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Individuals who reflect, citizens who act

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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  • Executive Director, The Learning Forum


    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, THE LEARNING FORUM
    Toronto, Ontario

    The pioneer of French immersion in Canada, TFS is Canada’s International School. The country’s largest independent school – serving students from age two to university entrance - TFS teaches the curricula of the Ministries of Education of France and Ontario within the framework of the International Baccalaureate. Co-educational, non-denominational, and located in one of the world’s most diverse cities, TFS develops critical thinkers who celebrate difference, transcend borders, and strive for the betterment of humankind.

    The Learning Forum at TFS is an acknowledged and valued leader in providing comprehensive, integrated learning and social-emotional support and guidance services along each step of the student’s learning journey. As Executive Director of The Learning Forum, you will lead a 20-person department that is integral to the School and woven into its very fabric. The Learning Forum’s programmes implement research-informed best practices for learning well, and support personalized/differentiated instruction for students with specific learning profiles. A focus on wellness and building social-emotional skills is foundational to The Learning Forum’s programmes.
     
    A member of the Head of School’s Council determining the strategic direction of the School, the next Executive Director of The Learning Forum will have strong academic credentials, including a Bachelor of Education, teaching experience, qualifications or experience in special education and/or counselling, and a Master’s degree. A respected educational leader with a successful record of team management in an independent or international school, you have a deep, research-based knowledge of pedagogical approaches and learning strategies, and an appetite for innovation. You have some facility in understanding and speaking French, an international perspective, and an appreciation for the diversity of the School’s faculty, students, and staff. Ideally, you understand the French and Ontario curricula as well as the IB continuum.
     
    Embracing the School’s values of integrity, discernment, respect, and engagement, you will be a passionate supporter of TFS students and a valued resource to their families. This is an opportunity to join a remarkable team, as part of a School that is empowering some of the country’s most promising young people as they prepare for success in today’s global world.
     
    All responses to Caldwell Partners are confidential. Please indicate your interest in Project 190607 at www.caldwellpartners.com/apply.php



  • Facilities Manager

    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full time 
    Location: Toronto campus
    Branch: Facilities
    Start Date: November 2019
    Salary: 70 - 80K$
     
     
    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 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:
    • 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 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.
  • JR - Arts Teacher - Long Term Occasional Replacement

    Position: Long Term Occasional Replacement 
    Position Type: Full time
    Language of Instruction: Bilingual [French and English]
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    Branch:La p’tite école (Grade 1)/ Junior School (Grade 2 to 5) 
    Start Date: August, 2020
     

    What we offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development
     

    Who we are looking for
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect, and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows: 
    • Excellent French skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed)
    • B2 level in English
    • Knowledge and experience in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program (DP)
    • Good understanding of the IB DP expectations
    • Experience teaching Arts to young students
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
     
  • JR - Arts Teacher - Short Term Occasional Replacement


    Position: Short Term Occasional Replacement 
    Position Type: Full time
    Language of Instruction: Bilingual [French and English]
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    Branch:La p’tite école (Grade 1)/ Junior School (Grade 2 to 5) 
    Duration: May 15th, 2020 to June 30th, 2020
     

    What we offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development
     

    Who we are looking for
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect, and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows: 
    • Excellent French skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed)
    • B2 level in English
    • Knowledge and experience in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program (DP)
    • Good understanding of the IB DP expectations
    • Experience teaching Arts to young students
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
     
  • JR - Homeroom Teacher

    Position : Permanent
    Position Type : Full time 
    Language of Instruction : French 
    Location : Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch :Junior School (Grade 2-5)
    Start Date : August 2020
     
     

    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. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
     
    • Excellent French and English skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher (OCT or equivalent) with a degree in education (B.Ed. or M.Ed.)
    • Ability to teach in French (native language), English conversation language (Level B2) is also needed
    • Experience as a french teacher from PK to grade 5
    • Knowledge of both the French and Ontario programs, as well as the pedagogical frameworks of the PYP and MYP programs of the IB
    • Teacher certification by the French Ministry of Education would also be a strong asset
     
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require 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.
     
  • Junior Accountant - Co-Op Student

    About TFS

    INDIVIDUALS WHO REFLECT, CITIZENS WHO ACT

    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.

