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A career with HIS


Enthusiastic commitment to
  • whole-child learning
  • relational teaching
  • growth in teaching practice
  • cross-curricular collaboration 

We value close collaboration across departments and strong relationships with families. Our students call us by our first names.

Our staff is strengthened by focused planning and professional development in August and June, and three curated professional development events during the school year. 

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Halifax Independent School embraces equity and diversity, and is committed to fostering a respectful and inclusive space for adults and children in our school community. 

We encourage candidates from under-represented communities to consider employment opportunities at our school. 

How to apply

We post active searches here and on select online job boards. 

To respond to a posted opening or to apply as a supply teacher,

  • a resume and a cover letter
  • 2 references or more

Required background screenings

  • Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search, and
  • Child Abuse Registry search 

Search results must have been issued within the preceding 12 months.

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Volunteering is a great way to get to know our community and to experience our approach first hand.

If you are interested in pursuing a volunteer opportunity at the school contact us for more information. 

About us

Our school community—enthusiastic educators, students, and their families—achieving excellence in an environment of co-operation and respect.