Last Updated on February 6, 2020
June 6, 2019 – Nova Scotia immigration issued Letters of Interest to 312 candidates in the province’s latest Labour Market Priorities Stream draw.
The draw was targeted specifically at NOC 4214: Early childhood educators and assistants.
A Nova Scotia Nominee Program spokesperson said: “We issued letters of interest under the Labour Market Priorities Stream to 312 people on June 3 in the Express Entry pool who have work experience as early childhood educators and assistants.”
Candidates were required to have submitted Express Entry profiles on or after August 8, 2018 to qualify for the draw.
Those invited to apply must provide:
- Proof of early childhood educator post-secondary education for children aged 0 to 8 years.
- Proof of completion of a two or more-year program at a university, college, trade or technical school, or other institute.
- Reference letters from employers proving a minimum of five years of experience in the field.
Letters of reference must:
- Be written on company letterhead.
- Be signed by the responsible human resources officer, supervisor, or manager.
- Show company’s full address, telephone number, e-mail and website addresses and be stamped with the company’s official seal (if applicable).
- Include all of the following information in one document:
- the specific period of your employment with the company.
- the positions you have held during the period of employment and time spent in each position.
- your main responsibilities and duties in each position.
- your annual salary plus benefits in each position.
- the number of hours worked per week and in total in each position.
- proof that your work experience meets the lead statement and NOC description.
What Are The General Requirements For Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities?
- Receive a Letter of Interest from the Nova Scotia Nominee Program within the Express Entry system.
- Meet the minimum work experience requirements of the Express Entry stream for which you have qualified.
- Demonstrate sufficient funds to successfully establish yourself and your family in Nova Scotia and to pay your immigration costs and travel expenses.
- Have legal status in your current country of residence.
- Meet eligibility criteria in place at the time you are issued a Letter of Interest.
This was the fourth draw in the history of the Labour Market Priorities stream and the second to target early childhood educators (NOC 4214).
The stream was launched in August 2018 to give Nova Scotia the flexibility to target certain occupations and candidates through the Nova Scotia Nominee Program.
Draws have also been conducted aimed at financial auditors and accountants (NOC 1111) and at candidates with French language skills at CLB 7 or higher.
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