Secondary Principals' Collective Agreement

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Part Eight: Disestablishment

Secondary Principals' Collective Agreement
Effective: 2 September 2019 to 1 September 2022

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  • 8.1 Disestablishment
    • 8.1.1 From the start of the 2004 school year in the situation of a merger or amalgamation of schools, the principals' positions in all the affected schools shall be disestablished. The new position of principal in the merged or amalgamated school shall be advertised pursuant to the State Sector Act 1988 (as per clause 2.3, 2.4 and 2.5).

      8.1.2 Where the staffing requirements within the school have been reviewed by the board (including as a consequence of the school’s amalgamation, merger, change of status, and/or closure), and a permanent principal’s position is to be disestablished, no less than three months notice in writing of this shall be given by the board to the principal and the provisions of Schedule A shall apply.

      8.1.3 Where the staffing requirements within the school have been reviewed by the board (including as a consequence of the school’s amalgamation, merger, change of status, and/or closure), and a fixed term principal’s position is to be disestablished; the employee will be paid to the earlier of the following dates:

        1. The last day of the fixed term agreement.
        2. The school amalgamation, merger, change of status, and/or closure date where 3 months notice is given or the fixed term employment commences within 3 months of that date.
        3. 3 months from notice in writing:

      together with any annual leave owing.