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

  • Having problems with NESA

    Members have reported a range of issues with NESA’s new eTAMs system. NESA is aware of the technical issues, is working to fix them and have provided the following advice to the IEU.

    20 Feb 2018
  • Leave loading mess – check your pay

    Members employed by Sydney Catholic Schools need to check their pay

    20 Feb 2018
  • Christian schools Enterprise Agreement bargaining

    Christian schools Enterprise Agreement (EA) bargaining is underway for teachers in about 50 NSW Christian schools, but members are not happy with some of the proposals.The Union is working on their behalf.

    20 Feb 2018
  • Principals under stress

    The IEU thanks its principal members for their participation in the longitudinal...

    19 Feb 2018
  • NESA still struggling

    Principals may be aware that NESA is still having problems processing teachers’ accreditation.

    18 Feb 2018