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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(Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and EAP), a pension plan, 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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  • English/Drama Teacher - Full-time Term

    The Halifax Grammar School (Grammar) is seeking an experienced English/Drama Teacher for approximately a six-month, full-time, term position, beginning January 2023. 

    We are seeking a dedicated and inspiring educator. This educator will have a broad knowledge of English and Drama curriculum innovations, including differentiated instructional strategies and assessment practices. They can plan, organize and implement dynamic instructional programming in an engaging and innovative learning environment. They must have exceptional communication skills and be confident users of technology. Finally, this individual must be a collaborative team player. The candidate should also expect to fully engage in the school community and contribute to the dynamic academic and co-curricular learning environment. 

    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor of Education Degree
    • Bachelor of Arts with a Major in English 
    • Nova Scotia Teaching Licence (or equivalent).
    • 3-5 years of experience teaching at the Middle School level, is preferred.
    The successful candidate will be subject to passing and maintaining a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector check.  The Halifax Grammar School requires all staff and faculty to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions may be considered for those individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to a certified medical condition or any other prohibited ground of discrimination as defined in the Human Rights Act.

    Please submit your resume and cover letter by emailing  careers@hgs.ns.ca.  For further information about this opportunity, please contact Joan MacLeod at jmacleod@hgs.ns.ca or 902 471-7377. Please quote English2022-W in your subject line. 

    Applications should be received no later than November 21, 2022.  We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Middle/Senior French Teacher - 5-month Term

    The Halifax Grammar School (Grammar) is seeking an experienced French Teacher in middle school for approximately a 5-month term, beginning February 2023. 

    We are seeking a dedicated and inspiring educator. This educator will have a broad knowledge of french curriculum innovations, including differentiated instructional strategies and assessment practices. They can plan, organize and implement dynamic instructional programming in an engaging and innovative learning environment. They must have exceptional communication skills and be confident users of technology. Finally, this individual must be a collaborative team player. The desire to actively contribute to co-curricular activities and be part of the Grammar school community is essential. The candidate should also expect to fully engage in the school community and contribute to the dynamic academic and co-curricular learning environment. 

    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor of Education Degree
    • Bachelor of Arts with a Major in French
    • Nova Scotia Teaching Licence (or equivalent).
    • 3-5 years of experience teaching at the Middle/Senior High level, is preferred.
    The successful candidate will be subject to passing and maintaining a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector check.  The Halifax Grammar School requires all staff and faculty to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions may be considered for those individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to a certified medical condition or any other prohibited ground of discrimination as defined in the Human Rights Act.

    Please submit your resume and cover letter by emailing  careers@hgs.ns.ca.  For further information about this opportunity, please contact Joan MacLeod at jmacleod@hgs.ns.ca or 902 471-7377. Please quote FRENCH2023MS-W in your subject line. 

    Applications should be received no later than November 15, 2022.  We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Senior French Teacher - one-year term

    The Halifax Grammar School (Grammar) is seeking an experienced French Teacher for a one-year full-time term position, beginning in January 2023. 

    We are seeking a dedicated and inspiring educator. This educator will have a broad knowledge of french curriculum innovations, including differentiated instructional strategies and assessment practices. They can plan, organize and implement dynamic instructional programming in an engaging and innovative learning environment. They must have exceptional communication skills and be confident users of technology. Finally, this individual must be a collaborative team player. The desire to actively contribute to co-curricular activities and be part of the Grammar school community is essential. The candidate should also expect to fully engage in the school community and contribute to the dynamic academic and co-curricular learning environment. 

    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor of Education Degree
    • Bachelor of Arts with a Major in French
    • Nova Scotia Teaching Licence (or equivalent).
    • 3-5 years of experience teaching at the Senior High level, is preferred.
    The successful candidate will be subject to passing and maintaining a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector check.  The Halifax Grammar School requires all staff and faculty to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions may be considered for those individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to a certified medical condition or any other prohibited ground of discrimination as defined in the Human Rights Act.

    Please submit your resume and cover letter by emailing  careers@hgs.ns.ca.  For further information about this opportunity, please contact Joan MacLeod at jmacleod@hgs.ns.ca or 902 471-7377. Please quote FRENCH2023S-W in your subject line. 

    Applications should be received no later than November 15, 2022.  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.

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