Competition #: 000C8-Aug3023A
Position: Library Support Specialist Substitute List
Location: Various Locations (See Notes)
Assignment: Substitute Library Support Specialist List 2023-2024
Start Date: Thursday, September 07 2023
End Date: Sunday, June 30 2024
Posted: Wednesday, August 30 2023 12:00 PM
Deadline: Sunday, June 30 2024 12:00 PM
The Halifax Regional Centre for Education is accepting applications for the Library Support Specialist Substitute List for the 2023-2024 school year.
Substitute employees are eligible to accept day-to-day and short term assignments to provide support to schools when permanent employees are away. HRCE has 137 school locations so, depending on where you live, there is potential for steady and frequent substitute work.
Candidates must create an online resume in order to apply. Please ensure your resume is completed in full, including the questionnaire section of the online resume, and outlines any relevant qualifications and experience. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Applicants must have a Diploma in Library Information Management or equivalent training and experience.
Rate of Pay: The Hourly Rate for this position is currently $15.00. A rate of $25.55 will be implemented in the Winter of 2023 and paid retroactively to date of hire for new employees.
Upon review of applications and operational requirements, qualified candidates will be contacted via email to schedule an interview.
Following completion of a successful interview and positive reference checks, candidates will be contacted and required to provide the following before being added to the substitute list:
- Current Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Check - available from your local Police or RCMP detachment or online at www.mybackcheck.com (please share your results with the Halifax Regional School Board). Must be issued within the past six months.
- Child Abuse Registry Search Results - issued within six months of employment start date (you will be mailed your CAR results to provide to HRCE as part of your new hire package). CAR applications may be made online https://beta.novascotia.ca/apply-child-abuse-register-search
You do NOT have to be a substitute to apply and be considered for term and permanent job postings with HRCE.
Returning Substitutes & Term Employees wishing to substitute do NOT need to apply to the substitute posting. Confirm your intent to return to active substituting by completing the online Substitute Confirmation Form accessible via myHRCE .
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.
Thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Employment with the Halifax Regional Centre for Education is contingent upon providing a satisfactory Criminal Records Check with a Vulnerable Sector Search and Child Abuse Registry Search.