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Delivering an efficient, integrated and sustainable payroll service to the nation’s schools.

Education Payroll is responsible for paying around 92,000 teachers and support staff in around 2,500 schools every fortnight. It’s approximately $198 million per pay period and $5.1 billion per annum.

We are building a fully online payroll service for schools called EdPay. We’re building it in stages, starting with the features schools have told us they want most.

A small group of schools have been trialling the service since March 2019, and we’re increasing that to 200 schools in July 2019.

EdPay is the future of schools’ payroll in New Zealand.

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EdPay on show to school business managers

About 1000 school business managers, executive officers, and school administrators saw EdPay in action during July at the 2019 School Business Managers’ Conference at Te Papa, Wellington. We ran a presentation of the new payroll service at a conference workshop and set up a stand for people to try a demo version of EdPay at… Read more »

EdPay functionality grows

EdPay, the new schools’ payroll service, is being built in stages so schools using it can gain from increases in functionality as soon as they are ready. In designing EdPay, we asked schools what features they wanted most, and focused on building these first. Schools can now use EdPay to add new employees, update employee… Read more »

Collective agreements payment dates for teachers 2019

The $1500 one-off payment for full-time employees who are covered by the Primary Teachers’ Collective Agreement, the Secondary Teachers’ Collective Agreement and the Area School Teachers’ Collective Agreement will be made in the pay of Wednesday July 31. The payment will be made pro-rata for part-time and relief teachers. The new pay rates and back… Read more »