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

    About the position
     
    This role reports directly to the Controller at TFS and is a non-unionized role encompassing primarily banking, reconciliations and some analysis work.  This is a co-op position and requires 35 hours/ week. 

    Main Duties
    • Daily banking including clearing cheques and journal entries as needed
    • Assisting with month end duties such as month end closing, financial statements, analyses and reconciliations
    • Preparing journal entries
    • Support in financial reporting as required
    • Prepare journal entries for Shop Sales
    • Prepare journal entries for Catering Allocation
    • Assist in Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable as required during peak periods 
    • Assistance during the year-end audit process 
    • Assist in analyzing accounts for miscoded transactions and do correcting entries accordingly
    • Assist with systems implementation and conversion 
    • Any other duties that may be assigned

    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:

    • Minimum 3rd 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 4-7 ) 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.

    Rate of Pay:  $18-$20/ hour 

    In accordance with TFS policies, all employees must complete a successful Vulnerable Screening Check with Police Services.

    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.
  • Lunchroom Supervisors

    PositionLunchroom supervisors - Casual
    Hours of work:  11am to 1.30pm, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
    Location: Toronto Campus - 318 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    Effective from: immediately until June 19th, 2020

     
    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. 

    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)
     
    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.
     
  • PE - Bilingual Branch Administrator

    Position: 1 year contract 
    Position Type: Full time 
    Language of Instruction: Bilingual [French and English]
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    BranchLa p’tite école (Age 2 – Grade 1)
    Start Date: August, 2020
     
     
    About the position
    Reporting to the Principal and/or his/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 teambuilding 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.
  • PE - Educational Assistant

    Position: One year contract
    Position Type: Part time
    Hours of work8.00am to 1pm,  Monday to Friday
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    BranchLa p’tite école(Age 2 – Grade 1)
    Start Date: August, 2020
     
     
    About the position
    Reporting to the Principal and/or her delegate, as well as working with classroom and resource teachers, you will be responsible for: 
    • Assisting classroom and specialist teachers
    • Helping teachers prep activities and materials which support lesson plans
    • Posting on the bulletin boards
    • Participating in lessons, outings and field trips
    • Supervising, engaging, guiding and providing in-class support to students alone or in groups as required by the teacher
    • Communicating with classroom and Learning Forum teachers to ensure Learning Development Plans are followed
    • Supervising and helping students during snack, lunch, bathroom, nap and recess time; getting ready before and after recess – clothes, shoes, etc. (Ability to bend, crouch, kneel)
    • Helping maintain a tidy, clean, healthy, safe and secure environment; monitoring students re. allergies (food, hand washing, etc.)
    • Monitoring student behavior and using positive discipline
    • Replacing in the classroom during meetings
    • Supervising children during their lunch breaks whilst providing them with a secure environment
    • Collaborate with teachers and teacher assistants to support their use of technology in the delivery and assessment of French language learning specifically and all learnings throughout the school year
    • Collaborate with teachers and teacher assistants to support their use of technology for differentiation in the classroom throughout the school year
    • Support teachers’ use of digital classroom and communication tools including Google Apps and Notebook
    • Using appropriate language (reinforce French language) and interactions, modeling positive behavior
    • Maintaining a collaborative relationship with all stakeholders
    • Coordinating with before and after school program providers as needed
    • Attending staff meetings and participating in in-house professional development
    • Taking care of the afterschool program
    • Ensuring safe pick up and drop-off for the after-school care 
    • Performing other related duties as assigned

     
    What we offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Competitive 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
    • Knowledge of IPad in education, smart notebook software and notions on document camera
    • Demonstrated commitment to technology integration driven by pedagogy
     
    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 resume here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
     
  • PE - Homeroom Teacher (LTO)


    Position: Long Term Occasional Replacement 
    Position Type: Full time 
    Language of Instruction: French 
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    BranchLa p’tite école (Age 2 – Grade 1) 
    Start Date: August 2020
     
     

    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. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
     
    • Excellent French and English skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed)
    • Ability to teach in French (native language), English conversation language (Level B2) is also needed
    • Good knowledge of the French curriculum 
    • Experience as a french teacher from PK to SK
    • Knowledge of the International Baccalaureate (IB) and Ontarian programs would be an asset
    • Teacher certification by the French Ministry of Education would also be a strong asset
     
