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

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

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

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

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

TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

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  • What we look for in our teachers

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

  • What we offer our teachers

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

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


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

Career Opportunities

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  • Executive Director of Community Engagement and Enrolment


    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full time
    Classification: Non-Unionized Professional
    Hours of work: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm (with one-hour unpaid lunch), Monday to Friday
    Location: Toronto Campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue E., Toronto, Ontario, M4N
    Branch: Head’s Council
    Start Date: October 2021  
     
     
    About the position:
     
     
    Working in partnership with the Head of School, the Executive Director, Community Engagement and Enrolment will provide the leadership, direction, and expertise necessary to link the school’s vision and strategic priorities to the marketing, communications, engagement and enrolment strategy and execution.
     
    The Executive Director, Community Engagement and Enrolment will be a member of the Head’s Council, will work in close harmony with the Chair of the Board of Directors, the Head of School and will lead two exceptional school administration teams.
     
    The role includes recruitment, admission and retention activities covering both the Toronto and West Campus to ensure enrolment expectations are met, as well as ensuring that marketing, communications, and engagement initiatives align with both admissions and fundraising priorities. The ED will work closely with school leadership, the Foundation, and the Board of Directors to connect and energize the school community. 
     

    Major Duties and Responsibilities
     
    • Develop and execute aligned strategic marketing and communications and enrolment management plans to support TFS’ strategic priorities and achieve School objectives;
    • Ensure approved objectives and plans are executed on time and on budget in accordance with the mission and goals of TFS;
    • Provide strategic direction regarding key announcements and policies, and other school-wide materials;
    • Provide leadership, direction and motivation to 10+ department staff members, and participate as an active member of Head’s Council;
    • With the Director of Community Engagement, oversee production of recruitment and marketing materials, videos and websites;
    • Provide editorial direction on annual Entre Nous magazine and develop recruitment materials including the Toronto and West Campus viewbooks;
    • Advise and assist the Head of School, the Board of Directors in public affairs and media relations, handling media inquiries as required.
    • Develop  and execute community events with the goal of deepening stakeholder affinity;
      Develop creative advertising opportunities nationally and internationally and create an annual advertising placement plan to increase awareness and build TFS’ brand;
    • Chair the Entrance Scholarship Committee and manage the process from start to enrolment.
    • Collaborate with Senior School and Foundation in the support of the scholarship program and all scholarship students.
    • Conduct research to prepare competitive analyses and inform the Head of School of overall conditions, trends and important activities in relation to broader political, economic and societal issues as they relate to TFS’ positioning, and competitive position;
    • Organizes and manages admissions staff in the development of a warm, welcoming and efficient enrolment management operation, ensuring a systematic, efficient handling of applications and communication with candidates and their parents;
    • Specific tasks will include presenting TFS to prospective students and their parents via online and in-person open houses, overseeing tours, interviews and testing, communicating the final decision to families, facilitating the smooth transition for all incoming students.
    • Develops, manages and analyzes relevant metrics to track enrolment, attrition and community engagement. Develops enrolment projections and prepares regular admissions reports for the Head’s Council.
    • Working with the Head’s Council, participates in developing and implementing admission policy.
    • Collaborates with the Principals and other members of Head’s Council to develop and manage effective enrolment and retention goals.
    • Works closely with the Director of Community Engagement to plan and execute marketing strategies, including reviewing and approving publications, website content, advertising, and any other promotional pieces with Admissions implications.
    • Researches and develops relationships with potential applicant generating organizations.
    • Serves as an ambassador for the School and articulates and demonstrates support for all aspects of the TFS experience.
    • Participate in the Community Engagement Committee including their meetings, plans for the year and key community engagement initiatives.
    • Act as a key contact to the Parents’ Association President.
     
     
    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 position requires a broad skill set and knowledge of the marketing and admissions fields in the independent or international school sector.
     
