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

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

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

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

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

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  • What we look for in our teachers

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

  • What we offer our teachers

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

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


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

Career Opportunities

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  • Arts Teacher - La p'tite école

    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Part time (20%, can be combined with another part-time position)
    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 1, 2019
     
     
    What we offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development
     
     
    Who we are looking for
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
    • Excellent French skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed)
    • B2 level in English
    • Knowledge and experience in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program (DP)
    • Good understanding of the IB DP expectations
    • Experience teaching Arts to young students
     
    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.
  • Arts Teacher - Senior School

    Position: Long Term Occasional Replacement [maternity cover, one year contract]
    Position Type: Full time
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: Senior School (Collège: Grade 6 – Level II,Lycée: Level III-V)
    Effective from September 1, 2019
     
     
    What We Offer
    TFS provides an exceptional and stimulating environment and our working conditions are generous as well as competitive in the marketplace in terms of: 
    • Compensation
    • Benefit package
    • Professional development
     
     
    Who We Are Looking For
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal profile is as follows: 
    • Excellent French and English skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher with specialist certification in Arts
    • Training and experience in MYP (Middle Years Program) as well as IB Diploma Program would also be to your advantage
      
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an 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 résumé here as soon as possible. We do not accept direct applications, so please ensure to use the candidate portal using the link provided.


  • Biology Teacher - Senior School

    Position: Long Term Occasional Replacement [one year]
    Position Type: Full time
    Language of instruction: French
     
    Location: Toronto Campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: Senior School (Grade 6 – Level V)
     
    Effective from September 1st, 2019
     
     
    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 candidate will have the below experience and qualifications:
    • Excellent French skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher in biology
    • Minimum level B2 in English to communicate with peers and students’ parents
    • Knowledge of all three following curriculums would be an advantage: French, Ontario and IB program
    • Training and experience in MYP and DP 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, 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 résumé here. We do not accept direct applications, so please ensure to use the candidate portal via the link provided.
  • Director of Teaching & Learning

    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full time
     
    Location: Toronto Campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: Senior School (Grade 6 – Level V)
     
    Effective from August 14, 2019
     
     
    About The Position
    A member of the Senior School leadership team, you will make a meaningful contribution to the implementation of an academically ambitious educational philosophy and strategic plan, encouraging, preparing, and supporting the development of engaged, inquisitive, and active young citizens. You will report to the Senior School Principal.
     
    Your main responsibility will be to lead the planning and the implementation of both the French and Ontarian curricula within the framework of the Middle Years Program of the International Baccalaureate (MYP – Gr 6 to Level III), as well as its monitoring and evaluation. This role will require great flexibility.
     
    Objectives
    • Ensure the effective integration of both the French and Ontarian programs within the MYP framework
    • Monitor and evaluate the quality of teaching and learning
    • Implement both initiatives and best practices which will improve the learning experiences offered to our students as well as encourage academic ambition
    • Share with teachers the best practices, acting as a role model, in order to help them grow in their chosen field
    • Organize and monitor the teachers’ professional improvement in line with the school’s policy
    • Drive the implementation of the procedure on student progress
    • Supervise the development of the senior school’s evaluation policy along with its relevant procedures ensuring they are best practices
    • Manage student progress for Grade 6 to Level II and communicate the relevant information to the concerned staff members so that they can support the students in their academic aspirations
    • Adapt an educational training watch allowing the school to remain informed on all recent educational topics
    • Liaise with the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) on all MYP related questions
    • Participate in recruiting teaching staff
    Team Work
    Working as a team will be critical for your success in this position. You will be expected to work with:
    • The Senior School Vice Principals as well as the IBDP Coordinator, responsible for levels IV and Vstudents’ progress, to ensure consistency across all student-related activities
    • The “Proviseur Adjoint des Études Françaises » to implement the French programmes in order to maintain our certified status with the French Ministry of National Education
    • The Executive Director of Innovation and Technology to ensure the effective use of new instructional technologies
    • The Department Coordinators in order to develop educational tools and materials
    • The Directors of Teaching and Learning from the Junior School in order to guarantee a smooth learning transition
    • The Executive Director of the Learning Forum to guide and motivate colleagues in developing practices which will help students progress
     
    What We Offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment and our working conditions are generous as well as competitive in the marketplace in terms of:
    • Compensation
    • Benefit package
    • Professional development
     
     
    Who We Are Looking For
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal profile is as follows:
     
    Experiences in
    • A French school in a foreign country
    • Leading a team of teachers
    • Pedagogical coordination in a senior school
    • Training secondary teachers
     
