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NOC 4031 Secondary school teachers

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4031 is the National Occupation Classification Code for Secondary school teachers used by Canada Immigration. Identifying yourself with 4031 is the first step in working out whether you have a chance at Immigrating to Canada.

What is NOC 4031

The National Occupational Classification (NOC) is Canada’s national system for describing occupations including Financial auditors and accountants. The NOC is often used by employers to help them write job descriptions and identify skill requirements for new job postings. The NOC is also used by Canada Immigration to identify skills shortages in the Canadian job market.

If your job role or job description closely matches that of  Secondary school teachers then your NOC Code will be {Nownoc}.

Finding your NOC code is the first step in applying to Immigrate to Canada.

Knowing your NOC Code will allow you to assess whether you have the right skills and qualifications required for emigrating to Canada under NOC 4031 Secondary school teachers. It will also help you determine which Canada Visas you may be eligible for.

Is my code NOC 4031 for Secondary school teachers?

If you have been employed directly in the area of Secondary school teachers then the Canadian Immigration code will be NOC 4031.

If you are looking at immigrating to Canada with NOC 4031 your job will likely fall under the broad category of Secondary school teachers and the following job description will broadly match your day to day responsibilities:

NOC 4031 Description

“Secondary school teachers prepare and teach academic, technical, vocational or specialized subjects at public and private secondary schools. Secondary school teachers who are heads of departments and high school librarians are included in this group.”

NOC 4031 Skill Level

Canadian Immigration places a Skill Level against the code 4031 Secondary school teachers. This Skill Level is designed so that only suitable qualified and experienced individuals emigrate to Canada under Code 4031.

The Secondary school teachers Skill Level is set by Immigration Canada, and is representative of the level of qualifications desirable and acceptable for someone already holding the role of Secondary school teachers in Canada presently. The level for NOC 4031 Secondary school teachers “has skill Level A: University degree (bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate) is required”

If you do not have the required Skill Level then take our Free Visa Assessment to work out your other options.

Canada Visa Options for NOC 4031

There are a number of Canada Visa options for National Occupation Code 4031. These include:

Canada Experience Class

Federal Skilled Visas

Provincial Nomination

In order to be eligible for one of the visas you’ll first need to submit your Express Entry application under National Occupation Code 4031. Some provinces have different requirements for Provincial Nominations and regional programs so take our Free Visa Assessment for your options.

Is NOC 4031 in demand in Canada

4031Secondary school teachers is is High demand across Canada. This means that currently, according to Statistics Canada, the role of Secondary school teachers in Canada currently has more jobs advertised than available candidates. It is anticipated that over the next 18 to 24 months the Canadian Skills shortage for the National Occupation Code 4031 will be filled by highly skilled and motivated newcomers to Canada.

New NOC details for Secondary school teachers 4031

Every few years Canadian Immigration update their National Occupation Classification List based on job demand, skills shortage, previous immigration and future plans including economic growth.

The current NOC List is currently being updated. Details for NOC 4031Secondary school teachers will change in late 2022 to the following:

Secondary school teachers will be classed as Secondary school teachers

The NOC Code of 4031 will change to NOC 41220

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