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Individuals who reflect, citizens who act

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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  • Attaché for the Head of School

    Position: Permanent, Full-time
    Language: Bilingual (French / English)
    Location: Toronto campus - 318 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    Start Date: August 17th, 2020


    About the position

    We would like to recruit a bilingual professional with excellent organizational skills, intellectual curiosity and enthusiasm to contribute to ambitious and challenging projects. 

    Under the direct supervision of the Head of School, you will play a crucial role in the school's internal and external communications, as well as in events organized by the school. You will try to capture the Head of School's vision and, when translating his messages into French or English, your writing will reflect his thinking and be true to his voice. You will carry out research on various topics for the development of digital documents of different sorts. 

    You will be required to organise a range of functions and support the Head of School at external events, including key international conferences.

    The duties of the Attaché for the Head of School are more specifically related to:

    Communication:

    • Liaising with external institutions such as consulates, the Ontario and French Ministries of Education (OME & MEN), l'Agence pour l’Enseignement Français à l’Étranger (AEFE), la Mission laïque française (MLF), the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), independent school associations (CIS, CAIS) and other organizations.
    • Dealing with the Head of School's correspondence and communication with the school community, in partnership with the TFS communication service.
    • Creating documents and contributing to research for key publications to support the Head of School's internal and external communication, as well as public events and conferences.
    • Participating in the preparation of professional development days.
    • Collecting the information necessary for the Head of School's report to the Board of Directors.
    • Writing reports for the Head's Council.
    • Translating, or reviewing translations of documents.
     
    Administrative support:

    • Providing administrative and logistical support for meetings chaired by the Head of School.
    • Organizing public events, receptions and academic seminars as well as external meetings, conferences or workshops, and coordinating all administration and logistics.
    • Processing invoices from the Head's Office. 
    • Scheduling appointments, welcoming visitors and following the right protocols for all invitations and events.
    • Updating the Head of School's calendar and managing his day-to-day schedule.  

    The tasks related to this position are likely to evolve over time. Thus, any other task set by the Head of School may be entrusted to the Attaché, including the management of specific projects.


    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:

    Qualifications:

    • Training in administrative management
    • Mastery of IT tools, with a particular aptitude for creating captivating digital documents  
    • Excellent command of French (spoken and written, C2) and English (spoken and written, C2)
    • A Master's degree (or equivalent) in philosophy, literature or history would be an additional asset.

    Experience:

    • A minimum of three to five years’ experience in a similar position
    • Experience in planning and carrying out events
    • Experience in an international work environment

    Skills:

    Through the selection process, candidates must be able to show that they possess the following skills:
    • Demonstrate intellectual curiosity and depth, a rich humanistic culture and an interest in history
    • Have strong research, writing and communication skills, with an excellent command of communication techniques and tools
    • Know the rules of protocol pertaining to the events associated with the Head’s Office
    • Interpret and translate documents (English, French)
    • Demonstrate method and rigour to successfully complete tasks within tight deadlines, anticipating and prioritising them
    • Possess exceptional organizational skills and pay attention to detail
    • Be proactive, with an ability to take the initiative and solve problems
    • Be diplomatic and a good listener
    • Work as part of a team, with an ability to maintain trusting relationships with school staff

    What we offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with generous employment packages, including:
    • Competitive compensation
    • Employee benefits, such as group insurance for life, medical, dental and disability plans
    • Employer contributions for a retirement program
    • Reduced tuition fees for staff children
    • Corporate program offering discounts with business partners such as Rogers and Goodlife Fitness
    • Relocation assistance, if needed
    • Professional development


    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you have special needs, please 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.
     
  • Business Office - Manager TFS Shop

    Position: Long Term Occasional Replacement
    Position Type: Part time 
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    Start Date: May  2020


    About the position

    Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer and the Executive Director of Community Engagement, the assistant manager, TFS Shop will be responsible for the effective management of the TFS Shop. Duties and responsibilities will include:

    Outline of duties and responsibilities:
    Shop Responsibilities
    1. Continually provide an exceptional customer service and shopping experience using best practices in retail and learning from other schools and provide a warm and helpful atmosphere for parents and students.

    2. Performs all functions necessary for the daily operation of TFS Shop including sales, stocking shelves, filing orders, receiving and checking purchases, maintaining an attractive and orderly shop and display areas.

    3. Develop and implement operational systems and policies for TFS Shop in consultation with the CFO and the Executive Director. of Community Engagement.

