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ALL employees are required to complete the following and return the documents to the Human Resources Department:

Teachers must also submit the following additional documents:

  • A copy of your valid Nova Scotia Teacher's License (number only will not be accepted).
  • An original or copy of original course transcripts in support of teaching license and B.Ed delivered in person (downloaded copies from the Internet will not be accepted).
  • Substitute Teacher Subject Qualification Profile Form - for Substitute Teachers
  • Two written references from individuals who have observed the quality of your teaching (i.e. cooperation teacher, principal or university supervisor/advisor) - for Substitute Teachers

Educational Program Assistants must also provide:

  • A Copy of your Emergency First Aid Certificate

Early Childhood Educators must also provide:

  • A Copy of your current ECE Classification Certificate, showing your Level of ECE. If you have been reclassified please provide a copy of your current Re-Classification ECE letter.
  • A Copy of your Emergency First Aid Certificate

HRCE Photo ID Badge:

  • HRCE Photo ID Badges are mandatory for all term and permanent employees.
  • If you are a new employee and have not had an HRCE Photo ID in the past, please email an electronic copy of a recent photo which meets the specifications below to Email must include Full Name, Employee ID (400# - if available), Position and School/work location in the subject line:

    • Photo must provide a full frontal view of the head and upper shoulders squared to the camera (Passport style photo);
    • Photo must be taken against a plain white or light-coloured background void of any objects;
    • Photo must be JPG format and in colour. Photo must be clear, sharp and in focus;
    • Head coverings (i.e., ball caps, bandanas or headscarves) should not be worn, unless it is worn for religious beliefs or medical reasons;
    • Eyewear, if normally worn, is to be maintained for the photograph.
  • Questions should be forwarded to

Important information for Substitute/Casual employees:

Family of Schools listing

AESOP (Substitute Placement System)

French Screening Rubrics outlining criteria to teach Core French and Immersion with the HRCE/Critères linguistiques requis pour enseigner le français de base et l'immersion (précoce et tardive), Commission scolaire HRCE