Employment Opportunities

Our dedicated staff are the ones who make our work possible. Find out about the latest job opportunities, application deadlines and contact information, below. 

Site Coordinator (part-time)

 

Position:  Site Coordinator
Location:  various school locations
Experience: 1 year (combination of education and experience will be considered)
Reports to: Program Manager
Salary/Compensation: $20 – $21 per hour

Why work for Toronto Foundation for Student Success:

You will be part of a thriving organization that truly makes a direct, positive impact on the lives of children and youth across Toronto. beyond 3:30 is a unique initiative that provides after school programming focused on healthy living and learning opportunities in the arts for middle school children, Monday-Friday in one of the places they trust the most, their local school. It supports priority communities through innovative partnering between a wide variety of local community organizations and corporations. beyond 3:30 is operating in 19 select middle-school locations across the city.

The Opportunity:

We are looking for a part-time Site Coordinator to join our dynamic, passionate program team. The Site Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the operation of beyond 3:30 at a school site, act as the immediate supervisor responsible for the program and be accountable to the Program Manager.

This is a contract position ending on June 21, 2024, with the possibility of renewal in the next school year. The work hours are Monday to Friday, 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm. The rate of pay for this position is $20 – $21 per hour, depending on experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the efficient operation of the beyond 3:30 program at one school site
  • Supervise program staff, volunteers and participants
  • Demonstrate proactive problem-solving, conflict mediation, and behaviour management skills
  • Outreach to new program partners, school staff and administrators, and community organizations that can offer program enrichment activities
  • Adhere to pertinent TDSB and TFSS policies and protocols and ensure all staff and volunteers are aware of, and adhere to, these policies and protocols
  • Report inappropriate behaviour or incidents that are detrimental to the effective running of beyond 3:30
  • Assume responsibility for recording participants’ attendance, safe arrival and departure
  • Submit weekly reports to the Program Manager, and attend monthly supervision meetings
  • Serve as a role model in conduct and character for students in high priority communities
  • Homework Help & Academic Support
    • Plan and implement a variety of homework, tutorial and academic support activities, as well as literacy and leadership clubs. Lead discussion and debate activities
    • Work with student placement volunteers to assist students with their homework, projects and special assignments; and with individualized literacy, numeracy and study skills tutorials
    • Document activities/curriculum designed to improve study skills

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Work, Child & Youth Studies – an asset
  • Demonstrated experience in youth programming; planning and delivery
  • Demonstrated experience supervising staff and volunteers.
  • Exceptional skills in facilitation, group dynamics, and effective behavior management techniques with middle school age children
  • Excellent communication, leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Outstanding problem-solving and negotiation skills.
  • Enthusiastic and culturally competent attitude toward working with youth in priority neighbourhoods
  • Understanding of school board operations and procedures is an asset
  • Must have first aid and HIGH FIVE training or are willing to obtain them shortly after being hired.
  • Must obtain a Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Check (VSS) upon hiring.

How To Apply:

Please send resume with cover letter to: Sheldon Parkes, Program Manager, email sheldon.parkes@tfss.ca

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Interviews will be conducted on an on-going basis until the position is filled.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. TFSS is committed to a policy of access and equity in its hiring practices. To learn more about who we are and what we do, please visit our website at www.tfss.ca

 

 

Academic Support Staff (part-time)

 

Position:  Academic Support Staff (part-time)
Location:  various school locations
Experience: 1 year (combination of education and experience will be considered)
Reports to: Program Manager
Salary/Compensation: $18 – $20 per hour

Why work for Toronto Foundation for Student Success:

You will be part of a thriving organization that truly makes a direct, positive impact on the lives of children and youth across Toronto. beyond 3:30 is a unique initiative that provides after school programming focused on healthy living and learning opportunities in the arts for middle school children, Monday-Friday in one of the places they trust the most, their local school. It supports priority communities through innovative partnering between a wide variety of local community organizations and corporations. beyond 3:30 is operating in 19 select middle-school locations across the city.

The Opportunity:

We are looking for a part-time Academic Support Staff to join our dynamic and passionate program team. Academic Support Staff plan and implement a variety of homework, tutorial and academic support activities, as well as literacy and leadership clubs. Positions are ideal for energetic Bachelor of Education graduates or those in the process of completing their degree in Education.

This is a contract position ending on June 21, 2024, with the possibility of renewal in the next school year. The work hours are Monday to Friday, 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm. The rate of pay is $18 to $20 per hour, depending on experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Organize and facilitate the Homework Club to assist beyond 3:30 participants with their homework, projects, special assignments, literacy, numeracy and study skills
  • Provide individualized academic tutoring to beyond 3:30 students based on the Ontario curriculum
  • Create customized assignments for students to ensure practice and better understanding of material
  • Liaise with Site Coordinator to discuss workplan and students’ progress
  • Implement equitable and well-balanced assessment strategies
  • Lead health and wellness workshops, discussions, and debate activities
  • Demonstrate and implement proactive problem-solving, conflict mediation, and behaviour management skills to engage students
  • Serve as a role model in conduct and character for students in high priority communities 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or relevant experience (current teacher candidates are welcome to apply)
  • Demonstrated experience in educational and recreational program planning and delivery
  • Exceptional skills in program facilitation, group dynamics, and effective guidance and discipline techniques with middle school age children
  • Excellent communication, leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Exposure to working with students with different learning styles
  • Enthusiastic and culturally competent attitude toward working with students in priority neighbourhoods
  • Experience working with BIPOC communities is an asset
  • Understanding of Ontario curriculum and school board operations and procedures – an asset
  • Must have first aid and HIGH FIVE training or willing to obtain them shortly after being hired
  • Must obtain a Vulnerable Sector Police Reference Check (VSS) upon hiring.

How To Apply:

Please send resume with cover letter to: Delores Pascal, Asst. Program Manager, email delores.pascal@tfss.ca

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Interviews will be conducted on an on-going basis until the position is filled.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. TFSS is committed to a policy of access and equity in its hiring practices. To learn more about who we are and what we do, please visit our website at www.tfss.ca