Teacher aide pay equity operational guidelines for schools

Guidance for schools on the implementation of the teacher aide pay equity settlement.  

Download the teacher aide pay equity settlement operational guidelines for schools [PDF, 1.7 MB]

Download a summary of the operational guidelines for schools [PDF, 727 KB]

Download quick steps to implementation [PDF, 190 KB]

Pay rate calculator

New pay equity IEA for teacher aides [PDF, 204 KB]

13 Further information

For more information or if you have any questions, please refer to the Ministry of Education teacher aide pay equity settlement website(external link) or talk to your representatives from NZSTA.

If you have general questions or feedback, please email TeacherAide.PayEquity@education.govt.nz

The Ministry contracts NZSTA to provide employment advice to schools including on employment agreements.  Their Advisory and Support centre can be reached at eradvice@nzsta.org.nz or 0800 782 435 (press option 2)

Useful links

We will continuously update this document and our website – www.education.govt.nz/teacheraides(external link)

Support Staff in Schools’ Collective Agreement (New Section 3A)

(external link)Job Description Template at NZSTA(external link)

Teacher aide cover letter at NZSTA(external link)

Individual employment agreement(external link)

New Zealand School Trustees Association (NZSTA)(external link)

NZEI Te Riu Roa  (external link) 

Teacher aid PLD pilot fund webpage(external link)

The Teacher Aide Pay Equity Claim Evidence report [PDF, 3.8 MB](external link)

Fact sheets

Pay equity and the teacher aide claim factsheet [PDF, 244 KB]

New Work Matrix for teacher aides and pay equity rates fact sheet [PDF, 428 KB]

Tiaki allowance fact sheet [PDF, 307 KB]

Variation of hours fact sheet [PDF, 439 KB]

Professional Learning and Development (PLD) fact sheet [PDF, 364 KB]

Longer term work fact sheet  [PDF, 174 KB]

Teacher aide pay equity settlement agreement [PDF, 1.2 MB]