Eager and enthusiastic teacher with experience with middle and high school students. Strong work ethic and commitment to creating a challenging yet nurturing learning environment for students with diverse needs. Excellent background in history, social studies and current events, biology, oceanography, general sciences, and English. Passion for teaching social studies and science content through skills-based lessons. Experience teaching students with diverse needs, including learning disabilities and EAL
Bay View High School, Tantallon, NS
English 10, English 11, Design 11, and Tourism 12
Sept 2022 - Present
Halifax West High School, Halifax, NS
IB History 11, Pre-IB History 10, Global History 12
April 2022 - July 2022
Long Term Substitute Teacher, Halifax West High School
English 11, Mi'kmaq Studies 11, and Career Development 10
Sept 2021 – Jan 2022
Kaizer, Nicholas James. Sailors, Ships, and Sea Fights: Proceedings of the 2022 ‘From Reason to
Revolution 1721-1815’ Naval Warfare in the Age of Sail Conference, editor. Warwick: Helion & Company, 2023.
Kaizer, Nicholas James. Revenge in the Name of Honour: The Royal Navy’s Quest for Vengeance
in the Single Ship Actions of the War of 1812. Warwick: Helion & Company, 2020.
FORTHCOMING: Kaizer, Nicholas James. “An Unwanted Coup? British Diplomacy, Interests, and Espionage in the Ionian Islands, 1799-1801,” The Trafalgar Chronicle, New Series 9, 2024.
Kaizer, Nicholas James. “Hornet versus Peacock: The Lost Historical Significance of the Single Ship
Actions of the War of 1812,” The Trafalgar Chronicle, New Series 8, 2023.
Kaizer, Nicholas James. “Constitution versus Guerriere: The Lost Historical Significance of the Single
Ship Actions of the War of 1812,” The Trafalgar Chronicle, New Series 7, 2022.
Kaizer, Nicholas James. “Voice from the Ranks: Virtues of the Army and Society in The Recollections
of Rifleman Harris.” War, Literature, and the Arts, Vol 33, 2021
B.Ed., Secondary (Social Studies, Science, and English), Mount Saint Vincent University, 2020
M.A., History, Dalhousie University, 2018
B.A. (Honours), History (minor in Biology), Acadia University, 2015
Canadian Nautical Research Society: Gerald Panting Young Scholar Award, 2018 and 2019
Dalhousie University: Patricia Keene Scholarship, 2016
Acadia University: Elinor Kyte-Senior Memorial Scholarship in Military History, 2013/14, 2014/15
Acadia University Scholar Award, 2015