    4. Working with the communications department, develop and implement an effective and efficient marketing plan to maximize sales, inclusive of in-store, special events, displays, pop-ups at events and other recommended opportunities.

    5. Tender inventory items to manufacturers and supervise the design, manufacturing, quality control and delivery, and source new suppliers through a network of independent schools shop coordinators; working in coordination with the Business Office, Marketing Department and authority limits.

    6. Purchase of inventory in accordance with qualified market needs and prescribed budget, while monitoring purchasing and selection trends of the market at TFS and in other independent schools, as well as the retail sector at large. Emphasis on quality goods that resonate with the community and reflect the brand will be critical.

    7. Ensure adequate inventory of stock items and that effective inventory control procedures are in place.

    8. Supervise the Shop staff, assign duties and plan the needs for additional casual needs during peak periods. Ensure shop team receives customer service and product knowledge training to strengthen selling skills.

    9. Prepare and reconcile accounts payable documents, including P.O. s delivery slip, invoices for the TFS Business Office and arrange for payments to vendors.

    10. Regularly report financial results and spending requirements to the CFO and the Executive Director of Community Engagement as requested.

    11. Participate as a member of various School committees and maintain liaison with the School community in relation to the operation of TFS Shop.

    12. Working with the Executive Director of Community Engagement and the Parent's Association, launch spirit wear that will reflect the school’s brand and encourage school pride.

    13. Work with the Head to source appropriate gifts for guests and staff when required.

    14. Create and maintain a shop schedule that allows for flexibility during peak periods as well as accommodate after hours events to reduce overtime and ensure efficiency.

    15. Responsible for the financial responsibilities of TFS Shop including costing, systems and auditor inquiries.



    What we offer


    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Competitive compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development

    Who we are looking for

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

    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require 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.
     
  • Human Resources - Recruitment and retention coordinator

    Position: Long term occasional Replacement
    Position Type: Full time 
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: Administration [Human Resources]
    Start Date: April, 2020
     
     
    About the position
    The responsibilities of the Coordinator are to ensure our school attracts, hires and retains the best employees, while growing a strong talent pool.  Specific responsibilities include:
    • Develop effective recruitment strategies for management and non-management levels.
    • Establish recruiting requirements by studying organization plans and objectives; meeting with managers to discuss needs.
    • Build applicant sources by researching and contacting community services, universities, employment agencies, recruiters, media, and internet sites; providing organization information, opportunities and benefits; making presentations; maintaining rapport.
    • Determine applicant requirements by studying job description and job qualifications.
    • Attract applicants by placing job advertisements; contacting recruiters, using newsgroups and job sites.
    • Determine applicant qualifications by interviewing applicants; analyzing responses; verifying references; comparing qualifications to job requirements.
    • Arrange management interviews by coordinating schedules; arranging travel, lodging, and meals; escorting applicant to interviews; arranging community tours.
    • Evaluate applicants by discussing job requirements and applicant qualifications with managers; interviewing applicants on consistent set of qualifications.
    • Manage new employee relocation by determining new employee requirements; assisting with movers; arranging temporary housing; providing community introductions.
    • Improve organization attractiveness by recommending new policies and practices; monitoring job offers and compensation practices; emphasizing benefits and perks.
    • Manage intern program by conducting orientations; scheduling rotations and assignments; monitoring intern job contributions; coaching interns; advising managers on training and coaching.
    • Build and maintain a pipeline of qualified candidates to rapidly respond to and replenish talent management needs; maintain a healthy recruitment cycle ensuring the minimum requirements are met regarding bilingual employees.
    • Review, revise, clarify and maintain a database of job competencies, specifications and required skills.
    • Manage the Human Resource Information System. Look for new ways to maximize HR database capabilities. Provide system training as needed.
    • Avoid legal challenges by understanding current legislation and collective agreements; enforcing regulations with managers; recommending new procedures; conducting training.
    • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
    • Track regular progress and initiate recommendations for appropriate measures to address underlying problems or issues, including but not limited to, suggestions on policy clarification or development, appropriate training or other issues that may arise.
    • Promote opportunities to advance and develop careers within the organization, contributing to employee retention, motivation and engagement.
    • Evaluate and track retention statistics to determine deficiencies.
    • Work with managers to ensure the employee evaluation system (growth plans) are functioning well.
    • Accomplish human resources’ and organization’s mission by completing related results as 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 and English skills (oral and written)
    • Bachelor's degree and/or certificate in Human Resources Management
    • 3 to 5 years of experience in recruitment and talent retention
    • Hands-on experience with recruiting/applicant tracking systems, as well as Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) or Human Resource Management Systems (HRMS)
    • Knowledge of the education sector would be an asset
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Strong decision-making skills
    • A sense of initiative and resourcefulness
    • Good capacity in establishing interpersonal relations
    • Integrity, ethics, and professionalism

