Middle/Senior French Teacher

The Country Day School

Middle/Senior French Teacher – Full Time

Commencing September 2023

An opportunity exists at The Country Day School (CDS) for an experienced teacher to join our French department. The successful candidate will have a university degree in French and certification to teach in Ontario. We are seeking a dedicated, skilled and versatile teacher who is equally enthused by and adept at engaging Middle and Senior School students. French specialist qualifications and experience teaching a second foreign language and/or another subject area are preferred.

CDS is committed to Supporting, Knowing and Inspiring each of its learners. As the initial teaching complement likely will include Senior and Middle School courses, the ideal candidate will be a flexible and multi-faceted educator, passionate about teaching students across a wide range of grade levels. Additionally, we are seeking a teacher whose practice embodies our principles of an expert teacher:

●       meets the needs of all learners

●       is passionate about teaching and learning

●       has a deep understanding of teaching/learning and the subject area

●        monitors student learning and uses assessment to improve teaching and learning

●        creates an optimal classroom environment

●       focuses on mastery learning and deep understanding

●       develops self-regulation, self-efficacy and self-esteem in their students

●       offers appropriately challenging tasks and goals

●       excels at the relational aspects of teaching 

The Head of School invites qualified individuals to apply by Friday, March 17th, with resume and cover letter to:

Mr. John Liggett, Head of School

The Country Day School

13415 Dufferin Street

King, ON  L7B 1K5


The university-preparatory curriculum at CDS is balanced with extensive athletic, arts and extra-curricular programs. In addition to the relevant educational background, candidates must be willing to become involved in all facets of school life.

The Country Day School offers a positive working environment with a competitive salary, including the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan where applicable. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable and accessible environment where everyone feels valued, respected and supported, and welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of this community. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations, please let us know.

All employees of The Country Day School must be able to provide a Vulnerable Sector Screening Report. Only those persons selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please.

Situated on a beautiful 100-acre campus in the heart of King Township, The Country Day School offers a challenging university-preparatory program for boys and girls (JK-12). For more information about this leading Canadian independent school, please visit www.cds.on.ca.

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