Primary Principals' (PPCBU) Collective Agreement

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Appendix 8: Terms of Settlement - 21 November 2023

Primary Principals' (PPCBU) Collective Agreement
Effective: 1 December 2022 to 1 May 2025

  • Appendix 8 - Terms of Settlement 22 November 2023
    • Terms of the variation to the Primary Principals’ (PPCBU) Collective Agreement 2022-2025.

      This section sets out the components of the variation for the Primary Principals’ (PPCBU) Collective Agreement 2022 – 2025. This agreement has been settled between the Secretary for Education and the Primary Principals’ Collective Bargaining Union (PPCBU).

      It shall be subject to ratification by PPCBU pursuant to section 51 of the Employment Relations Act 2000. The terms outlined in this document are valid for ratification by PPCBU provided ratification is confirmed and the new collective agreement is signed no later than 5pm on 29 November 2023.

      1.  Term of agreement

      The Primary Principal’s (PPCBU) Collective Agreement (PPCA-PPCBU) 2022 – 2025 shall be effective from 1 December 2022 to 1 May 2025.

      2.  Increase to 1 December 2023 lump sum payment

      $1,500 lump sum for principals employed as at 1 December 2023.

      The parties agree to increase the 1 December 2023 lump sum from $500 to $1,500 to be paid to all full-time primary principals employed as at 1 December 2023. This payment will be pro-rated for part-time principals based on their FTTE on 1 December 2023. No eligible principal will receive a total gross payment that is less than $150 or more than $1,500 in total.If ratification of the variation is achieved by 29 November 2023, the increased lump sum value will be paid on 12 December 2023.

      3.  Remuneration for principals

      The parties agree that the school roll-based salary (U-Grade) component of principals’ remuneration shall be as follows:

      Rates
      effective
      20 Aug 2021
      Rates
      effective
      1 Dec 2022
      Rates
      effective
      16 Nov 2023
      Rates
      effective
      1 Dec 2023
      Rates
      effective
      3 July 2024
      Rates
      effective
      2 Dec 2024
      U1 $98,031 $102,031 $103,913 $105,092 $107,030 $118,003
      U2 $98,031 $102,031 $103,913 $105,092 $107,030 $118,003
      U3 $106,170 $110,170 $112,540 $113,475 $115,916 $118,003
      U4 $114,489 $118,489 $121,358 $122,044 $124,999 $127,249
      U5 $122,808 $126,808 $130,176 $130,612 $134,082 $136,495
      U6 $127,564 $131,564 $135,218 $135,511 $139,274 $141,781
      U7 $132,515 $136,515 $140,466 $140,610 $144,680 $147,284
      U8 $137,468 $141,468 $145,716 $145,716 $150,088 $152,789
      U9 $140,835 $144,835 $149,285 $149,285 $153,764 $156,531
      U10 $144,201 $148,201 $152,853 $152,853 $157,439 $160,273
      U11 $149,114 $153,114 $158,061 $158,061 $162,803 $165,733
      U12 $154,028 $158,028 $163,270 $163,270 $168,168 $171,195
      U13 $158,621 $162,621 $168,138 $168,138 $173,182 $176,300
      U14 $163,216 $167,216 $173,009 $173,009 $178,199 $181,407
      U15 $167,237 $171,237 $177,271 $177,271 $182,589 $185,876
      U16 $171,260 $175,260 $181,536 $181,536 $186,982 $190,347

      Shown in green are the pay rates that will be varied to match the rates in the SPCA, and the rates in red are those in the current PPCA-PPBCU settlement.

      4.  Related Matters

      The new pay rates will be implemented by Education Payroll in PP22 on 23 January 2024, providing this variation is ratified by 29 November 2023.

      The parties agree that the terms and conditions in the collective agreement resulting from this variation can be passed on to non-union staff.

      Signed on ___ ______________ 2023 by:

      Mark Ellis
      Advocate for the PPCBU

      Isabella Sutherland
      Advocate for the Secretary for Education