eg: Memorial Scholarship
eg: Accounting, Nursing, Computer Science
eg: University of Toronto
eg: National Union

Elementary School Teachers

(NOC 4142)


You need a bachelor's degree in education and a provincial/territorial teaching certificate.

You need additional training or specialization during your bachelor's degree studies to specialize in special education or second-language instruction.

You need additional certification to teach English or French as a second language.

With experience, you may move up the ranks to become an education consultant or school principal.

Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 1 in 4 has a graduate degree.

Degrees Associated with This Career


Useful Experience/Skills

Interpersonal skills
Curriculum familiarity

Useful Secondary School Subjects

Social Studies

Trent University
Peterborough, Ontario, CA

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Ontario Tech University
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Education, Consecutive program, Primary/Junior Bachelor
Concurrent Education Bachelor; Honours
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Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Teacher Education – Consecutive Primary/Junior Bachelor
Teacher Education – Consecutive Junior/Intermediate Bachelor
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Cape Breton University
Sydney, Nova Scotia, CA

Related Program(s):
Bachelor of Education Bachelor
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Tyndale University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Education Bachelor
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Modified on January 26, 2022