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

  • Religious Discrimination Bill – IEUA submission December 2019

    The IEUA has made a submission to the Attorney General’s office regarding the proposed package of religious freedom bills.

    10 Feb 2020
  • Update on enterprise agreement negotiations for Catholic systemic schools

    The IEU is meeting the Catholic Commission for Employment Relations again this week to continue discussing our claims for a new enterprise agreement for teachers and support staff in Catholic systemic schools. While we've managed to secure a number of positions, there are a number of issues that remain outstanding.

    10 Feb 2020
  • Hazardous air quality

    New South Wales has experienced an unprecedented drop in air quality over the 2019-2020 summer. With predictions that this may be the new normal, Unions NSW have prepared a document to help you understand the issues at stake.

    10 Feb 2020
  • Superannuation must increase to 15% and women need a better deal

    In its submission to the Retirement Income Review Living well after work, the Australian Union movement calls for superannuation to increase to 15% for all workers and for equal retirement outcomes for women.

    07 Feb 2020
  • Position vacant: IEU organiser Sydney

    The Union is currently seeking applications for a full time Organiser to be based in one of our Sydney offices (Ultimo or Parramatta).

    07 Feb 2020