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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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  • Admissions - Associate Director of Enrolment

    Position: Permanent 
    Position Type: Full time
    Classification: Non-Unionized Professional
    Hours of Work: 08:30 am to 4:30 pm (with one-hour unpaid lunch), Monday to Friday (some evenings and weekends may be required)
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    Branch: Admissions
    Start Date: Octobre, 2022



    About the position
     
     
    Reporting to the Executive Director of Community Engagement and Enrolment, acting as her delegate and working in close collaboration with the ED, the Associate Director would have responsibilities in the following areas:
     
     
    Major Duties and Responsibilities 
     
    • Create an enrolment management plan to improve enrolment and retention.
    • Effectively communicate with prospects throughout the process.
    • Cultivate and manage relationships within the community to support Admissions.
    • Develop new admissions programs/incentives that generate new enrolment prospects throughout the community.
    • Conceive, develop, schedule and execute internal and external events related to Admissions including open houses, educational fairs, etc.
    • Meet enrolment targets.
    • Ensure an appropriate system is in place to track all stages of the enrolment process.
    • Lead and manage the admissions team through the enrolment cycle which will include presenting the School to prospective students and their parents, conducting tours, interviewing candidates and their parents; arranging for admissions testing, assessing student ability and fit for TFS, securing necessary student credentials, communicating the final decision to families, and facilitating the smooth transition for all incoming students.
    • Collaborate with key staff to develop and manage effective enrolment and retention goals. Work closely with the Executive Director, Community Engagement and enrolment and 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 enrolment implications.
    • Serve as an ambassador for the School and articulate and demonstrate support for all aspects of the TFS experience.
    • Develop and manage relevant data and statistics, compiling, analyzing and tracking enrolment and attrition data. Develop and update enrolment projections by grade level. Prepare regular admissions reports for the management team.
    • Organize and manage the admissions staff in the development of a warm, welcoming and efficient admissions operation ensuring a systematic, efficient handling of applications and communication with candidates and their parents
       

    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:
     
    • Bachelor of Education., 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 in English and French with excellent oral and writing skills;
    • Good computer skills; strong interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills are essential
    • ability to master technology and system change 


    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.
  • Facilities Manager


    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full time
    Classification: Non-Unionized professional
    Hours of Work: 08:30 am to 4:30 pm (with one-hour unpaid lunch), Monday to Friday 
    Location: Toronto campus: 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    Branch: Facilities
    Start Date: October 2022
     

    About the position


    Reporting to the Executive Director, Facilities and Operations, the Facilities Manager, will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and maintenance, capital improvements, managing personnel, and finances for the Facilities department. The incumbent will be responsible for development and implementation of programs to ensure that the school is compliant with all legislation relevant to physical plant operations; leadership, direction and development of staff; and providing an inviting, safe and sustainable learning environment for the school. 
     

    Specific Accountabilities:
     

    Maintenance and Operations Responsibilities include:
    •  Manages on-site operations and maintenance contracted staff.
    • Oversees Custodial contracted staff and ensure quality assurance program is maintained and efficient operation is achieved.
    • Manages the in-house grounds staff as well as the contracted summer and winter maintenance contractors.
    • Completes routine inspections of facilities, and ensures the facilities are kept a level representative of the institution.
    • Assists in the development of an annual plan for demand and preventative maintenance that leverages the opportunities throughout the year.
     

    Project Management Responsibilities include:
    • Identifies deferred maintenance and facility renewal for the campus, plans, schedules and coordinates with customers for the need and execution of maintenance, renovations and facility renewal projects.
    • Assists the Executive Director in project development and execution of the school’s capital plans and projects.
    • Assists in the development of Request for service prequalification, Request for Proposals, and Requests for Quotations for both operations and project works.
    • Provides assistance in project management for projects including researching requirements, hire consultants, develop project specifications and tender documents, budget control, scheduling and compliance supervision, completes final inspection and compiles deficiency lists on work/projects assigned.  Ensures all required permits are obtained and works closely with City Building Officials, Fire Department, and Ministry of Labour. Reviews, verifies, co-ordinates and consults with requesters on renovation and remodeling requests on-site inspections to ensure that the quality of work is being performed during the construction process.  

     
    Safety and Security Responsibilities include:
    • Development and implementation of security policies, protocols and procedures
    • Control budgets for security operations and monitor expenses
    • Plan and coordinate security operations for specific events
    • Coordinate staff when responding to emergencies and alarms
    • Review reports on incidents and breaches, Investigate and resolve issues
    • Reviews, evaluates and enhances the health and safety programs; represents the department at the School’s Joint Health and Safety Committee.
     

