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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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  • Bilingual University Counselling and Guidance Coordinator


    Position:
    Bilingual University Counselling and Guidance Coordinator
    Position Type: Permanent Contract, Full time, Monday to Friday , 9am to 5pm
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Start Date: ASAP
     
     
    About the position :
     
    Reporting to the Executive Director of the Learning Forum, and under the day-to-day supervision of the Director of University Counselling, the Coordinator will work closely with students, counsellors and faculty to provide administrative support and data management relating to the university and scholarship application process, event planning and the Senior School Learning Forum Grades 6-12.
     
    This will include, but not be limited to the following responsibilities:
     
    Support the University Counsellors with the university admissions and scholarship application process:
    • Assist counsellors in the execution of all university counselling programming, including the submission of required school documents (ie transcripts, and letters of recommendation)
    • Answer questions from students and parents and direct families to appropriate resources
    • Communicate with students, counsellors and teachers to coordinate the submission of teachers’ letters of recommendation
    • Liaise with universities and other organizations to coordinate recruitment events, in-school workshops, university visits, and maintain a complete calendar of events
    • Prepare regular communication, including promotional materials, for the TFS community on university counselling events
    • Assist with the preparation of presentations and reports to support the overall program, including regular updates to the website
     
    Manage systems and databases and reporting:
    • Manage a variety of student information databases as they relate to supporting the Senior Learning Forum (ie Veracross, Trevlac, OUAC-reporting, and international university tracker database), process required changes, run queries and print reports
    • Generate Ontario Student Transcripts (OST) for all students, including editing, creating and printing transcripts, as well as uploading to OUAC
    • Serve as a data resource person for key staff and provide data analysis; liaise with the IB office on IB transcripts
    • Troubleshoot issues with resources from the IT department: suggest changes, verify, test and liaise with staff regarding new database design
    • Complete data analysis and prepare reports and graphs on student academic performance, university acceptance and matriculation data for use in various communications
     
    Act as a resource contact, coordinate other Learning Forum administrative/supervisory duties:
    • As the first point of contact in the Guidance Office, provide a warm and welcoming environment for the TFS community
    • Answer questions; triage issues of a sensitive/confidential nature and re-direct people to the appropriate resource
    • Receive, open and distribute mail, update bulletin boards and websites with relevant information for students and parents
    • Organise and maintain office supplies and materials for the Senior Learning Forum
    • Effectively manage and organise the team’s calendar
    • Liaise with the marketing and communication team on Senior Learning Forum media needs, information and translate communications if necessary
     
    Who we are looking for
     
    Qualifications and Key Skills:
    • University or college qualifications and experience in education, business, data management and customer service
    • Experience in assisting students with university and scholarship applications preferred
    • Exceptional organisational and time management skills
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills required
    • Extensive computer skills including expertise with variety of project management programs, along with advanced Excel (Spreadsheet) skills, Google apps, and social media
    • Experience with student information databases and data analytic tools is an asset
    • Fluency in French and English, both in written and oral communication, is required.
    • Minimum of three years of experience in business, records and/or data management
    Other Requirements:
    • Commitment to model the behavioural competencies of the IB Learner Profile
    • Have a keen interest in working in a positive dynamic educational office environment, in support of middle and high school students
    • Willingness to learn quickly and to take initiative in a team environment
    • Have a passion for IB education; International mindedness; Managing and developing self and others; Delivering results; Teamwork and Cooperation; Striving to improve; Decision making; Organizational Development.
    • Demonstrated commitment to the school community
    • Committed to French/English bilingualism
     
    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.If you require accommodation, please notify us in advance and we will work with you to meet your needs as TFS is committed to providing accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection process.

    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.
  • Communications Coordinator


    Position:
     Permanent
    Position Type: Full time unionized position 
    Hours of work: 9 am to 5 pm (with one-hour unpaid lunch), Monday to Friday
    Location: Office is located in Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Start Date: Immediate
     
    About the position

    Reporting to the Director, Marketing and Communications you will be working collaboratively with the communications team to execute the day-to-day communications and social media strategies that will strengthen the TFS brand and engage the TFS community.
    You will responsible for the following:

    • Provide writing support, which could include social media posts, articles for the website, letters to the community, support with various publications.
    • Work closely and proactively with departments and branches across the school to create compelling and engaging content that will bring to life TFS’ unique value propositions and build pride and engagement in the community. Content creation will include writing original content or requesting content, taking photos and video at various school events, or gathering photos and video from staff.
    • Help develop social media strategies to meet the school’s objectives, ensuring that all channels (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube) and related messaging are aligned and reinforce the mission, vision, values, and pillars.
    • Develop and manage content calendar for all social media channels to support the school’s mission, vision, and values.
    • Review the daily mainstream, community and social media reports and identify and assess opportunities and issues of importance to the school and its stakeholders.
    • Maintain regular KPI tracking and conduct reporting and analysis as required.
    • Assist the Marketing Communications Department in other tasks as required. These tasks may include event planning and execution, photography, organizing photo shoots, media relations, and administrative tasks.
     
