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How to Work and Live in Canada as a Teacher

How to immigrate to Canada as a Teacher ?

How to immigrate to Canada as a Teacher ?

15 December 2021 Mr. Jasmeet Bhatia
15 December 2021 Mr. Jasmeet Bhatia

If you are looking to immigrate to Canada as a high school teacher, you are in luck! There is a high demand for high school teachers across Canada and it may allow you to obtain a Canadian permanent residence visa with or without a job offer.

High school teachers are eligible to apply to immigrate to Canada under the Canadian government immigration program because the demand for high school teachers in Canada is so great that they have included the occupation in the list of specific occupations, known such as the NOC list (National Occupation Code List).

Like any profession, immigrating to Canada as a teacher is an overwhelming process. Thanks to paperwork as well as the certain rules set by the provincial and territorial governments for their schools.

That’s why it is important to know what it takes to move to Canada as a teacher.
 

Who is Eligible to Immigrate to Canada as a High School Teacher?

  • Work experience of at least one year of employment that can be covered by occupational categories set by the Canadian government such as managerial, professional, or technical/skilled.
  • Having fluency in English or French.
  • Familiarity with the curriculum of the Canadian education system

 

How to Apply for Teacher Job in Canada?

  • Look for NOC code and job level on the CIC website. Each job category is likely to come under a NOC code. For example, the 4031 NOC code is for secondary school teachers.
  • Pick which province or territory you want to move to.
  • Check in with the local educational board for requirements.
  • Opt for ECA (Educational Credential Assessment) if necessary

 

What is the Salary of Teachers in Canada?

Education is considered a noble profession as well as an essential service for the development and growth of society. That’s why Canada always values its education system and offers free education to its citizens and permanent residents.

You can earn handsomely by working as a teacher in Canada. Teaching is counted among the highest-paying jobs in Canada.
 

Here is an overview of the average salary of teachers according to the provinces in Canada.

 

Province / TerritoryAverage salary (CAD)
National average$ 68,894
Alberta$ 70,098
British Columbia$ 53,031
New Brunswick$ 66,250
Newfoundland and Labrador$ 58,500
Northwest Territories$ 82,000
New Scotland$ 57,675
Ontario$ 87,000
Prince Edward Island$ 63,512
Quebec$ 49,579
Saskatchewan$ 62,400
Yukon$ 69,000

 

Is Indian B.ED Acceptable in Canada?

B.Ed or a Bachelor of Education is an undergraduate professional degree program to prepare students for work as a teacher in schools. To know if your particular B.ED degree by a particular institution is accepted or not, you need to opt for an ECA (Educational Credential Assessment) from an authorized body. ECA is a process to verify that your foreign degree, certificate, or diploma is valid and equal to those given in Canadian.

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Which Canadian Province/Territory Has High Demand for Teachers?

Province/TerritoryOccupation In-demand
Alberta(NOC CODE 4011) University professors and lecturers
British Columbia(NOC CODE  4413) Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants
Newfoundland & Labrador(NOC CODE  4011) University professors and lecturers
(NOC CODE  4031) Secondary school teachers
Nova Scotia(NOC CODE  4021) College and vocational instructors
Northwest Territories(NOC CODE  4214) Early Childhood Educator
Prince Edward Island(NOC CODE  4011) University professors and lecturers
Saskatchewan(NOC CODE  4011) University professors and lecturers
(NOC CODE  4021) College and vocational instructors
(NOC CODE  4214) Early Childhood Educator
(NOC CODE  4215) Instructor of persons with disabilities
(NOC CODE  4216) Other instructors
(NOC CODE  4413) Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants
Yukon(NOC CODE  4214) Early Childhood Educator

 

Published by

Mr. Jasmeet Bhatia

Mr. Jasmeet Bhatia is a co-founder of Landmark Immigration Consultants and has been serving on their board since 2007. In addition to being an education consultant, he is a Canada Course for Education Agents consulting professional graduate and a USATC graduate.

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