Potential occupations

Universities studies lead to multiple occupations. Furthermore, certain professions require talent, special aptitudes, additional skills and experience beyond degrees themselves.

In order to list your choices, visit the Job Bank Canada website and, using the National Occupational Classification (NOC) codes, view job postings, wages, employment prospects and other important information that can help you make a decision. The occupations found below are examples derived from the National Occupational Classification

Occupations related to this program

Elementary school and kindergarten teachers

  • Primary school teacher
  • Special education teacher

Secondary school teachers

  • Secondary school teacher
  • Special education teacher

Instructors of persons with disabilities

  • Braille teacher
  • Sign language instructor
  • Teacher of persons with disabilities

Employment counsellors

  • Career counsellor
  • Career development counsellor
  • Relocation counsellor

Post-secondary teaching and research assistants

  • Teaching assistant
  • Research assistant

College and other vocational instructors

  • College teacher

Education policy researchers, consultants and program officers

  • Education program planner
  • Education science specialist
  • Language assessor
  • Languages co-ordinator
  • Teaching policy officer

Educational counsellors

  • Academic counsellor
  • Guidance counsellor

Government managers – education policy development and program administration

  • Education director
  • Heritage languages program director
  • Learning programs director

School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education

  • School principal
  • School board administrator

Volunteer opportunities

In addition to providing an opportunity to apply theories and knowledge learned during your university studies outside the classroom, in real world situations, volunteering is a way to help the community and its many organizations. Community engagement services help students to contribute to their community by participating in projects that are related to their program of study.

Potential employers

The following examples of employers can offer internships or employment opportunities related to students program of studies. It is also useful to browse potential employers' website to learn about the culture, read job postings and keep up to date with the latest development.

  • Centre franco-ontarien de ressources pédagogiques
  • Centre de services scolaire des Draveurs
  • Centre de services scolaire des Portages-de-l'Outaouais
  • Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est - CECCE
  • Conseil des écoles publiques de l'Est de l'Ontario - CEPEO
  • Ottawa Catholic School Board - OCSB
  • Ottawa-Carleton District School Board - OCDSB
  • Western Québec School Board
  • District School Board of Niagara
  • Durham District School Board - DDSB
  • Education Quality and Accountability Office - EQAO
  • Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board
  • Ministry of Education
  • Nelson Education
  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
  • Pearson Canada
  • Peel District School Board
  • Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board
  • Toronto Catholic District School Board
  • Toronto District School Board
  • Ministère de l'Éducation
  • Chenelière Éducation
  • Pearson ERPI
  • Alberta Education
  • Anishinabek Educational Institute
  • MyEducation BC
  • Brandon School Division
  • Footprints Recruiting
  • Manitoba Education and Early Childhood Learning
  • Music Workshop
  • Education and Early Childhood Development
  • Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Education
  • Department of Education and Early Childhood Development - Nova Scotia
  • Early Childhood Education - Prince Edward Island
  • Prairie Valley School Division
  • Rocky View School District
  • Saskatchewan Ministry of Education
  • Saskatchewan Rivers Public School Division
  • Saskatoon Public Schools
  • South East Cornerstone Public School Division

Professional organizations

Professional organizations provide essential information on professional development opportunities and networking activities, the examples can also provide access to publications and job opportunities. They are a great source of information.

  • Alberta Teachers of English as a Second Language - ATESL
  • Association canadienne d'éducation de langue française - ACELF
  • Association canadienne des professeurs d'immersion - ACPI
  • Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens - AEFO
  • Association of Teachers of English of Quebec
  • Association of Universities and Colleges Canada
  • Association québécoise des enseignants de français langue seconde - AQEFLS
  • Association québécoise des troubles d'apprentissage Outaouais
  • British Columbia Teachers of English as an Additional Language - B.C. TEAL
  • Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers
  • Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association  
  • Canadian Education Association - CEA
  • Canadian Teachers' Federation - CTF
  • Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario - ETFO
  • Canadian Language Industry Association - AILIA
  • Ontario College of Teachers
  • Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association - OECTA
  • Ontario History and Social Sciences Teachers' Association - OHASSTA
  • Ontario Modern Language Teachers' Association - OMLTA
  • Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation - OSSTF
  • Ontario Teachers Federation - OTF
  • Ordre des conseillers et conseillères d'orientation du Québec - OCCOQ
  • Ordre des psychoéducateurs et psychoéducatrices du Québec
  • Quebec Provincial Association of Teachers - QPAT
  • Société pour la promotion de l'enseignement de l'anglais, langue seconde, au Québec - SPEAQ
  • TESL Canada Federation
  • The Manitoba Teachers' Society

Date modified: 2023-06-22