    Required competencies
    • Solid knowledge of the French programmes of the French National Education, the Ontarian programs and MYP
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and a good listener
    • Able to adapt easily and a team player, with the ability to create and innovate
    • Methodical and meticulous
    • Developed intrapersonal skills and openness of mind
    • Bilingual (French and English) - some of the teachers are English-speaking so you must have a B2 level as a minimum
    • Strong IT skills
     
    Qualifications
    • Postgraduate studies in education (Master level or equivalent)
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an 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 résumé here. We do not accept direct applications, so please ensure to use the candidate portal.
  • Educational & Administrative Assistant - La P'tite Ecole

    Position: Long Term Occasional Replacement [maternity cover]
    Position Type: Full time
    Hours of work: 10am to 6.30pm (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)
     
    Effective from August 12, 2019
     
    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
    • Support the office staff in all day to day activities or events
    • Support classrooms/students in their daily needs
    • Assume the reception duties from 4pm to 6.30pm
    • 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 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 candidate will have the below experience and qualifications:
     
    • 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 prioritise 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 is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an 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 résumé here.
  • Educational Assistant - La p'tite école

    Position: Long Term Occasional Replacement [one year contract]
    Position Type: Part time
    Hours of work:  11.45am to 6pm,  Monday to Friday
    Classification: C01
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch:La p’tite école(Age 2 – Grade 1)
    Start Date: September 1, 2019
     
     
    About the position
    Reporting to the Principal and/or her delegate, as well as working with classroom and resource teachers, you will be responsible for:
    • Assisting classroom and specialist teachers
    • Helping teachers prep activities and materials which support lesson plans
    • Posting on the bulletin boards
    • Participating in lessons, outings and field trips
    • Supervising, engaging, guiding and providing in-class support to students alone or in groups as required by the teacher
    • Communicating with classroom and Learning Forum teachers to ensure Learning Development Plans are followed
    • Supervising and helping students during snack, lunch, bathroom, nap and recess time; getting ready before and after recess – clothes, shoes, etc. (Ability to bend, crouch, kneel)
    • Helping maintain a tidy, clean, healthy, safe and secure environment; monitoring students re. allergies (food, hand washing, etc.)
    • Monitoring student behavior and using positive discipline
    • Replacing in the classroom during meetings
    • Using appropriate language (reinforce French language) and interactions, modeling positive behavior
    • Maintaining a collaborative relationship with all stakeholders
    • Coordinating with before and after school program providers as needed
    • Attending staff meetings and participating in in-house professional development
    • Taking care of the afterschool program
    • Ensuring safe pick-up and drop-off for the after-school care
    • Performing other related duties as assigned
     
    What we offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development
     
    Who we are looking for
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
    • Excellent French skills (oral and written)
    • 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
    • Valid First Aid/CPR Certification would be an asset
    • Valid Food Handler’s Certification would be an asset
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • French Teacher - Senior School

    Position: Long Term Occasional Replacement [maternity cover]
    Position Type: Full time
    Language of Instruction: French
    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: from September 1, 2019 to February 1, 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, C1/C2 level), 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 the PYP and MYP programs of the IB
    • Certified teacher
     
    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.
  • Homeroom Teacher - West Campus

    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full time
    Language of instruction: French
    Location:West Campus - 1293 Meredith Avenue, Mississauga, Ontario, L5E 2E6
    Branch: West Campus (PK – Grade 7)
    Start Date: September 1, 2019
     
     
    What we offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development
     
    Who we are looking for
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows: 
    • Excellent French and English skills (oral and written)
    • A teacher certification (B.Ed)
    • Experience as a teacher at the primary school level
    • Good knowledge of the three curriculum TFS offers: French, Ontario and International Baccalaureate (IB)
    • Strong belief in the School values
    • Being certified by the French Ministry of Education would be an asset
    • Training as well as experience in the Primary Years Program (PYP) would also be great assets
     
    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.
  • Learning Strategies Teacher - Senior School

    Position: Long Term Occasional Replacement [maternity cover, 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
    Branch: Senior School (Collège: Grade 6 – Level II,Lycée: Level III-V)
    Start Date: August 26, 2019
     
     
    About the position
    Reporting to the Executive Director of the Learning Forum, and under the day-to-day supervision of the Principal of the Senior School, you will work closely with the existing programs and activities of the Learning Forum at the Senior School, with specific responsibility for Middle Years students (Grade 6 though Level III). Your responsibilities will include:
     
