Adult and Community Education (ACE) Staff in Schools' Collective Agreement

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Part Two: Definitions

Adult and Community Education (ACE) Staff in Schools' Collective Agreement
Effective:28 January 2020 to 27 January 2022

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  • 2.0 Definitions
    • ACE is an abbreviation of Adult and Community Education.

      An ACE Co-ordinator (Co-ordinator) is a person employed to co-ordinate a programme of community education courses run by a board or boards of trustees of a state or integrated school or schools.

      A Teaching Co-ordinator is a co-ordinator, who is either employed concurrently as a teacher within the same school under the terms of the applicable teacher’s collective agreement or, is a co-ordinator who was previously employed as a teaching co-ordinator within that school and continues as a co-ordinator even though they no longer teach classes within the school.

      A Non-teaching Co-ordinator is a co-ordinator who is neither a teaching nor grandparented co-ordinator, as defined, and is graded either One, Two or Three, defined as follows.

        • Grade One: position where the primary role is to administer and co-ordinate the community education programme on a day to day basis.
        • Grade Two: in addition to the grade one duties this position has a strategic focus including significant community liaison and marketing, and may include professional leadership.
        • Grade Three: this is a full-time positions (i.e., 40 hours per week, 52 weeks per year) which, in addition to the Grade Two duties and responsibilities, would involve:
            • professional leadership in the development of ACE networks; and
            • identifying and meeting wider community needs; and
            • responsibility for the professional development of tutors and others within the ACE sector.

      A Professional Supervisor is a person employed to assist the Co-ordinator and whose duties include the assessment of, coaching of, and providing guidance to, tutors.

      A Co-ordinator Assistant is a person employed to assist the Co-ordinator and whose duties do not include the assessment of, coaching of, and providing guidance to, tutors.

      A Tutor is a person employed by the board of trustees of a state or integrated school to instruct a class or a course conducted as part of an ACE programme.