Job prospects Elementary School Teacher's Aide near Calgary (AB)

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "elementary school teacher's aide" was moved from the group Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants (NOC 4413) to the group Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants (NOC 43100).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants" near Calgary (AB) or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2019-2021). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

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Job outlook over the next 3 years

elementary school teacher's aide
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants (NOC 4413) in the Calgary region for the 2022-2024 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 several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Provincial budget documents show that Alberta schools will have 860 fewer teachers and about 1,400 fewer support workers employed in 2022 than three years earlier. Annual education funding increased by 1.7% to $8.4 billion in 2022-23, while enrolment is up 2.7% in 2022. The number of school age children in Alberta is forecasted to rise by 1% annually between 2021 and 2023.

Here are some key facts about Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants in the Calgary region:

  • Approximately 4,720 people work in this occupation.
  • Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): more than 95%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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