy to build relationships and a culture of philanthropy in the TFS alumni community. The Alumni Officer will be responsible for executing the alumni program, which includes communication initiatives, digital engagement, volunteer management and event programming. As an integral member of the TFS Foundation, you will be a main point of contact for our alumni community, the TFS Alumni Association Executive and the Alumni Recognition Committee.

    The Alumni Officer is responsible for the following: 
    • In conjunction with the Director, Alumni & Foundation Operations, develop and implement an annual alumni program to foster alumni engagement and support TFS’ annual and long-term strategic goals.
    • to create and execute innovative alumni programs to increase alumni engagement through:
                      o digital engagement and communications
                      o   volunteer and mentorship opportunities
                      o   alumni awards and recognition
                      o   impactful, high quality alumni events (in Toronto and in alumni communities around the world)
    •  Lead content development and delivery for alumni communications (including print and digital communications, newsletters, reports, social media, etc.).
    • Act as the primary point of contact for alumni volunteers, including the TFS Alumni Association Executive and its committees, alumni guest speakers and TFS Alumni Class Reps.
    • In conjunction with the Director, manage the alumni budget and execute programs within available resources by monitoring and tracking expenses within the budget.
    • Evaluate program performance through measurement and tracking and make recommendations for changes to enhance engagement effectiveness and affinity to TFS.
    • Collaborate with the Major Gifts team to identify and cultivate potential donors, while providing exceptional stewardship to current alumni and annual donors.
    • 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)


    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:
    • Alumni Relations, constituent relations and/or fundraising.
    • Recruiting, managing, and motivating volunteers. Working in Independent Schools is an asset.
    • Event planning, execution and management.
    • Developing targeted communications to foster engagement and managing social media content and platforms.
    • Budget management and expense tracking.
     
    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.
    • Flexibility to travel as needed
     
    TFS welcomes applications from Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

    TFS has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring vaccination for all eligible members of the community including new employees.  New employees will be required to provide their proof of vaccination to the HR department on their first day of employment. 

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé here as soon as possible. Please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • La P'tite école - Childcare Assistant


    Position: Long term Occasional  [1 -year Contract]
    Position Type: Part-time 
    Classification: CO2
    Hours of work: 11:0am-6:00 pm, Monday to Friday with 1 hour  unpaid lunchbreak 
    Location: Toronto campus 
    Branch: La P’tite école
    Start Date: September, 2022
     

    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 teachers
    • Helping teachers 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 teacher
    • 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)
    • Supervising recesses and accompanying classes to the ravine as needed.
    • 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 classrooms during meetings or teachers/ Educator’ s absences/ breaks.
    • Using appropriate language (reinforce French language) and interactions, modeling positive behavior
    • Maintaining a collaborative relationship with all stakeholders
    • Performing other related duties as assigned 
     
    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 speaker would be an asset
    • 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 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
    • 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.

    TFS has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring vaccination for all eligible members of the community including new employees.  New employees will be required to provide their proof of vaccination to the HR department on their first day of employment.
     
    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.
     
  • La P'tite école - Childcare Assistant


    Position: Long term Occasional  [1 -year Contract]
    Position Type: Part-time 
    Classification: CO2
    Hours of work: 11:0am-1:00 pm and 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm , Monday to Friday 
    Location: Toronto campus 
    Branch: La P’tite école
    Start Date: September, 2022
     

    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 teachers
    • Helping teachers 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 teacher
    • 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)
    • Supervising recesses and accompanying classes to the ravine as needed.
    • 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 classrooms during meetings or teachers/ Educator’ s absences/ breaks.
    • Using appropriate language (reinforce French language) and interactions, modeling positive behavior
    • Maintaining a collaborative relationship with all stakeholders
    • Performing other related duties as assigned 
     
    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 speaker would be an asset
    • 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 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
    • 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.

    TFS has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring vaccination for all eligible members of the community including new employees.  New employees will be required to provide their proof of vaccination to the HR department on their first day of employment. 

    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.
     
  • La P'tite école - Educational & Administrative Assistant


    Position: Permanent 
    Position Type: Full time
    Hours of work: 9:30 am to 6.00pm (with one-hour unpaid lunch), Monday to Friday
    Classification: B04
    Location: Toronto Campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: La P’tite École (Age 2 – Grade 1)
    Date: August 2022


    About The Position

    Reporting to the Principal and/or her delegate, you will be working closely with the Bilingual Branch Administrator and be responsible to:
    • Assist with the purchasing and distribution of snacks to the classrooms
    • Purchasing of educational resources and office supplies on a regular basis
    • Support the office staff all day to day activities or events
    • Support classrooms/students in their daily needs
    • Assume the reception duties from 4 pm to 6.00pm
    • Take on lunch duties in the classrooms
    • Help team members with the outside in pick-up duties
    • Complete other assignments as and when required
    You may also be asked, from time to time, to cover the branch’s support staff.
     