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
     
  • PE - Replacement teacher

    Position: Long Term OccasionalReplacement [one year contract]
    Position Type: Full time
    Language of Instruction: French 
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    BranchLa p’tite école (Age 2 – Grade 1) 
    Start Date: August, 2020
     
     
    About the position
    Reporting to the Principal of La p’tite école and her Vice Principal, you will work closely with both teachers and the administrative staff. Your responsibilities will include: 
     
    • Replacing teachers in the classrooms (homeroom and specialist classes: physical education, music and art) 
    • Supervision duties (recess, lunch and/or dismissal time)
    • Homework and reading clubs
    • Other duties, as required by the branch

     
    What we offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:

    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development
     
     
    Who we are looking for
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
     
    • Perfectly fluent in French(oral and written)
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed)
    • Experience at the primary level
    • Knowledge of the Primary Years Program (PYP) would be an advantage
    • Certification by the French Ministry of Education would be an asset

    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.
     
  • PE - Teacher French Second Language

    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Part time [40%]
    Language of Instruction: French
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    BranchLa p’tite école (Age 2 – Grade 1)
    Start Date: August 2020
     

      
    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. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
     
    • Excellent French and English skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed)
    • Ability to teach in French (native language), English conversation language (Level B2) is also needed
    • Ability to teach French to non French speaking students
    • Good knowledge of the French curriculum 
    • Experience as a french teacher from PK to SK
    • Knowledge of the International Baccalaureate (IB) and Ontarian programs would be an asset
    • Teacher certification by the French Ministry of Education would also be a strong asset
    • Take initiative and be proactive
     
     
    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.
     
  • Principal – Senior School


    Effective in August 2020

    Within a dual reporting structure to the Deputy Head, Teaching and Learning and to the Deputy Head, Citizenship and Community Engagement, The Principal, Senior School will provide clear and inspirational leadership to the faculty and staff of the Senior School. Moreover, as a key member of the Head’s Council (TFS’ Senior Leadership Team), the Principal, Senior School will contribute to the strategic development of TFS.

    The Principal, Senior School duties and responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

    Strategic Leadership
    • To make a meaningful contribution to the work of the Head’s Council and Le Conseil de direction in terms of the implementation of the School’s educational philosophy and strategic plan
    • To respect and promote the unique culture of TFS and the continuous progress of students
    • To participate in the marketing and fundraising initiatives undertaken by the School
    • To work closely with the Admissions Office with respect to retaining current students and the admission of new students
    • To develop and administer the budget within approved funding guidelines
    Academic and Educational Leadership
    • To promote and maintain high standards of teaching and learning at the Senior School and ensure that the students’ learning needs are met
    • To work, in collaboration with members of the Conseil de direction toward the creation, implementation and tracking of the TFS Programme
    • To ensure the effective tracking of the students’ academic progress at the Senior School
    • To work closely with the Deputy Head, Teaching and Learning as well as the Branch Principals to ensure harmonization of programming and practice across campuses
    • To work closely with the Directors of Teaching and Learning on issues pertaining to curriculum and staff professional development
    Citizenship
    • To lead and support both Dean of Student life and Dean of Citizenship with their respective project portfolio to focus on student all round development as individuals and citizens
    • To work closely with the Deputy Head, Citizenship and Community Engagement to ensure the quality of the citizenship programmes and the consistent application of the Code of Conduct
    • To contribute effectively in the development of related policies and procedures in support of student life   
     People Management
    • To provide inspirational and caring leadership of staff and faculty at the Senior School
    • To oversee the activities of staff and provide ongoing support and counsel on academic and administrative issues
    • To assign teaching and support staff responsibilities, coordinating and conducting performance assessments, ensuring the effective administration of all School policies and procedures, and maintaining proper order and discipline in the School
    • To play a key role in the recruitment of staff and faculty at the Senior School
    • To ensure a healthy and safe environment for students and staff by administering all matters pertaining to the repair, maintenance, cleanliness, and safety of the buildings and grounds
    External Representation
    • To act as an ambassador for TFS at School functions and events
    • To ensure effective communication and liaison with parents, the Parents’ Association, and other constituencies in the School and the community
    The School may, from time-to-time, alter these duties and/or assign additional duties and responsibilities to the Principal, Senior School at its sole discretion.

    Qualifications

    The successful candidate should bring some or all of the following experience, skills, knowledge and leadership qualities.
     