    Due to the nature of your work, you will be expected to attend events and initiatives across the campus.
     
    What we offer
     
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • 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 English skills (oral and written)
    • Bilingualism considered as an asset
    • Post-secondary degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism or Business. Post-graduate certificate in PR, digital or communications would be an asset
    • Experience writing professionally in English, with an understanding of how to refine communications to capture an institution’s voice and tone
    • Exceptional grammatical skills are sought after in this role, with comfort in providing editing support for leaders in an organization
    • Experience using established and emerging social media channels for communication, customer service, and audience engagement, with demonstrated experience in content development, including writing for digital media
    • Experience managing social media metrics and analytics
    • An eye for detail, extremely organized and the ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines
    • A self-starter, receptive to challenges, who maintains a positive and professional attitude
    • Creative problem-solver who enjoys innovating and bringing fresh ideas to the team
    • Holds themselves to high standards of quality and accuracy
    • Effectively manages time and thoughtfully thinks through how to bring a project to fruition
    • Able to focus in a vibrant, complex work environment
     
    Knowledge:
     
    • A wordsmith who can write in English and capture the brand tone(s) and voice(s)
    • Effective writing skills including: creative writing, copy-editing, and proofreading skills
    • A passion for effective story-telling
    • Comfortable creating digital content with working knowledge of major graphic design tools (i.e. Photoshop, InDesign)
    • Experience using a social media management tool such as Sprout or Hootsuite, and an email distribution program such as MailChimp
    • Strong knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube as well as relevant strategies for each channel
    • Some experience taking and editing photos for social and digital use
     
    Interpersonal / Communications skills:
     
    • A team player who likes to co-create with colleagues and jump in when additional support is required
    • Enjoys building relationships of trust across a diverse organization
    • Outgoing and is comfortable attending events and networking internally
    • Brings a positive-solutions approach to his/her work
    • A professional who believes in the mission of the school
     
    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.
  • Event Coordinator


    Position:
    Permanent
    Position Type: Full time 
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    Start Date: February 2023
     
     
    About the role
     
    Reporting to the Events Manager and working in close collaboration with the Head of School and department and project leads across campus, the event coordinator will be responsible for organizing TFS’ signature events, acting as a coordinator for event scheduling and supporting and advising departments on the logistical planning of departmental events. The coordinator will be responsible for the following: 
     
    Main duties :

    • Coordinate events on behalf of the Head of School from start to finish according to the requirements, target audience and objectives in collaboration with the Head of School or other event partners.
    • Coordinate with the events manager to maintain the events calendar and events approval process for the school on the Veracross platform.
    • Work with the marketing and communications team to ensure that the branding and promotion of the events are timely, attractive and accurate.
    • Support fundraising and donor stewardship, school-based informational events, etc. through developing and providing toolkits for event management and being the point of contact between the departments, the facilities and the catering staff to coordinate the event.
    • Ensure invoices are approved and processed according to school policies.
    • Liaise and negotiate with vendors and develop a list of preferred vendors to be shared as a resource to departments and to external rentals.
    • Create workback schedules, allocate resources in planning events; coordinate “day of” execution.
    • Obtain permits when needed.
    • Coordinate with the event manager in developing event feedback surveys; compile post-event reports and make recommendations for future improvements.
    • Provide guidance and mentorship to departments in regards to their events.
    • Develop a network of external rentals for the school within the Veracross platform.
    • Participate in meetings and/or events outside of regular business hours as required.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
     What we offer :

    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • 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
    Qualifications :

    • Minimum 2-3 years experience in events of up to 300 people 
    • Propensity to master technology 
    • Intermediate knowledge of GSuite or MS Office (ie be able to do costing sheets with schedules for events)
    • Excellent communication skills 
    • Ability to work independently with little supervision 
    • Comfortable working with various types of stakeholders 
    • Knowledge of 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. If you require accommodation, please notify us in advance and we will work with you to meet your needs as TFS is committed to providing accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection process.

    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.
  • Junior Accountant and Revenue


    Job Title
     : Junior Accountant and Revenue
    Position type :  Full-time , Permanent contract, Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Department: Business Office
    Start Date : April 2023
     
     
    About the position

    The Junior Accountant and Revenue reports to the Senior Financial Analyst and is a full-time role in the Business Office. 
    This role is parent and community facing and involves making collection calls, processing billing, and a number of accounting related functions such as reconciliations and closing key processes for month end.  This role will participate in other projects as appropriate.  This role is on premise 5 days a week.
     
