Every year the Canadian Teachers’ Federation receives many requests from both students and teachers, within and outside of Canada. This information section provides direct links to sources of specific information on this site about teaching in Canada.

How do I apply for a teaching position in Canada?

For more information, go to Finding a Position in Canada.


What qualifications must I have to become a teacher?

For more information, go to Becoming a Teacher.


As a teacher from another country, how do I get a teaching position in Canada?

For more information, go to Teachers from Outside Canada.


How do I find a teaching position?

For more information, go to Finding a Position in Canada.


What salary can I expect to earn as a teacher?

For more information, go to Employment Contracts, Salaries and Benefits.


What are the retirement plans for teachers?

For more information, go to Employment Contracts, Salaries and Benefits.


What social security and insurance plans do I pay as a teacher?

For more information, go to Employment Contracts, Salaries and Benefits.


What are professional teachers’ associations?

For more information, go to Professional Teachers’ Associations in Canada.