    Experience
    • First class educator with proven record of leadership experience
    • Demonstrated commitment to academic ambition, citizenship programmes and student life
    Skills and Knowledge
    • An articulate and accomplished speaker fluent in both French and English (written and oral)
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build strong relationships with families 
    • Broad knowledge with some familiarity with the French programme, the Ontario programme and the IB (MYP and Diploma)
    • Wide-ranging educational interests, an appetite for innovation and a broad understanding of cutting-edge practice balanced with a healthy scepticism of superficial fads and trends
    • Strong academic and intellectual credentials
    Leadership Qualities and Style
    • A collaborative team player and effective change agent with excellent communications and organizational skills, a high level of energy and a demonstrated ability to be flexible and innovative
    • An international perspective, as well as an appreciation for the diversity of the School’s students, faculty, and staff
    • A flexible individual who understands the complexity of the School and is able to adapt

    TFS 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 resume here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.


  • Recruitment and retention coordinator

    Position: Long term occasional Replacement
    Position Type: Full time 
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: Administration [Human Resources]
    Start Date: April, 2020
     
     
    About the position
    The responsibilities of the Coordinator are to ensure our school attracts, hires and retains the best employees, while growing a strong talent pool.  Specific responsibilities include:
    • Develop effective recruitment strategies for management and non-management levels.
    • Establish recruiting requirements by studying organization plans and objectives; meeting with managers to discuss needs.
    • Build applicant sources by researching and contacting community services, universities, employment agencies, recruiters, media, and internet sites; providing organization information, opportunities and benefits; making presentations; maintaining rapport.
    • Determine applicant requirements by studying job description and job qualifications.
    • Attract applicants by placing job advertisements; contacting recruiters, using newsgroups and job sites.
    • Determine applicant qualifications by interviewing applicants; analyzing responses; verifying references; comparing qualifications to job requirements.
    • Arrange management interviews by coordinating schedules; arranging travel, lodging, and meals; escorting applicant to interviews; arranging community tours.
    • Evaluate applicants by discussing job requirements and applicant qualifications with managers; interviewing applicants on consistent set of qualifications.
    • Manage new employee relocation by determining new employee requirements; assisting with movers; arranging temporary housing; providing community introductions.
    • Improve organization attractiveness by recommending new policies and practices; monitoring job offers and compensation practices; emphasizing benefits and perks.
    • Manage intern program by conducting orientations; scheduling rotations and assignments; monitoring intern job contributions; coaching interns; advising managers on training and coaching.
    • Build and maintain a pipeline of qualified candidates to rapidly respond to and replenish talent management needs; maintain a healthy recruitment cycle ensuring the minimum requirements are met regarding bilingual employees.
    • Review, revise, clarify and maintain a database of job competencies, specifications and required skills.
    • Manage the Human Resource Information System. Look for new ways to maximize HR database capabilities. Provide system training as needed.
    • Avoid legal challenges by understanding current legislation and collective agreements; enforcing regulations with managers; recommending new procedures; conducting training.
    • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
    • Track regular progress and initiate recommendations for appropriate measures to address underlying problems or issues, including but not limited to, suggestions on policy clarification or development, appropriate training or other issues that may arise.
    • Promote opportunities to advance and develop careers within the organization, contributing to employee retention, motivation and engagement.
    • Evaluate and track retention statistics to determine deficiencies.
    • Work with managers to ensure the employee evaluation system (growth plans) are functioning well.
    • Accomplish human resources’ and organization’s mission by completing related results as needed.


    What we offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development

    Who we are looking for
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
     
    • Excellent French and English skills (oral and written)
    • Bachelor's degree and/or certificate in Human Resources Management
    • 3 to 5 years of experience in recruitment and talent retention
    • Hands-on experience with recruiting/applicant tracking systems, as well as Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) or Human Resource Management Systems (HRMS)
    • Knowledge of the education sector would be an asset
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Strong decision-making skills
    • A sense of initiative and resourcefulness
    • Good capacity in establishing interpersonal relations
    • Integrity, ethics, and professionalism

     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
     
  • SR - Associate Director, University advising and guidance counsellor


    Position: Permanent 
    Position Type: Full time 
    Language: English (French is an asset)
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 
    Branch: Senior School (Collège : Grade 6 - Level II,Lycée : Level III -V) 
    Start Date: August 2020
     
     
    About the position
    Reporting to the Executive Director of the Learning Forum and under the day-to-day supervision of the Grade/ Level Vice-Principal, Associate Director, University advising and guidance counsellor will provide academic and guidance programming and social-emotional support to students in Grades 11 and 12.

