Fixed term agreement

A fixed-term agreement means that the school and the employee have agreed that their employment will end either:

  • on a specific date, e.g. to cover a vacancy
  • on the occurrence of a specific event, e.g. when an employee returns from parental leave
  • at the conclusion of a specific project.

See Fixed term agreements (EDUCATION.govt.nz website) for more detail.

Occupancy end date

Fixed-term agreements must have an end date recorded in Novopay Online. This date may be referred to as the 'occupancy end date', 'contract end date' or 'fixed-term end date'.

If the end date is unknown when the job starts, provide an estimated date. Estimated dates will need to be monitored by the school, and updated when known. See Occupancy end date for instructions.

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