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This document provides the terms and conditions of employment for teachers in state and state-integrated primary schools in New Zealand.
The term of this collective agreement is 7 June 2013 to 21 December 2015.
1.1 Parties1.2 Application1.3 Coverage1.4 Term of Agreement1.5 Variations1.6 Definitions1.7 Declaration Pursuant to the State Sector Act
2.1 Good Employer/Equal Employment Opportunities2.2 Appointments2.3 Re-entry After Absence due to Childcare2.4 Hepatitis B Immunisation2.5 Personal Files2.6 Access2.7 Union Deductions2.8 Paid Union Meetings2.9. Termination of Employment2.10 Hours of Work/Leave
3.1 Approaches to Remuneration Comparability3.1.7 Base Scale3.2 Additional Units – Attached Teachers3.3 Salary on Appointment3.4 Previous Relevant Work Experience3.5 Childcare Service Credits3.6 Progression3.7 Progression for Resource Teachers3.8 Progression for Speech Language Therapists3.9 Salary Maxima3.10 Recognised Qualifications3.11 Recognition of Improved Qualifications3.12 Units3.13 Allowances3.14 Grandparented Service Increment3.15 Higher Duties Allowance – Acting in a Higher Position Other Than Principal3.16 Relieving Principal3.17 Isolation Allowance3.18.1 Staffing Incentive Allowance3.18.2 Priority Teacher Supply Allowance3.19 Māori Immersion Teaching Allowance (MITA)3.20 Special Duties Increment Allowance3.21 Bus Controller’s Allowance3.22 Normal/Model School Allowance3.23 Associate Teacher Allowance3.24 Compassionate Grant3.25 Payment of Salaries3.26 Holiday Pay (Permanent and Long Term Relieving Employees)3.27 Part-time Employees3.28 Payments for Recruitment, Retention and Responsibility3.29 Tutor Teacher Allowance3.30 Classroom Release Time3.31 Braille or NZ Sign Allowance3.32 Leadership Payments3.33 Cluster Manager Remuneration3.34 Advanced Classroom Expertise Teacher Allowance
4.1 Sick Leave4.2 Sick Leave – Miscellaneous Provisions4.3 Parental Leave4.4 Bereavement/Tangihanga Leave for Death in New Zealand or Overseas4.5 Discretionary Leave4.6 Study Leave4.7 Unpaid Refreshment Leave 4.8 Paid Sabbatical Leave
5.1 General 5.2 Travelling Allowance5.3 Boarding Allowance5.4 School Camp Allowance5.5 Tea Allowance5.6 Evening Meal Allowance5.7 Transport Allowance for Relieving Employees5.8 Expenses Incurred in Use of Private Vehicles5.9 Miscellaneous Expenses
6.1 Eligibility6.2 Promotion6.3 Removal Expenses from Schools Qualifying for the Staffing Incentive Allowance (SIA)6.3A Removal Expenses from Schools Qualifying for the Priority Teacher Supply Allowance (PTSA)6.4 First Permanent Appointment – Non SIA/PTSA6.5 Employees on Long-term Specialist Courses6.6 Removal Reimbursing Expenses
7.1 House Rents7.2 Housing (Other)7.3 Fuel and Power7.4 Motor Vehicles7.5 Payments of Fares to Mainland for Annual Leave7.6 Secondary Schools Allowance7.7 Chatham Islands Allowance7.8 Chatham Islands Removal Expenses7.9 Eligibility7.10 Payment of Fares to Mainland for Professional Development
8.1 General8.2 Job Sharing (Instead of 2.2.6 and 2.2.7)8.3 Hours of Work (Instead of 2.10)8.4 Units (Instead of 3.2 and 3.12)8.5 Leave8.6 Off-site Allowance8.7 Travelling Allowance (Instead of 5.2)8.8 Surplus Staffing
9.1 Employment Protection Provisions9.2 Surplus Staffing9A Surplus Staffing – Teachers9B Surplus Staffing Provisions for Speech Language Therapists9C Surplus Staffing Provisions for Resource Teachers9D Changing Status to Kura Kaupapa Maori
10.1 General10.2 Ngā Kōrero me ngā Tikanga10.3 Discussions in a Māori Context10.4 Discipline10.5 Suspension10.6 Instant Dismissal10.7 Competency10.8 Personal Grievance
Schedule 1 – Definition of Levels of Māori ImmersionSchedule 2 – Interim Framework of Professional Standards for Deputy Principals and Assistant Principals – 1 February 1998Schedule 3 – Interim Framework of Professional Standards for Teachers – 1 February 1998
Appendix 1 – Isolation Allowance RatesAppendix 2 – Extract from Employment Relations Act 2000Appendix 3 – Relevant Specialist Level 7 Qualifications and Other Qualification MattersAppendix 4 – School Reorganisation Staff Surplus ProvisionsAppendix 5 – Resource Teacher Surplus Staffing ProcessAppendix 6 – Terms of Settlement and Elements from Previous SettlementsAppendix 7 - Amalgamation of SLS and RTLB Services Surplus Staffing Provisions
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Content last updated: 20 August 2014
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