Middle School French Teacher

  • Bishop Strachan School
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Mar 08, 2024
Full-Time Education Training

Job Description

Middle School French Teacher


Commencing end of August 2024


Are you passionate about fostering authentic interactions with language and culture? Do you believe in the power of inquiry-based, communicative approaches to language learning? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our Languages program at The Bishop Strachan School!

Using an inquiry-based, communicative approach, our Languages program aims to promote meaningful competency in French and cultivate a global perspective among our students. We are seeking a skilled educator of French who is committed to reflection and pedagogical innovation, particularly in second language acquisition methodologies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement dynamic, inquiry-based lessons that promote authentic interactions with the French language and culture.
  • Ability to differentiate lesson plans based on the needs of your students.  
  • Participate in co-curricular activities including coaching, clubs, trips and participating in the school community as a whole. 
  • Communicate effectively with parents about all aspects of the overall program and the individual learning of each student.  
  • Integrate diversity, equity, inclusiveness and belonging into the classroom learning environment. 
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment where students feel empowered to take risks and communicate effectively in French.
  • Incorporate innovative teaching strategies and technologies to enhance language acquisition and engagement.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to align curriculum and assessment practices with best practices in language education.
  • Engage in ongoing professional learning and reflection to continuously improve teaching practices and student outcomes.


  • Must have an Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) certificate, with qualifications in French.
  • Intermediate/Senior teaching qualifications.  
  • Bachelor's degree in Education, French, or a related field.
  • Fluency in French and a deep understanding of French language and culture.
  • Strong pedagogical skills and a commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a collaborative mindset.

Apply now by going to our careers page at www.bss.on.ca/discover/careers and join us at The Bishop Strachan School and be part of a dynamic team dedicated to inspiring students to become confident and competent global citizens through language learning. 

Why Work at BSS?

At BSS, we value and recognize the following core competencies in our employees; trust and integrity, collaboration, flexibility and adaptability, initiative, community focused and strong communication skills. Our employees are lifelong learners and apply these core competencies in all aspects of the school environment. 

Additionally, BSS offers a competitive total compensation package that includes:

  • Extensive health and dental benefits package
  • BSS is a full participant in the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan 
  • Lunch provided everyday!
  • Use of on-site fitness center
  • Professional Learning opportunities
  • And a chance to be part of a great community!

BSS Values Diversity:

BSS is committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse and respectful environment. We believe that diversity in our school fosters a rich, inclusive and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse school and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. 

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should visit our website and click Apply Now.

We are committed to providing an accessible experience and an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, beginning with the recruitment process. If you have restrictions that need to be accommodated to fully participate in any phase of the recruitment process, please contact the HR Admin at 416-483-4325, ext. 1920 or by email at hradmin@bss.on.ca All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

We thank all candidates for their applications; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.