    The ideal individual for this position will have the below: 
     
     
    Education:
               
    • Minimum of a bachelor university degree or diploma in business, marketing or communications; Superior diploma such as Master’s degree preferable
    • Background in education highly desirable
     
    Experience:

    • 10+ years of innovative marketing, communication, and public relations experience with a superior track record of success maximizing the return on marketing budgets
    • Proven experience developing and effectively implementing a comprehensive and forward-thinking enrolment, marketing and communication strategy and plan
    • Successful experience leading and empowering a team
     
    Technical Skills: 

    •  Exceptional oral, writing and editing skills are required
    • Knowledge of desktop publishing, MS Office Suite, internet applications, and newsletter/print production
     
    Language skills: 
     
    • Bilingualism in French and English is required.
     
    Performance Skills:

    • Ability to influence and build consensus, inspire, and engage. 
    • Build trust through exceptional confident, passionate, analytical, transparent, and flexible communication style.
    • Skilled at building relationships and creating a sense of engagement and inclusion.
    • Excellent time management and budgeting skills.
    • Has an entrepreneurial and customer first mindset.
     
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
     
    TFS has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring vaccination for all eligible members of the community including new employees.  New employees will be required to provide their proof of vaccination to the HR department on their first day of employment. 
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided. Please make sure you are using the latest version of Google Chrome to complete your application. 
     
     
  • General TFS posting

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

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • Head of School


     

    All responses to Caldwell Partners are confidential. Please indicate your interest in 210665 at https://caldwell.thriveapp.ly/job/981


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


    Reporting to the Board, the Head of School will lead and guide TFS in its mission to develop multilingual critical thinkers who celebrate difference, transcend borders, and strive for the betterment of humankind. The Head will work collaboratively to develop and lead the implementation of strategic, academic, and operational plans and supports. An effective bilingual communicator and authentic leader, the Head will build, inspire, and coach a diverse and high-performing administrative and faculty team, and nurture positive, productive relationships across the entire TFS community.


    You are an inspirational leader with a graduate degree in education, a deep commitment to advancing the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion, and a record of executive management success in respected independent and/or international schools. You have successfully led in environments characterized by clarity of mission, academic excellence, sustainability, and a broad worldview. You are fluent in English and French and ideally have experience with at least two of the school’s three curricula. Through active listening and a transparent, participative approach, you have built relationships of trust and respect with students, parents, colleagues, and the broader community. You share the values of TFS and will champion its commitment to nurturing students both as individuals and global citizens, and empowering them to make an impact in the world. 


    TFS welcomes applications from Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All responses to Caldwell Partners are confidential. Please indicate your interest in Project 210665 at https://caldwell.thriveapp.ly/job/981
  • La P'tite école - Principal


    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full time 
    Classification: Senior Leadership 
    Hours of work: Normal work week, Monday through Friday.  Working hours for the Principal position requires attendance during the School business hours, subject to additional hours of work (early or later day and/or weekends) as may be required to fulfill the role's duties.
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: La p’tite école (Age 2 – Grade 1)
    Start Date: August 2022


    About the position
     
    TFS is Canada’s International School. Bilingual and co-educational since 1962, TFS teaches the curricula of Ontario and France through the framework established by the International Baccalaureate, offering an experience that is rich in challenge, diversity, and opportunity. TFS attracts families and teachers from around the world, and
    develops in students the ability to think broadly, relate deeply and see the world from multiple perspectives. Canada’s largest independent school, TFS has two campuses serving 1,500 students from age two to university entrance. TFS is the only bilingual, full-continuum IB world school in Canada.
     
    This is an exciting time in the history of TFS. With motivated students, supportive parents, a stable and highly professional leadership team, experienced and talented staff, a well-defined identity, and bold plans to further develop the school’s facilities, TFS looks to its future with confidence and ambition. The successful candidate has a fascinating and unique opportunity to contribute to the work and development of this institution. 
     
    The Principal of La p’tite école will provide clear and inspirational leadership to the faculty and staff of our branch for age two to Grade 1 students. Moreover, as a key member of the Head's Council (TFS' Senior Leadership Team), the La p’tite école Principal will contribute to the strategic development of TFS.


