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
The IEU is calling for clarification on the Prime Minister’s decision to lift physical distancing rules in school classrooms.24 Apr 2020
IEU welcomes the assurances from the Catholic Commission of Employment Relations on behalf of Diocesan Directors on a safe return to schools in Term 2.24 Apr 2020
The IEU is aware of a number of schools asking members to sign the ATO form nominating themselves as an “eligible employee” for JobKeeper entitlements i.e. JobKeeper nomination form. Members have rightly contacted the IEU, asking whether they should sign this form.24 Apr 2020
The Union is seeking some guidelines about the return of school in Term 2, given the announcement by the NSW government of their approach.23 Apr 2020
The union wrote to diocesan directors in NSW and the ACT yesterday, pursuing guidelines about the return of Catholic diocesan schools in Term 2, given the announcement by the NSW government of their approach.23 Apr 2020