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IEU Organiser – Expressions of Interest wanted

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We are seeking expressions of interest from IEU Teacher Members who have a passion and drive to improve workers’ lives while being actively involved in the formulation of education policy.

We can offer a 12-month contract initially with the potential for the position to be made permanent, full-time, or part time.

In a nutshell, we are looking for someone with previous teaching experience who loves meeting people and has a demonstrated commitment to trade union principles, values, and the IEU.

We are seeking a teacher who can:

  • Represent and advise IEU Members on workplace issues
  • Work as a part of the Organising team to recruit new members, identify leaders, empower workers, and achieve the goals of the IEU
  • Assist in the development of IEU education policy and participate in national IEU education policy forums/committees
  • Assist the Branch Secretary/Industrial staff with education/teacher matters
  • Provide some PD for teacher and support staff members (mainly EA’s)

You need to have:

  • Effective communication, planning and rapport building skills
  • An ability to develop people, including motivating and educating others.
  • the ability to be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines,
  • the skills to plan and organise work and achieve outcomes within timeframes allocated
  • basic computer proficiency especially MS Office suites
  • a current drivers’ licence

We can offer:

  • a completive salary;
  • employer superannuation contributions well above the prescribed SGC amount;
  • Work car provided or vehicle allowance (for use of your own car);
  • Regular hours Monday to Friday generally 8:30 am to 5 PM, occasionally required to work outside the usual span of hours, especially for country/interstate trips;
  • 6 weeks annual leave.
  • 17.5% Annual leave loading (paid on first 4 weeks) paid in December each year
  • 13 days personal leave;
  • Family friendly working hours;
  • Free parking

The position is based in our office in Rivervale, if you are interested or want further information please e-mail with the heading EOI – Teacher Organiser. We can assist members with applications for LWOP.