Job prospects Secondary School Teacher in New Brunswick

Job opportunities for Secondary school teachers (NOC 4031) are fair in New Brunswick over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a secondary school teacher.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Job opportunities in New Brunswick

secondary school teacher
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Secondary school teachers (NOC 4031) in New Brunswick for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Secondary school teachers in the New Brunswick region:

  • Approximately 3,150 people work in this occupation.
  • Secondary school teachers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Elementary and secondary schools (NAICS 6111): 95%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 91% compared to 83% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 9% compared to 17% for all occupations
  • 76% of secondary school teachers work all year, while 24% work only part of the year, compared to 60% and 40% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 31 weeks compared to 29 weeks for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in New Brunswick by economic region.

    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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    Job prospects elsewhere in Canada

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Secondary school teachers (NOC 4031) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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