Supporting the independent education community


The IEU represents principals and teachers holding comparable positions, such as directors of studies in ELICOS colleges.

The Union conducts regular meetings of principals to ensure we are able to vigorously and accurately represent your views and meet your particular needs.

For any questions regarding the Principals Branch of the Union, contact IEU Principals Branch Organiser Pam Smith via

Your workplace news

  • International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

    In a year that’s seen violence against women escalate dramatically due to the COVID-19 pandemic, observing International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women has never been more urgent.

    25 Nov 2020
  • AIS schools pay offers map

    25 Nov 2020
  • 98% vote ‘Yes’ for new Catholic Systemic EA

    Congratulations to the thousands of members in Catholic Systemic schools who voted in favour of a new Enterprise Agreement. A fantastic 98% of votes went in favour of the union endorsed deal, that will secure 2.3% pay rises for next year as well as make meaningful impacts on your accreditation and entitlements.

    25 Nov 2020
  • NewsExtra: Catholic independent schools - Model A

    An enterprise bargaining update for members in the Model A grouping of Catholic independent schools, bargaining as a separate group for new Teachers and Support Staff Multi-Enterprise Agreements (MEAs).

    25 Nov 2020
  • You're invited: We Won't Wait 16 days of action

    Members are invited to the launch of Unions NSW's ‘16 Days of Action for the Elimination of Violence against Women’ and the new workplace resource “Working From Home Isn’t Safe When Home Isn’t Safe: How to respond to family & domestic violence in home-based workplaces.”

    24 Nov 2020