About Us


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

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 careers@hgs.ns.ca at any time.

Positions Available

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  • Coordinator of Community Storytelling - One-year Term

    Halifax Grammar School (Grammar) invites applications for the full-time one-year term position of Coordinator of Community Storytelling, effective December 2020.
    The Halifax Grammar School is looking for a creative, team player that is also comfortable working independently, under minimal supervision. They shall have excellent interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills and be familiar with website design, Blackbaud (or other CMS systems), and social media. Experience in photography and video production would be considered an asset. This full-time position reports directly to the Headmaster.
    The Coordinator of Community Storytelling will implement and execute a complete marketing and communication strategy for Grammar. This includes advertising campaigns, social media, web, internal and external communications, as well as overall branding. We’re looking for someone who is willing to involve themself in the life of the School, and who enjoys meeting new people and fostering positive relationships.
    Interested candidates may forward a cover letter and resume to Steven Laffoley, Headmaster, Halifax Grammar School, 945 Tower Road, Halifax, NS, B3H 2Y2, or via email to careers@hgs.ns.ca. Please quote 20201008CS- W in the subject line. 
    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 careers@hgs.ns.ca. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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