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Position Vacant: Temporary Organiser – Canberra ACT


Temporary Organiser – Canberra ACT

The union is seeking applications for a Temporary Organiser to be based in its Canberra office. The term of the appointment is for 12 months fixed with a commencement date of Monday 5 July 2021 (the week before the beginning of Term 3).

Organisers’ duties include school visits, industrial representation of members and implementing IEU campaigns.  Familiarity with issues affecting teachers at all stages of their career and the current educational agenda as it impacts on teachers is highly desirable.  Some weekend and evening work will be required.  Overnight travel will also be necessary and a current driver’s licence is essential.

The successful applicant will be appointed under contract by the IEU Executive and will be accountable to the Secretary in the first instance.  

Salary will be in accordance with the IEU Officers’ salary scale that has links to Sydney Catholic Schools teachers’ rates. Starting salary is usually one incremental step on the Officer scale above the salary the applicant would earn in 2021.

IEU Organisers retain their membership of the union and are non-voting members of the IEU Council.

To apply
Applications must be made in writing, setting out your background, experience and other relevant material, including union involvement. Please address to:

The Secretary
GPO Box 116
Sydney NSW 2001

All applications must be received by 10.00am, Friday 14 May 2021.  
For more information and a role description, please contact Helen Gregory on 8202 8900 or 1800 467 943 or