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

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

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

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

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

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  • What we look for in our teachers

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

  • What we offer our teachers

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

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


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

Career Opportunities

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  • General TFS posting

     
    As we are planning our recruitment for the 2020-2021 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 School - Replacement Teacher


     
    Position: Long Term Occasional Replacement [one year contract]
    Position Type: Full time
    Language of Instruction: French
    Location: Toronto campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: Junior School (grade 2-5)
    Start Date: September, 2020
     
    About the position

    Reporting to the Principal of the Junior School and his Vice Principal, you will work closely with both teachers and the administrative staff. Your responsibilities will include:
     
    • Replacing teachers in the classrooms (homeroom and specialist classes: physical education, music and art)
    • Supervision duties (recess, lunch and/or dismissal time)
    • Homework and reading clubs
    • Other duties, as required by the branch
    What we offer

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

    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
     
    • Perfectly fluent in French (oral and written)
    • Bilingualism in English/French is a plus
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed)
    • Experience at the primary level
    • Knowledge of the Primary Years Program (PYP) would be an advantage
    • Certification by the French Ministry of Education would be an asset
    • Learning strategist qualifications would be a plus

    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.
     
     
     
  • Senior School - English Teacher


    Position
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    Permanent 
    Position Type: Full time
    Location: Toronto Campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Start date: November, 2020

    What we offer

    TFS is an exceptional place to work and our offers are generous as well as competitive in the marketplace in terms of: 

    • Compensation 
    • Benefit package 
    • Stimulating working environment
    • Professional development 


    Who we are looking for 

    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
     
    • Excellent English skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher (OCT or equivalent) with a degree in education (B.Ed. or M.Ed.)
    • Experience as an English teacher at the secondary level
    • Knowledge and understanding of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program and its mission
    • French-speaking will be considered 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.
  • Student Supervisors (Multiple positions)


    Position: 10-month full-time contract 
    Hours of work:  8h00 am to 16h00 or 16h30, Monday to Friday – between 30-37.5 hrs per week (depending on the need and availabilities)
    Location:  Toronto Campus 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7  
    Branch:  Senior School (Collège: Grade 6 – Level II, Lycée: Level III-V)
    Effective from: October, 2020 until June, 2021
    Hourly Rate: $20.95

    About the position
    Reporting to the Principal and/or his delegates of your assigned school, you will be responsible for supervising children during their transition throughout the school day. 
     
    Responsibilities will include:
    • Monitoring hallways and ensuring that student are supervised at all times.
    • Assistance and welcoming of students at the beginning of the day, applying the screening protocol to ensure student is safe to come to school.  Assistance at dismissal to ensure students vacate the premises safely at the end of the day.
    • Supervising students during their lunch breaks and recesses (indoor or outdoor)
    • Provide a secure environment and ensure Covid-19 and distancing rules are followed.
    • Assist with any other duties related to the supervision of student or light clerical work.
     
    We are looking for a number of candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidates would be fluent in both French and English, but we will also consider unilingual candidates either in French or English. 

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



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

    About the position

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

    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows: 
     
    • Bilingualism: French & English is preferred but not required for these positions.
    • Certified teacher (OCT or equivalent) with a degree in education (B.Ed. or M.Ed.)
    • Knowledge of the International Baccalaureate (IB) and Ontarian programs would be an asset
    • Training and experience in MYP (Middle Years Program) and IB Diploma Program would be strong assets 
    • Teacher certification by the french Ministry of Education would also be a strong asset
    Minimum two years of teaching experience at different levels: 
    • Elementary: grade 2-5
    • Middle school: grade 6-7
    • Secondary School (Collège, lycée): level 1 to 5
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, do not hesitate to contact us.
     
    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.
  • 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.
     
  • Supply Teachers - Junior School

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

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

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

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

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


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

CONTACT US – HUMAN RESOURCES

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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