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Hear from our teachers

"The passion and dedication among our staff is truly second to none, and I’m inspired to watch teachers go above and beyond daily to give children the best education possible."

- Ms. Jane Messenger, Prep School Teacher

Hear from our staff

"Starting a new position during a global pandemic, I was able to see the passion and ability of the Grammar staff and faculty to rise above any challenge. This passion and dedication was and continues to inspire me every day."

- Jacqueline Stevens, Director of Advancement

Working at Grammar

At Grammar, we believe it takes a team of passionate and dedicated faculty and staff to inspire the next generation of leaders. Our employees play an integral role in creating and sustaining a vibrant, inclusive, and caring Grammar community.

To ensure relevancy, we periodically benchmark our package with other public and independent schools within Nova Scotia. Doing so ensures that we are able to attract, hire, and retain the very best personnel for Grammar. Compensation packages include competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package(Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and EAP), a pension plan, a tuition discount for your child(dren) attending Halifax Grammar School and access to professional development opportunities.

The Halifax Grammar School is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment.  We welcome and encourage applications from the following underrepresented groups: Indigenous persons, racially visible persons, persons with a disability, women, and persons of a minority, sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

Positions will be posted as they become available. However, individuals interested in joining our team are invited to send their resume to Joan MacLeod, HR Coordinator at careers@hgs.ns.ca at any time.

Positions Available

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  • Full-time English Teacher

    The Halifax Grammar School (Grammar) is seeking an English teacher for a full-time term position, beginning immediately. 

    The successful candidate will have a broad knowledge of IB English curriculum, including differentiated instructional strategies and assessment practices. They will be able to plan, organize, and implement dynamic programming in an engaging and innovative learning environment. They will have strong communication skills and be a confident user of technology. Finally, this individual must be a collaborative educator who will contribute to co-curricular activities and be part of the Grammar school community. 

    Applicants must have a Bachelor of Education with an undergraduate degree in Arts, a major in English; and a Nova Scotia Teaching license or equivalent. Teaching at the Senior High School level for  3 to 5 years is required. IB teaching experience would be preferred.  

    The successful candidate will pass and maintain a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector check.

    Please submit your resume and cover letter by emailing  careers@hgs.ns.ca.  For further information about this opportunity, please contact Joan MacLeod, HR Coordinator at jmacleod@hgs.ns.ca or 902 471-7377. Please quote ENG2024-W in your subject line. Applications should be received by March 1, 2024.  We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Substitute/Supply Teachers

    Teaching staff interested in substituting may forward a cover letter and resume to careers@hgs.ns.ca. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    For further information, please contact Joan MacLeod, HR Coordinator at jmacleod@hgs.ns.ca or 902- 471-7377.

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