     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
     
  • La p'tite école - Homeroom Teacher / Professeur-e des écoles - LTO


    Position : Long Term Occasional Replacement
    Position Type : Full time 
    Language of Instruction : French 
    Location : Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    Branch :La p’tite école (PK – Grade 1) 
    Start Date : August 2020
     


    What we offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Competitive 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 (OCT or equivalent) with a degree in education (B.Ed. or M.Ed.)
    • Ability to teach in French (native language), English conversation language (Level B2) is also needed
    • Good knowledge of the French curriculum 
    • Experience as a french teacher from PK to Gr1
    • Knowledge of the International Baccalaureate (IB) and Ontarian programs would be an asset
    • Teacher certification by the French Ministry of Education would also be a strong asset
     
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require  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.
     
  • La p'tite école - Replacement teacher

    Position: Long Term OccasionalReplacement [one year contract]
    Position Type: Full time
    Language of Instruction: French 
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    BranchLa p’tite école (Age 2 – Grade 1) 
    Start Date: August, 2020
     
     
    About the position
    Reporting to the Principal of La p’tite école and her Vice Principal, you will work closely with both teachers and the administrative staff. Your responsibilities will include: 
     
    • Replacing teachers in the classrooms (homeroom and specialist classes: physical education, music and art) 
    • Supervision duties (recess, lunch and/or dismissal time)
    • Homework and reading clubs
    • Other duties, as required by the branch

     
    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:
     
    • Perfectly fluent in French(oral and written)
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed)
    • Experience at the primary level
    • Knowledge of the Primary Years Program (PYP) would be an advantage
    • Certification by the French Ministry of Education 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.
     
  • 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 
    Effective from: immediately until June 19th, 2020

     
    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.
     
  • Senior School - Associate Director, University advising and guidance counsellor


    Position: Permanent 
    Position Type: Full time 
    Language: English (French is an asset)
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 
    Branch: Senior School (Collège : Grade 6 - Level II,Lycée : Level III -V) 
    Start Date: August 2020
     
     
    About the position
    Reporting to the Executive Director of the Learning Forum and under the day-to-day supervision of the Grade/ Level Vice-Principal, Associate Director, University advising and guidance counsellor will provide academic and guidance programming and social-emotional support to students in Grades 11 and 12.

    Maintain open, regular and ongoing communication with all constituent groups to support student success; external partners at domestic and international; students and their parents; Guidance Counsellors; teachers; support staff; administrators; and IB Diploma Coordinator, and Department Coordinators.

    Missions
    • Provide social-emotional supports and well-being programs for Senior students
    • Provide expertise and guidance in University Counselling
    • Develop and deliver curriculum, workshops, presentations and university visits
    • Assume responsibility and leadership for  portfolios related to University Counselling and the processes for Canadian and International Applications  such as Scholarships, student tracking and testing including the PSAT and the SATs, etc.
    • Work collaboratively with Administration and the Learning Forum on individual supports and the school well-being programs
    • Partner with the Learning Forum on supports for parents relating to transition to university
    • Be part of the school-based support team to provide and track student support
    • Communicate with teachers regarding student needs and social-emotional learning strategies
    • Facilitate additional counselling and record-keeping in July: IB results, student tracking, student files
    • Plan, facilitate and lead the University Counselling programs in partnership with the Guidance Department. From time to time, work will be required outside the normal daily requirement and may include evening, weekend meetings or responsibilities or during other periods (July-August). 
     
    What we offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Competitive 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 English skills (oral and written)
    • Certification as a teacher (OCT or equivalent) ) with a degree in education (B.Ed. or M.Ed.) and Guidance qualifications (AQ Guidance Parts 1 and 2) are required.  
    • Knowledge of the Ontario and International Baccalaureate Diploma Program curricula is essential.  
    • 5 years of experience with university counselling is preferred.  
    • Demonstration of effective communication,collaboration and presentation skills are necessary. 
    • French is an asset

     
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require 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.
     
