Dress Codes and Teachers
PPTA Te Wehengarua advice to teachers regarding dress codes and requests to 'dress appropriately' at school
December 14, 2016
Fixed term agreements: guidelines to the Employment Relations Act 2000
(May 2015) A fixed term agreement is when your job at a school is temporary rather than
permanent. For example, you might be appointed to a full-time position at a high school to teach English for a year or you may be appointed to work on a literacy project at a high school and your employment will conclude at the end of the project.
December 19, 2016
Flexible work entitlements (2015)
(February 2015) You have a legal right to request flexible working hours for any reason and at any time under Part 6AA of the Employment Relations Act 2000. The principal must consider this request in good faith and can only refuse it for one of the reasons listed in the act.
August 2, 2017
Meaning of endeavour and consultation (2008)
The Secondary Teachers' Collective Agreement (STCA) makes a number of references to "endeavour", particularly in Part 5: Hours of Work.
May 16, 2017
Parental leave and payments - includes maternity grant
This document outlines your parental leave rights and any payments that you may be entitled to under your collective agreement and the Parental Leave and Employment Protection Act 1987.
February 22, 2018
Sample words to apply for Parental Leave (STCA Clause 6.3)
- and add a Medical Certificate (6.3.5) - the maternity grant is not payable where a teacher has not produced a medical certificate confirming pregnancy, or confirmation from the relevant government department or ministry of suitability as an adoptive parent, before commencing leave or resigning.
May 2, 2017
Why sign up to the Promise to New Teachers
(May 2017) Why we should sign up to the Promise to new teachers: Giving new teachers a the support they need at the start of their careers
June 7, 2017