Supporting the independent education community

Teachers

  • Through every stage of your career, your Union is here for You, representing you industrially and professionally and supporting your individual needs in your workplace.
     
  • Pre-service teachers may access free membership during your initial teacher education degree. The Union runs a range of pre-service teacher and accreditation workshops throughout the year which you may attend.
     
  • The Union also provides a range of practical professional development and union training courses which are useful throughout your career.
  • The Union also provides a range of other popular and practical conferences and training opportunities of great value and interest wherever you are in your career.
     
  • The industrial representation provided by your Union ensures you and your colleagues maintain hard-won conditions, receive regular pay-rises and continue to make gains for your profession. For any individual needs, so long as you are already a member at the time the issue arises, the Union is just a phonecall away.  
     
  • At the end of your career, the Union is still here for you, with access to the Retired Members Association open to all retired members.

Your workplace news

  • Teacher’s experiences of teacher targeted bullying

    A team of researchers from La Trobe University are undertaking a research project aiming to better understand the prevalence and outcomes of student and parental teacher targeted bullying and harassment in Australian East Coast schools.

    20 Aug 2019
  • Opt out of print publications

    Love reading the Union publications but don't need to receive a physical copy? Find out how you can opt out of the mailing list and instead receive your copy via email.

    19 Aug 2019
  • Experienced Teacher 2020

    Applications for Experienced Teacher close on Friday 23 August 2019.

    14 Aug 2019
  • Maitland-Newcastle CSO puts on hold cuts in learning support hours

    Following concerns from the IEU about reductions in learning support staff hours occurring without consultation, the diocese has agreed to defer changes until appropriate consultation has occurred.

    12 Aug 2019
  • Support Staff survey

    The Union is conducting a survey of support staff to find out how many unpaid hours school support staff are performing. If you are a support staff member, please help us by spending a few minutes of your time to complete the short survey.

    07 Aug 2019