How does this compare to the minimum wage for adults in NZ for a worker who has no qualifications or experience? The minimum wage for adults was $15.75 in 2017, $17.70 in 2019 and $18.90 in 2020. The government intends to increase the minimum wage for adults to 20.00 $US by April 2021. 35 years ago, the pre-school union made comparisons between wage rates with the care professions and other professions such as the police. One of the arguments was that cleaners were paid more than kindergarten educators! Second, the preschool sector was recognized as the state education system. Successive governments and the Department of Education have supported gender bias in our ECA sector to stay. And it`s been 20 years since Dr. Sarah Alexander`s groundbreaking research on the male experience of teachers in child care and kindergarten highlighted the decline in male participation. A recent national survey conducted in the ECA sector showed that the participation of more men in education was the majority. (more) Hello, I am a secondary school teacher with a provisional registration.
I spent a year as a special educator in a state school. I seriously consider eCE as a career and would like to know if I would be considered qualified if I do not have specific ECE training. I am currently paid at level 5 (secondary) and am not too eager to make drastic pay cuts. (Bobby 2015-11-01) Kindergarten educators who are members of the NZEI Te Riu Roa are covered by the kindergarten teacher, principals and the 2019- 2022 (KTCA) Chief Teachers` Collective Agreement. Teachers who are not covered by the collective agreement will have an individual employment contract (IEA). Pay parity means the same pay scale as school teachers, which reflects teacher qualification, teacher enrolment and the same professional certification requirements. A teacher is a teacher! This is explained in more detail, go to a free copy of the “Pay Parity Campaign here” section. M means maximum qualification. The maximum step on the salary scale that a teacher can achieve with this level of qualification.