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Information on the employment of teachers, principals and support staff in New Zealand state and integrated schools and kura. For employees, boards of trustees as employers, and staff who manage employment in their school or kura.
Information on your responsibilities and guidelines to best employment practice for boards of trustees as employers and staff who manage employment in schools and kura.
This section is for teachers and principals from primary, secondary and area schools including adult and community education tutors.
A collection of research, reviews and statistics about the education workforce. This includes reports of work arising as an outcome of the collective bargaining process.
This section is for staff such as teacher aides, administrators, librarians, caretakers, groundstaff, and kaiarahi i te reo.
There is a new Area School Teachers' Collective Agreement (ASTCA)effective from 20 May 2013.
A new area teachers' individual employment agreement (IEA) is also available and schools that wish to provide non-unionised teachers with an increase should sign a new IEA with their staff as soon as possible.
View the new ASTCA and IEA
Read about the settlement
Read more about primary
Read more about secondary
The Ministry of Education negotiates the terms and conditions of employment for the Kindergarten Teachers', Head Teachers' and Senior Teachers' Collective Agreement (KTCA)
Further information about early childhood staffing can be found on ECE Lead
Content last updated: 22 May 2013
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