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
Teachers at the Islamic School of Canberra are set to take protected industrial action to protest a protracted enterprise bargaining process. Teachers will stop work for one hour, from 8.50am to 9.50am, on Thursday 30 April.29 Apr 2020
Federal Government irresponsible funding proposal: Extorts schools, compromises safety of staff and students
Statement from IEUA federal office - The Federal Government’s attempt to use funding arrangements to force non-government schools into transitioning away from remote learning is divisive and destructive wedge-politics.29 Apr 2020
After taking a stand down dispute to the Fair Work Commission in early April, on behalf of support staff at All Saints Grammar at Belmore, the IEU has managed to secure a major win on behalf of our members.28 Apr 2020
Coronavirus is an extraordinary threat to the health and prosperity of the working people. But our collective response exemplifies the most important May Day principle, solidarity.27 Apr 2020
Please see attached further advice for IEU members in our ELICOS sector in regard to the JobKeeper wage subsidy.26 Apr 2020