START DATE: SEPTEMBER 2022
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
Canada’s International School serves over 1,400 students from age two to university entrance. Fostering each individual’s potential along with an appreciation for one’s responsibility as a citizen, TFS nurtures young people to be whole and healthy, sound in judgment, eager to learn, and concerned with the betterment of humankind.
About the position
Ensure the implementation of the TFS curricula mainly based on the French National Education program and Ontario within the framework of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Program (PYP).
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 profession
Organize and supervise the teachers' professional improvement in line with the school's policy
Drive the implementation of the procedure on student progress
Oversees the development of the assessment policy along with its relevant procedures ensuring they are best practices
Support the monitoring of student progress 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
Support to ensure continuity of learning, ensure coherence of actions undertaken, develop strategies to improve the quality of teaching and learning and evaluate the impact of their implementation
Inspire and motivate teachers so they deliver a world class teaching and learning environment.
Working as a team will be critical for your success in this position. You will be expected to work with:
The principals, vice-principals and the Director of Teaching and Learning of other branches
The Executive Director of Innovation and Technologies to ensure the effective use of new instructional technologies
The Director of the Learning Forum to support teachers in developing practices that support the learning of all students and lead their progress.
Teachers for the implementation of curriculum in compliance with the various policies in force in the school.
TFS recruits excellent educators, 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 is an exceptional place to work, and our offers are generous as well as competitive in the marketplace in terms of:
A competitive compensation
An attractive group insurance package and participation in a RRSP plan or OTPP from the first day of employment
Generous vacation policy and additional paid time off
A stimulating working environment
Multiple professional development opportunities
A rewarding career where you can make a difference
Who we are looking for:
We recruit candidates who embrace our TFS values of integrity, discernment, respect and engagement. The ideal candidate profile is as follows:
A PYP Coordinator in a bilingual school
A member of the IBEN network, as a workshop facilitator and site visitor
Leading a team of teachers
Training, coaching and mentoring teachers
A French school in a foreign country would be an asset.
Solid knowledge of the PYP framework and philosophy including the new From Principal to Practice guide
An appreciation and understanding of the IB philosophy and the continuum learning experience PYP/ MYP/ DP
Experience in school wide continuum visits (IB and/or CAIS)
An inspiration leader, who can motivate and coach teachers in their teaching and learning practices
An understanding of curricula including the French curriculum of the French National Education, the Ontario programs would be an asset
Excellent interpersonal skills, communication, good listener and team worker
Able to adapt easily with the ability to create and innovate
Methodical and meticulous
Developed interpersonal skills and openness of mind
Bilingual (French and English).
Strong IT skills
Be a school teacher and postgraduate studies in education (Master level or equivalent)
TFS welcomes applications from Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.
TFS has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring vaccination for all eligible members of the community including new employees. New employees will be required to provide their proof of vaccination to the HR department on their first day of employment.
Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé here as soon as possible.