Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu Early Childhood Teachers' Collective Agreement

The variation agreed between the parties on 19 September 2019 is included in this document.

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Appendix One: Kindergarten Teachers: Qualification Groups for Salaries

Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu Early Childhood Teachers’ Collective Agreement
Effective: 22 November 2018 to 21 November 2021

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Appendix One - Kindergarten Teachers: Qualification Groups for Salaries

Appendix One of the Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu Early Childhood Teachers' Collective Agreement 2018-2021 is available to download below. It shows the different qualification groups for salaries.

Note 1: The basic qualification for kindergarten teaching is the New Zealand Kindergarten Diploma (Free Kindergarten Union). Teachers are assessed on the highest qualification held. Qualifications obtained overseas are assessed in relation to the nearest equivalent New Zealand qualifications. Advanced Trade Certificates are recognised in approved trades - Education Gazette 1 September 1987 refers.

Note 2: This qualifications chart will be updated on an on-going basis as and when appropriate without the need for a specific variation to the agreement.