     
  • Senior School - English teacher

    Position: One year contract
    Position Type: Full time
    Language of Instruction: English
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: Senior School (Collège: Grade 6 – Level II, Lycée: Level III-V)
    Start Date: August , 2020



    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 English skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher (OCT or equivalent) with a degree in education (B.Ed. or M.Ed.)
    • Experience as an English teacher at the secondary level
    • Knowledge and understanding of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program and its mission
    • French-speaking will be considered an asset

    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require 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.

     
     
  • Senior School - Maths Teacher

    Position: Permanent 
    Position Type: Full time 
    Language of Instruction: French 
    Hours of work8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    Branch: Senior School (Collège : Grade 6 - Level II,Lycée : Level III -V) 
    Start Date: August, 2020
     
     
     
    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)
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed)
    • Minimum level B2 in English 
    • Good knowledge of the French curriculum 
    • Experience as a maths teacher at the secondary level (Grade 6 to 12)
    • Knowledge of the International Baccalaureate (IB) and Ontarian programs would be an asset
    • Training and experience in MYP (Middle Years Program) and IB Diploma Program would be strong assets
    • Teacher certification by the French Ministry of Education would also be a strong 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.
     
     
  • Senior School - Music teacher - 1year contract

    Position: One year contract
    Position Type: Full time 
    Language of Instruction: Bilingual [French and English]
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    BranchSenior School (Grade 9 - Grade 11)
    Start Date: August, 2020
     
     
    What we offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:

    • Competitive 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)
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed)
    • Minimum level B2 in English 
    • Experience as a music teacher at the secondary level (Grade 6 to 12)
    • Knowledge of the International Baccalaureate (IB) and Ontarian programs would be an asset
    • Training and experience in MYP (Middle Years Program) and IB Diploma Program would be strong assets
    • Teacher certification by the French Ministry of Education would also be a strong 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.
     
     
  • Senior School - Principal

    Position: Principal – Senior School
    August 2020

    Within a dual reporting structure to the Deputy Head, Teaching and Learning and to the Deputy Head, Citizenship and Community Engagement, The Principal, Senior School will provide clear and inspirational leadership to the faculty and staff of the Senior School.  Moreover, as a key member of the Head’s Council (TFS’ Senior Leadership Team), the Principal, Senior School will contribute to the strategic development of TFS.
     
    The Principal, Senior School duties and responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

    Strategic Leadership 
    • To make a meaningful contribution to the work of the Head’s Council and Le Conseil de direction in terms of the implementation of the School’s educational philosophy and strategic plan 
    • To respect and promote the unique culture of TFS and the continuous progress of students 
    • To participate in the marketing and fundraising initiatives undertaken by the School 
    • To work closely with the Admissions Office with respect to retaining current students and the admission of new students 
    • To develop and administer the budget within approved funding guidelines 

    Academic and Educational Leadership 
    • To promote and maintain high standards of teaching and learning at the Senior School and ensure that the students’ learning needs are met 
    • To work, in collaboration with members of the Conseil de direction toward the creation, implementation and tracking of the TFS Programme. 
    • To ensure the effective tracking of the students’ academic progress at the Senior School 
    • To work closely with the Deputy Head, Teaching and Learning as well as the Branch Principals to ensure harmonization of programming and practice across campuses 
    • To work closely with the Directors of Teaching and Learning on issues pertaining to curriculum and staff professional development 

    Citizenship
    • To lead and support both Dean of Student life and Dean of Citizenship with their respective project portfolio to focus on student all round development as individuals and citizens.
    • To work closely with the Deputy Head, Citizenship and Community Engagement to ensure the quality of the citizenship programmes and the consistent application of the Code of Conduct
    • To contribute effectively in the development of related policies and procedures in support of student life.     

    People Management 
    • To provide inspirational and caring leadership of staff and faculty at the Senior School 
    • To oversee the activities of staff and provide ongoing support and counsel on academic and administrative issues 
    • To assign teaching and support staff responsibilities, coordinating and conducting performance assessments, ensuring the effective administration of all School policies and procedures, and maintaining proper order and discipline in the School 
    • To play a key role in the recruitment of staff and faculty at the Senior School 
    • To ensure a healthy and safe environment for students and staff by administering all matters pertaining to the repair, maintenance, cleanliness, and safety of the buildings and grounds 

    External Representation 
    • To act as an ambassador for TFS at School functions and events 
    • To ensure effective communication and liaison with parents, the Parents’ Association, and other constituencies in the School and the community 

    The School may, from time-to-time, alter these duties and/or assign additional duties and responsibilities to the Principal, Senior School at its sole discretion.

