Mandatory reporting

Heading: inserted, on 1 July 2015, by section 40 of the Education Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 1).

392 Mandatory reporting of dismissals and resignations

(1)

When an employer dismisses a teacher for any reason, the employer must immediately report the dismissal to the Teaching Council.

(2)

If, within the 12 months before the resignation of a teacher from a teaching position (including a fixed-term position) or the expiry of the term of a teacher’s fixed-term position, the teacher’s employer had advised the teacher that it was dissatisfied with, or intended to investigate, any aspect of the teacher’s conduct, or the teacher’s competence, the employer must, immediately after the resignation or expiry, report it to the Teaching Council.

(3)

Every report under this section must be in writing and must include,—

(a)

in the case of a report of dismissal, the reason for the dismissal; and

(b)

in the case of a report of a resignation or expiry,—

(i)

a description of the conduct or competence issues that the employer was concerned about; and

(ii)

a report of what action (if any) the employer took with respect to the issues.

Compare: 1989 No 80 s 139AK

Section 392: inserted, on 1 July 2015, by section 40 of the Education Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 1).

Section 392(1): amended, on 29 September 2018, by section 10 of the Education (Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand) Amendment Act 2018 (2018 No 35).

Section 392(2): amended, on 29 September 2018, by section 10 of the Education (Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand) Amendment Act 2018 (2018 No 35).