    Additional Responsibilities:
    • Coordinates facilities rentals and events.
    • Assists in providing staff training programs for continuous improvement in building maintenance and operations.
    • Assists in the maintenance of drawing data bases, equipment records, and intuitional standards.
    • Researches existing drawings, surveys job sites and makes determination and/or computations to produce as built originals.  Verification will be conducted by taking field measurements and calculating areas to identify the amount of space being used for various activities i.e., office, classroom, laboratory etc. (facility space audit).
    • Assists in the development of the Facilities budget and implements preventive maintenance programs within allocated budgets.
    • Reviews, evaluates and enhances energy conservation initiatives.
    • Maintains and modifies existing drawings consistent with up-to-date information.
    • Supports both the Toronto and West campus in all aspects.
     

    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:

    • A three years’ diploma/degree from an accredited post-secondary institution with major studies in Engineering, Management or a related field.  A diploma/degree in Mechanical, Electrical engineering or Architecture is preferred.
    • Accreditation as a Certified Facilities Manager, Facilities Management Professional, or Building Environmental Systems training is preferred.
    • Five years of progressive management experience in plant and building maintenance, preferably in an institutional setting of 500,000 sq.ft. or larger and significant experience in the field of plant and systems operations, (CMMS, BES) facilities management and/or construction.
    • Demonstrated experience in managing a large and diversified work force.
    • Sound knowledge of applicable building, fire and safety codes, acts, regulations, and basic engineering practices. For example, WHIMS, Elevating Devices Act, Workers’ Compensation Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act; computerized maintenance and environmental systems, commercial and industrial heating, air conditioning, ventilation, plumbing and electrical systems and the use of uninterrupted power supplies (UPS.)
    • Knowledgeable in the preparation and management of budgets.
    • Excellent customer service, communication and human relations skills to interact effectively with the School’s multi-cultural/international/ able students, staff, and the public, including all levels of trades and management personnel.
    • Excellent organizational, time management, problem-solving skills; a team player/leader, excellent track record in communicating with and motivating staff.
    • Access to a reliable vehicle is required for travel to other campuses.
    • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD, MS Suite, MS Project, and understanding of any CMMS preferred.
    • French is an asset.


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

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

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé here as soon as possible. Please use the candidate portal through the link provided
     
  • 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.
  • HR - Recruitment and Retention Coordinator


    Position: Long Term Occasional replacement [1-year contract]
    Position Type: Full time
    Classification: Non Unionized Professional 
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Hours of Work: 8:30 - 4:30 PM (with 1-hour unpaid lunch break)
    Branch:  Human Resources
    Start Date: October 2022
     

    The position

    Reporting to the Executive Director, People and culture, and in collaboration with all school principals, vice principals and hiring managers, the recruitment coordinator ensures TFS attracts, hires, and retains employees, while growing a strong talent pool. The incumbent also participates on onboarding the employees in the company.

    The Recruitment and retention coordinator acts as a school ambassador and promotes the school’s image through recruitment initiatives and events. The coordinator works hand in hand with TFS human resources team on the day-to-day operations and projects of the department. 

    Main Responsibilities:
    • Develop effective recruitment strategies for management and non-management levels.
    • Develop and maintain talent management processes
    • Establish recruiting requirements by studying organization plans and objectives; meeting with managers to discuss needs and identify future staffing 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.
    • 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 for the recruitment part.
    • 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; and 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 of 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 recruitment statistics to determine deficiencies.
    • Administer new employee on-boarding and orientation.
    • Ensures all employees status in Canada is valid for employment at TFS and is responsible of the work permit process
    • Coordinate and lead the language courses (French and English) to promote bilingualism within the TFS community
    • Ensures employees documents, certifications and trainings are up to date and following guidelines (eg; CEEYA)
    • Accomplish human resources and organization’s mission by completing related results as needed
     
    What we offer

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

    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
    • Bilingual: Excellent French and English skills (oral and written)
    • Bachelor’s degree and/or certificate in Human Resources Management
    • 5 years of experience in recruitment and talent acquisition
    • 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
    • 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
    • Advanced knowledge of recruitment in the education sector
    • Knowledge of the French and Canadian education system
    • Knowledge of a recruitment process and cycle
     
    TFS welcomes applications from Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

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

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


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

    About the Position 

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

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


    What We Offer

    We operate in a fast paced, stimulating and multilingual environment as a small, dynamic team where relationships and mutual support are fundamental to how we operate and achieve our goals. Beyond this exceptional environment, TFS offers competitive employment packages, including:
    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development and personal growth
    • Working in a school environment that is supportive of parents/families, we offer generous vacation time and flexible working conditions during the summer months and during other scheduled school holidays (i.e. Winter break)


    Who We Are Looking For 

    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal individual for this position will have the below:  
     
    Experience in:
    • Alumni Relations, constituent relations and/or fundraising.
    • Recruiting, managing, and motivating volunteers. Working in Independent Schools is an asset.
    • Event planning, execution and management.
    • Developing targeted communications to foster engagement and managing social media content and platforms.
    • Budget management and expense tracking.
     
