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Hear from our teachers

"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, 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, 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 Joan MacLeod, HR Coordinator at careers@hgs.ns.ca at any time.

Positions Available

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  • Coordinator of Community Storytelling

    Position Overview:

    Reporting to the Director of Advancement, the Coordinator of Community Storytelling will be responsible for the direction and coordination of Halifax Grammar School’s internal and external communications and is responsible to develop and maintain sustainable relationships with internal stakeholders and external community groups. The position acts as a project leader for a wide range of communication projects, publications, advertising and communications initiatives, including developing and delivering web content.

    • Provide editorial direction, manage and produce external and internal publications such as donor stewardship reports, admissions materials, newsletters, and annual reports for the school. Publications may require coordination, project management, writing, publication and mailing.
    • Strategy development and execution of social media, blog post, press release, newsletter, email marketing, website, and written print collateral content.
    • Working with the Director of Advancement to design, track, monitor and analyze specific digital media campaigns and social media activities.
    • In collaboration with the Director of Advancement develop advancement-specific communications.
    • Oversee all marketing content creation, including advertising, media and digital campaigns.
    • Proofreading, writing skills and strong attention to detail are required.
    • Assist in the development and implementation of communication policies and procedures.
    • Coordinate logistics relating to media relations to increase Halifax Grammar’s profile and promote school activities.
    • Coordinate school photography and videography various events and campaigns
    • Collaborate with the Coordinator of Community Outreach on events, school and alumni
    • Other related duties as assigned
    • Some evening and weekend work will be required
    The successful candidate should have a degree in public relations or communications, a minimum of three years experience, excellent communication, organizational and planning skills, expertise in using web-based tools and technologies (e.g., Google Analytics, e-mail marketing software, social networking applications and media sharing sites) and website content management software, understanding of social media, blog management, and related best practices, experience with Canva and Hootsuite experience preferred but not required.

    Interested candidates may forward a cover letter and resume to Jacqueline Stevens, Director of Advancement, via email to careers@hgs.ns.ca. Please quote 20211125CCS-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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