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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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  • Arts Teacher - Senior School

    Position: Short Term Occasional Replacement [maternity cover]
    Position Type: Full time
     
    Location: Toronto Campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: Senior School (Grade 6 – Level V)
     
    Effective from March 25, 2019 to June 19, 2019
     
     
    What We Offer
    TFS provides an exceptional and stimulating environment and our offers are generous as well as competitive in the marketplace in terms of:
     
    • Compensation
    • Benefit package
    • Professional development
     
     
    Who We Are Looking For
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal profile is as follows:
     
    • Excellent English skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher with specialist certification in Arts
     
    • French skills (oral and written) would be an asset
    • Training and experience in MYP (Middle Years Program) as well as IB Diploma Program would also be to your advantage
     
     
    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 résumé here by February 20, 2019.
  • Biology Teacher - Senior School

    Position: Long Term Occasional Replacement [one year]
    Position Type: Full time
    Language of instruction: French
     
    Location: Toronto Campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: Senior School (Grade 6 – Level V)
     
    Effective from September 1st, 2019
     
     
    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 will have the below experience and qualifications:
    • Excellent French skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher in biology
    • Minimum level B2 in English to communicate with peers and students’ parents
    • Knowledge of all three following curriculums would be an advantage: French, Ontario and IB program
    • Training and experience in MYP and DP 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, 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 résumé here. We do not accept direct applications, so please ensure to use the candidate portal via the link provided.
  • Director of Teaching & Learning

    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full time
     
    Location: Toronto Campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: Senior School (Grade 6 – Level V)
     
    Effective from August 14, 2019
     
     
    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 III), 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 Vstudents’ 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
     
    What We Offer
    TFS offers an exceptional and stimulating environment and our working conditions are generous as well as competitive in the marketplace in terms of:
    • Compensation
    • Benefit package
    • Professional development
     
     
    Who We Are Looking For
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal 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)
     
    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 résumé here. We do not accept direct applications, so please ensure to use the candidate portal.
  • Educational & Administrative Assistant - La P'tite Ecole

    Position: Long Term Occasional Replacement [maternity cover]
    Position Type: Full time
    Hours of work: 10am to 6.30pm (with one hour unpaid lunch), Monday to Friday
    Classification: B04
     
    Location: Toronto Campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: La P’tite École (Age 2 – Grade 1)
     
    Effective from August 12, 2019
     
    About The Position
    Reporting to the Principal and/or her delegate, you will be working closely with the Bilingual Branch Administrator and be responsible to:
     
    • Assist with the purchasing and distribution of snacks to the classrooms
    • Support the office staff in all day to day activities or events
    • Support classrooms/students in their daily needs
    • Assume the reception duties from 4pm to 6.30pm
    • Take on lunch duties in the classrooms
    • Help team members with the outside in pick-up duties
    • Complete other assignments as and when required
     
    You may also be asked, from time to time, to cover the branch’s support staff.
     
    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 will have the below experience and qualifications:
     
    • Excellent French and English skills (oral and written)
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to establish good relations with both internal and external members of the community
    • Very comfortable with young students
    • Ability to prioritise within a fast changing environment
     
    • Office administration experience in a school setting
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Solid knowledge of Word / File Maker Pro/ Maplewood would be an asset
     
    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 résumé here.
  • Homeroom Teacher - Junior School

    Position: Permanent [Replacement]
    Position Type: Full time
     
    Location: Toronto Campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: Junior School (Grades 2-5)
     
    Effective from September 1st, 2019
     
     
    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 will have the below experience and qualifications:
    • Excellent French skills (oral and written)
    • Level B2 minimum in English to be able to communicate with peers and students’ parents
    • A primary teacher certification (B.Ed)
    • Experience as a teacher at the primary school level
    • Good knowledge of the three curriculum TFS offers: French, Ontario and International Baccalaureate (IB)
    • Strong belief in the School values
    •  Being certified by the French Ministry of Education would be an asset
    • Training as well as experience in the Primary Years Program (PYP) would also be great assets
      
    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 résumé here. We do not accept direct applications, so please ensure to use the candidate portal via the link provided.
  • Math Teacher - Senior School

    Position: Long Term Occasional Replacement [1 year]
    Position Type: Full time
    Language & level of instruction: French, Grade 6 to Level II
     
    Location: Toronto Campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: Senior School (Grade 6 – Level V)
     
    Effective from September 1st, 2019
     
     
    What We Offer
    TFS is an exceptional and stimulating place to work and our working conditions are generous as well as competitive in the marketplace in terms of:
     
    • Compensation
    • Benefit package
    • Professional development
     
     
    Who We Are Looking For
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal profile is as follows:
     
    • Excellent French skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher (B.Ed)
    • Minimum level B1 in English
    • Good knowledge of the French curriculum
    • Experience as a maths teacher at the secondary level
    • 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, 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 résumé here. We do not accept direct applications, so please ensure to use the candidate portal.
  • Pre-Kindergarten Teacher (1 Year Contract)

    Position: Long Term Occasional Replacement (1 year contract)
    Position Type: Full time
    Hours of work:  8.30am to 4.10pm, Monday to Friday
     
    Location: Toronto Campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: La P’tite École (Age 2 – Grade 1)
     
    Effective from August 19th, 2019
     
     
    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 will have the below experience and qualifications:
     
    • Perfectly fluent in French (native like fluency, both oral and written)
    • A certified teacher (B.Ed) with experience at the primary level
     
    • Knowledge of the PYP will be an asset
    • To be certified 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, 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 résumé here.
  • Pre-Kindergarten Teacher (Permanent)

    Position: Permanent
    Position Type: Full time
    Hours of work:  8.30am to 4.10pm, Monday to Friday
     
    Location: Toronto Campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: La P’tite École (Age 2 – Grade 1)
     
    Effective from August 19th, 2019
     
     
    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 will have the below experience and qualifications:
     
    • Perfectly fluent in French (native like fluency, both oral and written)
    • A certified teacher (B.Ed) with experience at the primary level
     
    • Knowledge of the PYP will be an asset
    • To be certified 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, 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 résumé here.
  • Principal - West Campus

    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 and non-denominational, TFS develops critical thinkers who celebrate difference, transcend borders, and strive for the betterment of humankind. The West Campus in Mississauga is a cohesive, thriving academic community of over 200 students from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 7.
     
