Working at Grammar

At Grammar, we believe it takes a team of passionate and dedicated faculty and staff to inspire the next generation of student 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 Halifax Grammar. Compensation packages include competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and access to professional development opportunities.

Positions will be posted as they become available. However, individuals interested in joining our team are invited to send their resume to at any time.

Positions Available

List of 2 frequently asked questions.

  • Day Porter (Custodian)

    Halifax Grammar School invites applications for the full-time position of Day Porter (Custodian) to join our Facilities team under the supervision of the Facilities Manager. This position is responsible for the daytime cleanliness of the school and grounds and other facilities related tasks as assigned. 
    The successful candidate will possess previous cleaning/janitorial experience, strong organizational skills, excellent communication skills in order to deal effectively with students, parents, and staff. Given the nature of the position, it is essential the Day Porter be organized, adaptable, have basic computer skills, the ability to handle multiple demands and a can-do attitude.
    Interested candidates may forward a cover letter and resume to Brian Perry, Facilities Manager, Halifax Grammar School, 945 Tower Road, Halifax, NS, B3H 2Y2, or via email to Please quote DP11282019 – W in the subject line. We will review resumes upon receipt.
    We thank all candidates for their interest; however, 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 We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Hear from our Teachers

"I'm proud of the work we do and the high standards we uphold at Grammar. Our kids leave here with a real sense of worth, and I'm privileged to be a part of that."

- Ms. Karla Silver, Senior School Art Teacher
"The passion and dedication among our staff is truly next to none, and I’m inspired to watch teachers go above and beyond daily to give children the best education possible."

- Ms. Jane Messenger, Grade One Teacher