Supporting the independent education community

Experienced Teacher accreditation - 2022



Standards – Based Pathway


Please note changes to application dates


APPLICATIONS OPEN: Monday 8 February 2021


CLOSING DATE: Thursday 1 April 2021


The IEU is committed to assisting every eligible member to achieve Experienced Teacher accreditation.


During the last fourteen years, the Union has been highly successful in assisting hundreds of members achieve Experienced Teacher and receive a Band 3 salary.


We are here to assist you:

  • Understand the process
  • Prepare evidence & documentation
  • Group & individual workshops are available.


Evidence collection period


Monday 19 April 2021 to Friday 10 June 2022.


Please note changes to date for submission of portfolios by Friday 10 June 2022.


This process requires significant support during the collection period.


It is important to start this process as early as possible after 19 April 2021.


For assistance with Experienced Teacher accreditation please contact Elizabeth Finlay:





The IEU assists members with their applications on the understanding that they are continuing members or recently employed at an Independent school.


The Union reserves its right not to assist those who join specifically to access this service and who have been employed at the school for a considerable time without acquiring Union membership.


Membership should be current from at least 1 April 2021 to be eligible for the 2022 intake.


Please note changes to application dates APPLICATIONS OPEN: Monday 8th February 2021 CLOSING DATE: Thursday 1st April 2021