Opportuntities for Early Hire

The Chignecto Central Regional Centre for Education (CCRCE) is currently seeking interest from both qualified teachers and those who will be qualified before September 1, 2024 for early hire teaching opportunities for the 2024/2025 school year. These teachers must meet the requirements for Nova Scotia Teaching Certification and possess a valid NS teaching license prior to the start of work in September, 2024.


Candidates selected for the Early Hire Pool will be guaranteed a teaching contract with CCRCE for the 2024/25 school year.  Early Hire opportunities currently exist for:


  • Employment Equity (persons of African Nova Scotian and Indigenous decent)
  • School Counsellors
  • School Psychologists and SLP’s
  • French
  • Skilled Trades
  • High school Math/Science
  • Elementary and secondary teachers for the Chignecto family of schools


CCRCE is broken into four families of schools; Celtic (Pictou County area), Chignecto (Cumberland County), Cobequid (Colchester County), and Nova (Municipality of East Hants and the lower area of Colchester County). We are comprised of approximately 2,700 staff, all striving to provide a well-rounded education for almost 20,000 students in Pre-Primary to grade 12. Our region is made up of 65 schools in central and northern Nova Scotia, stretching from the New Brunswick border to the Antigonish County line and from the Northumberland Strait to the Halifax Regional Municipality


If you are interested about learning more about the potential for an early hire contract with CCRCE, including the opportunity for an interview, please complete the form below.