    Qualifications:
    • Relevant university degree and/or post graduate certificate (or equivalent) in fundraising, event management and/or alumni relations.  
    • 5 years of experience in alumni relations, fundraising and/or program management with a proven track record of success.
    • Consideration will be given to a combination of education and experience. 
     
    Required competencies:
    • Fluent in English; knowledge of French or Mandarin is an asset.
    • Outstanding communication skills (written and verbal).
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships across multiple constituencies.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills and solution orientation; sound decision-making ability with a positive "can do" attitude.
    • Experience with Raiser’s Edge, Graduway and Net Directories is an asset.
    • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).   
    • Strong event management skills, with attention to details.
    • Strong time management and project management skills; ability to establish priorities, plan and manage multiple activities with coinciding deadlines. 
    • Continuous improvement orientation through excellent data measurement and analysis.
    • Ability to calmly and effectively work in a fast paced environment and be adaptable to changing needs.
    • Working with and supporting volunteers, committees and colleagues.
    • Works well independently and as a team player.
    • Flexibility to travel as needed
     
    TFS welcomes applications from Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

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

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


    Position Type: Full time Internship [4-6 months]
    Hours of work: 9 am to 5 pm (with one-hour unpaid lunch), Monday to Friday
    Location:  Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Start Date: As soon as possible


    About the position

    Reporting to the Director, Alumni & Foundation Relations, the intern will provide administrative and program support to various events, special projects and alumni activities. The intern will work with various team members of the foundation, school and volunteer community, including the TFS Alumni Association.


    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Provide administrative and project management support for alumni and Foundation programming, including events, communications (inc. social media) and volunteer management.
    • Assist in implementation of a range of events in collaboration with alumni, volunteers and school staff.
    • Work closely with team members, administration, volunteers and alumni in coordinating various aspects of Foundation events from implementation to execution and post event summary reports.
    • In collaboration with the Director, prepare and oversee the execution of invitations, RSVP forms, marketing materials, and social media for dissemination within the community.
    • In collaboration with the Director, provide support to the TFS Alumni Association Executive, including meeting preparation and minutes.
    • Help source and secure special guests and presenters for events and student programs
    • Maintain record of event-related contact management in the Raiser's Edge database.
    • Assist with data quality projects and documentation of business operation processes.
    • Support data entry and updating record information in the database.
    • Prepare updates and postings for social media and website platforms.
    • Provide administrative support to Foundation leadership, as needed.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
     
    Responsibility
     
    Confidentiality:

    This position requires a high level of confidentiality regarding information shared through prospect review as well as accessing donor files as part of prospect research  

    Responsibility:

    Responsible for completing the required administrative tasks per procedural guidelines, directions and requirements. 

    Overtime:

    Overtime will be required based on event requirements and volunteer meeting availability.
     

    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: 
    Education:     
    • Enrolled in or graduate of a post-secondary program, ideally in communications, fundraising or management.
    Experience:    
    • Previous experience working in an office setting.  
    Technical Skills:         
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and communicate with a variety of stakeholders, including donors, volunteers, sponsors and staff.
    • Great writing, proofreading and editing skills, with experience in writing and producing communication materials.
    • Project management and organizational skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines and lead multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and collaborative working style. Proven ability to exercise tact, discretion, and good judgment.
    • Experience using databases is an asset
    • Budget management skills
    • Good facility with software such as Google Workspace, Microsoft Office suite (Word, excel, PowerPoint), Adobe InDesign, Canva and other design platforms.
    Language skills:
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English. French is an asset. 
    Performance Skills:   
    • Must be able to work independently, exercise initiative with strong prioritizing and organizational skills. 
    • Self-motivated with the ability to coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously.  Must be able to manage multi-phase projects from inception to completion in a fast-paced environment.
     
    TFS welcomes applications from Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

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

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

    Principal of La p’tite école


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


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


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


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


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


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

    About the position

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


    What we offer

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

    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect, and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows: 
    • Excellent French skills (oral and written)
    • Level B2 in English
    • Minimum 2 years’ relevant experience with children (pre-school, primary and junior levels)
    • A clear Health and Vulnerable Sector check
    •  Excellent interpersonal skills, respectful and diplomatic communication skills with students, parents, and staff
    • Strong work ethic and effective time management skills
    • Independent and reliable team player, flexible with the ability to work in a demanding environment and to transition easily depending on the situation
    •  Proven effective conflict resolution and problem-solving skills
    • Discretion
    • Trained as an Earlier Childhood Educator or Teacher would be an asset
     
    TFS welcomes applications from Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

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

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

CONTACT US – HUMAN RESOURCES

Ghita Laghrabli
Recruitment Specialist
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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