Ministerial Orders

The Minister for Education has the power under the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 to make orders relating to the employment of Teaching Service employees and school council employees.

Teaching Service employees

The Teaching Service comprises employees in the executive class, principal class, teacher class, paraprofessional class and education support class employed under Part 2.4 of the Education and Training Reform Act 2006.

The following Orders currently apply to Teaching Service employees:

Teaching Service (Employment Conditions, Salaries, Allowances, Selection and Conduct) Order 2022,

  • Ministerial Order 1388  (PDF) (WORD

Principal (Selection Procedures and Grounds for Review)

  • Ministerial Order 1006 - applies to positions advertised from 2 October 2017
    (PDF) (WORD)

School council employees

School councils may employ education support class employees, casual relief teachers and other non teaching staff under Part 2.3 of the Education and Training Reform Act 2006.

The following Order currently applies to school council employees:

School Council Employees (Employment Conditions, Salaries, Allowances, Selection and Conduct) Order 2022

  • Ministerial Order 1389  (PDF)  (WORD)

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