Your union for teacher aides, education assistants and education support staff
We help your children at every stage of their schooling.
As teacher aides, education assistants and educators, we work hard to make sure that all children in our care are given a great start in life. We are the professionals caring for and educating the next generation of Australians.
As Aboriginal & Islander Education Officers, we reach people and communities bringing the benefits of education that would otherwise be missed out on.
As Auslan Language Model Teacher Aides and Educational Interpreters, we make sure children are able to gain the education they need.
As Education Facility Attendants, Caretakers, School Cleaners, Building Services Officers and Maintenance Workers we ensure schools meet the high standards necessary for children to play and learn safely.
As School Gardeners and Canteen Workers, we make sure the school’s natural environment and the school’s food provides the foundation for a great day for children in the playground and in the classroom.
Together we are campaigning for respect, recognition, and pay and conditions that reflect the essential role we have in every child’s life.
United Workers Union is our union for teacher aides, education assistants and vital education support staff.
UWU represents over 150,000 workers from all walks of life across Australia. Throughout our history, we’ve shown when working people come together, we win.
We fight hard for jobs you can count on, decent pay and conditions, and respect at work. Your union is here to help you, we provide a range of quality services, benefits and representation when you need it.
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