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The York School is an in-demand destination for educators with international experience, a background in the IB programme, a collaborative approach to teaching and learning, and an ongoing commitment to professional development.
Like our students, teachers at The York School are inquiring, knowledgeable, caring and engaged citizens of the world. Leaders in their field, they are open to change and committed to improving lives through education.
Because of our vibrant professional learning community, highly interested students and supportive parent body, teachers at The York School find their work highly rewarding and rarely leave. Ours is a stable environment of established professionals with little turnover in staffing from year to year.
If you are interested in pursuing an opportunity to work at The York School, please email us at 

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  • Payroll Coordinator

    Payroll Coordinator
    6 Month Contract
    The York School is a co-educational, non-denominational, independent day school, renowned for its challenging academic International Baccalaureate (IB) programme and commitment to experiential learning – extending all over Toronto, Canada and the world. Our highly trained faculty receive support and training to be leading professionals in their fields and in the IB Curriculum, using cutting-edge classroom technology.
    What sets us apart from other schools is that our tradition is innovation. We welcome applicants who are like us – dynamic and innovative, collaborative, progressive and global-minded. The York School offers an inclusive culture and values creativity, individuality and new ideas. 
    Position Description
    The Payroll Coordinator reports directly to the CFO and is responsible for coordinating payroll for the school.   The Payroll Coordinator, organizes all details around payroll including processing, preparing and documenting payments and changes, determining taxes and deductions, including OTPP and RRSP deductions, and issuing Records of Employment (ROE’s).  The Payroll Coordinator is also responsible for data entry for benefit administration and reconciling and submitting RRSP and pension contributions to our service providers.
    The Payroll Coordinator may also be called upon to help support the accounts payable function such as receiving invoices and requisitions for goods and services, and preparing and recording payments. 
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Meet Some of Our Faculty

    • Connie Zhao

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  • Meet Connie

    Connie was born and raised in China where she attended the Anhui Normal University and taught for 12 years. After continuing to teach in Singapore and Canada, Connie was recognized with an Award of Excellence by the Chinese government for teaching Mandarin overseas.

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  • Meet Fabio

    Fabio is a highly accomplished musician and composer, and he leads many of the Middle and Senior School bands at The York School. But when he's not entertaining us with impressive jazz solos, you can find Fabio touring Southern Ontario on his road bike.
    • Chris Deighton

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  • Meet Chris

    Chris's work history begins on a dairy farm in Ontario where he grew up – but it certainly doesn't end there. After travelling the world and teaching overseas, Chris is now a passionate English & Humanities teacher as well as a dedicated cross country and track & field coach.

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  • Meet Afzal

    With a Bachelor of Education and a diploma in Computer Networking Systems, it's no surprise that Afzal is also a Google Certified Innovator. He brings expertise from many areas to his role as Technology Teaching and Learning Coordinator. He's travelled the world but this die-hard Raptors fan is a true Torontonian.
    • Afzal Shaikh

Contact Us

Junior School
(Grades JK-5) 1639 Yonge Street Toronto, Ontario M4T 2W6 

Middle School (Grades 6-8) & Senior School (Grades 9-12) 1320 Yonge Street Toronto, Ontario M4T 1X2
: 416.926.1325

Mailing address: 1320 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario  M4T 1X2

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