    What we offer


    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
     
    • A competitive compensation
    • An attractive group insurance package and participation in a RRSP plan or OTPP from the first day of employment
    • Generous vacation policy and additional paid time off
    • A stimulating working environment
    • Multiple professional development opportunities
    • A rewarding career where you can make a difference
     
    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)
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to establish good relations with both internal and external members of the community
    • Very comfortable with young students
    • Ability to prioritize within a fast-changing environment
    • Office administration experience in a school setting
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Solid knowledge of Word / File Maker Pro/ Maplewood would be an asset
     
    TFS welcomes applications from Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

    TFS has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring vaccination for all eligible members of the community including new employees.  New employees will be required to provide their proof of vaccination to the HR department on their first day of employment. 

    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.
     
  • La P'tite école - Music teacher


    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full 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: September 2022
      

    What we offer


    TFS is an exceptional place to work, and our offers are generous as well as competitive in the marketplace in terms of: 

    • A competitive compensation
    • An attractive group insurance package and participation in a RRSP plan or OTPP from the first day of employment
    • Generous vacation policy and additional paid time off
    • A stimulating working environment
    • Multiple professional development opportunities
    • A rewarding career where you can make a difference
      
    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)
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed) with a specialty in Music or DUMI or university diploma in music
    • Minimum level B2 in English
    • Experience as a music teacher with children
    • Knowledge of the French Ministry of Education curriculum, International Baccalaureate (IB) and Ontarian programs would be an asset
    • Ability to work collegially, flexibly and collaboratively with educational personnel
    • Strong desire to be an inspiring, motivated and values-driven educator
    • Creative person who enjoys innovating and bringing fresh ideas to the team
     
     
    TFS welcomes applications from Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

    TFS has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring vaccination for all eligible members of the community including new employees.  New employees will be required to provide their proof of vaccination to the HR department on their first day of employment. 

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé here as soon as possible. Please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
     
  • La P’tite école - Principal

    Principal of La p’tite école


    Located in Toronto, TFS is Canada’s International School. Bilingual and co-educational since 1962, TFS teaches the curricula of Ontario and France through the framework established by the International Baccalaureate, offering an experience that is rich in challenge, diversity and opportunity. TFS attracts families and teachers from around the world, and develops in students the ability to think broadly, relate deeply, and see the world from multiple perspectives. Canada’s largest independent school, TFS has two campuses serving 1,500 students from age two to university entrance. TFS is the only bilingual, full-continuum IB world school in Canada.


    TFS invites applications for the position of Principal of La p’tite école. The Principal will join TFS at an exciting time in its history. With motivated students, supportive parents, a stable and highly professional leadership team, experienced and talented staff, a well-defined identity, and bold plans to further develop the school’s facilities, TFS looks to its future with confidence and ambition. The successful candidate has a fascinating and unique opportunity to contribute to the work and development of this institution.


    A member of the Head’s Council, the Principal of La p’tite école is a strategic leader of the school and oversees the education of 320 learners from age two to Grade 1. With the support of a Vice-Principal and 80 faculty and staff, the Principal ensures the highest standards of teaching and learning and that the curriculum continues to advance and provide an innovative and progressive environment for students. The Principal oversees all administrative matters at La p’tite école and contributes to marketing and fundraising initiatives for TFS as a whole. Engaging daily with students and families, the Principal ensures La p’tite école continues to be an inviting and inclusive environment for all. 
    A passionate educator with a good track record of administrative experience, the ideal candidate brings deep knowledge of primary years education. Candidates must be fluently bilingual in French and English, and some familiarity with the French program, the Ontario program, and the International Baccalaureate (PYP and MYP). Warm and engaging, the successful candidate is known as collaborative and a team player and brings a track record of leading and advancing innovative initiatives.


    Applications are encouraged immediately at https://www.odgersberndtson.com/en/careers/18063.


    Candidates are requested to provide a letter of interest and résumé in English and French. Consideration of candidates will begin in summer 2022 with the new Principal to join TFS in August 2023, in time for the start of the academic year. For more information, please contact Julia Robarts of Odgers Berndtson at tfs@odgersberndtson.com or 1 866-962-1990 ext. 323.
  • Junior School - Music Teacher


    Position: Long Term occasional replacement [4 months contract]
    Position Type: Full time
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch:  Junior School (Grade 2-5)
    Dates: September - December  2022
      

    What we offer

    TFS is an exceptional place to work, and our offers are generous as well as competitive in the marketplace in terms of: 
    • A competitive compensation
    • An attractive group insurance package and participation in a RRSP plan or OTPP from the first day of employment
    • Generous vacation policy and additional paid time off
    • A stimulating working environment
    • Multiple professional development opportunities
    • A rewarding career where you can make a difference
      

    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)
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed) with a specialty in Music or DUMI or university diploma in music
    • Minimum level B2 in English
    • Experience as a music teacher with children
    • Knowledge of the French Ministry of Education curriculum, International Baccalaureate (IB) and Ontarian programs would be an asset
    • Ability to work collegially, flexibly and collaboratively with educational personnel
    • Strong desire to be an inspiring, motivated and values-driven educator
    • Creative person who enjoys innovating and bringing fresh ideas to the team
     
     
    TFS welcomes applications from Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

    TFS has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring vaccination for all eligible members of the community including new employees.  New employees will be required to provide their proof of vaccination to the HR department on their first day of employment. 