    Maintain open, regular and ongoing communication with all constituent groups to support student success; external partners at domestic and international; students and their parents; Guidance Counsellors; teachers; support staff; administrators; and IB Diploma Coordinator, and Department Coordinators.

    Missions
    • Provide social-emotional supports and well-being programs for Senior students
    • Provide expertise and guidance in University Counselling
    • Develop and deliver curriculum, workshops, presentations and university visits
    • Assume responsibility and leadership for  portfolios related to University Counselling and the processes for Canadian and International Applications  such as Scholarships, student tracking and testing including the PSAT and the SATs, etc.
    • Work collaboratively with Administration and the Learning Forum on individual supports and the school well-being programs
    • Partner with the Learning Forum on supports for parents relating to transition to university
    • Be part of the school-based support team to provide and track student support
    • Communicate with teachers regarding student needs and social-emotional learning strategies
    • Facilitate additional counselling and record-keeping in July: IB results, student tracking, student files
    • Plan, facilitate and lead the University Counselling programs in partnership with the Guidance Department. From time to time, work will be required outside the normal daily requirement and may include evening, weekend meetings or responsibilities or during other periods (July-August). 
     
    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. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
     
    • Excellent English skills (oral and written)
    • Certification as a teacher (OCT or equivalent) ) with a degree in education (B.Ed. or M.Ed.) and Guidance qualifications (AQ Guidance Parts 1 and 2) are required.  
    • Knowledge of the Ontario and International Baccalaureate Diploma Program curricula is essential.  
    • 5 years of experience with university counselling is preferred.  
    • Demonstration of effective communication,collaboration and presentation skills are necessary. 
    • French is 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 resume here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
     
     
  • SR - Biology Teacher

    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full time 
    Language of InstructionFrench
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    Branch: Senior School (Collège: Grade 6 – Level II)
    Start Date: August, 2020
     
     
    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. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:

    • Excellent French skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed)
    • Minimum level B2 in English 
    • Good knowledge of the French curriculum 
    • Experience as a biology teacher at the secondary level (Grade 6 to 9)
    • Knowledge of the International Baccalaureate (IB) and Ontarian programs would be an asset
    • Training and experience in MYP (Middle Years Program) and IB Diploma Program would be strong assets
    • Teacher certification by the French Ministry of Education would also be a strong asset

     
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require 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.
     
  • SR - Chemistry Teacher


    Position: Long term occasional replacement
    Position Type: Full time 
    Language of Instruction: French
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 Branch: Senior School (Lycée : Level III -V) 
    Start Date: August, 2020
     
     
     
    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. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
     
    • Excellent French skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher (OCT or equivalent) with a degree in education (B.Ed. or M.Ed.)
    • Minimum level B2 in English 
    • Good knowledge of the French curriculum 
    • Experience as a chemistry teacher at the secondary level (Grade 10 to 12)
    • Knowledge of the International Baccalaureate (IB) and Ontarian programs would be an asset
    • Training and experience in MYP (Middle Years Program) and IB Diploma Program would be strong assets
    • Teacher certification by the French Ministry of Education would also be a strong asset

     
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require 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.
     
     
  • SR - Director of Teaching & Learning (Grade 6 to grade 12)


    Position: Permanent 
    Position Type: Full time 
    Language of Instruction: Bilingual [French and English]
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    BranchSenior School (Grade 6 – Level V)
    Start Date: August, 2020
     

     
    About the position

    A member of the Senior School leadership team, you will make a meaningful contribution to the implementation of an academically ambitious educational philosophy and strategic plan, encouraging, preparing, and supporting the development of engaged, inquisitive, and active young citizens. You will report to the Senior School Principal.
    Your main responsibility will be to lead the planning and the implementation of both the French and Ontarian curricula within the framework of the Middle Years Program of the International Baccalaureate (MYP – Gr 6 to Level II), as well as its monitoring and evaluation. This role will require great flexibility.
     
