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Terms and Conditions for Support Staff in Schools

Resources relating to terms and conditions for Support Staff follow

Ministry of Education (MoE) Circular 2014-39 

Support Staff Collective Agreement 2014  (pdf)

(effective date 6 June 2014 to 5 December 2016)

Individual Employment Agreement  (pdf)

This is the redrafted agreement of effective 29 June 2015

Please note: that this is to be used with the appropriate letter of appointment.

Please note:  The Collective Agreement and Individual Employment Agreement are available online.  Printed copies of the Collective Agreement will be sent to schools, and further copies can be purchased.

Support Staff Workforce Strategy

The Ministry of Education, New Zealand Educational Institute Te Riu Roa (NZEI), and the New Zealand School Trustees Association (NZSTA) established a third work programme on support staff workforce strategy.  This contains reports on the work to date before the forum below.

Support Staff in Schools' Collective Agreement Forum 2012 (pdf)

As part of the Terms of Settlement for the Support Staff in Schools' Collective Agreement 2011-13, the parties agreed to establish an industrial forum to progress several issues which had not been able to be resolved through bargaining.  The forum comprised representatives of the Ministry of Education, NZEI, and NZSTA.

This draft report presents the results of the forum's deliberations - Support Staff Work programmes 2008

Support Staff - Working group 2012 (pdf)
Guidelines (NZSTA/NZEI) for Support Staff provisions

NZEI/NZSTA Joint Good Practice Guidelines (docx)

Best Practice Guidelines





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