Supporting the independent education community

Principals

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 pam@ieu.asn.au.

Your workplace news

  • CSO staff stop work for a second time

    Over 50 IEU members working in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle Catholic Schools Office stopped work on Wednesday, to demand they remain covered by their union bargained enterprise agreement and not be shifted to individual contracts under an administrative restructure.

    06 Dec 2019
  • Anzac Day holiday in ACT 2020 - school term dates

    Anzac Day in 2020 falls on the last Saturday of the NSW /ACT school break.

    05 Dec 2019
  • NewsExtra: Independent schools start bargaining

    Independent schools across NSW and the ACT have recently issued Notices of Employee Representation Rights (NERRs). This is the first step employers are legally required to take prior to commencement of negotiations to make new multi-enterprise agreements (MEAs).

    03 Dec 2019
  • Bargaining Update: Catholic systemic schools

    IEU representatives met with the Catholic Commission for Employment Relations (CCER), representing the Dioceses, twice in November to discuss our claim.

    03 Dec 2019
  • News Release: Second stop work for Catholic schools staff

    Education officers, professional officers, psychologists and administrative staff employed at the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle Catholic Schools Office (CSO) will engage in a second round of protected industrial action following further restructure announcements by the diocese this week.

    29 Nov 2019