    Objectives
    • Ensure the effective integration of both the French and Ontarian programs within the MYP framework
    • Monitor and evaluate the quality of teaching and learning
    • Implement both initiatives and best practices which will improve the learning experiences offered to our students as well as encourage academic ambition
    • Share with teachers the best practices, acting as a role model, in order to help them grow in their chosen field
    • Organize and monitor the teachers’ professional improvement in line with the school’s policy
    • Drive the implementation of the procedure on student progress
    • Supervise the development of the senior school’s evaluation policy along with its relevant procedures ensuring they are best practices
    • Manage student progress for Grade 6 to Level II and communicate the relevant information to the concerned staff members so that they can support the students in their academic aspirations
    • Adapt an educational training watch allowing the school to remain informed on all recent educational topics
    • Liaise with the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) on all MYP related questions
    • Participate in recruiting teaching staff
    Team Work
     
    Working as a team will be critical for your success in this position. You will be expected to work with:
    • The Senior School Vice Principals as well as the IBDP Coordinator, responsible for levels IV and V students’ progress, to ensure consistency across all student-related activities
    • The “Proviseur Adjoint des Études Françaises » to implement the French programmes in order to maintain our certified status with the French Ministry of National Education
    • The Executive Director of Innovation and Technology to ensure the effective use of new instructional technologies
    • The Department Coordinators in order to develop educational tools and materials
    • The Directors of Teaching and Learning from the Junior School in order to guarantee a smooth learning transition
    • The Executive Director of the Learning Forum to guide and motivate colleagues in developing practices which will help students progress
    TFS recruits excellent instructors, deeply committed to the quality of teaching and learning but also passionate about the overall development of students as accomplished individuals and responsible citizens.
     
    What we offer

    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development
     

    Who we are looking for

    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
     
    Experiences in:
    • A French school in a foreign country
    • Leading a team of teachers
    • Pedagogical coordination in a senior school
    • Training secondary teachers
    Required competencies:
    • Solid knowledge of the French programmes of the French National Education, the Ontarian programs and MYP
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and a good listener
    • Able to adapt easily and a team player, with the ability to create and innovate
    • Methodical and meticulous
    • Developed intrapersonal skills and openness of mind
    • Bilingual (French and English). Some of the teachers are English-speaking so you must have a B2 level as a minimum
    • Strong IT skills
    Qualifications:
    • Postgraduate studies in education (Master level or equivalent)
    • Be a school teacher and postgraduate studies in education (Master level or equivalent)
    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 resume here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
     
     
  • SR - Maths Teacher

    Position: Permanent 
    Position Type: Full time 
    Language of Instruction: French 
    Hours of work8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    Branch: Senior School (Collège : Grade 6 - Level II,Lycée : Level III -V) 
    Start Date: August, 2020
     
     
     
    What we offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment, along with competitive employment packages, including:
    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Professional development
     
     
    Who we are looking for
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
    • Excellent French skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed)
    • Minimum level B2 in English 
    • Good knowledge of the French curriculum 
    • Experience as a maths teacher at the secondary level (Grade 6 to 12)
    • Knowledge of the International Baccalaureate (IB) and Ontarian programs would be an asset
    • Training and experience in MYP (Middle Years Program) and IB Diploma Program would be strong assets
    • Teacher certification by the French Ministry of Education would also be a strong asset


    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, 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.
     
     
  • SR - Music teacher

    Position: Permanent 
    Position Type: Full time 
    Language of Instruction: Bilingual [French and English]
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    BranchSenior School (Collège : Grade 6 - Level II,)
    Start Date: August, 2020
     
     
    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. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
     
    • Excellent French skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed)
    • Minimum level B2 in English 
    • Experience as a music teacher at the secondary level (Grade 6 to 12)
    • Knowledge of the International Baccalaureate (IB) and Ontarian programs would be an asset
    • Training and experience in MYP (Middle Years Program) and IB Diploma Program would be strong assets
    • Teacher certification by the French Ministry of Education would also be a strong asset
     
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, 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.
     