    Major Duties and Responsibilities
    1. Collections : 15%
    2. Student Billing : 40%
    3. Accounting and Month End : 45%
     
    Outline of duties and responsibilities 
     
    Accounts Receivables :
    • Billing students for:  fees, trips; cafeteria charges and other incidentals.
    • Working closely with all branches to ensure all trips are reconciled before we bill students.
    • Processing monthly statement via email through Veracross
    • Ensuring the inbox for billing is answered within 48 hours and escalate as appropriate.
    • Entering returned payments, payroll deductions for tuition & cafeteria charges monthly basis.
    • Calling the community to collect outstanding payments and answering questions.
    • Month end duties such as reconciliations and closing processes
    • Assist in system procedures including documentation and creation of manuals and guides.
    • Working closely with the Business Office Team and assisting in other areas as needed.
    • Back up to Accounts Payable in high demand times.
    • Creating system reports and other reports as required for analyses.
    Reconciliations and Month End :
    • Ensuring billing tasks are completed before the month end close
    • Reconciling project codes and reviewing the aging analyses with the CFO before month end closes.
    • Ensure that the subledger reconciles to the general ledger every month
    • Preparing all reconciliations for billing and activities
     
    Position Specifications 

    Interpersonal relations:
    • Daily interaction with an internal personnal
    • Answer questions and collect cafeteria billing
    • Discuss AR of parents as required with branches
    Daily interaction in external:
    • Regular contact in external (uses same format as for the internal contacts)
    • Example of external contacts would include: suppliers, consulting firms, parents etc.
    • Interaction with a parents and vendors
    • Exchange/communicate information with an Accounting Department regarding statements
    • Make collection calls
    • Answer emails relating to billing
    • Annual Auditors to answer queries etc.
     
    What we offer

    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment
    packages, including :
    • 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 ?
    • Experience 2-3 years as a general accountant with at least 2 years in a billing or customer service role such as Accounts Payable
    • Enrolled in a post-secondary Accounting Program
    • Comfortable in a high-paced, intense environment
    • Eager to work with people constantly
    • Superior written and spoken English as this role is on the phone communicating to parents as well as responding to emails.
    • French is an asset
    • Excellent customer service skills and able to communicate well with students, staff, parents and external organizations;
    • Superior use of Excel
    • Energetic with a positive attitude
    • Ability to master technology
    • Exercise initiative
    • Must be able to multi-task
    • Ability to use judgement and discretion in dealing with sensitive issues
    • Strong prioritizing and organizational skills
    • Teamwork
    • Ability to work independently
    • Assist in the year end audit
    • Flexible to assist the team during vacations and illnesses as required
     
    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. If you require accommodation, please notify us in advance and we will work with you to meet your needs as TFS is committed to providing accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection process.
     
    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.
  • Summer Student - 2023


    Job Title
    : Summer Student
    Position type:  Full-time, 4 months contract position, Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm in office
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Department: Business Office
    Start Date: May 1, 2023
    Compensation: 20 – 21,45 $/hourly rate
     
     
    About the Position:
     
    This role reports directly to the Controller at TFS and is a non-unionized role encompassing primarily accounts payables, reconciliations and some analysis work.  This a 4-month position and requires 35 hours/ week. This position is primarily in person with the flexibility to work remotely 1-2 days per week with supervisor approval.
     
    Main Duties:
    • Assist in Accounts Payable, ensuring all payments are processed with approval, accurately and on a timely basis
    • Processing credit card transactions, ensuring users are up to date in submitting reports
    • Assist in writing reports in Veracross to allow for workflow automation
    • System projects as required
    • Ensuring all payment records and documentation are maintained up-to-date
    • Preparing journal entries and reconciliations
    • Assistance during the year-end audit process
    • Support in financial reporting as required
    • Any other duties that may be assigned
     
    What we offer
     
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, including:
    • A stimulating working environment
    • Multiple professional development opportunities
    • A rewarding career where you can make a difference
     
    Who we are looking for ?
    • Minimum 1st year of Commerce program with a major in Accounting
    • Must have the ability to work independently as well as in a team
    • Intermediate to Advanced Excel Skills
    • Excellent communication in both written and verbal English
    • Desire to learn and master technology
    • Positive attitude
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
    • French language skills are an asset 
     
    Please note that the Business Office will close in the summer for 1 week (August 8-11, 2023) and this time will be considered vacation or unpaid leave.  In addition, although overtime is not expected, peak periods such as year-end may require extra hours.  These hours can be banked to be taken during the closure.
     
    In accordance with TFS policies, all employees must complete a successful Vulnerable Screening Check with Police Services.
     
    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. If you require accommodation, please notify us in advance and we will work with you to meet your needs as TFS is committed to providing accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection process.
     
    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

Raodha El Amri
Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 416-484-6980 ext. 4374
relamri@tfs.ca
Please do not email us your résumé; be sure to use the link provided in the job descriptions.

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