Supporting the independent education community


The IEU represents principals and teachers holding comparable positions, such as directors of studies in ELICOS colleges.

The Union conducts regular meetings of principals to ensure we are able to vigorously and accurately represent your views and meet your particular needs.

For any questions regarding the Principals Branch of the Union, contact IEU Principals Branch Organiser Pam Smith via

Your workplace news

  • Starting work as a teacher with a new employer in 2018?

    In addition to all the other information you will need about your new school, set out below are a few pointers relevant to your pay and conditions if you are starting with a new employer.

    08 Feb 2018
  • Union wins 57% pay rise for support staff at independent school

    Support staff at Green Valley Islamic College enjoyed their summer holiday a bit more than usual this year after they received large pay rises following Union intervention.

    08 Feb 2018
  • Strength and resolve get results

    IEU members in Catholic systemic schools across NSW and the ACT ended 2017 with celebrations following their 88% rejection of the Catholic employers’ enterprise agreement (EA).

    08 Feb 2018
  • Justice Literary Event to inspire students

    This year the Edmund Rice Centre is presenting another Justice Literary Event, 10 years after the original one in 2008. It is designed to inspire and inform students about social and eco justice through the arts.

    07 Feb 2018
  • Newsmonth launched online

    Welcome to the new term and an innovation in the way IEU communicates with you.

    06 Feb 2018