    Role and Responsibilities 
     
    The key responsibilities of the principal can be outlined as follows: 

     
    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 La p’tite école and ensure that the students' learning needs are met 
    • To work, in collaboration with members of the Teaching and learning leadership team, toward the effective integration of the French (MEN)  and Ontario programs within the IB (PYP) framework of teaching and learning 
    • To ensure the effective tracking of the students' academic progress at La p’tite école
    • To work closely with the head’s council, as well as the other three branch principals to ensure harmonization of programming and practice across both campuses 
    • To work closely with the Directors of Teaching and Learning on issues pertaining to curriculum and staff professional development 
    • To work closely with the head’s council to ensure the quality of the citizenship programs and the consistent application of the Code of Conduct

    People Management
     
    • To provide inspirational and caring leadership of staff and faculty at La p’tite école
    • To oversee the activities of staff and provide ongoing support and counsel on academic and administrative issues in a unionized environment.
    • 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 La p’tite école
    • 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
     
      
    What we offer
     
    TFS is an exceptional place to work, and our offers are generous as well as competitive in the marketplace in terms of: 

    • A competitive compensation
    • An attractive group insurance package and participation in a RRSP plan or OTPP from the first day of employment
    • Generous vacation policy and additional paid time off 
    • A stimulating working environment
    • Multiple professional development opportunities
    • A rewarding career where you can make a difference

     
    Who we are looking for


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


    Experience
     
    • First class and respected educator with a proven record of senior 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 (PYP). 
    • Wide-ranging educational interests, an appetite for innovation, and a broad understanding of cutting-edge practices. 
     

    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 
    • A consultative mindset who is willing to listen and support and have the courage to make tough decisions.
    • School management experience with a track record of success of both thinking strategically and taking strategy through tactics and implementation
    • 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 welcomes applications from Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.
     
    TFS has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring vaccination for all eligible members of the community including new employees.  New employees will be required to provide their proof of vaccination to the HR department on their first day of employment. 
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé here as soon as possible. Please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • Supply Teachers


    Position: Short Term Occasional Replacement
    Language of Instruction: French - English
    Location: All of our campus either on the Toronto Campus: P’tite Ecole, Junior or Senior School - 318 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 or at our West Campus located at 1293 Meredith Avenue, Mississauga ON L5E 2E6
    Branch: All Branches
    Start Date: Occasional as needed 


    About the position:

    We are looking for a number of Supply teachers  who will be on-call to work at either of our schools (elementary, middle school or high school) throughout the school year.


    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:
    • Bilingualism: French & English is preferred but not required for these positions.
    • Certified teacher (OCT or equivalent) with a degree in education (B.Ed. or M.Ed.)
    • 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

    Minimum two years of teaching experience at different levels: 
    • Elementary : grade 2-5
    • middle school: grade 6-7
    • Secondary school (collège, lycée): level 1 to 5
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.

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

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé here . As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • TFS Foundation - Development Officer, Major and Leadership Giving


    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full time
    Classification: Non-Unionized Professional
    Hours of work: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm (with one-hour unpaid lunch), Monday to Friday
    Location: Remote and Toronto Campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue E., Toronto, Ontario, M4N
    Branch: TFS Foundation
    Start Date: To be determined
     

    About the position:

    The TFS Foundation is in its active phase of a major comprehensive campaign. The incumbent will be a key member of the major gifts team, to work with staff and volunteer leadership on principal, major and leadership giving activities across both the Toronto and West Campuses of TFS. The responsibilities of this role will develop over time as the Foundation enters different stages of the campaign.
     
    You will be reporting to the Director, Philanthropy and Alumni relations and provide support to the Director Philanthropy and Alumni relations, the President of the TFS Foundation, board members, campaign cabinet members and other senior volunteers in major gift and leadership annual activities, including prospect research, preparing for donor and senior volunteer meetings, executing fundraising initiatives and tracking pertinent donor and moves management information.
     
