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.

  • Full-time Early Childhood Educator

    The Halifax Grammar School (HGS) invites applications for a full-time Early Childhood Educator in our Junior Primary Program.
    We are seeking a dedicated and inspiring individual to join our Junior Primary team. As the successful candidate, you will have a broad knowledge of curriculum innovations, including the philosophy and principles of emergent curriculum, inquiry-based learning, and differentiated instructional strategies. You will commit to participating in HGS co-curricular activities.
    The successful candidate will have extensive training in Early Childhood Education acquired through the completion of a diploma and/or degree or equivalent in ECE. Experience working with young children, particularly in a school setting, and the ability to teach French would be considered an asset.
    Interested candidates may forward a cover letter and resume as soon as possible to the Headmaster, Halifax Grammar School, 945 Tower Road, Halifax, NS, B3H 2Y2, or via email to Please quote ECE10022019-W in your 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 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