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

  • Rally to Change the Rules

    Large rallies are planned in Sydney and around the country in support of the ACTU's Change the Rules campaign. Big business has too much power. Details: https://changetherules.org.au

    22 Oct 2018
  • Requesting flex work

    If an employer refuses your request for Flexible Work Arrangements (FWAs), they have to give a good reason why they did so.

    21 Oct 2018
  • Long service leave

    Many support staff start their employment as regular casuals or temporary employees, before moving into a permanent ongoing position.

    21 Oct 2018
  • Payment for camps

    School camps are great fun -– at least for the students. All students should be able to participate and schools have found it increasing necessarily to have learning support staff assist with camps to allow this to happen.

    21 Oct 2018
  • Role reclassification

    IEU has won a $20,000 a year pay rise for an assistant librarian who was not being paid correctly for her level of responsibility.

    21 Oct 2018