Non-teaching staff

This directory supports boards and non-teaching staff to understand the rights and responsibilities that are associated with their roles.

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  • Non-teaching Staff
  • Boards

Boards and non-teaching staff must comply with the requirements set out in employment agreements.

Support staff

Support staff employed in state or state-integrated schools are covered by either the Support Staff in Schools’ Collective Agreement (SSSCA) 2019-2022, or an individual employment agreement.

Caretakers, cleaners and canteen staff

Caretakers, cleaners and canteen staff in state and state-integrated schools and kura are covered by either the School Caretakers’, Cleaners' and Canteen Staff Collective Agreement 2019-2022 or the School Caretakers’, Cleaners' and Canteen Staff Individual Employment Agreement.

Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu specialist and support staff

Te Aho o te Kura Pounamu specialist and support staff are either covered by either the Te Aho o te Kura Pounamu Specialist and Support Staff Collective Agreement 2019-2021, or the Te Aho o te Kura Pounamu Specialist and Support Staff Individual Employment Agreement.

Specialist residential school non-teaching staff

Special residential non-teaching staff are covered by either the Special Residential Schools’ Collective Agreement 2019-2021, or the Special Residential Schools’ Individual Employment Agreement.

Kaiarahi i te Reo, therapists, ATSSD and special education assistants

Kaiarahi i te reo, therapists, ATSSD and special education assistants are covered by either the Kaiarahi i te Reo, Therapists’, ATSSD and Special Education Assistants’ Collective Agreement 2019-2022, or the Kaiarahi i te Reo, Therapists’, ATSSD and Special Education Assistants’ individual employment agreement.

Foreign language assistants

Foreign language assistants are not covered by a collective agreement. Instead, they are employed under an individual employment agreement.

Adult and community education staff

Adult and community education staff are covered by either the Adult and Community Education (ACE) Staff in Schools’ Collective Agreement 2020-2022, or an individual employment agreement.

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