    As an integral part of the major gifts team, you will receive mentoring and wide exposure to major and leadership annual fundraising practice by being responsible for the following:
    • Contribute to strategy and assist in preparation for meetings with prospects, donors, senior volunteers and colleagues including preparing meeting materials, briefing notes, presentations and arranging meeting logistics.
    • Ensure comprehensive and timely tracking of donor/prospect information in the RE/NXT database and other records.
    • Act as a member of the team by contributing towards institutional, fundraising and stewardship events including a gala.
    • Project management and support of volunteer involvement in various fundraising mini campaigns under the comprehensive campaign umbrella.
    • Support volunteers on follow up activities with potential donors.
    • Assessing needs of lead annual giving and contributing to the development and implementation of plans for prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and recognition.
    • With the guidance and support of the Director, Philanthropy and Alumni relations, independently build and manage a portfolio of lead annual ($5,000-$25,000) prospects and donors through strong data mining techniques within our existing donor database, and identification of new prospective donors.
    • Effectively steward lead annual giving donors to support renewal, identify opportunities to upgrade major giving potential.
    • Ensure maintenance of prospect and donor records in Raiser’s Edge, including records inputting, updating information, reporting and actions tracking.
    • Prepare stewardship reports and execute stewardship activities as required.
    • Contribute to departmental planning, goal setting and tracking of key performance indicators.
    • 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 and benefits 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:
    • Project Management
    • Major gift and lead annual fundraising, particularly in a campaign environment
    • Working in the not-for-profit sector in a mature fundraising program

     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, but not required
    • Minimum of 5 years of fundraising experience
    • Demonstrated track record in cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of gifts over $5,000
    • Demonstrated experience working with volunteer committees, as well as leading internal committees of colleagues
    • Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge (ideally RE/NXT)
    • Familiarity with the Google environment
    • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as other presentation and design software
    • 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, do not hesitate to contact us.

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

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided. Please make sure you are using the latest version of Google Chrome to complete your application. 
  • La P'tite école - Early Childcare Educator


    Position: Long  term occasional replacement [ 1 year Contract ]
    Position Type: Full Time
    Hours of work:  8.00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N1T7
    Branch: La P’tite école (Age 2 – Grade 1)
    Dates: September 2022 - June 2023
      

    About the position
     
    Reporting to the Principal or the delegate, and working in collaboration with the teachers and resource teachers you will be responsible to:
    • Assist students in their learning;
    • Establish an atmosphere conducive to learning, maintain good classroom management;
    • Supervise student behavior and model positive attitudes;
    • Use appropriate language and interactions, progressive and positive discipline;
    • Plan, conduct and participate in activities, organize and monitor the program;
    • Prepare snacks;
    • Assist students with snacks, medicines, clothing, shoes, bathroom, changing diapers;
    • Provide a well-ordered environment, clean, safe and healthy and keep children with food allergies under surveillance, hand washing, etc.;
    • Ensure the safety of students at all times;
    • Keep a record of the activities;
    • Keep a record of communication with parents;
    • Maintain a working relationship with the community;
    • Other 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: 
    • Have excellent French and English skills (oral and written);
    • Having a degree in education services to children (ECE) and preferably be accredited by the College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE) and be registered with AFESEO organization (French Association for the Education Services to Ontario's Children);
    • Must Follow CCEYA regulations
    • Have a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience with children (preschool, primary);
    • Have excellent interpersonal skills, be respectful and maintain a healthy and adequate communication with students, parents and staff;
    • Professionalism and effective time management;
    • Ability to work independently and in a team; be flexible and adapt quickly to changes;
    • Ability to resolve conflicts and to find solutions;
    • Be discreet
    • 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 accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
     
    TFS has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring vaccination for all eligible members of the community including new employees.  New employees will be required to provide their proof of vaccination to the HR department on their first day of employment. 

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


    Position: Long Term Occasional Replacement [one year contract]
    Position Type: Full time
    Language of Instruction: French
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: Junior School (Grade 2-5)
    Start Date: November, 2021


    About the position

    Reporting to the Principal of the Junior School and his 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)
    • Bilingualism in English/French
    • 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
    • Learning strategist qualifications would be a plus

    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.

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

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
     
  • West Campus - Supply Teachers


    Position: Short Term Occasional Replacement
    Language of Instruction: French - English
    Location:   1293 Meredith Avenue, Mississauga ON L5E 2E6
    Branch: West Campus 
    Start Date: Occasional as needed 
     
    About the position:
    We are looking for a number of Supply teachers  who will be on-call to work at either of our schools (elementary, middle school or high school) throughout the school year.
     
