Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants

National Occupation Code (NOC): 4413  ·  Browse All Occupations

Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants support students, and assist teachers and counsellors with teaching and non-instructional tasks. They assist in areas of personal care, teaching and behaviour management under the supervision of teachers or other child care professionals. They are employed in public and private elementary, secondary and special needs schools and treatment centres.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Child Care Attendant - Elementary School
  • Classroom Assistant - Primary And Secondary School
  • Educational Assistant
  • Educational Resources Assistant
  • Elementary School Teacher's Aide
  • Elementary School Teacher's Assistant
  • Homework Assistant
  • Instructional Assistant - Primary And Secondary School
  • Lunchroom Supervisor - School
  • Lunchtime Supervisor - Primary And Secondary School
  • Paraeducator
  • Paraprofessional Educator
  • Program Assistant - Education
  • Remedial Education Aide
  • School Lunchroom Supervisor
  • Secondary School Teacher's Aide
  • Secondary School Teacher's Assistant
  • Special Education Assistant
  • Special Needs Educational Assistant
  • Special Programs Aide - Education
  • Student Monitor
  • Student Support Assistant
  • Teacher's Aide
  • Teacher's Assistant
  • Teacher's Helper
  • Teaching Staff Assistant - Primary And Secondary School
  • Educational Assistant
  • Educational Resources Assistant
  • Elementary School Teacher's Aide
  • Homework Assistant
  • Remedial Education Aide
  • School Lunchroom Supervisor
  • Secondary School Teacher's Assistant
  • Special Education Assistant

3 Active Job Posts for Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants

These companies are looking for elementary and secondary school teacher assistants right now:

student monitor at PROSTAFF Employment Solutions ⋅ July 29, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Job requirements Languages English Education No degree, certificate or diploma Experience 1 year to less than 2 years Additional Skills

Now Hiring: Learning Facilitators at Kid Centric Education Solutions ⋅ July 23, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Our Learning Facilitators meet learners enrolled in publicly funded elementary and secondary schools from JK-grade 12. Our Facilitators work one

assistant, educational at Odyssey program ⋅ July 18, 2020 ⋅ Full Time

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Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for elementary and secondary school teacher assistants.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $2,878
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $36,736
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $27,689
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $30,535
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for elementary and secondary school teacher assistants.

Sex Median Income
Male $30,529
Female $26,094
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (8 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for elementary and secondary school teacher assistants.

$27,300.00
Lowest Observed
$27,300.00
Highest Observed
$27,300.00
25th Percentile
$27,300.00
Average
$27,300.00
Median
$27,300.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for elementary and secondary school teacher assistants

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 90
25 to 34 years 180
35 to 44 years 315
45 to 54 years 305
55 to 64 years 180
65 to 74 years 20
75 years and over 0
Total 1,090
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Industry

This chart outlines regional employment participation by industry for elementary and secondary school teacher assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated industry, or refer to the table below.

Industry Employed Individuals
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 0
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 0
Utilities 0
Construction 0
Manufacturing 0
Wholesale trade 0
Retail trade 0
Transportation and warehousing 0
Information and cultural industries 0
Finance and insurance 0
Real estate and rental and leasing 0
Professional, scientific and technical services 0
Management of companies and enterprises 0
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 0
Educational services 1,090
Health care and social assistance 0
Arts, entertainment and recreation 0
Accommodation and food services 0
Other services 0
Public administration 0
Not Applicable 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for elementary and secondary school teacher assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 1,010
Part Time 135
Total 1,145
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for elementary and secondary school teacher assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 105
Female 1,045
Total 1,145
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for elementary and secondary school teacher assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 1,090
Self Employed 0
Total 1,090
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for elementary and secondary school teacher assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 1,050
Unemployed 45
Total 1,090
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for elementary and secondary school teacher assistants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 45
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 230
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 20
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 590
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 15
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 245
Total 1,145
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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3 Local Employers That Hire Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants

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