Teacher Recruitment

Teacher/Principal Recruitment for 2021-2023

The competition for 2021-2023 is now closed. Please note that our recruiting starts at the beginning of September of each year.

Teacher Recruitment for 2021-2023 School Year

The Canadian Armed Forces - Children’s Education Management hires Canadian teachers and administrators for their two CAF Overseas Schools:  SHAPE International School - Canadian Section (Belgium) and AFNORTH International School – Canadian Section (The Netherlands).

For more information, read the following documents:    These forms are provided for use within your application, ONLY if your board does not conduct these processes: Dates for 2020 Recruitment process:
September 11, 2020 – October 30, 2020 (closes at noon Eastern Standard Time EST):    
Applications only accepted via email at cafoverseasschools@gmail.com
For further information, please contact Kathi Kay, Senior Education Officer with
Children’s Education Management at cafoverseasschools@gmail.com

Tentative positions for 2021-2022

Teaching Positions
The table below outlines the predicted staffing needs for the 2021-2022 school year; exact teaching assignments are subject to change based on student enrollment and staffing needs.
Belgium The Netherlands
SHAPE International School (SIS) AFNORTH IS
Canadian Section Elementary Section Middle / High-School Section
Grades 1 – 8 Grades K – 5 Grades 6 – 12
0 teachers 0 teachers 2 teachers
N/A N/A Intermediate/Senior level  (gr. 6-10):        
Bilingual position (EN/FR)
  • French (FSL/FFL)
  • History/Geography
Qualifications & experience in Math/English/Special Education would be an asset
Intermediate /Senior level (gr. 6-12):
Bilingual candidates preferred (EN/FR)
  • Senior Physics & Chemistry
  • Science
  • Math
FFL = French-First-Language / FSL = French-as-a-Second-Language

  1. Teachers at SHAPE IS must be able to deliver Ontario curriculum in both English first language and French first language.
  2. Some teaching assignments at AFNORTH IS may include subjects which must be delivered in French.
  3. Some teaching assignments at AFNORTH IS are cross-panel (courses in Junior, Intermediate and Senior divisions, grade 6-12)
  4. It is important to note that both SIS and AIS host international students whose first language is not English. Qualifications and / or experience teaching students for whom English is a Second or an Additional Language would be an asset (ESL/EAL).
  5. Teachers at the secondary level must hold or be able to obtain Ontario teaching certification.
Administrative Positions
Below you will find the tentative administrative positions starting in August of 2021:
  • Principal (elementary) – SHAPE
  1. The elementary Principals at SHAPE and at AFNORTH must be able to work in both English and French. 
  2. The Principal at AFNORTH IS (MS-HS) should have experience at the secondary level in Ontario; bilingual (EN/FR) preferred.