    Qualifications

    The successful candidate should bring some or all of the following experience, skills, knowledge and leadership qualities.

    Experience:
    • First class educator with proven record of leadership experience
    • Demonstrated commitment to academic ambition, citizenship programmes and student life

    Skills and Knowledge:
    • An articulate and accomplished speaker fluent in both French and English (written and oral)
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build strong relationships with families
    • Broad knowledge with some familiarity with the French programme, the Ontario programme and the IB (MYP and Diploma)
    • Wide-ranging educational interests, an appetite for innovation and a broad understanding of cutting-edge practice balanced with a healthy scepticism of superficial fads and trends
    • Strong academic and intellectual credentials

    Leadership Qualities and Style:
    • A collaborative team player and effective change agent with excellent communications and organizational skills, a high level of energy and a demonstrated ability to be flexible and innovative
    • An international perspective, as well as an appreciation for the diversity of the School’s students, faculty, and staff
    • A flexible individual who understands the complexity of the School and is able to adapt  

    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require 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.
     
  • Senior School - Vice Principal

    Position: Permanent 
    Position Type: Full time 
    Language of Instruction: Bilingual [French and English]
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    Branch: Senior School (Collège : Grade 6 - Grade 7)
    Start Date: August 2020
     
     
    About the position
    Reporting to the Principal, and working in collaboration with the Senior School leadership team, teachers and support staff, you will be responsible, but not limited to:
     
    Role & Responsibilities:
    • Setting timetables, calendars, assignment of replacements, special events
    • Development of grades 6 and 7 students as individuals and citizens
    • Work with the Dean of Citizenship  and the Year Leaders for grades 6 and 7 to help to ensure the welfare of students and encourage them to be polite and respectful, behave appropriately, wear their uniform with pride and abide by the TFS Code of Conduct.
    • Encourage, support and ensure student accountability
    • Working in collaboration with the Dean of Student Affairs, promote and enhance student life programming at the Sr. School.
    • Work with students to develop good, responsible leadership skills
    • Manage the students tracking procedures across grades 6 and 7 to ensure that all relevant staff have the necessary data to support students with academic ambition
    • Ensure assessments for tracking purposes are completed and moderated in line with the assessment policy
    • Analyze progress and attainment data and recommend data-informed changes to curriculum design for grades 6 and 7
    • Monitor and evaluate the quality of teaching and learning in the grades 6 and 7 through a program of curriculum observation
    • Actively promote the use of the French language among students
    • Work closely with teachers of grades 6 and 7 on their professional learning goals as identified in the teacher’s reflection and growth plan
    • Participating in the hiring process of teaching and support staff
    • Implementing the academic programme and projects in liaison with the Senior School Leadership Team.
    • Participating in department meetings 
    • Supervising the assigned department: organize meetings, support, advise, provide guidance, etc.
    • Working with various constituencies within the School, Junior School and Senior School Administration, the Headmaster’s Council, Branch Coordinators, parents, etc. as needed
    • In the absence of the Principal, the Vice-Principal may be in charge of the School and shall perform the duties of the Principal
     
    What we offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Competitive 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)
    • Hold a university degree in education and certification as a teacher
    • Thorough understanding of the needs of grades 6 and 7 Students
    • Extensive knowledge of the IBDP program as well as the Ontario Curriculum
    • Several years teaching experience, preferably at the intermediate-secondary level
    • Be able to inspire trust and confidence in working with members of the School community and effectively communicate the mission of TFS
    • Work collaboratively with administrators and teaching staff
    • Proven excellence in leadership, organizational, administrative and communication skills
    • A strong commitment to continuous professional development
    • Strong oral and written skills in English and French
    • Principal’s Qualifications or registration in this programme and/or previous academic administrative experience would be an asset
     
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require 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.
     
  • 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.
  • Supply Teachers [Senior School]

    Position: Short Term Occasional Replacement 
    Language of Instruction: French or English
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    Branch: Senior School [Grade 6 - Level II (Grade 10), Level III -V (Grade 11-12)] 

     
    About the position
    Reporting to the Bilingual Academic Administrative Assistant, you will be responsible for:
     
    • Adhering to the curriculum and lesson plans assigned by the regular teacher. 
    • Managing the class by maintaining student order and productivity to ensure that the students follow the outlined procedures and achieve the assigned lesson goals.
    • Overseeing students outside of the classroom including in the hallways and cafeteria.