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé here as soon as possible. Please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • West Campus - Educational Assistants


    Position: Permanent 
    Position Type: Full Time 
    Classification: CO2
    Number of positions: 2 
    Hours of work:  8:00 am – 4:30 pm, (with one hour unpaid lunch) Monday to Friday
    Location: 1293 Meredith Avenue, Mississauga, Ontario, L5E 2E6
    Branch:West Campus (PK – Grade 7)
    Start Date: September 2022 
     

    About the position

    Reporting to the Principal and/or his delegate, as well as working with teachers or office staff, you will be responsible for:
    • Assisting classrooms and teachers
    • Helping teachers prep activities and materials which support lesson plans
    • Participating in the ravine, outings and field trips
    • Supervising, engaging, guiding and providing in-class support to students alone or in groups as required.
    • 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 or as needed
    • Using appropriate french language (reinforce the French language) and interactions, modeling positive behavior
    • Maintaining a collaborative relationship with all stakeholders
    • Assist in childcare as needed
    • Ensuring safe pick up and drop-off for the after-school care as needed
    • Performing other related duties as assigned
    • Replacement of office staff and work on administrative tasks as needed


    What we offer

    TFS is an exceptional place to work, and our offers are generous as well as competitive in the marketplace in terms of: 
    • A competitive compensation
    • An attractive group insurance package and participation in a RRSP plan or OTPP from the first day of employment
    • Generous vacation policy and additional paid time off
    • A stimulating working environment
    • Multiple professional development opportunities
    • A rewarding career where you can make a difference
     
     
    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)
    • Level B2 in English
    • 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 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
    • Trained as an Earlier Childhood Educator or Teacher would be an asset
     
    TFS welcomes applications from Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

    TFS has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring vaccination for all eligible members of the community including new employees.  New employees will be required to provide their proof of vaccination to the HR department on their first day of employment. 

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé here as soon as possible. Please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • West Campus - Physical Education Teacher


    Position: Long Term Occasional Replacement [1 Year Contract]
    Position Type: Full time 
    Language of Instruction: French 
    Branch: West Campus (PK – Grade 7)
    Location: West Campus - 1293 Meredith Avenue, Mississauga, Ontario, L5E 2E6
    Dates: September 2022 - June 2023 


    What we offer 

    TFS is an exceptional place to work, and our offers are generous as well as competitive in the marketplace in terms of: 
    • A competitive compensation
    • An attractive group insurance package and participation in a RRSP plan or OTPP from the first day of employment
    • Generous vacation policy and additional paid time off 
    • A stimulating working environment
    • Multiple professional development opportunities
    • A rewarding career where you can make a difference
     
    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 (OCT or equivalent) with a degree in education (B.Ed. or M.Ed.) specialized in physical education
    • Ability to teach in French (native language), English conversation language (Level B2) is also needed
    • Good knowledge of the French curriculum 
    • Experience as a physical education teacher 
    • Knowledge of the International Baccalaureate (IB) and Ontarian programs would be an asset
    • Teacher certification by the French Ministry of Education would also be an asset
     
    TFS welcomes applications from Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

    TFS has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring vaccination for all eligible members of the community including new employees.  New employees will be required to provide their proof of vaccination to the HR department on their first day of employment. 

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé here as soon as possible. Please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • Senior School - Drama Teacher


    Position: Permanent 
    Position Type: Part time [80 %]
    Language of Instruction: French 
    Location: 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch:  Senior School (Grade 6 – Level V)
    Start Date: September 2022
     
     
    What we offer
     
    TFS is an exceptional place to work, and our offers are generous as well as competitive in the marketplace in terms of: 
     
    • A competitive compensation
    • An attractive group insurance package and participation in a RRSP plan or OTPP from the first day of employment
    • Generous vacation policy and additional paid time off 
    • A stimulating working environment
    • Multiple professional development opportunities
    • A rewarding career where you can make a difference
     
    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) as well as a B2 level in English, at a minimum
    • Knowledge of both the French and Ontario programs, as well as the pedagogical frameworks of IB (MYP)
    • Certified teacher
    • Experience as a Drama teacher at the secondary level 
     
    TFS welcomes applications from Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.
     
    TFS has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring vaccination for all eligible members of the community including new employees.  New employees will be required to provide their proof of vaccination to the HR department on their first day of employment. 
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé here as soon as possible. Please use the candidate portal through the link provided.

CONTACT US – HUMAN RESOURCES

Ghita Laghrabli
Recruitment and Retention Coordinator
Phone: 416-484-6533, ext. 4374
glaghrabli@tfs.ca
Please do not email us your résumé; be sure to use the link provided in the job descriptions.

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