    • Provide support to students with identified and unidentified learning needs, and assist them in developing effective learning strategies to optimize academic success
    • Provide professional development sessions and workshops with and for teachers, to promote best practices in teaching and social emotional learning
    • Work closely with, and provide support to, faculty in the delivery of a variety of teaching and learning strategies that promote best practices for all students and that further the understanding of the unique learning needs of identified students
    • Model and co-teach to help implement effective learning strategies through differentiation
    • Monitor academic progress of students with learning needs and maintain an accurate log of student contacts, and home and school communication
    • Assist in the preparation and sharing of Learning Support Plans from psycho-educational assessments
    • Participate in a variety of meetings and discussions related to student progress and academic concerns, and help prepare for transitions between grade levels and branches
    • Liaise with Test Centre Educational Assistant and other Learning Strategists
    • Maintain open, regular and ongoing communication with all constituent groups to support student success, including: consulting external professionals; students and their parents; guidance counselors; teachers; support staff; administrators; and, MYP/ IB and curriculum coordinators
    • Provide learning skills lessons and workshops for Collège and Lycée Senior School students on a variety of topics related to academic success, such as study skills, test preparation and classroom learning strategies
    • Maintain an up-to-date resource list of information regarding effective teaching and learning strategies across the curriculum
    • Create and maintain partnerships with learning institutions for research and the development of teachers professional learning and instructional practices

    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)
    • Teacher certification with additional qualifications in Special Education – Gifted and/or Learning Disabilities option preferred.
    • Experience in working with middle school/senior students with identified learning needs.  
    • Knowledge of, and experience with, assistive technologies and application of accommodations.
    • Experience in curriculum and staff development.
    • Knowledge of current educational research on best practices, differentiated instruction and curriculum integration of information technology in the classroom.
    • Superior communication, organization and leadership skills.
    • Ability to work collegially, flexibly and collaboratively with educational personnel.
     
    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.
  • Math and Science Teacher - West Campus

    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full time
    Language of Instruction: Bilingual (French and English)
    Location: West Campus - 1293 Meredith Avenue, Mississauga, Ontario, L5E 2E6
    Branch:West Campus (PK – Grade 7)
    Start Date: September 1, 2019
     
     
    What we offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development

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

    Position: Long Term Occasional Replacement [1 year]
    Position Type: Full time
    Language & level of instruction: French, Grade 6 to Level II
     
    Location: Toronto Campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: Senior School (Grade 6 – Level V)
     
    Effective from September 1st, 2019
     
     
    What We Offer
    TFS is an exceptional and stimulating place to work and our working conditions are generous as well as competitive in the marketplace in terms of:
     
    • Compensation
    • Benefit package
    • Professional development
     
     
    Who We Are Looking For
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal profile is as follows:
     
    • Excellent French skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed)
    • Minimum level B1 in English
    • Good knowledge of the French curriculum
    • Experience as a maths teacher at the secondary level
    • 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, 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 résumé here. We do not accept direct applications, so please ensure to use the candidate portal.
  • Math Teacher - Senior School

    Math Teacher / Professeur-e de mathématiques
    Position: Short Term Occasional Replacement
    Position Type: Full time
    Language & level of instruction: French, Grade 6 to Level II
    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: March 25, 2019 to June 19, 2019
     
    What we offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development
     
    Who we are looking for
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows: 

    • Excellent French skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed)
    • B2 level in English (minimum)
    • Good knowledge of the French curriculum
    • Experience as a math teacher at the secondary level
    • Knowledge of the International Baccalaureate (IB) and Ontario 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 résumé here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • Math Teacher - Senior School

    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full time
    Language & level of instruction: French, Grade 6 to Level II
    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: September 1, 2019
     
    What we offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development 
     
    Who we are looking for
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows: 

    • Excellent French skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed)
    • B2 level in English (minimum)
    • Good knowledge of the French curriculum
    • Experience as a math teacher at the secondary level
    • Knowledge of the International Baccalaureate (IB) and Ontario 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 résumé here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • Music Teacher - West Campus

    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full time
    Language of instruction: French
    Location: West Campus - 1293 Meredith Avenue, Mississauga, Ontario, L5E 2E6
    Branch: West Campus(PK – Grade 7)
    Start Date: August 26, 2019
     
     
    About the post
    Under the supervision of the branch Principal, you will take on the role of music teacher for the West Campus. The West Campus welcomes students from Pre-Kindergarten (PK) up to and including Grade 7. As a result, you will be expected to adapt your teaching methods based on your students’ ages, while following the curricular programs.
     
