Primary Teachers' Collective Agreement

Download the agreement

If you want a printed copy of this agreement we suggest you download the following PDF version.

Primary Teachers' Collective Agreement 2023–2025 [PDF, 1.1 MB]

Speech-language therapists who are covered by the Therapists' Pay Equity Claim Settlement have additional terms and conditions not reflected in the PTCA:

Employment information for Speech-Language Therapists [PDF, 232 KB]

Documents are available in Adobe PDF format only. Accessible versions, where available, can be supplied on request.


Changes to the agreement

Read about the recent changes in the Primary Teachers' Collective Agreement.

Changes to the Primary Teachers’ Collective Agreement 2023-25


Primary Teachers' Collective Agreement
Effective: 3 July 2023 to 2 July 2025

  • Signatories
    • This Agreement has been signed by the parties in Wellington on 13 June 2023.

      New Zealand Educational Institute – NZEI Te Riu Roa

      on behalf of the employees by its duly authorised representative
      Jaschka Hoffmann, NZEI Te Riu Roa

      Secretary for Education

      by duly authorised representative
      Isabella Sutherland, Ministry of Education

      Witnessed by: New Zealand Schools Trustees Association

      by duly authorised representative
      Kate Lethbridge