Employment

Armbrae Academy is one of the top independent schools in the country. It is a fully accredited member of CAIS (Canadian Accredited Independent Schools) and offers an enriched university preparatory curriculum that can culminate in Advanced Placement (AP) credits in the high school. Armbrae is a co-educational, non-denominational, day school of 250 students from Grades Preschool through Grade 12.


Junior School Director

We are seeking applications for the position of Junior School Director.

Armbrae Academy is one of the top independent schools in the country. It is a fully accredited member of CA+IS (Canadian Accredited Independent Schools) and offers an enriched university preparatory curriculum that can culminate in Advanced Placement (AP) credits in the high school. Armbrae is a co-educational, non-denominational, day school of 250 students from Preschool through to Grade 12. We are looking for a Junior School Director - our current director is moving home to British Columbia to be closer to family.

Major Responsibilities and Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Education and Leadership Experience, with at least 10 years of successful elementary classroom teaching as well as wide-ranging curriculum development experience.
  • Facility with technology is crucial.
  • The position includes teaching.
  • The ideal candidate will be committed to continuous improvement.
  • Monitoring, assessing, and fostering stimulating, creative, and challenging Junior School curriculum.
  • Playing a key role in Junior School admissions, fostering the positive morale and tone of the Junior School, and assisting the Head of School with Junior School staffing.
  • Supervising and evaluating all Junior School teachers and custodial staff.
  • Implementing the disciplinary policy in the Junior School.
  • Creating the Junior School timetable, hiring substitute teachers, and overseeing book and supply orders.

For a more thorough list of duties and responsibilities please click here.

Please send a letter of application, Curriculum Vita and a Statement of Educational Philosophy, by mail or email to:

Karen Fougere, Interim Head of School
Armbrae Academy
1400 Oxford Street
Halifax, NS B3H 3Y8
head@armbrae.ns.ca

Start Date: August 2019

We thank all candidates in advance but only those invited to be interviewed will receive a response.


Substitute List

If you are interested in being on our Substitute List, please send a CV, a letter stating the grades (Preschool to Grade 12) and subjects you are most qualified in, and the names and contact info of three references by mail, fax, or e-mail to:

Rebecca Cornick (for Preschool and Junior Primary); or Richard Brambley (for Grade Primary to Grade 6); or Stephanie Sajatovich (Grades 7-12)

Armbrae Academy
1400 Oxford Street
Halifax, NS
B3H 3Y8
Fax: (902) 423-9731
rcornick@armbrae.ns.ca or rbrambley@armbrae.ns.ca or ssajatovich@armbrae.ns.ca