Pay rates for support staff

Non-teaching staff are paid an hourly, weekly or annual rate depending on their employment category. When you appoint a non-teaching employee, or change their pay details, you will need to specify their pay rate on the relevant form. Use these tables to determine the rate to use.

See Employing and managing staff on the EDUCATION.govt.nz website for more information about employment agreements.

Support Staff in Schools Collective Agreement

Employment category Specify the employee's ...

Full time 52 week Administrative

Full time 52 week Associate

Executive Management

Annual rate 

Part-time 52 week Administrative

Part-time 52 week Associate

All term-time only employees

Hourly rate

School Caretakers' and Cleaners' (including Canteen Workers) Collective Agreement

Employment category Specify the employee's ...

Part-time caretaker

Part-time assistant caretaker

Hourly rate

Caretaker in charge

Full-time caretaker

Full-time assistant caretaker

Weekly rate

Salarised employees

(transitional only - see clause 1.5)

Annual rate

Cleaner

Canteen worker

Hourly or weekly rate

(as specified in their

employment agreement)

Secondary and Area School Groundstaff Collective Agreement

Employment category Specify the employee's ...
All employees  Hourly rate

Kaiarahi i te Reo, Therapists', ATSSD, Special Education Assistants' Collective Agreement

Employment category Specify the employee's ...
All employees  Annual rate

Adult and Community Education Staff in Schools' Collective Agreement

Employment category Specify the employee's ...

Tutors

Grade 1 and 2 non-teaching coordinators

Professional supervisors

Liaison assistants

Hourly rate
Grade 3 non-teaching coordinators  Annual rate

Special Residential Schools' Collective Agreement

Employment category Specify the employee's ...
All employees  Annual rate

Foreign Language Assistants' Individual Employment Agreement

Employment category Specify the employee's ...
All employees  Annual rate

Out of hours music teacher

Employment category  Specify the employee's ...
 
All employees  Hourly rate