Director of Teaching & Learning
Toronto French School
Toronto, Canadá
2d ago

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 : Junior School / Senior School - (Grade 1 to 6) Start Date : August 20th, 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 work under the supervision of the Deputy Head Teaching and Learning, as well as in close collaboration with the Proviseur Adjoint’ -

French studies , the four branches principals and the two others Directors.Your main responsibility will be to lead the planning and implementation of curriculum as well as in their monitoring and evaluation.

This position requires high availability. Objectives

  • Ensure the implementation of programmes, within the framework of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP) and Middle Years Programme (MYP)
  • 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
  • Supervise the development of the junior school’s evaluation policy along with its relevant procedures ensuring they are best practices
  • Manage 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
  • 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 Proviseur Adjoint’ - French studies for the implementation of French programs and the animation of the junior school senior school council.
  • The Director of Teaching and Learning of junior school (Grade 1 to grade 6) and Secondary School (Director of curriculum) in order 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
  • 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 students with special needs and lead to the progress of all students
  • Departement coordinators, for the development of teaching tools and materials
  • Teachers for the implementation of curriculum in compliance with the various policies in force in the school.
  • 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 :

  • 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 curriculum of the French National Education, the Ontarian programs and PYP
  • 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). Some of the teachers are English-speaking so you must have a B2 level as a minimum (Writing and speaking)
  • Strong IT skills
  • Qualifications :

  • Be a school teacher and postgraduate studies in education (Master level or equivalent); holding a CAFIPEMF’ would be an additional 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 as soon as possible. As we do not accept direct applications, please use the candidate portal through the link provided.

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