Learn about the Priority Teacher Supply Allowance. You will be paid this allowance if you are a teacher employed in a school identified by the Ministry as requiring additional support for recruitment or retention (sometimes called ‘hard to staff’ schools).
Level of compliance
Teachers and Kaiako
To be considered for the Priority Teacher Supply Allowance, you must meet the eligibility criteria and follow the application process outlined on this page.
Te Kao School Kelston Deaf Education Centre TKKM o Ngaringaomatariki Ahipara School Arapohue School Awanui School Herekino School Hikurangi School Hora Hora School (Te Mai) Horeke School Kaeo School Kaihu Valley School Kaikohe East School Kaikohe Intermediate Kaikohe West School Kaitaia Intermediate Kaitaia School Totara Grove School Karetu School Kawakawa Primary School Kohukohu School Mangamuka School Matauri Bay School Matihetihe School Motatau School Ngataki School Omanaia School Oauaiti School Te Kura o Otangarei Oturu School Pakaraka School Pakotai School Pamapuria School Peria School Portland School Pouto School Pukepoto School Selwyn Park School Te Kura o Hato Hohepa Te Kamura Te Kura o Hata Maria (Pawarenga) Te Hapua School Te Horo School (Whangarei) Te Kopuru School Tikipunga Primary School Tinopai School Totara North School Umawera School Waiharara School Waima School Whau Valley School TKKM o Rangiawhia Northern Health School Avondale Intermediate Sir Douglas Bader Intermediate School Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate Middle School Bairds Mainfreight Primary School Birdwood School Bruce McLaren Intermediate Clayton Park School Clendon Park School Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate Junior School Colwill School Cosgrove School Dawson School Don Buck School East Tamaki School Edmund Hillary School Fairburn School Favona School Ferguson Intermediate (Otara) Finlayson Park School Flat Bush School Glen Innes School Glen Taylor School Glenavon School Glenbrae Primary School Glendene School Greenmeadows Intermediate Hay Park School Henderson South School Holy Cross School (Papatoetoe) Homai School Jean Batten School Kedgley Intermediate Kelston Intermediate Kelvin Road School Kingsford School Koru School Leabank School Lincoln Heights School Mangere Central School Mangere East School Royal Oak Intermediate School Manurewa East School Manurewa Intermediate Manurewa Central School Manurewa South School Manurewa West School May Road School Mayfield School (Auckland) Mt Richmond School Mountain View School Nga Iwi School Onepoto School Otahuhu Intermediate Otahuhu School Paerata School Panama Road School Panmure Bridge School Panmure District School Mansell Senior School Kereru Park Campus Papatoetoe East School Papatoetoe Intermediate Papatoetoe North School Papatoetoe South School Papatoetoe West School Park Estate School Pt England School Prospect School Pukekohe North School Ranui School Redhill School Redoubt North School Robertson Road School Rongomai School Roscommon School Rosebank School (Auckland) Rosehill School Rowandale School Royal Road School Ruapotaka School Sir Keith Park School St Anne's School (Manurewa) St John The Evangelist School (Otara) St Joseph's School (Otahuhu) St Patrick's School (Panmure) St Pius X School (Glen Innes) Sutton Park School Sylvia Park School Takanini School Tamaki School Te Papapa School Viscount School Waikowhai School Wesley Intermediate Wesley School West Harbour School Waimahia Intermediate School Weymouth School Wiri Central School Wymondley Road School Yendarra School Chapel Downs School Bishop Edward Gaines Catholic School Te Kura Akonga O Manurewa St Mary MacKillop Catholic School Manaia View School Putaruru Primary School Te Kura o Waikare Whangaruru School Wairoa Primary School Tiaho Primary School Te Mahia School Mohaka School Te Kura o Waikaremoana Cargill Open Plan School David Henry School Strathmore School Tainui Full Primary School Tokoroa Central School Tokoroa Intermediate Tautoro School Cobham School Elgin School Frasertown School Hiruharama School Ilminster Intermediate Kaiti School Makarika School TKKM o Mangatuna Muriwai School Nuhaka School Patutahi School Potaka School Putere School TKKM o Tapere-Nui-A-Whatonga Riverdale School (Gisborne) St Joseph's School (Wairoa) Te Hapara School Te Wharau School (Gisborne) Tikitiki School Hatea-A-Rangi Waikirikiri School Te Kura o Whatatutu TKKM o Te Hiringa Blaketown School Cobden School South Auckland S D A School TKKM o Otara TKKM o Manurewa Te Matauranga Randwick Park School
Secondary High Priority Teacher Supply Allowance
This allowance is set out in clause 4.13 of the collective agreement.
Tuakau College Te Kauwhata College Huntly College Ngaruawahia High School Tokoroa High School Forest View High School Opunake High School Hawera High School Dannevirke High School Tararua College Buller High School Greymouth High School John Paul II High School Westland High School Kaikoura High School Northern Southland College Central Southland College Fiordland College Menzies College Aparima College Putaruru College Tai Wananga Tainui Full Primary School Tokoroa Intermediate
* Eligibility for specialist secondary teachers of technology of years 7 and 8 students (historically known as manual teachers): HPSTA status relates principally to secondary schools. However, specialist secondary teachers of technology of years 7 and 8 students (historically known as manual teachers) are also eligible to receive the HPSTA where they’re employed:
in a technology host school, or
at a school or centre that’s entitled to receive the Priority Teacher Supply Allowance under the Primary Teacher's Collective Agreement, and this school is located in a territorial local authority area where all secondary schools have HPSTA status.
Area Schools Priority Teacher Supply Allowance
This allowance is set out in clause 3.21 of the collective agreement.
Taipa Area School Broadwood Area School Te Kura Taumata o Panguru Opononi Area School Patea Area School Ngata Memorial College Tolaga Bay Area School Kaitaia Abundant Life School Karamea Area School South Westland Area School Waiau Area School Reefton Area School Te Waha O Rerekohu Area School Te Wharekura o Te Kaokaoroa o Patetere Te Kura o Nga Ruahine Rangi Te Karaka Area School Te Kura Kauapa Maori o Horouta Wananga Te Rangi Aniwaniwa Sonrise Christian School Kaikohe Christian School TKKM o Nga Uri A Maui TKKM o Te Waiu o Ngati Porou Te Wharekura o Rakaumangamanga Moerewa School TKKM o Taumarere TKKM o Whangaroa TKKM o Pukemiro TKKM o Te Tonga o Hokianga TKKM o Kawakawa mai Tawhiti TKKM o Kaikohe