    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:
    • Knowledge of both the French and Ontario programs, as well as the pedagogical frameworks of the PYP and MYP programs of the IB
    • Excellent French skills (oral and written, C1/C2 level), as well as a B2 level in English, at a minimum
    • Certified teacher
     
    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.
  • Philanthropy Coordinator

    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full time
    Hours of work:  9am to 5pm (with one hour unpaid lunch), Monday to Friday
    Classification: A02
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: Office [TFS Foundation]
    Start Date: March 25, 2019
     
     
    About TFS
     
    TFS’ mission is to develop multilingual critical thinkers who celebrate difference, transcend borders and strive for the betterment of humankind. The pioneer of French immersion in Canada, TFS offers an education that is unparalleled in its excellence, preparing students for today’s global world. Bilingual and coed since 1962, TFS teaches the curricula of France and Ontario through the framework established by the IB programs. We want our students to exude academic ambition, benefit from all-round development as individuals and citizens, and view the world from an international perspective. Students and staff benefit from exceptional facilities, a 26-acre ravine, and a diverse, non-denominational environment. TFS has two campuses in Toronto (age 2 to Level V) and Mississauga (PK to Grade 7).
     
    About the position
    The TFS Foundation is entering a major capital campaign. In this role, you will be supporting both the Director of Philanthropy and the President of the Foundation in major gift activities, including conducting prospect research, preparing for donor and senior volunteer meetings, and tracking pertinent information on Raiser’s Edge. You will be reporting to the Director of Philanthropy.
     
    As an integral part of the major gifts team, you will receive mentoring and great exposure to the major gift fundraising world by being responsible for the following:
     
    • Coordinate the schedules of the President of the Foundation and Director of Philanthropy, particularly with regards to meetings with donors and senior volunteers
    • Assist in preparations for meetings with donors, senior volunteers and colleagues including: coordinating meeting schedules, preparing meeting materials, briefing notes, and presentations and arranging room bookings/catering
    • Prepare communications on and for donors, volunteers and colleagues such as: biographical profiles, briefing notes for meetings, meeting agendas, letters, reports, presentations and proposals
    • Prepare prospect and donor research profiles to contribute to fundraising strategy
    • Take meeting minutes when appropriate
    • Assist in moves management tracking
    • Ensure maintenance of prospect and donor records in Raiser’s Edge, including records inputting, updating information, reporting and actions tracking
    • Develop standard Raiser’s Edge reports and tracking mechanisms
    • Support volunteers on follow up activities with potential donors
    • Act as a member of the team to help coordinate institutional events
    • Assist in preparing stewardship reports and activities as needed
    • 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 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:
     
    Experiences in
    • Administration
    • Fundraising
    • Working in the not-for-profit sector
     
    Qualifications:
    • Relevant university degree and/or post graduate certificate (or equivalent) in fundraising, project management or administration
     
    Required competencies:
    • Fluent in English
    • Excellent communication skills (writing and verbal)
    • Knowledge of French or Mandarin is a definite asset
    • Experience with donor stewardship
    • Understanding the importance of the donor cycle to contribute to an exceptional donor experience
    • Experience with Raiser’s Edge
    • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and experience with Google docs
    • Good 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 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, so please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • Recruitment and Retention Coordinator

    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full time
    Hours of work:  8.30am to 4.30pm (with one hour unpaid lunch), Monday to Friday
    Classification: Professional Administration
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: Administration [Human Resources]
    Start Date: immediately
     
     
    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 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.
  • Social Studies Teacher - Senior School

    Position: Permanent [Replacement]
    Position Type: Full time
    Language of instruction: French
     
    Location: Toronto Campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: Senior School (Grade 6 – Level V)
     
    Effective from September 1st, 2019
     
     
    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 candidate will have the below experience and qualifications:
     
    • Excellent French skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher in social studies (history and geography)
    • Level B2 minimum in English to be able to communicate with peers and students’ parents
    • Knowledge of all three following curriculums would be an advantage: French, Ontario and International Baccalaureate (IB)
    • 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, 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 résumé here as soon as possible. We do not accept direct applications, so please ensure to use the candidate portal using the link provided.
  • Social Studies Teacher - Senior School

    Position: Permanent [Addition]
    Position Type: Full time
    Language of instruction: French
    Location:Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T71T7
    Branch: Senior School (Collège: Grade 6 – Level II, Lycée: Level III-V)
    Start Date: September 1, 2019
     
     
    What we offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development
      
    Who we are looking for
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows: 
    • Excellent French skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher in social studies (history and geography)
    • Level B2 minimum in English
    • Knowledge of all three following curricula would be an advantage: French, Ontario and International Baccalaureate (IB)
    • 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 résumé here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • Supply Teachers - Junior School