    One of four divisional leaders, you will report to the Deputy Head, Teaching and Learning as well as the Deputy Head, Citizenship and Community. A member of the Head’s Council, 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 respect and promote the unique culture of TFS and the continuous progress of students, and will partner with colleagues to harmonize programming and practice across TFS campuses, enabling a smooth transition to upper grades. Bilingual, with an inter­national perspective, you are an excep­tional educa­tional leader who ideally understands the French and Ontario curricula as well as the IB (PYP and MYP). You have a successful track record of building your team’s capacity to maintain high standards of teaching and learning.
     
    Excited by the possibilities of an intimate, innovative campus where teachers exercise multiple skills and everyone knows every student, you will continue the work of building a caring and cohesive culture in which students grow and thrive. With a profound desire to be part of TFS as a whole – you are the inspirational strategist, mentor, and tactician that every great Principal needs to be. This is an opportunity to join TFS’s remarkable team – whose excellence and vision are creating something truly extraordinary.
     
    Ideal Profile
    We will give priority to candidates who are CAFIMF/CAFIPEMF certified, and have therefore strong capabilities in terms of staff support and development. This role demands a great deal of time as well as a keen sense of human relations.

    Excellent knowledge of the National Education’s French curriculum
    - Mandatory experience of managing a school with a minimum of 8 classes
    - Very good communicator in both French and English. A minimum of B2 level in English is required as French is not the mother tongue of the majority of our students and families
    - Strong IT skills to manage and communicate to better service the pedagogy
    - Capable to work within a leadership team
    - Strong listening skills, able to adapt, open minded
    - Sense of initiative, creative, able to face unexpected situations calmly
    - Flexible, team spirit
    - Methodological, disciplined
    - Sense of humor, enthusiastic and motivating
     
    No teaching involved. Ready to start in this position on August, 20th 2019.
     
    Experience & Qualifications: (in order of importance)
    -  Fluent in French with a good English conversational level
    -  School Principal: a minimum of 5 years of managing / minimum of 8 classes managed
    -  CAFIPEMF / CPAIEN / EMFE
    -  Experience in a French school in a foreign country (minimum of 3 years)


    All responses to Caldwell Partners are confidential. Please indicate your interest in Project 181024 at www.caldwellpartners.com/apply.php 
  • Social Studies Teacher - Senior School

    Position: Permanent [Replacement]
    Position Type: Full time
    Language of instruction: French
     
    Location: Toronto Campus - 306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7
    Branch: Senior School (Grade 6 – Level V)
     
    Effective from September 1st, 2019
     
     
    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 will have the below experience and qualifications:
     
    • Excellent French skills (oral and written)
    • Certified teacher in social studies (history and geography)
    • Level B2 minimum in English to be able to communicate with peers and students’ parents
    • Knowledge of all three following curriculums would be an advantage: French, Ontario and International Baccalaureate (IB)
    • 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, 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 résumé here by February 10, 2019. We do not accept direct applications, so please ensure to use the candidate portal using the link provided.
  • Supply Teachers - Junior School

    SHORT TERM OCCASIONAL REPLACEMENTS
    Occasional, as needed
    Available immediately
    Toronto Campus: 306 Avenue Lawrence East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7

    Qualifications:
    • To be perfectly fluent in French (native-like fluency)
    • To be a certified teacher (Bachelor of Education) 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
    • To be certified by the French Ministry of Education would be an additional asset

    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of:
    Integrity, discernment, respect, and engagement.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé as soon as possible here.
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
  • Supply Teachers - West Campus

    SHORT TERM OCCASIONAL REPLACEMENTS
    Occasional, as needed
    Available immediately
    West Campus: 1293 Meredith Avenue, Mississauga, Ontario, L5E 2E6
     
    Qualifications:
    • To be perfectly fluent in French (native-like fluency)
    • To be a certified teacher (Bachelor of Education) with a minimum of 2 years of experience teaching at the primary school level (Grade 1 to 7)
    • PYP training, as well as experience in PYP, are great assets
    • To be certified by the French Ministry of Education would be an additional asset
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of: Integrity, discernment, respect, and engagement.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé as soon as possible here.
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
  • Vice Principal - Senior School

    PERMANENT REPLACEMENT
    Full time position
    Effective from September 2019
     
    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 Levels I and II students as individuals and citizens
    • Work with the VP of Student Life and the Year Leaders for levels I and II 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 programing at the Sr. School.
    • Work with students to develop good, responsible leadership skills
    • Manage the students tracking procedures across Levels I and II 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 Levels I and II
    • Monitor and evaluate the quality of teaching and learning in the Levels I and II through a program of curriculum observation
    • Actively promote the use of the French language among students
    • Work closely with teachers of Levels I and II 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 when requested
    • 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
     
    Experience & Qualifications:
    • Hold a university degree in education and certification as a teacher
    • Thorough understanding of the needs of Levels I and II 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
     
     
    We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of: Integrity, discernment, respect and engagement.
     
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé asap here.
     
    TFS is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

CONTACT US – HUMAN RESOURCES

Charlotte Rondeau
Recruitment & Retention Coordinator
416-484-6533 ext. 4374
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