3.6.6 If the five position elements are assessed by the employer at the same level, the rank will be as follows: 3.6.8 Any employee who is employed for two or more different positions is placed at the corresponding rank for each position, as described in this clause. 3.7.1 In the event of an appointment, workers may be placed at any time within the limits of the upper and lower rates in the grade applicable to the position. Factors to be taken into account in the decision on the effective departure rate include: 3.15.4 A worker who starts work during the year does not have access to an annual contract until early next year. 3.6.1 Each position is placed within one of the four grades (A, B, C or D), with the exception of positions within the management group and positions covered by Part 3A below. Teacher Assistance supports student learning, from early childhood to high school 3.1.3 The Executive Management Group is reserved for employees who: 3.6.7 If one or more position elements are assessed by the employer at different levels, the employer decides the grade of the position by assessing the grade that best corresponds to the requirements of the position. The employer should use it using the NZSTA/NZEI/Ministry of Best Practices common guide or any other alternative adopted by the employer to do so. School Support Staff Effective Collective Agreement from December 13, 2019 to February 6, 2022 We are bringing our download feature to print, so that if you want a printed copy of this agreement, please download the PDF version of the Support Staff in Schools` Collective Agreement at the top of this page. Minimum Wage Rate – effective April 1, 2020 The minimum wage has increased to $18.90 from April 1, 2020. Those who currently pay an hourly rate below the new minimum wage will automatically be increased to $18.90 per hour from April 1, 2020. The tariffs printed in the collective agreements will not change as long as the current collective agreements expire and a new collective agreement is concluded. 3.5.4 The job description and/or written requirements may be updated by the employer after consultation with the worker (at the time of the annual assessment or on another date).