Job requirements Industrial Arts Teacher - Elementary School in Canada

Find out what you typically need to work as an industrial arts teacher - elementary school in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Elementary school and kindergarten teachers (NOC 4032).

Employment requirements

This is what you typically need for the job.

  • A bachelor's degree in education is required.
  • A bachelor's degree in child development may be required.
  • Additional training is required to specialize in special education or second language instruction.
  • A provincial teaching certificate is required. Additional certification is required to teach English or French as a second language.
  • Membership in a provincial or territorial teachers' association or federation is usually required.

Source National Occupational Classification

Professional certification and licensing

You might need to get a certification from a regulatory authority before you start working. Find out if this occupation is regulated in your province or territory.

Table listing provincial regulation requirements
Location Job title Regulation Regulatory body
Alberta Elementary School Teacher Regulated Alberta Education, Teaching Excellence and Certification, Government of Alberta
British Columbia Elementary School Teacher Regulated Teacher Regulation Branch, Ministry of Education
Manitoba Elementary School Teacher Regulated Professional Certification and Student Records Unit, Government of Manitoba
School Clinician Regulated Professional Certification and Student Records Unit, Government of Manitoba
Special Education Coordinator Regulated Professional Certification and Student Records Unit, Government of Manitoba
New Brunswick Elementary School Teacher Regulated Office of Teacher Certification, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
Newfoundland and Labrador Elementary School Teacher Regulated Registrar, Teacher Certification, Department of Education
Northwest Territories Elementary School Teacher Regulated Department of Education, Culture and Employment, Government of the Northwest Territories
Nova Scotia Elementary School Teacher Regulated Registrar, Teacher Certification, Education and Early Childhood Development
Nunavut Elementary School Teacher Regulated Department of Education, Government of Nunavut
Ontario Elementary School And Kindergarten Teacher Regulated Ontario College of Teachers
Prince Edward Island Elementary School Teacher Regulated Office of the Registrar, Department of Education, Early Learning and Culture, Government of Prince Edward Island
Québec Elementary School Teacher Regulated Ministère de l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport
Saskatchewan Elementary School Teacher Regulated Saskatchewan Professional Teachers Regulatory Board

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Yukon Elementary School Teacher Regulated Teacher Certification, Department of Education

Source Foreign Credential Recognition Program - ESDC

Do you want to work in another province or territory?

If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.

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