Individual employment agreements

The following is a list of current individual employment agreement templates for all school staff who aren’t members of a union, or whose work isn’t covered by a collective agreement.

Who an individual employment agreement is for

Teachers, principals and all other school staff who aren’t union members must sign an individual employment agreement. Promulgated individual employment agreements are available for most types of employment in schools. You can download the appropriate IEA from the list below.

All other employees who are employed full-time or part-time, who are permanent or fixed term (but not casual) and whose work doesn’t fall within the coverage clause of a collective agreement - for instance, a school bus driver or school hostel employees must sign the following individual employment agreement:

Individual Employment Agreement [PDF, 165 KB]
Promulgated 24 October 2019

Teachers’ individual employment agreements

Primary Teachers' Individual Employment Agreement [PDF, 226 KB]
Promulgated 1 October 2019

Primary Teacher Fixed-Term (Reliever) Individual Employment Agreement [PDF, 282 KB]
Promulgated 1 October 2019

Secondary Teachers' Individual Employment Agreement [PDF, 223 KB]
Promulgated 1 October 2019

Secondary Teachers Fixed-Term (Reliever) Individual Employment Agreement [PDF, 281 KB]
Promulgated 1 October 2019

Area School Teachers' Individual Employment Agreement [PDF, 224 KB]
Promulgated 1 October 2019

Area School Teacher Fixed-Term (Reliever) Individual Employment Agreement [PDF, 281 KB]
Promulgated 1 October 2019

Adult and Community Education Teaching Coordinator Individual Employment Agreement [PDF, 535 KB] [PDF, 24 KB]
Promulgated 6 May 2019

Adult and Community Education (Excluding Teaching Coordinators) Individual Employment Agreement [PDF, 224 KB]
Promulgated 6 May 2019

Kindergarten Teachers’ Individual Employment Agreement [PDF, 220 KB]
Promulgated 1 October 2019

Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu Early Childhood Teachers' Individual Employment Agreement [PDF, 225 KB]
Promulgated 19 September 2019

Principals’ individual employment agreements

Primary Principals' Individual Employment Agreement [PDF, 154 KB]
Promulgated 2 September 2019

Secondary Principals' Individual Employment Agreement [PDF, 149 KB]
Promulgated 2 September 2019

Area School Principals' Individual Employment Agreement [PDF, 126 KB]
Promulgated 6 September 2019

Other staff individual employment agreements

Support Staff in Schools' Individual Employment Agreement [PDF, 626 KB]
Promulgated 6 May 2019

School Caretakers', Cleaners' and Canteen Staff Individual Employment Agreement [PDF, 237 KB]
Promulgated 6 May 2019

Secondary and Area School Groundstaff Individual Employment Agreement [PDF, 212 KB]
Promulgated 6 May 2019

Kaiarahi i te Reo, Therapists', ATSSD, Special Education Assistants' Individual Employment Agreement [PDF, 225 KB]
Promulgated 6 May 2019

Special Residential Schools' Individual Employment Agreement [PDF, 128 KB]
Promulgated 28 February 2019

Te Aho o te Kura Pounamu Specialist and Support Staff Individual Employment Agreement [PDF, 214 KB]
Promulgated 9 May 2019

Foreign Language Assistant Individual Employment Agreement [PDF, 42 KB]
Promulgated 14 December 2015

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