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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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  • Teacher Junior School

     
     
     
    Effective: At the beginning of the school year 2018
    PERMANENT, Full-time position
     
    The candidates must have the following qualifications:
     
    Must be perfectly fluent in French (Native-like fluency)
     
    Certified teacher (B.Ed) with a minimum of 2 years of experience teaching at the primary school level (Grade 2 to 5).  PYP training as well as experience in PYP are great assets.
     
    Being certified by the French Ministry of Education will also be a strong asset.
     
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of: Integrity, discernment, respect and engagement.
     
     Please send a covering letter and resume ASAP to: jobs@tfs.ca
     
     
     TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
     
  • Childcare Educator (La p'tite école)

    PERMANENT, full time position
    Classification : A03
    Effective at the beginning of the school year (August 2018)
    Hours of work:  8:00 am to 4:00 pm (with 1 hour unpaid lunch), Monday to Friday
     
    Reporting to the Principal or the delegate, and working in collaboration with the teachers and resource teachers you will be responsible to:
     
    Assist students in their learning;
    Establish an atmosphere conducive to learning, maintain good classroom management;
    Supervise student behavior and model positive attitudes;
    Use appropriate language and interactions, progressive and positive discipline;
    Plan, conduct and participate in activities, organize and monitor the program;
    Prepare snacks;
    Assist students with snacks, medicines, clothing, shoes, bathroom, changing diapers;
    Provide a well-ordered environment, clean, safe and healthy and keep children with food allergies under surveillance, hand washing, etc. ; ensure the safety of students at all times;
    Keep a record of the activities;
    Keep a record of communication with parents;
    Maintain a working relationship with the community.
     
    Qualifications and training:
    Have excellent French and English skills (oral and written);
    Having a degree in education services to children (ECE) and preferably be registered with AFESEO organization (French Association for the Education Services to Ontario's Children);
    Have a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience with children (preschool, primary);
    Have excellent interpersonal skills, be respectful and maintain a healthy and adequate communication with students, parents and staff;
    Professionalism and effective time management;
    Ability to work independently and in a team; be flexible and adapt quickly to changes;
    Ability to resolve conflicts and to find solutions;
    Be discreet.
     
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of: Integrity, discernment, respect and engagement.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a letter of motivation and a résumé by December 13, 2017 to:  jobs@tfs.ca
     
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
  • Long-term Occasional Teacher

    Effective at the beginning of the school year 2018
    One year, full time position  
    Language of instruction:  French
     
    Qualifications:
    The candidate must be certified teacher (B.Ed) with experience at the primary level; knowledge of the PYP will be an asset.
     
    Being certified by the French Ministry of Education will also be a strong asset.
     
    Must be perfectly fluent in French (Native-like fluency in spoken and written French)
     
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of: Integrity, discernment, respect and engagement.
     
    Please send a covering letter and resume by December 13, 2017 to: jobs@tfs.ca
     
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
  • French Teachers (Senior School)


    Long term occasional French teachers
    2 temporary leave replacements, full time positions
     
    One position: effective December 11, 2017 to March 9, 2018
    One position: effective from January 8 to June 21, 2018

    Qualifications
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed.);
    • Proven experience of the IB Diploma Program and expectations;
    • Solid and proven experience of teaching French at the Middle and Senior levels, and current at the IB Diploma level;
    • IB Workshop trained.
    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.
     
    Please send your application ASAP to: jobs@tfs.ca.

  • Childcare Educator (La p'tite école)

     

    Maternity leave replacement, Part-time position (0.86%)
    Effective: February 2018
    Working hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Description

    Reporting to the Principal or its delegate and working with classroom and resource teachers, this person will be responsible for the following:
    • Assisting classroom and specialist teachers
    • Helping teachers prep activities and materials that support lesson plans; posting on the bulletin boards
    • Participating in lessons, outings and fieldtrips
    • Supervising, engaging, guiding and providing in-class support to students alone or in groups as required by the teacher
    • Conferencing with class teacher to plan and debrief activities, sharing student observations
    • 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
    • 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
    • Performing other related duties as assigned
    Education and experience
    • Bilingual, (French must be excellent)
    • Diploma in early childhood education (ECE) from an Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology, or a 3-year CEGEP program or an academic qualification considered equivalent an asset
    • Minimum 2 years relevant experience with children (pre-school, primary and junior levels) 
    • 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
    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.
     
    Please send your letter of motivation and résumé ASAP to jobs@tfs.ca.

  • Long Term Occasional Math Teacher (Senior School)


    Maternity leave replacement
    Full time contract
    Effective: January 8, 2018

    Language of instruction:  French

    Qualifications:
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed.);
    • Proven experience of the IB Diploma Program and expectations;
    • 2+ years of proven experience of teaching Math and current at the IB Diploma level;
    • IB Workshop trained preferred.
    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.
     
    Please send your appliation ASAP to jobs@tfs.ca.

  • Supply Teachers (West Campus)


    (English and/or French)

    Temporary positions as needed
    Effective: September 2017

    Candidates must have the following qualifications:
     
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed), with some teaching experience at the primary level in a similar position (practicum, tutoring, supervising, camp counselor…)
    • IB experience would be a definite asset.
    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.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a letter of motivation and a résumé ASAP to jobs@tfs.ca.

  • Supply Teachers (Junior School)


    Temporary, part-time positions
    Must speak fluent French 
    Effective: September 2017

    Candidates must have the following qualifications:
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed), with some teaching experience at the Junior School level in a similar position (practicum, tutoring, supervising, camp counselor…)
    • IB experience would be a definite asset.
    Other qualifications:

    Commitment to model the behavioural competencies of the IB Profile:
    • Have a passion for the IB Mission; International mindedness; Managing and developing self and others; Delivering results; Teamwork and Cooperation; Driven to improve; Decision making;Organizational Development.  Be inquirers, knowledgeable, thinkers, communicators, principled, open-minded, caring, risk-takers, balanced and reflective.
    • Demonstrated commitment to school life
    • Strong desire to be an inspiring, motivated and values-driven educator.
    • Committed to bilingualism (French / English)
     
    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.


    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a letter of motivation and a résumé ASAP to jobs@tfs.ca.

Contact Human Resources Team

jobs@tfs.ca
416-484-6533, ext. 4287