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Competition #: SubTeacherList 2020-21
Position: Substitute Teacher
Job Description: (click here to view)
Location: Various Locations (See Notes)
Assignment: Substitute Teacher
Status: Casual/Sub
Start Date: Saturday, September 05 2020
End Date: Wednesday, June 30 2021
Posted: Friday, June 19 2020 1:00 PM
Deadline: Friday, May 07 2021 8:00 AM


This position has closed. No further applications will be accepted.

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The Halifax Regional Centre for Education is accepting applications for the Substitute List for the 2020-2021 school year.  The daily rate of pay is $189.52.

New applicants must follow the steps below to be considered for substitute teaching:

1. Apply online to the competition number noted on the Substitute Teacher job posting. You are required to create and submit an online resume to apply. Please bring a printed copy of your resume or your application confirmation number.

2. Provide the following documentation to Human Resource Services, 33 Spectacle Lake Drive, Dartmouth, NS B3B 0E7 (partial submissions will not be accepted). During this period documents may also be mailed or emailed to

  • Two written references from individuals who have observed the quality of your teaching (i.e. cooperation teacher, principal or university supervisor/advisor)
  • A copy of your valid Nova Scotia Teacher's Certificate (number only will not be accepted). Should you hold a BTC (Bridging Teacher’s Certificate), you will also need to provide the Teacher Evaluation Form which was provided to you from the NS Teacher Certification Office (DOEECD)
  • An original or copy of original course transcripts from your University or College in support of your teaching license and BEd (downloaded copies from the internet will not be accepted)
  • Void Cheque or Direct Deposit Form from your Banking Institution
  • Current Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Search (completed within the last three months - obtained from your local Police or RCMP Detachment or at
  • Child Abuse Registry Check Results or completed Form (
  • Copy of your valid Driver's License and/or Health Card (to be sent with the Child Abuse Register Request for Search).
  • New employee forms outlined on myHRCE (log into your myHRCE - - account and choose the "New Employee Orientation" link in the dropdown menu to the right of the page, then click on the "First Things First" link).

Once all required documents have been submitted and reviewed, applicants will be added to the Halifax Regional Centre for Education Substitute Teacher List.  An email will be sent with a login ID and PIN at which time substitutes are eligible to begin accepting assignments. 

French candidates must also complete a successful interview with the Halifax Regional Centre for Education French Program Consultants who will assess the candidate's competency in French (oral and written). This is coordinated through the French Department. Book an appointment at

Please refer to job description for further details.


Nova Scotia’s Regional Centres for Education and the Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP) are committed to an inclusive education system that supports the well-being and achievement of every student and is high-quality, culturally and linguistically responsive.



The Halifax Regional Centre for Education (HRCE) is actively working to hire individuals from under-represented groups, particularly people of African Nova Scotian, African Canadian and  African ancestry and Mi’kmaw/Indigenous ancestry, to work toward  equitable representation within all employee groups.  Equitable hiring strengthens the knowledge and expertise in our schools, and supports our public education system in establishing schools as safe, caring, and accessible learning spaces that support all students. This will provide opportunities for students to see themselves reflected throughout their schools, learning resources, and within their learning experiences.


HRCE has a Recruitment, Selection and Hiring of Staff Policy and we actively encourage applications from under-represented groups, particularly people of African Nova Scotian, African Canadian and  African ancestry and Mi’kmaw/Indigenous ancestry, in compliance with the applicable collective agreements or terms and conditions of employment. Applicants are encouraged to complete the Diversity Management section under the Questionnaire heading in the online resume.