  • SR - Physics and Chemistry Teacher

    Position: Permanent 
    Position Type: Full time 
    Language of Instruction: French
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: Senior School (Collège : Grade 6 - Level II,Lycée : Level III -V) 
    Start Date: August, 2020
     
     
     
    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. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
     
    • Excellent French skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed)
    • Minimum level B2 in English 
    • Good knowledge of the French curriculum 
    • Experience as a physics and chemistry teacher at the secondary level (Grade 6 to 12)
    • Knowledge of the International Baccalaureate (IB) and Ontarian programs would be an asset
    • Training and experience in MYP (Middle Years Program) and IB Diploma Program would be strong assets
    • Teacher certification by the French Ministry of Education would also be a strong asset
     
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, 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.
  • SR - Principal – Senior School

    Position: Principal – Senior School
    August 2020

    Within a dual reporting structure to the Deputy Head, Teaching and Learning and to the Deputy Head, Citizenship and Community Engagement, The Principal, Senior School will provide clear and inspirational leadership to the faculty and staff of the Senior School.  Moreover, as a key member of the Head’s Council (TFS’ Senior Leadership Team), the Principal, Senior School will contribute to the strategic development of TFS.
     
    The Principal, Senior School duties and responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

    Strategic Leadership 
    • To make a meaningful contribution to the work of the Head’s Council and Le Conseil de direction in terms of the implementation of the School’s educational philosophy and strategic plan 
    • To respect and promote the unique culture of TFS and the continuous progress of students 
    • To participate in the marketing and fundraising initiatives undertaken by the School 
    • To work closely with the Admissions Office with respect to retaining current students and the admission of new students 
    • To develop and administer the budget within approved funding guidelines 

    Academic and Educational Leadership 
    • To promote and maintain high standards of teaching and learning at the Senior School and ensure that the students’ learning needs are met 
    • To work, in collaboration with members of the Conseil de direction toward the creation, implementation and tracking of the TFS Programme. 
    • To ensure the effective tracking of the students’ academic progress at the Senior School 
    • To work closely with the Deputy Head, Teaching and Learning as well as the Branch Principals to ensure harmonization of programming and practice across campuses 
    • To work closely with the Directors of Teaching and Learning on issues pertaining to curriculum and staff professional development 

    Citizenship
    • To lead and support both Dean of Student life and Dean of Citizenship with their respective project portfolio to focus on student all round development as individuals and citizens.
    • To work closely with the Deputy Head, Citizenship and Community Engagement to ensure the quality of the citizenship programmes and the consistent application of the Code of Conduct
    • To contribute effectively in the development of related policies and procedures in support of student life.     

    People Management 
    • To provide inspirational and caring leadership of staff and faculty at the Senior School 
    • To oversee the activities of staff and provide ongoing support and counsel on academic and administrative issues 
    • To assign teaching and support staff responsibilities, coordinating and conducting performance assessments, ensuring the effective administration of all School policies and procedures, and maintaining proper order and discipline in the School 
    • To play a key role in the recruitment of staff and faculty at the Senior School 
    • To ensure a healthy and safe environment for students and staff by administering all matters pertaining to the repair, maintenance, cleanliness, and safety of the buildings and grounds 

    External Representation 
    • To act as an ambassador for TFS at School functions and events 
    • To ensure effective communication and liaison with parents, the Parents’ Association, and other constituencies in the School and the community 

    The School may, from time-to-time, alter these duties and/or assign additional duties and responsibilities to the Principal, Senior School at its sole discretion.

    Qualifications

    The successful candidate should bring some or all of the following experience, skills, knowledge and leadership qualities.

    Experience:
    • First class educator with proven record of leadership experience
    • Demonstrated commitment to academic ambition, citizenship programmes and student life

    Skills and Knowledge:
    • An articulate and accomplished speaker fluent in both French and English (written and oral)
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build strong relationships with families
    • Broad knowledge with some familiarity with the French programme, the Ontario programme and the IB (MYP and Diploma)
    • Wide-ranging educational interests, an appetite for innovation and a broad understanding of cutting-edge practice balanced with a healthy scepticism of superficial fads and trends
    • Strong academic and intellectual credentials

    Leadership Qualities and Style:
    • A collaborative team player and effective change agent with excellent communications and organizational skills, a high level of energy and a demonstrated ability to be flexible and innovative
    • An international perspective, as well as an appreciation for the diversity of the School’s students, faculty, and staff
    • A flexible individual who understands the complexity of the School and is able to adapt  

    TFS 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 resume
    here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
     
  • SR - Vice Principal

    Position: Permanent 
    Position Type: Full time 
    Language of Instruction: Bilingual [French and English]
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7 
    Branch: Senior School (Collège : Grade 6 - Grade 7)
    Start Date: August 2020
     
