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Non-Teaching Substitutes

Information for Non-Teaching Substitutes

The Halifax Regional Centre for Education maintains substitute lists for the following non-teaching positions to provide short term coverage to schools when permanent staff are away. Substitutes are placed in day-to-day assignments on an as needed basis.

Non-teaching substitutes work on call to provide short term coverage to schools when permanent staff is away.

Application Process

When there is a shortage in any of the above positions, the Halifax Regional Centre for Education will advertise a job posting on Careers at HRCE. If you are interested in becoming an employee with us, we encourage you to sign into your Careers at HRCE account and apply to the appropriate job posting using your online resume. If you do not already have a myHRCE account, click here to register for one.

All applications for the Non-Teaching Substitute lists must be completed in full, including the questionnaire section of the online resume.

Interview Process

Upon review of applications and operational requirements, qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. This may take 4-8 weeks. In preparation for the interview you should bring a copy of your resume, ensuring that it is up-to-date along with a list of professional references with their current contact information.

Final Steps

Following the completion of a successful interview and offer of employment, all new employees are required to provide the following documents before commencing employment:

  • Current Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Search available from your local Police or RCMP detachment or online at (please share your results with the Halifax Regional Centre for Education). Must be issued within the past three months.

  • You must log on to the on-line New Employee Orientation to obtain access to the additional forms required. Log into myHRCE and choose the "New Employee Orientation" link in the drop down menu to the right of the page, then click on the "First things First" link. In addition to several required information/tax forms to fill out, you will be asked to complete a Child Abuse Registry - Request for Search Form (a copy of your Driver'¬ís License or Health Card must accompany this form).

Returning Substitutes & Term Employees wishing to substitute

Returning substitute and non-teaching term employees who worked with the Halifax Regional Centre for Education in the previous school year must confirm their intent to return to active substituting by completing the online Substitute Confirmation Form accessible via myHRCE. After completion of the Confirmation Form you will be able to log in within 5 business days. During peak periods (i.e. August - October) the turn around time may be longer.

Once you have been activated we will email your AESOP login information including your ID and PIN number. You will then be able to personalize your AESOP account by selecting your preferred schools and managing your call times and availability.

For information on AESOP (Substitute Placement System) click here

Please ensure your online resume is kept up-to-date at all times.

Break in Employment

Any break in employment of three months or more requires the completion of a new Criminal Records Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. These documents must be submitted before activation.