    SHORT TERM OCCASIONAL REPLACEMENTS
    Occasional, as needed
    Available immediately
    Toronto Campus: 306 Avenue Lawrence East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7

    Qualifications:
    • To be perfectly fluent in French (native-like fluency)
    • To be a certified teacher (Bachelor of Education) with a minimum of 2 years of experience teaching at the primary school level (Grade 2 to 5)
    • PYP training, as well as experience in PYP, are great assets
    • To be certified by the French Ministry of Education would be an additional asset

    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of:
    Integrity, discernment, respect, and engagement.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé as soon as possible here.
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
  • Supply Teachers - West Campus

    SHORT TERM OCCASIONAL REPLACEMENTS
    Occasional, as needed
    Available immediately
    West Campus: 1293 Meredith Avenue, Mississauga, Ontario, L5E 2E6
     
    Qualifications:
    • To be perfectly fluent in French (native-like fluency)
    • To be a certified teacher (Bachelor of Education) with a minimum of 2 years of experience teaching at the primary school level (Grade 1 to 7)
    • PYP training, as well as experience in PYP, are great assets
    • To be certified by the French Ministry of Education would be an additional asset
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of: Integrity, discernment, respect, and engagement.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé as soon as possible here.
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
  • Teacher Documentalist - Senior School

    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full time
    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 26, 2019
     
     
    About the position
    Reporting to the Executive Director of the Learning Forum and the Senior School Principal, you will contribute to the teaching and tools enabling our students, from Grade 6 to Level V, to gain an information culture but also to understand how to use this information.
     
    Under your guidance, the library will become recognized as a culture and knowledge centre. It will be a true learning place, providing information and documentation, both in hard-copy and digitally. It will play a crucial role in the school’s cultural and educational environment, eliciting our students’ intellectual curiosity and allowing them to develop a multicultural, multilingual and international perspective, with a focus on French literacy.
     
    Along with the other educational team members and as part of the school’s strategic plan, you will implement a knowledge-sharing policy, which will identify the teaching practices, census and analysis of our students’ needs, as well as teachers’ needs in terms of information and documentation, thus supporting their teaching and learning.
     
    Objectives
    • You will steer students’ acquisition of knowledge and relevant competencies defined by the curricula and their development in media and information-handling in a warm, welcoming and inspiring environment.
    • You will help the students to take on a critical approach to information and knowledge sources by providing a wide diversity of resources, methods and tools.
    • By applying your pedagogical practices, you will promote autonomy, initiative and teamwork with the students, as well as personalized learning, interdisciplinarity and the appropriate use of communication and information tools.
    • You will work closely with the teachers to ensure an appropriate and effective use of new educational technologies.
    • You will contribute to the students’ cultural, social and citizenship education by implementing various projects, and organizing events which will encourage their interest in reading. You will organize these using your in-depth knowledge of both general and children’s literature, promoting artistic, scientific and technical cultures, while taking into account the students’ needs, the local context and the school’s strategic plan.
    • You will be responsible for looking after the information holdings, their continuous enrichment, their organization and how they are used, ensuring there is a wide diversity of resources and tools available to both students and teachers, issued from either digital or paper sources.
    • You will support the Learning Forum with related administrative duties.
    • You will establish and maintain partnerships with local libraries (e.g. Toronto Public Library), media, cultural associations and other establishments, in order to assist users have access to additional resources (digital and hard-copy).

    What we offer
    TFS is 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:
     
    Experiences
    • Teacher documentalist in a French or bilingual school in a foreign country
    • Leading teams of teachers
    • Implementation of wide-ranging unifying projects
     
    Required competencies
    • Solid knowledge of the French programs of the French National Ministry, the Ontario program, the Middle Years Program (MYP) and the IB Diploma Program
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and a good listener
    • Ability to adapt easily and a team player, as well as being capable to create and innovate
    • Methodical and meticulous
    • Developed intrapersonal skills and openness of mind
    • Bilingual (French and English) - some of the teachers are English-speaking so you must have a B2 level as a minimum
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Strong IT skills
    • Knowledge of and genuine passion for the arts and literature, with an ability to share these with the school community
     
    Qualifications
    • Postgraduate studies in education (master level or equivalent)
    • Certified teacher in information/documentation (CAPES)
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, please do 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.

CONTACT US – HUMAN RESOURCES

Charlotte Rondeau
Recruitment & Retention Coordinator
416-484-6533 ext. 4374
Please do not email us your résumé; be sure to use the link provided in the job descriptions.

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