Job prospects Elementary School Teacher's Aide in the Wood Buffalo–Cold Lake Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants in the Wood Buffalo–Cold Lake Region. These trends also apply to people working as an elementary school teacher's aide.

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.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job prospects

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

The employment outlook will be fair for Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants (NOC 4413) in the Wood Buffalo - Cold Lake region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants in the Wood Buffalo - Cold Lake region:

  • Approximately 780 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

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