     
    About the position
    Reporting to the Principal, and working in collaboration with the Senior School leadership team, teachers and support staff, you will be responsible, but not limited to:
     
    Role & Responsibilities:
    • Setting timetables, calendars, assignment of replacements, special events
    • Development of grades 6 and 7 students as individuals and citizens
    • Work with the Dean of Citizenship  and the Year Leaders for grades 6 and 7 to help to ensure the welfare of students and encourage them to be polite and respectful, behave appropriately, wear their uniform with pride and abide by the TFS Code of Conduct.
    • Encourage, support and ensure student accountability
    • Working in collaboration with the Dean of Student Affairs, promote and enhance student life programming at the Sr. School.
    • Work with students to develop good, responsible leadership skills
    • Manage the students tracking procedures across grades 6 and 7 to ensure that all relevant staff have the necessary data to support students with academic ambition
    • Ensure assessments for tracking purposes are completed and moderated in line with the assessment policy
    • Analyze progress and attainment data and recommend data-informed changes to curriculum design for grades 6 and 7
    • Monitor and evaluate the quality of teaching and learning in the grades 6 and 7 through a program of curriculum observation
    • Actively promote the use of the French language among students
    • Work closely with teachers of grades 6 and 7 on their professional learning goals as identified in the teacher’s reflection and growth plan
    • Participating in the hiring process of teaching and support staff
    • Implementing the academic programme and projects in liaison with the Senior School Leadership Team.
    • Participating in department meetings 
    • Supervising the assigned department: organize meetings, support, advise, provide guidance, etc.
    • Working with various constituencies within the School, Junior School and Senior School Administration, the Headmaster’s Council, Branch Coordinators, parents, etc. as needed
    • In the absence of the Principal, the Vice-Principal may be in charge of the School and shall perform the duties of the Principal
     
    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. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
     
    • Excellent French and English skills (oral and written)
    • Hold a university degree in education and certification as a teacher
    • Thorough understanding of the needs of grades 6 and 7 Students
    • Extensive knowledge of the IBDP program as well as the Ontario Curriculum
    • Several years teaching experience, preferably at the intermediate-secondary level
    • Be able to inspire trust and confidence in working with members of the School community and effectively communicate the mission of TFS
    • Work collaboratively with administrators and teaching staff
    • Proven excellence in leadership, organizational, administrative and communication skills
    • A strong commitment to continuous professional development
    • Strong oral and written skills in English and French
    • Principal’s Qualifications or registration in this programme and/or previous academic administrative experience 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 resume 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.
     
  • West - Maths and Sciences Teacher

    Position: Permanent 
    Position Type: Full time
    Language of Instruction: Bilingual (French and English)
    Location: West Campus - 1293 Meredith Avenue, Mississauga, Ontario, L5E 2E6 
    BranchWest Campus (PK – Grade 7) 
    Start Date: August, 2020 
     
    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. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
     
    • Excellent French and English skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed.)
    • Minimum of 2 to 4 years of a solid and proven experience of teaching math and science, preferably at the primary-intermediate level
    • Participation in IB Workshops 
    • Knowledge of both the French and Ontario programs, as well as the pedagogical frameworks of the PYP and MYP programs of the IB
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume here as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
     
  • West campus - Homeroom Teacher

    Position : Permanent
    Position Type : Full time 
    Language of Instruction : French 
    Location : West Campus - 1293 Meredith Avenue, Mississauga, Ontario, L5E 2E6 
    Branch West Campus (PK - Grade 5)
    Start Date : August 2020
     
     

    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. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
     
    • Excellent French and English skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher (OCT or equivalent) with a degree in education (B.Ed. or M.Ed.)
    • Ability to teach in French (native language), English conversation language (Level B2) is also needed
    • Experience as a french teacher from PK to grade 5
    • Knowledge of both the French and Ontario programs, as well as the pedagogical frameworks of the PYP and MYP programs of the IB
    • Teacher certification by the French Ministry of Education would also be a strong asset
     
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a 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

Hawa Sacko-Touré
Recruitment & Retention Coordinator
Phone: 416-484-6533, ext. 4374
hsackotoure@tfs.ca
Please do not email us your résumé; be sure to use the link provided in the job descriptions.

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