Primary School Teachers

(NOC 4142)

What do Primary School Teachers do?

Primary and kindergarten teachers teach basic subjects such as reading, writing and arithmetic or specialized subjects such as English or French as a second language at public and private elementary schools.

How to become: Primary School Teachers

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.

Where to study for a career as: Primary School Teachers

University of New Brunswick - Saint John
Saint John, New Brunswick, CA

Related Program(s):
Concurrent Education (B.A./B.Ed.) Bachelor
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Nipissing University
North Bay, Ontario, CA

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

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