ACET recognised teachers

As an ACET recognised teacher you will receive an allowance of $5,000 per annum, effective 28 January each year, as long as you continue to meet the requirements for ongoing entitlement, including the performance requirements.

The terms relating to eligibility and ongoing entitlement to the allowance are set out in Clause 3.32 of the Primary Teachers' Collective Agreement 2019-2022 ( 

Please read and familiarise yourself with the following pages as they contain vital and useful information regarding holding the ACET recognition.

  • Terms of the allowance
  • Suspending or ceasing the allowance 
  • Verification for the allowance
New Zealand Teachers Council New Zealand Education Gazette New Zealand Qualifications Authority Immigration New Zealand