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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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  • 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.
  • Senior Admissions Manager


    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full time
    Classification: Non-Unionized
    Hours of Work: 09:00 am to 5:00 pm (with one-hour unpaid lunch), Monday to Friday
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: Admissions
    Start Date: September, 2021
     

     
    About the positions

     
    Reporting to the Director of Enrolment Management, acting as her delegate and working in close collaboration with the Director, the Assistant Director would have responsibilities in the following areas:

     
    Major Duties and Responsibilities

    Student Evaluation and Testing:
    • Participate in the review and development of selection policy and assessment of evaluation tools
    • Assess applications, participate in admissions decisions and communication of same
    • Administer entrance exams for prospective students individually or in groups
    • Assess Pre-school candidates individually and write reports accordingly
    • Conduct student interviews

    Recruitment/Marketing/Public Relations:

    • Collaborate with Marketing and Development on marketing strategies and publications
    • Identify target markets  (identify students who are a good match for the school)
    • Assist/review/make recommendations regarding advertisements, viewbook, other promotional materials
    • Analyse and present recommendations regarding enrolment/retention trends
    • Conduct follow-up interviews with families leaving school
    • Coordinate Information Sessions, presenting School programs, faculty, teaching methods and facilities
    • Represent the School, its program and mission to the external community.

    Enrolment Management Plan:
    • Participate in the development of policies and procedures in the Admissions area
    • Produce updates regarding enrolment
    • Participate in the effective management of applicant pool with timely personalized attention and feedback

    Statistics:
    • Compile and develop reports and statistical summaries re: enrolment figures, trends, patterns, etc.

    During the Director’s absence the incumbent will be responsible for the smooth functioning of the Admissions Office and supervision of staff and will be assigned specific division of work depending on background and skills. 

      
    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:
    • B.Ed., and have some teaching experience, preferably at the primary/intermediate level;
    • Previous admissions experience in an independent school setting a definite asset in addition to marketing and promotional experience.
    • Bilingual communicator with excellent writing skills;
    • Good computer skills; strong interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills are essential
    • Ability to master technology and system change
     

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

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • La P'tite école - Lunchroom Supervisor

    Position: Lunchroom supervisor Casual
    Hours of work:  11:45 am to 1.00 pm, Monday to Friday
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: La p’tite école (Age 2 – Grade 1) 
    Effective from: September 2021 until June, 2022
    Hourly Rate: $20.95
     
    About the position

    Reporting to the Principal and/or his delegates, you will be responsible for supervising children during their lunch breaks whilst providing them with a secure environment. You may assist other lunchroom supervisors as and when needed.
     
    Who we are looking for
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:

    •  Excellent French skills (oral and written)
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
     
  • La P'tite école - Bilingual Branch Administrator

    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full time
    Classification: A03
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: La p’tite école (Age 2 – Grade 1)
    Start Date: August, 2021
     

    About the position

    Reporting to the Principal and her delegates, (and working in collaboration with faculty and staff you will be responsible to:
    • Organize all functions such as special events, meetings, luncheon meetings, coffee meetings, including planning, set-ups, take-downs, clean-up and storage of all used items
    • Direct custodial staff to ensure that the building and all common areas is kept clean, tidy  and in safe conditions, report any concerns and follow-up with custodians;
    • Prepare if letters, newsletters, calendars and updates in consultation with the Principal or delegate of the branch, and ensure timely distribution;
    • Monitor and reconcile certain budget accounts during the year;
    • Ensure the maintenance and updating of database systems for the administrative operations of the branch; including parent teacher interviews, report cards, co-curricular activities, billing, allergies, medical forms etc. Provide the billing information for co-curricular activities or other if needed;
    • Participate in various activities to meet parents of the branch
    • Provide assistance to the Principal or delegate, in daily administration of the school as assigned;
    • Cover lunch time for other support staff or in a classroom if needed;
    • Plan skating activities, or other programs and special outings;
    • Monitor purchasing if needed;
    • Other assignments as required.
     
    What we offer

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

    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement.
    We are looking for somebody who is detail-oriented, organized, anticipate needs, resourceful, knows how to manage time effectively, positive with excellent customer service skills.

    The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
    • Excellent French and English skills (oral and written);
    • Appropriate undergraduate degree or equivalent in education and experience
    • Excellent technology and data processing skills in Word, Excel, File MakerPro and/or MapleWood;
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in office administration, preferably in a school setting;
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, tact, diplomacy, good judgment in dealing with the internal and external community and staff relations;
    • Organized with an ability to prioritize in an extremely busy environment;
    • Leadership and team building skills;
    • Able to translate documents from and into both languages;
    • Ability to learn and update new skills in IT technology.
     
      
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
  • La P'tite école - Educational Assistant


    Position: Long term occasional [one year contract]
    Position Type: Full Time 
    Number of positions: 2
    Hours of work:  8:00 am – 4:00 pm, (with one hour unpaid lunch) Monday to Friday
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N1T7
    Branch: La p’tite école(Age 2 – Grade 1)
    Start Date: August 2021 
     

    About the position

    Reporting to the Principal and/or her delegate, as well as working with teachers or office staff, you will be responsible for:
    • Assisting classrooms and teachers
    • Helping teachers prep activities and materials which support lesson plans
    • Participating in the ravine, outings and field trips
    • Supervising, engaging, guiding and providing in-class support to students alone or in groups as required.
    • Supervising and helping students during snack, lunch, bathroom, nap and recess time; getting ready before and after recess – clothes, shoes, etc. (Ability to bend, crouch, kneel)
    • Helping maintain a tidy, clean, healthy, safe and secure environment; monitoring students re. allergies (food, hand washing, etc.)
    • Monitoring student behavior and using positive discipline
    • Replacing in the classroom during meetings or as needed
    • Using appropriate french language (reinforce the French language) and interactions, modeling positive behavior
    • Maintaining a collaborative relationship with all stakeholders
    • Assist in childcare as needed
    • Ensuring safe pick up and drop-off for the after-school care as needed
    • Performing other related duties as assigned
    • Replacement of office staff and work on administrative tasks as needed

    What we offer

    TFS 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 accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.

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

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

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

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

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

     
    Who we are looking for
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect, and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows: 
    • Excellent French and English skills 
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed. or equivalent)
    • Minimum of one to two years of teaching experience in grade 6 to grade 12 


    We are looking for teachers in
    • French
    • Maths
    • Sciences : Biology, etc
    • Social Sciences
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
     

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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