    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:
    • Bilingualism: French & English is preferred but not required for these positions.
    • Certified teacher (OCT or equivalent) with a degree in education (B.Ed. or M.Ed.)
    • 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

    Minimum two years of teaching experience at different levels: 
    • Elementary : grade 2-5
    • middle school: grade 6-7
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.

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

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé here . As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • Senior School - Dean of Student Life

    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full time 
    Number of positions: 1
    Hours of work: School operational business hours, Monday to Friday 
    Annex: Senior School  (Collège: Grade 6 – Level II, Lycée: Level III-V) 
    Location: Toronto Campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue E., Toronto, Ontario, M4N 
    Start Date: August 2022


    About the position: 


    A member of the Senior School leadership team, the Dean of Student Life will make a meaningful contribution to the School’s ambitious educational philosophy and strategic plan, encouraging, preparing, and supporting the development of engaged, inquisitive, and active young citizens. You will work under the supervision of the Principal, Senior School, as well as in close collaboration with the Director of Citizenship, the Vice-Principals, the teachers and students.

    Your main responsibility will be to lead initiatives with a focus on encouraging respectful student behaviours and a sense of responsibility to our school community. You will have to champion opportunities for a balanced education that promotes a variety of rich learning-to-lead events and personal growth experiences that inspire our students to be risk-takers, open-minded, and reflective.


    Main responsibilities: 

    The Dean of Student Life’ specific duties will include, but not be restricted, to the following:
     
    • Collaboration with the Leadership Team to ensure students’ impeccable conduct. This includes respect for the uniform and the Code of Conduct.
    • Ensure the school promotes all aspects of student welfare, including student well-being, social-emotional learning, and bullying prevention initiatives
    • Organization of a meaningful and curriculum-related community outreach events
    • Support the Senior Director, Citizenship and global education  for trip organization at the Senior School.
    • Coordination of the cyclical Calendar meetings for the Senior School events (liaising with Vice-Principals and the Director of Athletics)
    • Scheduling and organization of assemblies, development of and support for the mentorship program
    • Organization, coordination, and promotion of student life and Houses’ activities that promote school spirit and allow for students to build on their current strengths and to explore new interests
    • Staff advisor for clubs and after school events: development and coordination of extra-curricular school programs and co-curricular activities
    • Involvement in and organization and supervision of CAP (Boomerang WEB Program) and other student orientation and transition programs
    • Monitoring of Student governance institutions (Citizens’ Assembly, Prefect Council) and promotion of students’ leadership opportunities
    • Organization and coordination of and support for Parents Association events including student-organized dances, Kermesse, etc
    • Secure strong and sustainable working partnerships with parents.

        
    The school may, from time-to-time, alter these duties and/or assign additional duties and responsibilities to the Dean of Citizenship and Student Life at its sole discretion.


    What we offer:

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


    Who we are looking for: 

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

    • Bachelor of Education or equivalent, in Education
    • Related experience in Guidance or a similar field to manage effectively the issues (socio-emotional, personal, and academic) that arise with the student body
    • Previous teaching experience in Junior and Senior schools 
    • Experience in working with youth in volunteer programs and/or clubs; proven ability to build positive rapport among and to create strong personal connections with students
    • Ability to work in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and with other on-line, interactive formats
    • Excellent proficiency in written and oral French and English
    • Highly motivated creative thinker, self-starter, and problem-solver who takes initiative, 
    • is an excellent communicator with strong time management skills and an ability to work with a variety of stakeholders (i.e., students, travel agencies/non-profit organizations, teachers of different grade levels and subject areas), 
    • understanding of IB program, 
    • has a willingness to learn and demonstrates a proven ability to develop and to implement new, sustainable programs.


    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
     
    TFS has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring vaccination for all eligible members of the community including new employees.  New employees will be required to provide their proof of vaccination to the HR department on their first day of employment. 
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • Senior School - German Teacher


    Position: Long Term Occasional [ 1 year contract ]
    Position Type: Part time [50%]
    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: As soon as possible 
     

    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/or English skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed.)
    • Experience as a German teacher at the secondary level
    • Knowledge and understanding of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program and its mission
     

    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.

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

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

CONTACT US – HUMAN RESOURCES

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

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