Early childhoodEarly childhood PD
The IEU represents university educated teachers employed in child care services in NSW and the ACT, including preschools, long day care centres and teachers that work in early intervention services.
The IEU has been successful in gaining improvements in pay and conditions for teachers in private and community based centres. We have also negotiated many stand-alone agreements for members employed in individual services, and other larger organisations such as KU Children's Services, Big Fat Smile, Goodstart to name a few.
If you would like your organiser to visit your centre please call the IEU on (02) 8202 8900. We also have a number early childhood trained organisers.
Members of ECS Council are elected by ECS members in various geographical regions in NSW and the ACT. They are employed in a variety of ECS centres. The ECS Council has an advisory role to the Union, Executive and officers.
Current Members of the Council are Gabrielle Connell - ECS Vice President and representatives from:
- Margaret Wayland - Sydney area
- Marie Jacobsen - Wagga/Albury
- Lyn Connors - Hunter/Newcastle
- Ariane Simon (St Stephens Preschool Normanhurst) - Sydney Area
If you are interesting in representing your area please contact the IEU.
Your workplace news
At the meeting of 18 March 2017 IEU Council authorised the calling of protected industrial action including part and full day stop work action, on a diocese by diocese basis.24 Mar 2017
It's Education Support Staff Day on 14 June, so get ready to celebrate.20 Mar 2017
The IEU is seeking pay rises and greater regulation to address the increasing workload pressures felt by members as part of our claim in the current round of enterprise bargaining.14 Mar 2017
The IEU requests members send their enquiries to the ACTU via their official website tool. Together, we can help save PPL.08 Mar 2017
The Fair Work Commission has decided to cut Sunday and public holiday pay rates for almost one million workers. These cuts to pay rates will have a wide ranging impact on the wellbeing and financial security of workers.06 Mar 2017