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

  • Agreement preferred

    Stella Maris College Manly support and operational staff have signed a petition requesting a single enterprise agreement for their school.

    06 Feb 2017
  • Better status and pay

    In early November the Union made a claim with the Catholic employers for teachers and support staff in NSW and the ACT.

    06 Feb 2017
  • Catholic systemic schools: IEU pursues pay and conditions claim

    The NSW Government has agreed to a 2.5% pay rise from January in 2017, 2018 and 2019 for teachers in public schools and there is also an agreement in place in ACT public schools.

    01 Feb 2017
  • A Commonwealth for Peace' student essay competition

    The Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition is the worlds' oldest schools' international writing competition, every year attracting thousands of young people who express their views on contemporary Commonwealth themes.

    23 Jan 2017
  • Flawed accreditation system at mercy of employers

    NSW's accreditation system is flawed as long as employers have power over the accreditation of individuals.

    23 Jan 2017