     
    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 
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed. or equivalent)
    • Minimum of one to two years of teaching experience in grade 6 to grade 12 


    We are looking for teachers in
    • French
    • Maths
    • Sciences : Biology, etc
    • Social Sciences
     
    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.
     
  • TFS Foundation - Development Officer, Major Gifts and Stewardship

    Position: Permanent 
    Location: Toronto Campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 
    Branch: TFS Foundation
    Start date: April, 2020 

    About the Position 

    You will be supporting major gift and stewardship activities of the TFS Foundation, to enable the team to meet its fundraising objectives as it heads into the largest comprehensive campaign in the School’s history. The incumbent will be a key member of the Foundation team to work with staff and volunteer leadership on principal and major donor strategies  to providing effective research, preparation and proposal development for donor and senior volunteer meetings as well as overseeing strategic stewardship, recognition and donor relations activities that are integral to solicitation and retention strategies. You will be reporting to the Director of Philanthropy and will have one direct report, the Donor Relationsand Events Coordinator


    As an integral part of the Foundation team, you will receive mentoring and intimate exposure to individual major gift fundraising by being responsible for the following: 

    • Develop a stewardship and recognition program for the upcoming comprehensive campaign that will act as an incentive for new principal and major gift support and for the successful retention and renewal of all donors.
    • Act as a key member of the team in developing individual solicitation and stewardship strategies
    • Work with the Donor Relationsand Events Coordinator on the development and execution of the highest quality community and donor events
    • Assist in preparation for meetings with donors, senior volunteers and colleagues including: research reports, preparing meeting materials and presentations 
    • Prepare communication with donors, volunteers and colleagues such as: biographical profiles, briefing notes for meetings, meeting agendas, letters, reports and presentations, and proposals
    • Prepare prospect and donor research profiles  
    • Ensure maintenance of prospect and donor records in Raiser’s Edge, including records inputting, updating information, reporting and actions tracking  
    • Develop and implement a stewardship program including, a stewardship matrix, calendar of activities, execute on strategies and donor events
    • Oversee development of donor gift agreements and the execution of terms stated in the agreements
    • Arrange donor meetings and tours
    • Assist in supporting the Foundation Board of Directors and its committees in relation to Naming, Recognition and Donor Engagement strategies and policies
    • Project management and support of volunteer involvement in fundraising mini-campaigns under the comprehensive campaign umbrella
    • Support volunteers on follow up activities with potential donor  
    • Other projects/duties as assigned  

    Due to the nature of the work, you may be asked to work occasional evenings and weekends. 

    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: 

    • Compensation 
    • Benefit package 
    • Stimulating working environment
    • Professional development 



    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:  

    Experiences in:
    • Fundraising 
    • Donor relations and stewardship
    • Project management
    • Database management 
    • Working in the not-for-profit sector

    Qualifications:
    • Relevant university degree and/or post graduate certificate (or equivalent) in fundraising or events management 

    Required competencies:
    • Fluent in English
    • 5 years of experience in major gift fundraising, campaigns or donor relations 
    • Excellent communication skills (writing and verbal)
    • Knowledge of French or Mandarin is a definite asset  
    • Ability to contribute to donor strategies through experience in major gift fundraising and stewardship
    • Experience with Raiser’s Edge  
    • Excellent Microsoft Office and Google skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Drive)   
    • Excellent time management and project management skills  
    • Very well organized and detail oriented  
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment  
    • Adaptable to changing needs  
    • Works well independently and as a team player  
    • Proactive problem solver, solution oriented, displaying a sound decision-making ability with a positive "can do" attitude 

    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs so 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.
  • West campus - Homeroom Teacher

    Position : 1 year contract
    Position Type : Full time 
    Language of Instruction : French 
    Location : West Campus - 1293 Meredith Avenue, Mississauga, Ontario, L5E 2E6 
    Branch :West Campus (PK - Grade 5)
    Start Date : August 2020
     
     

    What we offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Competitive 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 (OCT or equivalent) with a degree in education (B.Ed. or M.Ed.)
    • Ability to teach in French (native language), English conversation language (Level B2) is also needed
    • Experience as a french teacher from PK to grade 5
    • Knowledge of both the French and Ontario programs, as well as the pedagogical frameworks of the PYP and MYP programs of the IB
    • Teacher certification by the French Ministry of Education would also be a strong 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.
     

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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